Randy Otto is the CEO of ECS Solutions and brings more than 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including glass fibers manufacturing and custom assembly machine manufacturing. Before joining ECS, Randy spent 10 years managing the delivery of assembly equipment for Integrated Systems Manufacturing and process control systems for Premier System Integrators. For most of the last 12 years, he has managed business development and sales for ECS. Randy graduated from Purdue University with a degree in electrical engineering technology. He has an MBA from the University of Southern Indiana.
The process functional ecosystem
A process functional ecosystem employs a multi-step, multi-ingredient batch that uses a combination of complex procedures, business and operational systems and communications.
Identify, quantify and mitigate risk in industrial operations
Risk identification becomes the critically important first step, the one without which corrective actions cannot be undertaken.
The importance of a process functional ecosystem
The process functional ecosystem consists of a methodology for viewing the different functionalities that are utilized in most production areas.
Developing the existing and future workforce
The great resignation movement is forcing companies to adjust their tactics and turn to third parties who can provide the technical support needed to keep manufacturing system online.
How to identify, quantify, and mitigate risk in industrial operations
Identifying and mitigating risk requires a wide understanding of what it means and how it goes beyond basic safety principles.
Automating manual processes
Streamlining the most basic of operations on the factory floor is often overlooked, but it can have very positive impacts for operations and the workforce.
Implementation of a data pump with Ignition
There are many tools on the market for historizing process data and it is often desirable to log a "set" or "group" of data together, associating many data points with a single event.
Automation of manual processes
Streamlining the most basic of operations on the factory floor and making them more automated is often overlooked, which can be a real missed opportunity for manufacturers.