Abbott Nutrition deploys advanced technologies for improved manufacturing

ARC spoke with James Li, an engineering manager in the Abbott Nutrition division, about how the company uses big data and analytics to improve manufacturing productivity.

By Janice Abel

Abbott’s nutrition business, a division of the global healthcare company, manufactures a wide variety of science-based nutrition products. These range from Similac brand infant formula to adult nutrition brands such as Ensure. Recently, ARC had the opportunity to speak with James Li, an engineering manager in the Abbott Nutrition division. We discussed how the company uses Big Data and analytics to improve manufacturing productivity.

This Insight explains how Abbott is using advanced technologies for new insights and faster decision making in two pilot manufacturing applications. The technology eliminates hours of manual work by collecting and integrating the data in OSIsoft’s PI System and using Seeq’s analytics tool to improve production. 

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