2016 Winner Profile

Samsung Electronics Global Technology Center

Project Description:
Samsung Electronics developed the Global Manufacturing Execution System (GMES) to integrate disparate production systems of 7 business units with 25 product categories spread across 31 production sites. GMES provides end-to-end management capabilities for Samsung's manufacturing process, which includes production planning, statistical process control and product quality management. GMES' mobile component enabled responsive decision-making through real-time access to mission-critical KPIs. Implementing GMES helped Samsung save $194 million in production costs annually, decreased product changeover times globally by more than 50 percent and decreased quality defects by millions of dollars.
Business Functions:
Manufacturing
Business Goal:
Operational Impact
CIO:
JungHyun Nam, Vice President
CEO:
JongHo Kim, President
Headquarters:
Suwon, Gyeonggi-do
Industry:
Manufacturing
Website:
www.samsung.com/sec
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