2020 - OSIsoft PI World San Francisco - Manufacturing and Transportation
OEE Model for Canning Craft Beer
Deschutes Brewery has been packaging iconic craft ales in Bend, Oregon since 1997. Recent integration of an automated canning line presented a challenge to combine data from disparate systems. Utilization of PI Asset Framework along with PI Event Frames and BI tools has allowed the development of a comprehensive OEE model with the visibility of specific downtime events.
Kyle Kotaich is the Senior Data Analyst for Deschutes Brewery; one of the largest family and employee owned craft breweries in the Pacific Northwest. With the ambition to make better beer more efficiently, he has been the leading developer of the PI System, analytics, and machine learning for brewing and packaging at Deschutes Brewery.
Tim Alexander is the Operations Technology Manager at Deschutes Brewery, one of the largest family and employee owned craft breweries in the Pacific Northwest. Over the last 13 years at Deschutes Tim has been the catalyst of digital transformation at the brewery. From development of SCADA systems to integration of machine learning, his insight and experience has guided nearly all facets of technology at Deschutes Brewery.