ATLANTA (December 20, 2005) — Invistics, developer of manufacturing performance optimization solutions for complex, asset-intensive industries such as consumer packaged goods and pharmaceuticals, announced today that it has achieved SAP® Certified Integration of its MachSix Integration Server. This product from Invistics provides interoperability between the mySAP ERP™ solution and Invistics MachSix advanced analytics, optimization and simulation software.
Invistics software complements mySAP ERP by providing tools that allow manufacturers to account for demand variability, design and implement flow manufacturing processes that are more flexible, and conduct ongoing analysis of plant floor health based on real-time data while optimizing throughput, cycle time and customer service levels.
Invistics uniquely combines MachSix software with a manufacturing performance methodology that leverages the proven principles of Lean Manufacturing and key components of Six Sigma.
Customers utilizing Invistics MachSix have attained dramatic performance improvements including:
- On-time deliveries to over 99%
- Reductions in inventory by over 50%
- Increased throughput
- Cycle times cut by 50% or more
- Minimized customer lead times
- Optimized lot and campaign sizes
- Tightly controlled WIP
“Achieving certification from SAP for the integration of MachSix database and integration server with SAP R/3® Release 4.6C provides a foundation for integrating mission-critical data from plant-floor operations into planning systems and can give customers the ability to better control inventory, order management and data for decision-making,” says Scott Geller, Invistics president and CEO.
Invistics helps manufacturers in complex, asset-intensive industries such as consumer packaged goods and pharmaceuticals achieve operational excellence in an often overlooked, yet core, element of their supply chain — production operations. Built on Lean and Six Sigma principles, our manufacturing performance optimization solution, Invistics MachSixTM, is specifically designed to redefine complex plant-level tradeoffs between inventory costs, customer service, production throughput, and cycle times. Customers use our methodology and software to identify and manage sources of variability while breaking down organizational silos. They achieve dramatic, sustained results including over 99% on-time deliveries, an average reduction of 50% in inventory, and cutting cycle times by more than half. Designed to enhance existing ERP, SCM and MES systems, our solution can be deployed quickly, without having to alter production strategies, and start delivering results within weeks. For more information, please visit www.Invistics.com or call 800-601-3456.
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