Tiama’s IQ track plant performance monitor
Tiama’s IQ track intelligent software is being used by Wiegand-Glas at its four plants, enabling plant managers to focus on critical trends anytime.
Tiama’s IQ track intelligent software, designed to provide real-time plants’ performance data, has been approved by Wiegand-Glas’ Managing Director, Oliver Wiegand, at the beginning of May after a three-month trial.
The German glassmaker has adopted the technology at its four plants in Steinbach am Wald, Großbreitenbach, Schleusingen and Ernstthal, where it produces more than eight million glass containers for the beverage and food industries each day.
The IQ’s role is to deliver targeted Key Performance Indicators (KPI) from the four plants. With the IQ’s view-at-a-glance dashboard, plant managers of the four facilities can focus on critical trends anytime, anywhere leading to timely, better decision making.
Other than helping to develop an efficient quality programme immediately by placing the right kind of information at operators’ fingertips, the IQ Track can also be described as a smart tool offering internal benchmark possibilities: multi-furnace, multi-line, multi-article and multi-plant.
The latter was a Wiegand’s priority as the management has to coordinate over the different sites. There is a focus on articles and job histories allowing management to have a quick view of the container produced and their key metrics.
The Tiama IQ range was designed to offer monitoring tools scalable to various geographies and functions. Its solutions have been less about compiling data and more about compressing it into meaningful information.
This new step towards intelligent performance monitoring reinforces the Wiegand-Glas and Tiama cooperation that started in 1995.