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Factory Planning Made Easy, Dynamic, Realistic & Adaptive

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Automation Alley
March 2, 2022
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Summary

Ahead of their booth at Integr8, MPDV shares their Advanced Planning and Scheduling System in a helpful video.

Automation Alley member MPDV shares their Advanced Planning and Scheduling System to help manufacturers plan both simple operations and complex production orders quickly and flexibly. The software-based platform, called FEDRA, allows for more innovative production planning with Industry 4.0 technology tools like artificial intelligence (AI).

Watch this video to see how FEDRA applies reinforcement learning, an established AI method, to complex scenarios. FEDRA allocates a multitude of work processes, efficiently utilizing available resources to optimize throughput times, minimize maintenance times and setup costs, improve labor utilization, and maximize productivity.

For more on MPDV and their innovative factory solutions, visit their booth at Integr8, Automation Alley's Industry 4.0 conference, on May 10 at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. To register, click here.

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Automation Alley is a World Economic Forum Advanced Manufacturing Hub (AMHUB) for North America and a nonprofit Industry 4.0 knowledge center with a global outlook and a regional focus. We facilitate public-private partnerships by connecting industry, education and government to fuel Michigan's economy.

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