Linking Continuous Improvement and Automation to Boost OEE

June 8, 2012
Chris Bacon, production manager at Pepsi Bottling Ventures, explains how the facility leverages automation with real-time monitoring controls to promote continuous improvement.

The presentation video below discusses how Pepsi Bottling Ventures (Nampa, Idaho) achieved dramatic overall equipment effectiveness improvements across both legacy and new equipment using a combination of Lean & Six Sigma principles with various automation technologies. Using this approach, Pepsi Bottling Ventures experienced a return on investment payback on automation expenditures in less than a year. (Approximate Time - 33:39).