This presentation will cover the use of the PI System in a discrete manufacturing environment. Specific examples of uses in communication boards and OEE monitoring are explained. Integration of the PI System with a maintenance management system and an example of high availability PI Servers being used to monitor and provide data to a Manufacturing Execution System that runs a production floor by using PI ACE (Advanced Computing Engine) are also explained.
John Dolewa is the IT Site Leader for Corning’s Life Science manufacturing site in Kennebunk, Maine. He has worked for Corning for 20 years and has been integral in the design and installation of manufacturing execution, document management, maintenance management and enterprise resource planning systems. Prior to working for Corning, John worked as an independent software developer working for customers throughout New England.