Partner News: South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) Partners with Surgere to Provide Visibility Solutions in the Supply Chain
The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP), a private, non-profit group that serves as a proven resource to South Carolina businesses, providing them with a range of innovative strategies and solutions, has teamed up with Surgere, a pioneer in IoT technology to provide its members with supply chain solutions. Surgere is a proven leader to connect and visualize the shared community of OEM, logistics, and tier suppliers.
Surgere will be available to SCMEP’s over 500 members to provide expertise in solving visibility in end-to-end supply chain issues. “We are excited to be introducing Surgere’s solutions to our members,” said Chuck Spangler, SCMEP President. “By utilizing their innovative systems, members will be able to see both variable and fixed cost savings through multiple facets including increased inventory visibility, part life cycle visibility, central data storage points, and manufacturing improvements such as increase OEE, quality initiatives, machinery uptime visibility, and lot tracking capabilities.”
Surgere provides full part traceability through the entire production process using an automated data collection system enabled by Ultra High-Frequency RFID tags. Each tagged part is autonomously read via an RFID antenna at multiple inflection points throughout the production process.
“We are happy to be working with SCMEP, this is a partnership in the truest sense of the word,” says Robert Fink, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at Surgere. “This relationship will provide cost-effective benefits to SCMEP’s members by helping them overcome both simple and complex supply chain challenges.”