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InfinityQS software Helps General Cable cut raw material costs

InfinityQS software Helps General Cable cut raw material costs

November 20, 2014 – General Cable improved visibility and decreased process variations from plant to plant by using InfinityQS ProFicient. As a result, General Cable, a global leader in the development, manufacturing, design and distribution of aluminum, copper and fiber-optic wire and cable products, has experienced significant savings in raw material usage during one year on three production lines. The full case study is available for download here:

Zack Tran, project manager, General Cable, said, “The implementation of InfinityQS ProFicient is creating visibility across our global manufacturing base and elevating the level of trust in the data. This work helps us identify opportunities, improve process variations and control raw material usage, as we continue to uphold General Cable’s commitment to produce quality products for our customers.”
 
A growing company with a global manufacturing base, General Cable recognized the need for a solution that could monitor manufacturing processes, standardize production data analytics and ensure product quality from plant to plant. To date, General Cable has deployed InfinityQS ProFicient, an enterprise quality platform powered by a centralized statistical process control (SPC) analytical engine, on premise at 14 of its manufacturing locations. Over the course of one year, General Cable focused on three production lines in two manufacturing plants. These lines yielded savings in raw material usage as the company used SPC to drive out variations by analyzing process capabilities and employing control charts.
 
Michael Lyle, president and CEO, InfinityQS, said, “The significant improvements General Cable experienced exemplify how real-time Manufacturing Intelligence data can promote product quality across the global supply chain. Today, General Cable continues to utilize ProFicient to strengthen its visibility and consistency. This success story is one of many that drive InfinityQS to continue developing innovative solutions that help global manufacturers deliver products of only the highest quality.”
 
InfinityQS ProFicient is a proven enterprise quality hub powered by a robust, centralized SPC software engine. With flexible deployment options, ProFicient enables global manufacturers to proactively monitor, analyze and report on Manufacturing Intelligence to improve quality, decrease costs and make smarter business decisions.
 
About General Cable
General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, construction, specialty and communications markets.
 
About InfinityQS International, Inc.
InfinityQS International, Inc. is the global authority on Manufacturing Intelligence and enterprise quality. The company’s Manufacturing Intelligence platform, ProFicient, delivers real-time visibility from the shop floor, across the enterprise and into the supply chain, allowing top manufacturers to take control of quality. Powered by a centralized statistical process control (SPC) analytical engine, ProFicient manufacturing quality software leverages Manufacturing Intelligence to help global manufacturers improve product quality, decrease costs, maintain compliance and make smarter, data-driven business decisions. Headquartered near Washington, D.C., with offices in Seattle, London, Beijing and Shanghai, InfinityQS was founded in 1989 and now services more than 40,000 active licenses with over 2,500 of the world’s top manufacturers including Kraft Foods, Ball Corporation, Boston Scientific, Graham Packaging and Medtronic.

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