INDUSTRY 4.0 – DIGITAL PLANT OF THE FUTURE

A European leader of paint production suffers from a lack of operational and efficient standards and lack of central governance. The objective is to improve Return on Sales by 50% within 2 years through a digital transformation plan aiming at improving productivity and efficiency.

Approach

> Assessment of the digital maturity of 75% of the production sites with tailor made methodology and tool allowing collection and analysis of a huge number of data

> Ideation phase: identification of ~100 digital levers, then prioritization and selection of 17 levers with support of finance to quantity gains or savings per site.

> Assessment of plant capabilities to transform and drive the changes

In parallel: design of the Plant of the future with its system architecture to drive investments per site

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Definition of the detail implementation road maps

Results

> Detail description and qualification of 17 digital levers for a gain of €~90m%

> Detail design of the plant of the future

Detail roadmap to factory 4.0