Manufacturing efficiency

ABB Ability Manufacturing Efficiency


Balancing speed and quality presents a difficult challenge for manufacturers, especially in mission-critical and highly regulated industries. Finding that balance can mean achieving a competitive advantage from existing assets.

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Customer and industry need 

Today’s agile manufacturing can involve making thousands of different variations of products, using materials and ingredients that are delivered “just in time", and conforming to highly restrictive government regulations and customer expectations. Better integration between business-level resource planning and local process controls can yield improvements in compliance and on-time delivery.

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ABB Ability™ solutions

ABB Ability solutions for manufacturing enable comprehensive horizontal and vertical integration across the enterprise — and to its key suppliers and partners — covering every activity from dispatching to delivery, along with providing real-time visibility into manufacturing processes, which allows for iterative improvements.

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MES overview


ABB Ability™ solutions for manufacturing enable overall process improvements, better compliance, more efficient storage and utilization of raw materials. As a result, they ensure higher Return on Investments from existing systems.