Reference Reports: Shiftconnector® in operation

With Shiftconnector®, the interactive shift book, all information detailing the current operation is available transparently in real time. Important knowledge is permanently preserved and is quickly and securely accessible at all times. A wide range of companies from chemical and pharmaceutical groups, manufacturing and production lines through to automotive suppliers, are benefiting from eschbach software solutions. 

Below is a small selection of comments from our reference portfolio.

Bayer relies on Shiftconnector®: Electronic shiftbook ensures efficient operation

Bayer
 

Shiftconnector® in 3-shift operation

At Bayer CropScience in Muttenz Shiftconnector® of eschbach supports an efficient and safe operation and serves equally as a means of information and communication.

Initial situation:

  • Two production plants with multi-purpose plants
  • Production of a variety of products by means of flexible tags
  • Three-shift operation seven days a week
  • Manufacturing of a product partly across several buildings and multiple plants
  • Mutual exchange of information important
  • Electronic shift book supports communication between the individual shifts
(l-r) IT project manager Michele Troiano, QHSE staff Roman Gysin and factory manager Francisco Rodriguez

“For me, as factory manager, Shiftconnector® is ideal“, Francisco Rodriguez says. “All information is recorded centrally and can be accessed at the push of the button thus saving us a lot of time."

(l-r) IT project manager Michele Troiano, QHSE staff Roman Gysin and factory manager Francisco Rodriguez

 
 
 

World wide operation:
DSM relies on Shiftconnector®

DSM - Bright Science. Brighter Living
 

About DSM

DSM is an internationally operating Life-Science and Chemical Company with about 22,000 employees around the world with a turnover of approximately €9bn. Part of the production program are additives to animal feed and foodstuffs, pharmaceutical and cosmetic basic products, elastomers, polymers and further high-performance materials.

eschbach delivered:

eschbach has developed solutions for many DSM locations worldwide. The following features have been specifically developed within Shiftconnector® for DSM:

  • requirement analysis
  • solution
  • implementation
  • continuous user support
  • software updates
  • worldwide rollout

Shiftconnector® has improved the quality of communication significantly.

Nunzio Ravida, former production manager of Sisseln:

 "The linking of information is clearly shown and you can immediately review all open issues“.

Nunzio Ravida, plant manager DSM

 
 
 
 
 

Optimization of handover, communication and maintenance: Air Liquide relies on Shiftconnector®

Logo Air Liquide
 

About Air Liquide

As a global leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide with its 50,000 employees is present in over 80 countries and supplies more than 2 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been in the center of business since the Group was founded in 1902. Air Liquide’s objective is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.

At its location in Dortmund, AIR LIQUIDE Germany produces technical gases for the supply of large industrial plants and medium-sized companies.

Requirements

Due to numerous production sites throughout the whole of Germany, there are different control centers which were consolidated. This however led to shortcomings in shift changeovers and while communicating maintenance tasks. 

Special Features

  • Location-independent access to data, also while being on the move 
  • Maintenance orders visible for all responsible members of staff
  • Changed operations visible in an audit-proof documentation 

 implemented features:

Analyses, solution concept, configuration and implementation, training as well as user support and software updates.

Florian Pahnke, Technical Manager

"I´m always up-to-date. Every morning, even when I’m on the move, I can see events, maintenance orders and changed operations."

Florian Pahnke, Technical Manager

 
 
 

Top level information: Magna relies on Shiftconnector®

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eschbach delivered:

  • analysis
  • solution
  • implementation
  • continuous user support
  • software updates
Ralf Grotjah, Product Manager

"Due to the quality of the information collected, we could reduce our daily morning meetings from five to three days per week."

Ralf Grotjah, Product Manager 

 
 
 

Personnel benefit from the system: Swissgrid relies on Shiftconnector®

Logo swissgrid
 

eschbach implemented the following features:

  • analysis
  • solution
  • implementation
  • continuous user support
  • software updates
Christian Welti, Project & Study Engineer

“Our employees benefit from the system - 
They immediately record what happened and have the events clearly in view”.

Christian Welti, Project & Study Engineer 

 
 
 

Instant overview of the whole shift operation: Stadtwerke Baden-Baden relies on Shiftconnector®

 
 
Logo Stadtwerke Baden-Baden
 

About Stadtwerke Baden-Baden

Stadtwerke Baden-Baden is a municipal utility company with the task to supply electricity, natural gas, water and heating to fixed-rate customers, to trade clients and to the industry. An additional area of responsibility is to run the public swimming pools and to offer services in telecommunication.

eschbach has rendered the following services:

  • analysis
  • solution concept
  • commissioning
  • software updates and user support

“The respresentation of tasks relevant to all shifts has been clearly improved. It now offers a fast overview for all who work in the control center.“

Daniel Müller, IT

 
 
 

Improved coordination between departments: Müller-Technik relies on Shiftconnector®

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About Müller-Technik

Müller-Technik GmbH is a medium-sized plastic injection molding company with its own tool making department producing for the automotive industry. At its location Steinfeld, the production focus is on insert technology, multicomponent molding, internal gas pressure process as well as tandem technique and from May 2015 onwards cleanroom production (ISO class 8). 

eschbach delivered:

  • analysis
  • solution concept
  • configuration and implementation
  • training and continuous user support
  • software updates
Rainer Kolbeck, Hallenleiter Spritzguss

“Information are optimized for each workplace and can be faster seen by the shift teams. We could improve the coordination between the departments by using communication tools across departments and shifts.”

Rainer Kolbeck, Hall manager injection molding

 
 
 

Personnel benefit from the system: GETEC relies on Shiftconnector®

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About GETEC

GETEC head & power AG belongs to the GETEC Group and is market leader in contracting, i.e. in the acquisition of energy and supply services. The company with its headquarters in Magdeburg offers innovative, environmentally-friendly and economic energy supply solutions which are all customized. GETEC delivers heating, cooling, steam or energy to companies, housing associations and complex properties such as hospitals or shopping malls. GETEC plans, constructs, runs and finances energy supply institutions. The group employs around 600 people in more than 30 subsidiaries and investment companies. 

eschbach implemented the following features

  • analysis
  • solution design
  • implementation
  • continuous user support
  • software updates
Joerg Felber, Head of Control Room of GETEC heat & power AG:

"Thanks to the fast introduction and the high acceptance of our members of staff, we can see a much better flow of information at the shift changes. Also the weekly fault analyses informs directly the superiors and enables faster decisions."

Joerg Felber, Head of Control Room of GETEC heat & power AG:

 
 
 

Danisco relies on Shiftconnector®

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eschbach delivered:

  • analysis
  • solution
  • implementation
  • continuous user support and software updates
 
 
 

Multiple award winning software

eschbach has received two awards in 2014 for its standard software Shiftconnector® 6.0

Industriepreis 2014
Innovationspreis-IT 2014
 

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