St. Paul, MN -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/15/2016 -- Kirk Studdiford manages customer and partner relationships by providing support, post go-live consulting services, and training at Synchrono. Prior to this role, Studdiford worked as a delivery consultant and managed several successful Synchrono implementations. Studdiford has more than fifteen years' experience working in manufacturing and more than eight years with Synchrono. He is a subject matter expert in ERP, MRP, supply chain, manufacturing planning and scheduling systems, and constraints management.
Prior to joining Synchrono, Studdiford worked as a Supply Chain Analyst for Medtronic Inc. and at 3M Company in Advanced Planning and Scheduling systems. There he implemented or supported systems at more than 30 different locations.
Studdiford earned a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He holds certifications for CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) and for both SAP and i2 technologies.
Synchrono (http://www.synchrono.com) demand-driven manufacturing software synchronizes complex manufacturing environments in real-time, to drive business results. For almost twenty years, Synchrono systems have helped discrete manufacturers, engineer-to-order manufacturers, and others manage constraints, improve flow and drive on-time production. When integrated under the Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform, lean and demand-driven initiatives achieve new levels of excellence, transforming businesses by synchronizing people, processes, machines, materials, and data to drive production flow from order inception to delivery.
The award winning Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform offers five system components, including a planning, scheduling, and production management system and ekanban software for real-time inventory replenishment and supply chain collaboration. The Synchrono Platform has a unique a data collection, historian, and automated workflow engine along with an application that generates automatic alerts, escalation and action plans to minimize disruptions. Perhaps most importantly, this technology platform also includes a real-time visual factory information system. Everyone at every level of a manufacturing organization has access to one version of the truth with a dynamic view of what is happening at every stage of the manufacturing process; from order inception through production and delivery.
Synchrono systems allow for the simultaneous exchange of data across systems and resources, the ability to respond to constraints and changes in demand as they occur, and to predict, pre-empt, and prioritize issues. The Platform components may be implemented independently or collectively to enable the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), providing an unprecedented foundation for communication, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
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