Synchrono® Client Orbital ATK to be Honored at the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala

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Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform Helped Orbital ATK Win Recognition in Operational Excellence Leadership Category

Frost & Sullivan 2015 Manufacturing Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan 2015 Manufacturing Leadership Award

We are excited about what Orbital ATK has achieved and congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition

Synchrono®, a leader in demand-driven manufacturing software, today announced that Orbital ATK will be honored at the Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala June 4, 2015. The company’s Aerospace Structures Division will be recognized as a winner in Operational Excellence Leadership during the Gala, which is part of the Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Summit, to be held June 2-4, 2015 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California.

Orbital ATK, Aerospace Structures Division (ASD), is a leading supplier of composite structures for the aerospace and defense industries. ASD turned to the Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform to help achieve a key part of a two-year operational initiative that helped the company significantly grow their commercial aircraft business while improving:

  •     Visibility of manufacturing floor status by every member of the team
  •     Response time to manufacturing problems and problem-solving efficiency
  •     Access to meaningful data with drill-down capabilities to improve throughput and lend focus to continuous improvement initiatives
  •     Communication between, and accountability, of all teams
  •     Reduction in unplanned work stoppages, missed shipments and inventory buffer requirements

“This award is the result of a team that came together to put our demand-driven goals within reach,” said Brian Andrus, director of IT for Orbital ATK. “Synchrono was a critical piece of the operational success in reducing costs, enabling growth and providing a path for scalable continuous improvement.”

“We are excited about what Orbital ATK has achieved and congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition,” said John Maher, Synchrono Vice President, Product Strategy. “As their strategy was executed, we were gratified to see that Synchrono contributed to their demand-driven factory of the future.”

About Synchrono
Synchrono® LLC is a leading provider of demand-driven manufacturing software and services that simplify complex manufacturing environments and transform business results. The company’s planning, scheduling and execution and eKanban inventory replenishment systems are powerful on their own, and when combined with its operations solutions on the Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform, clients synchronize workforce, methods, machines, resources, data and more enabling flow from order inception through production and delivery.
Aggregating information from its own applications as well as from both machine-level and disparate enterprise systems, the Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform provides a real-time visual information system that empowers everyone - from the top floor to the shop floor - with actionable information. Synchrono helps clients manage constraints, improve flow, drive on-time delivery and maintain a competitive edge. For more information, please visit http://www.synchrono.com. Follow the Demand-Driven Matters blog at http://www.synchrono.com/blog.
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