The Value of MDT AutoSave
Customer Case Studies: Proof of Value
Automotive Manufacturer Installs MDT AutoSave to Prevent Downtime After a Costly PLC Failure
After a PLC failure and the program configuration was lost, this plant lost 6 hours of production due to the time it took to locate and update an old program. The plant stated that if they had AutoSave at the time of the PLC failure, the reduced downtime would have paid for the system.
A Specialty Metals Manufacturer Experiences Product Loss After an Undetected PLC Code Change
A specialty metals producer made a PLC programming code due to new material specifications but the new code was not loaded into the device. Unfortunately, nobody knew that the ‘old recipe’ was being used, resulting in the production of three months worth of incorrect material that had to be recalled and reproduced.
Large Soft Drink Manufacturer Avoids Production Downtime When PLC Code is Lost
Because this plant used a manual, human-driven change management process, unauthorized changes and human error was putting the plant at risk of incurring long downtimes due to poor software version control. After implementing AutoSave, the plant avoided downtime by downloading the code immediately from AutoSave and were assured it was the correct code due to AutoSave’s program compare functionality.
MDT AutoSave Increases Productivity and Reduces Downtime and Safety Risks for Nestlé Purina
With AutoSave Change Management Software, a Nestlé Purina plant was able to replace their manual version control process with an automated solution that documents and stores the program version made by multiple programmers so that no program is lost while verifying the correct program is running, reducing risk of downtime and errors.