Due to rising energy and raw material costs, it becomes necessary for manufacturing industries to monitor and implement production efficiency techniques. This is possible thanks to IoT technology that offers solutions for production monitoring.
We hear more and more about remote monitoring of production and IoT technologies. But what are the real benefits these technologies can offer industries?
What are the leading solutions for production monitoring, and what benefits do they offer?
In this article, we will see why it is crucial to interconnect machinery while gaining complete visibility of industrial processes and the benefits of using Industrial IoT in this context. Read on if you want to know more!
What is production monitoring?
Production monitoring is a process of collecting, and analyzing data on production performance, in real-time, in order to gather insights and optimize the production process.
Manufacturing companies must closely monitor production to effectively manage production resources and maintain business competitiveness. Therefore, production monitoring is essential for achieving business goals. This requires a system that allows data to be collected to make strategic decisions promptly.
A suitable production monitoring solution enables the progress of processes to be:
- checked regularly,
- reduces production costs, and
- improves the quality of the end product.
Therefore, companies must find IoT solutions to capture and analyze data quickly and easily.
Industrial IoT for order tracking
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies are what enables the creation of production monitoring and order-tracking solutions. Its deployment is causing a revolution in production processes, business decisions, and working methods.
Production tracking refers to monitoring and recording a product’s production flow, from raw material to finished product. IoT technologies make it possible to track every stage of the production process, gaining visibility into the processes and ensuring the quality of the final product.
Spotting problems and identifying areas where improvements can be made is essential to manage production flows and avoiding slowdowns or non-strategic decisions.
Through the interconnection of plant and machinery, greater visibility of what is happening in the company is achieved, allowing production to be optimized by choosing effective efficiency strategies.
Thanks to IIoT, real-time decisions can be made to respond to changing market conditions or industry crises quickly and effectively.
Zerynth solutions for production monitoring
Zerynth offers a production monitoring solution that is quick, easy to implement, and secure. Companies that rely on our platform achieve the following:
- increased production efficiency: instant identification of alarms, optimization of resources, and improved OEE
- increased machinery availability thanks to failure prediction
- reduced operating costs
- data-driven decisions with a full view of production processes
Data can be controlled remotely in real-time, at any time. Specifically, Zerynth offers several alternatives for monitoring production.
Fig. 1 Example of a Zerynth’s Productivity Dashboard
The Zerynth solution for production monitoring enables:
- 24/7 monitoring of energy consumption
- control of production costs and machine utilization times
- maintenance management support control and monitor production to analyze productivity at any time
- calculation of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
- monitoring and analyzing energy costs.
Production efficiency through IoT
Zerynth makes it possible to interconnect old and new-generation industrial machinery, optimizing production and achieving greater energy efficiency.
Want to know how? Here is an in-depth white paper.