Customer Success - H.J Heinz Company

Factory MES Enables Heinz Single Service to Immediately Reduce Giveaway, Slash Downtime, and Increase Production Capacity.

Factory MES Enables Heinz Single Service to Immediately Reduce Giveaway, Slash Downtime, and Increase Production Capacity.

Heinz Single Service produces a variety of Heinz brand and private-label condiments, sauces and vinegars for the catering industry. The well-known brand chose Factory MES for its UK operation to reduce overweight lines and improve production efficiency.

H.J Heinz Company

Quick Facts

  • Part of the H.J. Heinz Company and headquartered in Telford, England.
  • Produces 900 million units annually.
  • Approximately 100 employees.

INDUSTRIES

Food and Beverage

HEADQUARTERS

Telford, UK

SOLUTIONS 

Factory MES

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CHALLENGE

Heinz Single Service was looking for ways to identify improvement opportunities. But they lacked the visibility required to make necessary corrections.

SOLUTION

The company chose to invest in Factory MES - a Manufacturing Execution System designed specifically for process manufacturers.

RESULT

With Factory MES, Heinz immediately reduced giveaway by 1% through overfill issue resolution. The company slashed changeover time by 42%, increased capacity by 5% and has achieved real-time visibility and transparency into production performance.