Whitepaper sponsored by AVEVA

While the food and beverage industry is dynamic, overarching goals have stayed the same. Improving yield and quality, reducing waste and out-of-spec product, and creating an agile operation are always a top priority. However, increased regulatory oversight and consumer pressures have introduced new initiatives, from track and trace to sustainability. To survive, manufacturers must focus on digital transformation.

In a market that is rife with software solutions, many manufacturers struggle to determine where to invest digital transformation resources. While capital expenditure, return on investment, and ease-of-use are all common criteria, any solutions must address today’s objectives as well as future goals.

For over forty years, food and beverage companies have turned to the PI System to enable digital transformation. This paper will make the business case for a PI System deployment.