2019 - PI World - San Francisco - Marketplace Partner Showcase
Shop Floor Collaboration and OEE Improvement with PI System and Shiftconnector (Eschbach)
This session shows best practices of how chemical manufacturers integrate the PI System and Shiftconnector to create a performance toolkit for the operator teams. See how PI Tags and Event Frames are used to calculate performance targets, visualize batch cycle times and analyze process variations. Learn how visualized Event Frames can be the starting point for collaboration between shift supervisors, operators, process engineers and automation experts to understand root causes and to continuously improve plant productivity.
The session shows a mature solution for …
- Collaborating on the shop floor with Event Frames data and Shiftconnector
- Visualizing batch cycle times, process variations and OEE losses
- Calculating performance targets and identifying bottlenecks from Event Frames
- Enriching PI Data with loss reason codes and root cause information
- Digitizing shift documentation and department communication
- Oil & Gas
- Pulp & Paper
Andreas Eschbach is the founder and managing director of the software company eschbach which specializes in digitized shift communication, collaboration and documentation. Holding a degree in computer science, he draws his practical experience from leading a variety of international software consulting and implementation projects for leading chemical manufacturing companies, focusing on production, continuous improvement, EHS and maintenance. His company with headquarters in Germany and a US Branch Office in Boston, MA, is the maker of the Shiftconnector product, a software platform with a steadily growing user base around the globe.
Veit Hora is head of product management at the software company eschbach. He has been dedicating his work to improving shop floor collaboration and he is an advocate for consumer-grade user experience in industrial applications. Based on many years of experience with applying innovation methods, he is closely interacting with users from the chemical manufacturing sector to drive eschbach’s product roadmap and to develop software for safe and productive manufacturing operations. He is also subject matter expert for performance reporting and OEE at eschbach.