Overview

Bridgestone Group develops advanced innova­tive technologies with a strong commitment to support­ing global communities. They needed a partner for process optimization and automation.

Client:
Bridgestone Group USA
Industry:
Manufacturing
Services:
Process optimization and automation.

Challenge

Optimization and Automation of the purchasing process, spare parts inventory control, integrating them with corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance, with Deep Learning models.

Solution

After model implementation, the processes were able to measure the times in each step of the process, determine the frequency of demand, its quantities for each item, and each supplier; predict demand optimizing the Just in Time process. After 6 months of implementation, inventory was reduced by 50%, and after one year by an additional 25%. Urgent purchases were reduced by 83.5%.