CHICAGO, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX: ATA) ("ATS" or the "Company"), a global leader in factory automation, machine building and design, today unveiled Illuminate™ Manufacturing Intelligence, a next-generation factory optimization Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform solution. Created by the Company that has produced more than 23,000 automation systems over the past 40 years, Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence uses real-time machine performance data to increase throughput, improve uptime, decrease cost and boost quality on your factory floor – enabling agile data-to-decision, in minutes.
All Equipment, All the Time
Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence provides powerful insights on the essential machines, lines, cells and processes that propel manufacturing business. It works on all manufacturers' equipment, and because it features visual KPIs, business intelligence analytics, and robust reporting capabilities, Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence gives operators and managers a live, multi-layered data view of equipment performance for operational insight and analysis, anytime, anywhere.
Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence enables operators to quickly and accurately troubleshoot and share process and product issues/solutions, prevent downtime through proactive equipment maintenance, drive greater operational efficiency, and unlock performance for sustainable production improvements. It quickly pinpoints where to focus resources to have the maximum effect on line throughput.
Scalable, Flexible, Secure
Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence is scalable, modular, flexible and mobile. It meets the needs of each unique manufacturing environment, regardless of the types of equipment running, the number of lines, or manufacturing footprint. Data is accessible on a secure, web-based platform.
Illuminate a World of Possibilities
ATS has been at the forefront of manufacturing innovations for 40 years and is a pioneer in the development of smart diagnostic tools. Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence was built on this unparalleled technology foundation and will serve as a critical element in ATS' growing global services business. Today, ATS' team offers a powerful combination of automation expertise, manufacturing intelligence and after-sales support that is advancing the possibilities for the world's leading manufacturers.
ATS Automation unveils Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence April 8-11, 2019 at Automate Trade Show, North America's broadest range of automation solutions in Chicago IL. See it in action at booth #9531. For more information, visit www.illuminatemi.com
ATS is an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world's most successful companies. ATS uses its extensive knowledge base and global capabilities in custom automation, repeat automation, automation products and value-added services, including pre- automation and after-sales services, to address the sophisticated manufacturing automation systems and service needs of multinational customers in markets such as life sciences, chemicals, consumer products, electronics, food, beverage, transportation, energy, and oil and gas. Founded in 1978, ATS employs approximately 4,300 people at 23 manufacturing facilities and over 50 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. The Company's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. Visit the Company's website at www.atsautomation.com.
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For further information: on Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence, contact: Mike Tidy, General Manager, Digital Solutions; For investor inquiries, contact: Sonya Mehan, Director Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Ryan McLeod, Vice President, Corporate Controller, 519-653-6500