Rauland Recognized for Manufacturing Leadership

    Posted by Mark Baxter on Mar 2, 2017 4:14:03 PM

    MT PROSPECT, Illinois – March 2, 2017 – Rauland, a division of AMETEK, Inc., has been honored for its Manufacturing Leadership by Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council.

    Frost & Sullivan recognized Rauland for enabling smart manufacturing technologies that improved production processes and enabled better traceability of components. The award will be presented at Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Summit in June.

    In implementing the process technologies, Rauland established parent/child serial number traceability for complete assembled items. Rauland implemented a Paper-Less manufacturing execution system (MES) as the foundation for this requirement. Benefits gained include:

    • Improved traceability
    • Parent/child serialization
    • Increased efficiency
    • Improved gathering of labor data

    The optimized process minimizes the need for human input, using digital systems instead, including scanners, touchscreen displays and advanced technology. The system has resulted in more reliable, real-time data capture and archiving of data.

    “It is increasingly important in our industry to have accurate, reliable traceability of assembled units manufactured on our assembly lines,” says Eduardo Jacobo, Rauland’s Executive Vice President of Operations. “This requirement is imperative for achieving regulatory compliance and improved efficiency of production operations.”

    About the Manufacturing Leadership Awards
    The Manufacturing Leadership Awards honor manufacturing companies and individual leaders who are shaping the future of global manufacturing. Winning projects and recognized individual manufacturing leaders demonstrated achievement in a wide range of categories and were chosen by a panel of expert judges for results that delivered clear and compelling value, return on investment, and other tangible outcomes. http://mlawards.gilcommunity.com/

    About Frost & Sullivan
    Frost & Sullivan works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants.

    About Rauland
    Rauland, a division of AMETEK, Inc., is a respected leader in the design and delivery of critical communications, workflow and life-safety solutions for healthcare and education worldwide. AMETEK is a global leader in electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with colleagues at numerous manufacturing, sales and service locations in the United States and in
    many other countries around the world. For more information, visit www.rauland.com.

    Mark Baxter, mark.baxter@rauland.com 

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