Knowledge is Dollars: How IoT-driven data is helping Service Thread reduce costs and improve efficiencies
- Functional Applications - Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
- Functional Applications - Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
- Equipment & Machinery
- Additive Manufacturing
- Digital Thread
- Hardware Design & Engineering Services
- System Integration
Service Thread, a thread and yarn manufacturer, faced challenges in monitoring and analyzing their factory performance due to the large number of variables and machines in their facility.
About The Customer
Service Thread is a leading American manufacturer of commercial thread and yarn. Their factory in Laurinburg, NC has over 3,000 spindles across 115,000ft2 of floor space and 24 different machine types.
Service Thread implemented an IoT solution using the Particle Photon to gather data from the machines' existing sensors. The data is transmitted wirelessly to the Particle Cloud and then to Microsoft's Azure IoT Hub. A mobile app was developed for spindle sensor provisioning.
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