1+1=3: >Getting more from high mix manufacturing

Why AT&S manufacturing chose a modern integrated MES and scheduling solution

How do you manage the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA) that are sapping the value from your complex manufacturing lines?

Are your current processes and systems up to the task?

Do they show you what is actually happening on the plant floor or help you adapt quickly enough to unplanned events?

If any of these questions occupy your mind, join our webinar and learn more about how you can manage VUCA by integrating MES and scheduling and how one of your peers is actually doing it.

What you will learn:

Why detailed scheduling is so important in high mix, low volume and constantly changing environments;

What has made scheduling such a challenge in the past;

How to close the loop between the schedule and its execution in the plant;

Why both scheduling and production benefit from sharing a core software platform;

How Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik Aktiengesellschaft (AT&S), European market leader and one of the leading manufacturers of high-value printed circuit boards, is implementing a modern MES solution that integrates scheduling with production.

Webinar Speakers:

JULIE FRASER, VP Research, Manufacturing Sofware at Tech-Clarity

Julie is passionate about manufacturing using technology for better outcomes. She has researched manufacturing software and systems for more than 25 years, holding senior industry analyst positions at Cambashi, Industry Directions, and AMR Research, as well as writing the CIM Strategies newsletter at Cutter Information. She is also outreach director for MESA International.


MES/AES Manager, AT&S.

Alois holds an Energy Technology and Power Electronics Engineering Degree from HTL Kapfenberg. In January 2000 he joined AT&S, a world leading high-tech PCB company, as IT specialist and took over the Management responsibility for AT&S's Group IT infrastructure in December 2009. Since April 2014, Alois has been the MES Manager responsible to build up AT&S's first completely integrated production automation at their newest facility AT&S Chongqing Co. Ltd., China.


CEO, Critical Manufacturing

Francisco holds an MBA and an Electrical Engineering Degree from University of Porto. He started his career in a CIM R&D institute, and joined Siemens Semiconductor in 1997. Throughout Siemens, Infineon and Qimonda, he gained experience in several manufacturing areas having, in 2004, led the first migration of an MES system in a running high-volume facility. He has been Critical Manufacturing's CEO since 2010.

This Webinar took place on
February 19th, 2015

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