Digital Transformation of Magnet Wire Manufacturer: Increasing Throughput and Quality with Sight Machine
- Analytics & Modeling - Machine Learning
- Functional Applications - Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)
- Electrical Grids
- Equipment & Machinery
- Quality Assurance
- Predictive Maintenance
- Visual Quality Detection
- Testing & Certification
Essex Furukawa, the world's largest magnet wire manufacturer, faced increased demand for electric vehicle (EV) motors while needing to address supply-chain challenges. They sought to digitally transform their manufacturing plants to increase throughput and uptime without sacrificing quality.
About The Customer
Essex Furukawa is the world's largest manufacturer of magnet wire/winding wire, which powers motors including EV motors. They needed to meet the growing demands of the EV market while maintaining their position as a market leader.
Essex Furukawa partnered with Sight Machine to unlock their plant data and improve manufacturing productivity. They deployed Sight Machine on Microsoft Azure, which provided a secure and scalable cloud platform for real-time streaming, analysis, and enhanced insights. Sight Machine turned all production data into a common data foundation for manufacturing operations and analysis, allowing Essex Furukawa to track Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) across all plants and continuously improve production speed, quality, and availability.
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