How LIXIL used DELMIA Apriso as a core MES model to standardize its global manufacturing systems
LIXIL Group, created in 2011 through a merger of five most successful Japanese building materials and housing companies, wanted to implement a manufacturing execution system (MES) that could be quickly developed and seamlessly deployed to help effectively comply with diverse on-site requirements, all while offering global functionalities and standardizing the company’s global manufacturing systems. After thorough consideration of available MES options, LIXIL decided on Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA Apriso MES, deeming it the right tool for applying LIXIL’s production know-how without the need to make any sacrifices or modifications.
Read the full case study to find out how DELMIA Apriso has transformed LIXIL—a global enterprise that processes about 27,000 orders daily and produces tens of millions of items and ten million individual parts, and whose different production formats include made to stock (MTS), assemble to order (ATO), made to order (MTO), and engineered to order (ETO). Learn how LIXIL has gained a clear, real-time view of company-wide inventory across several sites and why the company wants to also implement the APS software DELMIA Ortems, hoping the two solutions combined will further improve LIXIL’s real-time capabilities, on-site flexibility, performance and quality management, and inventory management.