Manuvis adds energy management to its SaaS offering

Software can monitor energy use on an individual machine basis, as well as capture overall energy use.

10/21/2009


Manuvis Corp., maker of event-driven, real-time enterprise manufacturing intelligence software, has added energy management functionality to its FactoryMRI(R) Saas offering. This functionality adds the ability to monitor energy use on an individual machine basis, as well as capture overall energy use. It also provides actionable information and metrics to management.

"With the Lean movement continuing, people are looking to move past the low hanging fruit and tap into more potential cost savings," said David Scott, CEO. "With the increase and volatility of energy costs, we are seeing a great opportunity for manufacturers to take another step forward in operating efficiency."

According to Scott, one FactoryMRI user recently discovered the value of the functionality when preparing for an EPA audit. When the maintenance manager was informed of the audit, he asked the Manuvis team if they could help. Instead of using the traditional method of compiling manual data, a couple of mouse clicks provided an accurate report.

FactoryMRI leverages automatic data collection and analysis to present actionable information to management and operators. When utilized for decision-making, the outcomes are increased performance and lower operating costs. FactoryMRI's service oriented architecture was built with and operates on Progress Software's OpenEdge business application platform.

- Edited by Renee M. Robbins, managing editor, MBT www.mbtmag.com





No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Additive manufacturing advancements; Machine vision enhances robotics; Fieldbus evolution; Process safety; Advice from System Integrators of the Year; Road to IANA
Salary and career survey: Benchmarks and advice; Designing controls; Remote data collection, historians; Control valve advances; Hannover Messe; Control Engineering International
System integration: Best practices and technologies to help; Virtualization virtues; Cyber security advice; Motor system efficiency, savings; Product exclusives; Road to Hannover
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.
PLCs, robots, and the quest for a single controller; how OEE is key to automation solutions.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

The digital oilfield: Utilizing Big Data can yield big savings; Virtualization a real solution; Tracking SIS performance
Getting to the bottom of subsea repairs: Older pipelines need more attention, and operators need a repair strategy; OTC preview; Offshore production difficult - and crucial
Digital oilfields: Integrated HMI/SCADA systems enable smarter data acquisition; Real-world impact of simulation; Electric actuator technology prospers in production fields
click me