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Fabricator Sees Efficiency Gains and Increased Visibility with Jovix

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Fabricator Sees Efficiency Gains and Increased Visibility with Jovix ® A multi-site, U.S. fabricator had a goal to improve efficiency, productivity and accuracy in material management, including pipe spools and modules. They launched a company-wide, phased approach to deploy Jovix, automating reporting and enabling visibility into internal and external progress communications. With a goal of proactive and predictive material and process control, the fabricator digitized data collection with RFID tags, barcode labels and mobile hardware, providing unique services to clients with real-time reporting and downstream material tracking. After integrating Jovix into their existing scheduling software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool and engineering bills of material (BOM), the fabricator set themselves apart from competitors with total visibility into their processes, including enhanced collaboration and communication with the workface planning tools of EPC firms and prime contractors. The fabricator has three facilities in the eastern U.S. and business units in industrial construction, pipe fabrication, modular fabrication, fire protection and engineering services. With over 800 employees, 8,000 global clients and over 20,000 projects, the fabricator's mission is to increase productivity while maintaining safety standards. Pain Points in the Traditional Fabricator Workflow Growth brings growing pains, and as they grew, the fabricator noticed cracks appearing in traditional processes like inventory and shop floor control. • Disparate spreadsheets for inventory • Shop floor control run on disparate spreadsheets • Spreadsheets lacked visibility and consistency, leading to data silos They needed a resolution that provided visibility and transparency, both internally and externally. Key Facts Industry: Fabrication Country: United States Products Used: Jovix Key Benefits: • Proactive, predictive material and process control • KPIs and dashboards for better decision-making • Ability to correct material issues before impacting schedule • Digitized data collection Case Study

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