As a manufacturer in one of the many food and beverage industries you're familiar with the need to adapt to rapdily changing customer demand while keeping a keen eye on process efficiency. Suppliers must be sensitive to the unique characteristics of your product. Projects must deliver a marked improvement in energy consumption, availability or production throughput.

Growing pressures to demonstrate product origins and sustainability also concern your industry. Wise investment in technology is crucial here to maintain the adaptability and flexibility of your operations.

Putting you in control

At Op-tec Systems we aim to put our clients "in control". This means:

Long-lasting, future-proof solutions. Technology we recommend is designed with your future needs in mind, and user serviceable wherever possible.

Focus on increasing flexibility and resilience of operations, ensuring your business can be responsive to customer needs and market demands.
Designs based on your needs, not ours. We're truly independent and favour open technology. We'll always leave you with ownership of software we develop on your behalf, and where possible with non-propriatary, future-proof technology.

Suggested KPI's

Based on our experience working with food and drink manufacturers, we've found the following metrics commonly used to drive improvement:

OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness), hard to measure accurately and track over time without automation in place. However an increasing number of companies are seeing huge savings from integrating it into their continuous improvement process.

OEE Explained

For the food and drink industries

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Front-End Engineering Design (FEED)

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