The preparatory measures include streamlining production and business processes, finding permanent solutions for productivity and quality enhancement, material management and inventory, data security & performance analyses, inducting personnel and defining roles, fixing responsibilities and setting up processes, improving efficiency and setting up infrastructure, identifying credible vendors and standardizing products and solutions and the list is apparently endless.
A RMC CEO has to face numerous challenges to manage the business effectively. Rapidly growing customer demands for increased supply and quality assurance, product consistency and timely delivery is adding to the pressure put by an already dynamic industry.
Now is the time which warrants the business owners to be well-informed about the entire range of benefits that automation could offer them. Since the day of manual mixing of concrete to present times of complete automation, concrete industry has traveled great distance. During this tenure, process automation has made significant contribution in propelling the industry growth. With semi automatic production in early days, followed by the use of microprocessor controlled devices, then by a genre of PLC based fully automatic systems, followed by incorporation of SCADA in batching systems; this technology too has evolved considerably.
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