Companies to provide manufacturing execution and domain expertise for the 'Perfect Plant'
ATLANTA, Jan. 23 -- Visiprise, Inc., a leader in integrated manufacturing execution (MES) solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organization. Visiprise and TCS will work in collaboration with SAP AG through its efforts aimed at helping manufacturing customers achieve the 'perfect plant', providing discrete manufacturers with an industry-leading MES solution to enable a tightly- integrated technology ecosystem.
Visiprise, through its formal reseller agreement with SAP AG, will deliver the SAP® Manufacturing Execution application by Visiprise, an MES solution that provides powerful route enforcement, traceability and shop floor execution capabilities. The solution is integrated with the SAP ERP application through the SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (SAP MII) application to provide manufacturers with better visibility into production operations.
TCS, through its Global Network Delivery Model(TM), will deliver 'one stop' domain expertise to integrate shop floor information into enterprise systems, enabling manufacturers to consistently meet their business objectives.
"The combination of deep domain expertise of TCS in integrating shop floor information to the enterprise and the capabilities of SAP and Visiprise allow manufacturers greater visibility, tighter integration and optimization of their shop floor information." said Regu Ayyaswamy, VP, Engineering and Industrial Services, TCS. "The Visiprise-TCS partnership will provide significant value to customers that want to drive both global coordination and local execution across their manufacturing networks."
The companies will formally launch their collaboration through the Perfect Plant center of excellence, designed as a virtual manufacturing scenario lab and operated by a global "virtual team" from TCS and SAP. The center of excellence was formed to help manufacturers achieve the perfect plant by combining global manufacturing coordination with local execution to improve end-to-end manufacturing operations and financial performance.
"Visiprise and TCS have demonstrated tremendous success working with SAP to leverage the SAP xMII composite application as a manufacturing operations platform," said Mike Wendell, vice president, Manufacturing Solutions at SAP America Inc. "Customers and SAP partners can effectively fast-track new ideas leveraging SAP applications and Visiprise manufacturing execution at the Perfect Plant center of excellence. Combined with global services expertise from TCS, this enables a fast, effective implementation and quicker time to benefit for our joint customers."
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organization that delivers real results to global businesses, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development.
A part of the Tata Group, India's largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 100,000 of the world's best trained IT consultants in 47 countries. The Company generated consolidated revenues of US $4.3 billion for fiscal year ended 31 March, 2007 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
Visiprise is a leading provider of manufacturing execution for integrated manufacturing operations. Visiprise helps manufacturers gain visibility into manufacturing operations, achieve shop floor control and manage product and process traceability. Focused on aerospace and defense, high tech, automotive, and medical device industries, more than 200 customers around the globe turn to Visiprise. Customers include Actia, BAE Systems, Celestica, ConMed, E-Z-GO Textron, Lockheed Martin, Philips Lighting, Solectron and Thales Avionics. For more information, visit www.visiprise.com.
Source: Visiprise, Inc.
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