AFL industry innovator becomes the RTLS-driven US factory of the future with Pozyx technology

Ghent, Belgium – Pozyx, a provider of RTLS (real-time location systems) and ART (advanced real-time tracking) solutions, proves how innovation in ultra accurate location technology optimises industry process efficiency, bringing truly smart manufacturing one step closer to reality, and setting the stage for the decade ahead.

AFL manufactures fiber optic products and has a track record of embracing new technology solutions. AFL’s accessories business unit has engaged with Pozyx and its South Carolina partner Gemba Systems to increase the traceability of orders on the shop floor during the manufacturing process and to optimise the flow of high value expedite orders. The solution delivers location accuracy, which can only be obtained with UWB (ultra-wideband) technology. The system generates pivotal data showing how operations can be improved and waste eliminated.

Eric Borowicz, general manager of AFL’s accessories BU states, “AFL chose the Pozyx RTLS system to track orders during all stages of production. The optimisation of expedite orders is of key importance to meet customer expectations, deliver on time, and drive additional revenue. Before we implemented the Pozyx system, it was difficult for us to know the exact order status and location. During the Tennessee tornado outbreak in December of last year, for example, we were able to use Pozyx to track over 70 high-priority orders and ensure each order was completed within two days. Having this level of visibility during emergency situations, helps us deliver products to our customers on time, so that critical infrastructure can be restored.”

Pozyx collaborates with partners and customers to solve the toughest RTLS challenges and to create innovative solutions that span across Industry 4.0, smart manufacturing, and IoT. Pozyx is actively developing RTLS technology to optimise efficiency and create business value which will translate into quick ROI for its customers. The Pozyx hardware the backbone of the RTLS infrastructure – and the awarded software to install, manage, and maintain the system, are the building blocks that make the Pozyx offering smarter, faster, and more efficient. The Pozyx hardware and software, coupled with our innovative solution design is how Pozyx consistently wins from its competitors. However, what customers appreciate even more and is not visible on a datasheet, is short and flawless installation projects, excellent implementation support, and flexible integration service.

To find out more on the Pozyx UWB RTLS and the recently announced multi-technology Pozyx Platformplease schedule a call with our Industry 4.0 experts.

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