DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Priefert Selects River Logic to Enhance its Advanced Modeling Capabilities

Priefert | December 07, 2022 | Read time : 02:00 min

Priefert Selects NEws
River Logic, a leading provider of advanced prescriptive analytics technology platform, announced that Priefert, a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural products, will use River Logic's Network Design Optimization technology platform as the company undergoes a digital transformation to improve efficiencies across all aspects of manufacturing.

"River Logic's Production Scheduling Optimization solution provides us with more advanced capabilities as we look to take optimization to the next level across the enterprise, In the near term, the software will enable us to make scheduling, inventory, and substitutions decisions more quickly, allowing for faster manufacturing throughput and fine-tuned granularity of detail.  In addition, we expect to alleviate potential bottlenecks by reducing inventory concerns, and significantly reduce the time it takes to run scenario modeling, which in turn, will enable us to make more accurate long-term decisions that are informed and data-driven and cost savings."

-Robert Dickson, Director of Cost Management, Priefert.

We're excited to partner with Priefert to scale their Production Scheduling Optimization to a more advanced level and help them achieve efficiencies across their operations and manufacturing with visibility to help drive better financial performance," said Carlos Centurion, President of River Logic. "Working in conjunction with the management team at Priefert, we are confident in our abilities to help them speed manufacturing throughput via replacements and planning substitution – tactics that that will allow them to identify optimization opportunities for cost minimization, revenue maximization, capacity planning and inventory management."

About Priefert:
Priefert Manufacturing Company, Inc. manufactures and distributes livestock handling equipment. The Company produces and markets cattle handling equipment, horse stalls, round pens, water tanks, feeders, kennels, gates, fencing, and various other steel fabrication items. Priefert Manufacturing supplies dealers throughout the world from its operations in the State of Texas. 

About River Logic:
Technology from Texas-based River Logic creates the confidence leaders need to solve complex planning problems across the enterprise. Purpose-built for business users, their platform enables end-to-end business optimization via advanced analytics and a revolutionary cloud experience that offers rapid scenario collaboration, data management, workflows, BI reporting, scalability, and more.

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One important application of metal additive manufacturing in the aerospace industry involves not making new parts, but repairing existing ones. Aircraft engine blades such as compressor and turbine blades are subject to wear. Historically these components have been repaired manually, through the work of a skilled welder, but 3D printing via directed energy deposition (DED), guided by optical measurement of the worn blade for generating custom program paths, offers the chance for an automated, unattended system to perform this repair operation. During a visit to Optomec's facility in Clover, South Carolina, I saw how additive manufacturing for aircraft engine blade repair works. This video shows DED of Inconel 625 applied in two different types of paths to repair the tips of a compressor blade and a turbine blade.

Spotlight

One important application of metal additive manufacturing in the aerospace industry involves not making new parts, but repairing existing ones. Aircraft engine blades such as compressor and turbine blades are subject to wear. Historically these components have been repaired manually, through the work of a skilled welder, but 3D printing via directed energy deposition (DED), guided by optical measurement of the worn blade for generating custom program paths, offers the chance for an automated, unattended system to perform this repair operation. During a visit to Optomec's facility in Clover, South Carolina, I saw how additive manufacturing for aircraft engine blade repair works. This video shows DED of Inconel 625 applied in two different types of paths to repair the tips of a compressor blade and a turbine blade.

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