Established in 1976, Sodick has sold over 50,000 EDMs worldwide and delivered over 20,000 linear motor drive EDMs. Sodick has three ISO certified manufacturing facilities with over 3,100 employees worldwide and technical centers located in Chicago, New Jersey, and California.
Under the partner agreement, the companies will co-market System Insights’ MTConnect adapter technology and the VIMANA analytics platform with Sodick EDM and HSM equipment. Clients using this technology will be able to monitor equipment performance in real-time, track production efficiency, and take advantage of VIMANA’s downtime classification capabilities to optimize productivity.
Dave Thomas, President of Sodick Inc. commented, “We are extremely excited for our partnership with System Insights. With VIMANA, their MTConnect-based machine optimization software technology, our clients will be able to maximize efficient use of Sodick EDM and HSM equipment.”
Rick Moran, President and COO of System Insights noted, “The partnership with Sodick offers an exciting opportunity for System Insights to demonstrate the value of using VIMANA with EDM equipment. By marketing VIMANA through the Sodick channel, System Insights will be able to vastly expand the base of VIMANA clients globally.”
VIMANA is the only software product that combines a comprehensive real-time data solution, based on the MTConnect data standard, with multi-dimensional, complex reasoning, and machine learning technologies. VIMANA delivers predictive manufacturing solutions for both machining-based discrete and process manufacturing industries.
VIMANA identifies periods of production losses using a sophisticated classification engine, and provides users with the information and insight needed to improve utilization. VIMANA includes real-time dashboards as well as historical reports and analysis; it integrates with a wide range of modern and legacy factory equipment using the MTConnect open standard for machine tool data interoperability.
About System Insights
System Insights, (www.systeminsights.com) based in Berkeley, California, with offices in Chennai, India, is a leading global supplier of manufacturing software in both machining-based, discrete and process industries. Through the innovative combination of a comprehensive real-time data solution and multidimensional, complex reasoning technology, the company’s flagship product - VIMANA - delivers predictive analytics solutions to improve client’s efficiency, productivity, and profitability. VIMANA capabilities also enable customers to realize sustainable manufacturing objectives. The VIMANA software platform delivers a unique combination of Cloud Computing and Big Data capabilities that sets out to revolutionize the economics of manufacturing. Follow System Insights on Twitter @systeminsights.
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