Adelaide, May 11th 2017: Tasman Sinkware, which manufactures under the Oliveri brand name, has partnered with Australian company Ailytic to deliver improvements in manufacturing efficiency with automation, artificial intelligence and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), investing in the further development of their South Australian manufacturing plant and securing SA jobs.
Tasman Sinkware manufactures a range of leading sinks and distributes associated kitchen and laundry hardware to the Australian market, as well as exporting around the world, from its manufacturing headquarters in Regency Park, South Australia. Operating since 1948, Tasman Sinkware has a focus on high quality products, which feature in popular reality shows such as The Block and House Rules as well as often being the choice for celebrity designer homes such as Alisa Fraser of The Block fame.
Tasman Sinkware partners with many local businesses, such as retailers and kitchen designer companies to distribute its locally manufactured products which are featured in prominent kitchen showrooms all around South Australia and Australia. Its Australian made sinks are a trusted staple for home builders, plumbers and cabinet makers and have been enjoyed in Australian homes for generations.
“Tasman Sinkware and the Oliveri name is an iconic and important brand in Australia and overseas,” said John Woodcock, Tasman’s General Manager Operations. “We continuously strive to innovate and manufacture our range as efficiently as possible and as a result improve the customer’s experience” said John. “We chose Ailytic to pilot some key technologies that are on the cutting edge and liked their rapid deployment suite of intelligent decision systems including wireless smart factory sensors, scheduling and optimisation software. These will enable our focus on improved real time metrics, operational control and forward decision making about what to produce day in day out considering increasing demand.”
James Balzary, CEO of Ailytic states: “Traditional manufacturing industries including small to medium sized businesses now have potential to utilise technologies previously only available to larger companies due to cost and complexity. Tasman Sinkware have done an amazing job streamlining operations, reducing cost and becoming more energy efficient and now it is about replacing legacy processes with automated and optimised systems that can empower operators and management to make more informed decisions. These capabilities can be deployed in hours and instantly deliver insights that increase efficiency and reduce costs.”
Ailytic is an Australian company delivering innovative performance management and optimisation solutions to manufacturing, food and beverage, packaging and general process and discrete industries. Ailytic’s capability enables insights that generate significant returns by utilising real-time metrics, artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to manage plant performance and create value. Lightweight, easily deployed, cloud-based and intelligent with significant end-user focus, Ailytic’s capability reduces time to value by turning operations staff into analysts with easy modelling of complex operational environments.
About Tasman Sinkware
Tasman Sinkware (including Oliveri as a brand name) is an important player in the South Australian manufacturing sector. The company began life as a domestic metal fabricator in Adelaide in 1948. A move to sink manufacturing saw them pioneer the deep drawing process in Australia. Over the years, as the business grew, Oliveri introduced precision technology to their stainless steel sink manufacturing process with the installation of some of the World's most sophisticated processing equipment.
A wholly owned division of Fletcher Building a publicly listed company, Oliveri has a total commitment to the care and welfare of its valued employees maintaining a stringent adherence to Occupational Health and Safety. As an Australian manufacturer Oliveri cares about the environment with our sinks being produced according to stringent safety conditions and environmental regulations under the Environmental Protection Act (EPA 2166).
As well as the manufactured sink products, Oliveri supplies and distributes a range of sinkware, taps, accessories and other products to augment the core business of sink manufacture, distribution and sales.
Headquartered at Regency Park in Adelaide, Tasman Sinkware aim to maintain and build on the history and success by innovating in manufacturing processes, expanding via new market entry and competing with strong global players through improved customer service and product differentiation.
Ailytic is a company delivering decision analytics software to manufacturing industries. Our AI-enabled platform provides insight into real time production processes and generates optimised production plans and schedules. Lightweight and easily deployed, we increase efficiency and reduce costs for manufacturers in complex operational environments. Ailytic is headquartered in Adelaide, Australia with offices in Changzhou, China and globally recognised clients including Treasury Wine Estates, Schneider Electric, Fletcher Building, Glencore, Liberty Onesteel, Yalumba and San Miguel Yamimura.
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