Case study Blefa GmbH

MES gets the “barrel rolling

Beer and beer keg production continue to be attractive markets. In this segment, Blefa Beverage Systems, part of Artemis Holding, has held its own with flying colors over the decades as a leading manufacturer of kegs. The PROXIA MES-Software with machine and production data acquisition for monitoring two interlinked production lines makes a sustainable contribution to increasing the output quantity by more than 15 percent. This means that Blefa continues to be ideally equipped for growth.

“PROXIA MES provides cross-departmental, meaningful key figures in our production and enables us to optimize in control loops based on valid production data. PROXIA has made a significant contribution to the fact that we have been able to increase the output of our kegs by 15%.”

Jürgen Kromer
Technical Director of Blefa GmbH

Highlights and benefits at a glance:

  • Increase output by 15%
  • Precise MDE/BDE Data acquisition for output accurate to the piece count
  • Sustainable support of the strategic goal
  • Increase output by 25% – with existing resources
  • Valid data basis for quality improvements
  • Intuitive BDE input meets with high acceptance
  • Modern OPC-UA machine connection for MDE
  • Accurate data for detailed value stream mapping

Insight at Blefa GmbH