Food & Beverage

Food and beverage manufacturers are experiencing unpredictable demand and rising commodity prices that place pressure on manufacturing operations to become agile and cost effective. Streamlined processes that meet the specific needs of the industry, along with effective key performance indicators (KPIs), are essential for remaining competitive. Read more…

Consumer Goods

Many consumer product organizations are facing an operational environment that is more complex than ever. In addition to internal pressures, such as cost reduction and output increases, consumer product manufacturers must be nimble in order to swiftly respond to marketplace shifts.  Read more…

Life Sciences

Life Sciences manufacturers must embrace performance improvement strategies to maintain quality and product innovation, manage condensed product lifecycles, address evolving regulation and ensure alignment across all internal networks, regardless of geography. Read more…

Chemicals

Resource scarcity, high pace of change, and rising customer expectations are presenting real and distinct challenges to the chemicals industry. Commodity manufacturers feel an even greater need to build exclusive products that provide a competitive advantage with lower and/or controlled production costs while specialty chemical manufacturers seek a competitive edge by maximizing profits of their high margin performance products. Read more…

Oil & Gas

The Crude Oil & Gas (O&G) sector faces unprecedented business challenges and risks on multiple fronts in a market characterized by a continual drop in oil prices due to increased global crude oil supplies. This extended oil price downturn highlights the urgency for producers to be able to operate profitability under varying price conditions. Read more…

Mining

Following years of lackluster performance, the Mining sector is preparing to rebound in light of a market upswing. Positioning to capitalize on a window of higher commodity prices, savvy mining operations are focusing on operational readiness that will allow them to make the most of this opportunity. Physical Asset Optimization is the centerpiece with priority focus on maintenance and reliability, organizational effectiveness and operations management systems. Read more…

Construction

Large commercial construction projects are extremely complex. They involve multi-layer organizations, multiple stakeholders, specialized workforces that can number in the thousands, complex engineering designs, and millions to billions of dollars in costs. Read more…

Pulp & Paper

With high infrastructure and operations costs, commodity price variability and dramatic shifts in demand patterns, the Pulp & Paper industry is under pressure to achieve complete operational efficiency and cost reduction. Operators continue to contend with competition from imports, growing environmental demands, and consolidation of the industry, all placing additional burden on production teams to reduce variability while maintaining quality and profit margins. Read more…