Arkansas Steel, a major producer of railway tie plates, needed to improve yield and better meet customer’s unique recipes.
Manual data collection and reporting, however, slowed their ability to make process improvements and was prone to human error. By deploying FactoryTalk VantagePoint EMIsoftware from Rockwell Automation, Arkansas Steel automated the aggregation and reporting of data.
The productivity tool grew into a continuous improvement platform thanks to the software’s manufacturing analytics capabilities. The software has helped increase yield by at least 3 percent. Watch the video above to learn more.