Cargill Salt improves equipment effectiveness
Cargill Salt boosts its reliability initiative with real-time manufacturing performance metrics, and increases overall equipment effectiveness by 18% within the first six months. Within the first year, a Cargill plant produced more than 20% more product per shift compared to the previous year, while spending 40% less on labor.
Cargill Salt produces more than 1,000 salt varieties and
different package sizes for national and regional brands. To
maintain high customer service levels, Cargill Salt frequently
incurred higher costs in the form of overtime labor and inventory
Cargill Salt wanted a solution that would work in harmony with
its reliability initiative. Cargill Salt selected
Solarsoft's Informance EMI suite for its enterprise approach to
By using Solarsoft, Cargill Salt has:
- Reduced overtime and inventory carrying costs
- Consistent equipment usage metrics
- 33% improvement in indentifying losses
- 39% improvement in productivity
- 20% more product produced per shift
- 40% less labor needed per shift.
The wide adoption not only helps Cargill Salt to work toward
common goals, but also creates an environment for collaboration and
sharing of best practices.
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