DuPont Improves Product Quality, Yield and Reduces Time-to-Market with aspenONE(R) Software
BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2009--
Aspen Technology, Inc. (OTC: AZPN.PK) today announced that the use of
aspenONE software helped DuPont win Aberdeen Group’s Manufacturing
Excellence Achievement Award for Operational Excellence in the Process
Industries. DuPont was selected from more than 200 leading companies for
demonstrating top performance in critical operational metrics.
Aberdeen Group based its selection on the results of their industry
benchmark study, which measured companies against four operations
metrics: Manufacturing Schedule Compliance, Perfect Orders, Overall
Yield and Overall Equipment Availability (OEE).
Use of aspenONE solutions at more than 100 manufacturing locations was
noted as a critical success factor in DuPont winning the operational
DuPont is able to make better, real-time decisions across the
enterprise by using aspenONE to improve monitoring, control and
analysis of manufacturing operations.
DuPont used aspenONE’s integration infrastructure to standardize
critical work flows and data integration between SAP and aspenONE.
This was another critical factor in helping DuPont achieve its
operational excellence goals, accelerating continuous improvement
projects and reducing ongoing support costs.
aspenONE manufacturing solutions incorporate the industry accepted
ISA-95 framework to speed decisions, disseminate best practices and
orchestrate work activities.
Rolando Zamora, Division Engineer - Process Automation Systems, DuPont
“aspenONE’s manufacturing visualization and analysis tools are now
widely used in DuPont. The global rollout of AspenTech’s real-time
performance management and enterprise integration solutions is helping
DuPont to seamlessly connect our manufacturing systems with our business
systems such as SAP across the enterprise. This allows DuPont to
successfully navigate the dramatic fluctuations in the global economy by
allowing us to make sound and information-based business decisions
Farshad Amir, Instrumentation and Control System Technology Manager,
“At DuPont, our pursuit of Operational Excellence is centered around the
implementation of best practices that use the latest process
optimization technologies to measure and monitor production performance
in real-time. AspenTech’s solutions help us reduce variability and
improve product quality, allowing us to reduce the time-to-market and
better manage costs.”
Blair Wheeler, SVP of Marketing, AspenTech
“AspenTech is honored to be viewed as a critical success factor for
DuPont’s operational excellence award. DuPont’s implementation of
aspenONE is a model for how process manufacturers can drive continuous
operational improvement through seamless integration of business and
manufacturing systems. The resulting increase in agility and operational
transparency helps improve profitability, which is especially important
during volatile economic times like these.”
DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a science-based products and services company.
Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable
solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people
everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide
range of innovative products and services for markets including
agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and
transportation. For more information, visit www.dupont.com.
AspenTech is a leading supplier of software that optimizes process
manufacturing – including oil and gas, petroleum, chemicals,
pharmaceuticals and other industries that manufacture and produce
products from a chemical process. With integrated aspenONE solutions,
process manufacturers can implement best practices for optimizing their
engineering, manufacturing and supply chain operations. As a result,
AspenTech customers are better able to increase capacity, improve
margins, reduce costs and become more energy efficient. To see how the
world’s leading process manufacturers rely on AspenTech to achieve their
operational excellence goals, visit www.aspentech.com.
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