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SMART FOOD STRATEGY 

Our team unlocks the unique Smart Food Strategy that many Food & Beverage companies are currently using to leverage a manufacturing execution system (MES) and advanced industrial data analytics.

BIG CHALLENGES FOR TODAY’S SMART FOOD INDUSTRY

UNPRECEDENTED DEMAND DURING COVID-19
PLASTIC BANS
RISING CONCERNS ABOUT TRACEABILITY
PERVASIVE PRESENCE
OF E-COMMERCE

WHAT’S INSIDE OUR SMART FOOD STRATEGY?

SCALING UP

  • 1) Assemble MES task force to formulate a multi-site strategy
  • 2) Build process improvement checklist
  • 3) Craft business case to maintain support for optimization efforts

QUICK WINS

  • 1) Standardize data from multiple systems
  • 2) Identify valuable, actionable data
  • 3) Implement efficiency insights on per-production line basis

PEOPLE & SKILLS

  • 1) Promote change adoption within
  • 2) Communicate key results with leadership & operators
  • 3) Lay groundwork for replicating successes at enterprise level

SMART FOOD – IN ACTION

Several years ago, Smucker’s didn’t have a data analytics group. 

Now it has a team of four focused on how to harvest value from all the data consolidated from its production facilities.

GE Digital and GrayMatter collaborated with Smucker’s to enhance its MES capabilities and equip it with powerful operations management.

FAST STATS

SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS PER YEAR BY
REDUCING PRODUCT OVERFILL

EXPANDED UNCRUSTABLES
PRODUCTION CAPACITY

DATA FLOWING TO SENIOR-LEVEL
LEADERS IS HIGHLY RELEVANT

T. Marzetti saves millions with digital transformation

Beginning with a single plant in Kentucky, GE Digital and GrayMatter recommended digitizing data connectivity among key floor assets and contextualizing the data gathered to accelerate OpEx.

FAST STATS

SAVED MILLIONS AT JUST
ONE OF ITS FACILITIES

ANTICIPATES SAVINGS TO GROW
THREE-TO-FOUR FOLD

REDUCED AMOUNT OF PRODUCT
WASTE BY 50%

SMART FOOD METHODOLOGY

SIMPLIFICATION
Clear structure, reducing variety
Asset-Centric View
Efficient processes driving safer,
more reliable operations
Speed
Lean governance, rapid
launch approach




LET’S GET STARTED TOGETHER

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