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

Crosser

Crosser designs and develops Streaming Analytics and Integration software for any Edge, On-premise or Cloud. The Crosser Platform enables real-time processing of streaming or batch data for Industrial IoT, Data Transformation, Analytics, Automation and Integration. 

The solution is built to fight complexity with simplicity through the Crosser Flow Studio, the visual design tool that enables teams to innovate faster than ever without developers. The software is ideally suited for Enterprise customers of various industries and applications, including Factory 4.0, Condition Monitoring, Predictive Maintenance, and next generation Hybrid Integration.

Crosser was included in the “Cool Vendors in IoT Edge Computing, 2018” report by Gartner, Inc.

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Dassault Systemes

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE® Company, serves 220,000 users across 140 countries, providing virtual universes for sustainable innovation.

DELMIA is a Dassault Systèmes brand that delivers Digital Continuity across the virtual and real worlds of manufacturing to engineer, operate, and optimize your global industrial processes.

DELMIA Engineering applications drive manufacturing innovation by virtually defining, planning, creating, monitoring, and controlling all production processes.

DELMIA Operations solutions help global manufacturers transform their global operations to achieve and sustain operational excellence.

DELMIA Optimization capabilities enable finite capacity planning, scheduling, synchronization and optimization for complex and batch business processes across all planning horizons.

As part of Dassault Systèmes, it’s Quintiq’s mission to solve the world’s planning puzzles using a single platform.

Quintiq supply chain planning and optimization solution increases visibility, prevents data silos and facilitates better collaboration both internally and with supply chain partners. It covers the entire supply chain from end to end across all planning horizons from strategic, via tactical to operational planning.

Quintiq’s integrated planning empowers your business processes to drive performance, beat the competition and maximize profits. At the click of a button, Quintiq optimizes hundreds of thousands of operations. Applied locally it optimizes sourcing, distribution, production and inventory. Applied globally it optimizes the entire supply chain, insulates it against risk and prepares for any eventualities.

www.3ds.com

Develop Consulting

From the team that built KM&T, developed the legendary ‘Productive Series’ and delivered world class improvement techniques across the globe, Develop Consulting is a UK and European wide improvement consultancy, specialising in Manufacturing and Operational improvement. 

With clients in Automotive, FMCG, Rail, Transportation, Utilities and national governmental bodies, as well as more than two decades of consultancy experience around the world, we know how to support our clients with targeted and effective projects led by senior improvement experts.

​We believe in transferring our knowledge to your team, so everything we do is built around our philosophy of ‘Brief, Simulate and Do’ - ensuring practical improvement is made and sustained beyond our engagement.  That’s why we provide ‘Consultancy Delivered Differently’.

www.develop-consulting.co.uk

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

Enterprise Georgia

Enterprise Georgia is the first government institution in Georgia mandated to encourage creation of new enterprises, enhance country’s export potential and promote foreign direct investments in Georgia. Enterprise Georgia’s Investment department acts as a moderator between foreign investors and the Government of Georgia, ensuring access to timely information and a means of effective communication with various Government bodies. With its goal to attract, promote and develop foreign direct investments in Georgia, Enterprise Georgia serves as a “one-stop-shop” for investors - supporting companies before, during & after every stage of the investment process.

www.enterprisegeorgia.gov.ge/ka

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

GE Digital

At GE Digital, we’re working with more than 10,000 software engineers across several of our business divisions to ensure that our customers in all sectors can tap into the power of the Industrial Internet. Our approach is built around a common software platform, agile development and shared services.

By combining the nimbleness of a Silicon Valley startup with the strong pedigree of GE’s global expertise, GE Digital stands alone.

www.ge.com

IBM

The core objective of IBM is to support companies of all sizes in the digital transformation of their business models and to make the opportunities of digitalization available to them. However, digitization is only the prerequisite for greater benefits, and several other initiatives have to be taken to achieve real business results: business analytics, cloud computing, IoT, security and artificial intelligence. These strategic fields provide IBM with both the foundation of their ever-expanding portfolio of solutions and the foundation of their ongoing transformation to becoming a Cognitive Solutions and Cloud Platform Provider.

www.ibm.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/

Markforged

At Markforged, we are on a mission to unlock the next 10x innovation in design and manufacturing. We build an Industrial 3D Printing Platform to liberate designers and engineers from decades-old, slow part creation processes. NASA, Google, Ford, Amazon, Siemens and thousands of companies in 50 countries use Markforged to print same-day prototypes and produce stronger end-use parts than they did before. With Markforged, customers are able to ship 50X faster, spend 20X less, and build products that are 23X stronger. The Markforged platform includes a full ecosystem of 3D printers for metal, composite, and plastic parts; purpose-built metal & carbon-reinforced materials for strength and beautiful finishes; and cloud software for turning drawings into high-strength printing. For more information visit us at www.markforged.com

www.markforged.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

Parsable

Parsable helps the world’s largest industrial firms get jobs done right – every time. Parsable’s Connected Worker Platform enables deskless industrial employees to collaboratively execute their work using dynamic digital work instructions on mobile devices, measure every step and action, and raise issues in real time to accelerate continuous improvement. Its customers include Corteva Agriscience, Green Chef, Procter & Gamble, Schlumberger, Scientific Drilling, Shell, Silgan, Zume and other category leaders in energy, industrial manufacturing, and consumer packaged goods. Parsable is headquartered in San Francisco with offices throughout North America and Europe.

www.parsable.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

Resco

Resco founded in 1999, is a business mobility expert providing companies with mobile solutions that are cross-platform, 100% offline and fully customizable. Today, Resco is utilized by 2,500+ corporate customers with more than 200,000 licensed users around the world. Its newest flagship product, Resco Inspections, offers powerful mobile questionnaires that help companies conduct field inspections and gather valuable business insights.

www.resco.net

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/

Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent international engineering and project management consultancy leading the way in sustainable development and innovation.

For more than 137 years, our 6000 colleagues, working from around 75 permanent offices in more than 30 countries on projects in over 140 countries, are committed to our promise to enhance society together.

Our professionals deliver services in the fields of aviation, buildings, energy, industry, infrastructure, maritime, mining, transport, urban and rural development and water.

We focus on delivering added value for our clients while at the same time addressing the challenges that societies are facing. These include the growing world population and the consequences for towns and cities; the demand for clean drinking water, water security and water safety; pressures on traffic and transport; resource availability and demand for energy and waste issues facing industry.

By showing leadership in sustainable development and innovation, together with our clients, we are working to become part of the solution to a more sustainable society now and into the future. We are driving positive change through innovation and technology, helping clients use resources more efficiently and creating solutions which connect with people to make their lives easier, happier and safer.

www.royalhaskoningdhv.com

Siemens

Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. Optimized for the specific needs of each industry, DI’s unique portfolio supports customers to achieve greater productivity and flexibility. DI is constantly adding innovations to its portfolio to integrate cutting-edge future technologies. Siemens Digital Industries has its global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, and has around 75,000 employees internationally. It is driving transformation to enable a digital enterprise where engineering, manufacturing and electronics design meet tomorrow. Our solutions help companies of all sizes create and leverage digital twins that provide organizations with new insights, opportunities and levels of automation to drive innovation.

www.siemens.com

Systema

Art of Automation
We fabricate software solutions enabling discrete manufacturers to improve their business, delivering transparency and control with automation.

25 Years experienced, more than 170 engineers strong, automation experts in the EU, USA and Southeast Asia.

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Tamturbo

Tamturbo was started in 2010 around the founding idea that the world needs a more environmentally friendly alternative to producing compressed air – we cannot continue wasting our most valuable resources, energy and environment. Our Unique technological advances combined with ingenious engineering work has brought to life a range of compressors that far surpasses the legacy technologies both in performance and in significantly lower life cycle cost. Our Touch-Free™ technology enables reliable and fully Oil-Free design and eliminates risks of compressed air contamination. In the end, we provide exactly what is needed – Just Air.

Born in one of the compressor capitals of the world, Tampere Finland, Tamturbo is expanding its footprint globally through distributors and partners. The compressor product family is complemented by a range of value adding products and services for efficient management of the compressed air production. From mobile container-based compressor rooms to multi-compressor control systems to 24/7 remote monitoring and service so that our partners and customers can feel Care-Free knowing that we have their compressed air production secured!

www.tamturbo.com

Tesisquare

TESISQUARE® is a technology partner enabling design and implementation of collaborative digital ecosystems. It streamlines the interactions across multiple touchpoints and players in the extended value chain – manufactures, suppliers, consumers, and all stakeholders – providing platforms to manage multienterprise supply chain business networks.

Founded in 1995 in Bra (Italy), the company operates both nationally and internationally in the Netherlands, France, Spain, and Germany, with partnership in the USA and Russia. As a result of global growth, TESISQUARE®’s customer base reached 37 countries worldwide in 2018, and a customer retention rate of 99.7%. Constantly committed in deploying innovative platforms and solutions, it invests nearly 9% of revenue in R&D, so increasing turnover up to 38% in the last two years.

TESISQUARE® embraces a customer-centric approach providing support through digital transformation lifecycle – innovation, business modelling, turnkey project, and value-added services – pragmatically.

tesisquare.com

Valcon

Valcon is the premium operations consulting firm in Europe. We have Scandinavian roots and an international profile designed to create value in increasingly complex markets in constant change.

We are the champions of connecting strategy and operations and making it work. We call this The HOW. Valcon’s HOW is our unique value proposition, which ensures alignment between strategy and operations.

We deploy our skills globally for some of the most influential Fortune 100 companies in +40 countries. We help clients make the solution their own. This sense of ownership helps create sustainable solutions that become part of the client’s DNA. We call that leaving footprints.

valcon.com

Volta

Here at Volta, we are focused on solving problems in Manufacturing.

We have learned, that regardless of which manufacturing sector you are in, all problems can be solved by creating an environment in which your employees can thrive.

We encourage organisations to think differently about the problems they are facing, and we help them to encourage the hidden talents they already have in their organisations to deliver a step change in the way they think about change.

Volta prides itself on being able to deliver change in 3 distinct areas; People, Data and Tools.

By combining each of these specialist areas together, we can ensure we create change that lasts within your operations.

We are creating a new standard for change across the Manufacturing Industry.

We are delivering change that lasts.

wearevolta.co.uk

Zaptic

Zaptic is the paperless operations platform solving the Industry 4.0 blindspot for a growing number of the world’s leading consumer and industrial manufacturers. Quickly and easily replace spreadsheets and paper based procedures with a single point of digital guidance and data entry for frontline teams. Digitise daily performance management and transform process traceability on the shop floor with a single, user friendly application which will actually be adopted and embedded into the workflows of frontline teams, from changeovers and issue escalation to autonomous maintenance and skill management.

www.zaptic.com