Commercial Partners

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Commercial Partners 2019

ATS Applied Tech Systems Ltd

ATS Global B.V. is the independent solution provider for Smart Digital Transformation worldwide. We provide products and services for all three levels of the automation pyramid; control, execution and information. ATS is an innovative, strategic knowledge partner offering following areas of expertise: Smart Manufacturing / Industry 4.0, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES/MOM), Automation & IT, Quality Management, Lean & Six Sigma, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Application Packaging & Virtualisation. Since our foundation in 1986, we have developed business activities specifically designed to support the full lifecycle of automation, quality and IT systems: ATS Support Services, ATS Consulting, ATS Projects, ATS Partners & Products, ATS Software Development, ATS Training & Workshops. Our experience, your success.

www.ats-global.com

Buck Consultants International

Buck Consultants International is one of the global leaders in developing comprehensive manufacturing and supply chain footprint/location strategies and selecting sites for new operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa, the US and the Asia Pacific region (including China and India). BCI has offices in Europe in Nijmegen, The Hague (both the Netherlands), London, Frankfurt, Brussels and Paris, in APAC in Shanghai and Singapore (for the whole region, including India) and in the US in Atlanta, the Bay Area and Los Angeles. In the last 33 years we worked for more than 900 clients including companies like Baxter Healthcare, Boston Scientific, Becton Dickinson, Coloplast, Medline, Carefusion, Medtronic, Edwards Lifesciences, St Jude, Abbott, Biotronik, Novocure, ExxonMobil, BP, Cytec, Basell, Shell, Novartis, Amgen, Celgene, AstraZeneca, Michael Kors, VF Corporation, Cisco, Columbia Sportswear, Danone, Donaldson, Emerson, ABB, Gentherm, IKEA, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Mitutoyo, Mondelez, NCR, Nestle, Novartis, Novocure, O’Neill, Philips, Pitney Bowes, Roche, SAP, Sandvik, Urban Outfitters and Yamaha. Our dedicated professionals have the experience and expertise to assist you with realigning your company’s footprint to accommodate geographic growth, geopolitical uncertainties and to improve the bottom line. More information: Patrick Haex, Managing Partner, +31 6 22422988, patrick.haex@bciglobal.com.

www.bciglobal.com

Elisa

Elisa Smart Factory Management brings clarity into complexity of plant management and automation. The solution enables intelligent optimization and productivity improvement from a single process to the whole factory. With real-time data, advanced analytics and 3D visualization into every part of the production, you can spot deviations in real-time, simulate changes, optimize processes and establish ‘golden operation’ benchmarks. This helps manufacturers increase the productivity, quality and uptime of their operations.

Elisa has a proven track record with several large industrial customers, helping them reach concrete and significant results. Elisa is also participating in the European 4.0 Transformation Center in Aachen, which focuses on helping manufacturers realize agile digital transformation in their operations.

www.elisa.com/iot

Gallup

Gallup delivers analytics and advice to help leaders and organisations solve their most pressing problems. Combining more than 80 years of experience with its global reach, Gallup knows more about the attitudes and behaviours of employees, customers, students and citizens than any other organisation in the world.

Gallup believes that every company has enormous – but largely untapped – potential for breakthrough improvements in employee productivity, customer retention and profitability. Our 2,000 professionals – amongst whom are noted scientists, renowned subject matter experts and bestselling authors – help business leaders understand and leverage human nature to drive sustainable growth.

www.gallup.com

Lighthouse Systems

Lighthouse Systems is a world-leading vendor of MES/MOM systems. We think that Smart Manufacturing should be made easy not difficult. Shopfloor-OnlineTM , our manufacturing execution software provides the foundation of smart manufacturing operations by creating the connectivity and visibility previously missing throughout the factory. The MES software helps your people work smarter and assets work harder, so you can deliver superior quality to your customers more efficiently. With 26 modules addressing all aspects of plant operations and offering flexible hosting options, including Cloud, Shopfloor-Online is the cornerstone of your smart manufacturing journey. More information? Visit

www.lighthousesystems.com/

Orbsen consulting

Our focus is the delivery of premium consultancy in the areas of

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy development
  • Systems deployment
to clients in key sectors
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Devices and other Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Food
in both Europe and the US.

www.orbsenconsulting.com

Performance Solutions by Milliken

Operational Excellence & Safety Consulting
Performance Solutions by Milliken brings a unique, Practitioner-based value proposition to its clients and has built an enviable record of helping companies achieve substantial and sustainable improvements in their operations and safety excellence efforts. This approach, built on the foundation of lessons learned while Milliken & Company created and implemented its own world-class performance system, helps client organizations engage and empower their associates by working side-by-side to establish a culture of continuous improvement and drive breakthrough operations impact. Performance Solutions currently serve companies in more than 100 operating locations in 28 countries across a wide range of industry sectors.

www.performancesolutionsbymilliken.com

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, supports customers in their digital transformation journey, to create a Connected Enterprise. This impacts the entire value chain, from components to systems and from suppliers to customers. This transformation is the key to hidden value and can make a significant contribution to the productivity, quality, compliance, and profitability of your enterprise.

Recently Rockwell Automation entered into a strategic partnership with PTC, to support how companies around the world transform their physical operations with digital technology. This will provide the industry with the broadest integrated suite of best-in-class technology, backed by PTC, the leader in IoT and augmented reality, and Rockwell Automation , the leader in industrial automation and information.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs about 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

www.rockwellautomation.com/

Valcon

Valcon were established in Scandinavia in 2000. Today we operate in more than 40 countries worldwide and we are the premium operations consulting firm in Europe. We create value in increasingly complex markets in constant change.

valconconsulting.com