Why Data is the Secret Ingredient for the Food and Beverage Industry
The increasing availability and harnessing of process data across Food and Beverage operations is critical to drive operational excellence. Hidden in the data are insights that help improve product quality, environmental sustainability and asset optimization
See How Kellogg's Transformed Data Collection to Achieve Sustainablility Goals
See How Heineken Uses the PI System to Improve Water and Energy Management
Deschutes reduced production time, maximized capacity and postponed $8 million in capital upgrades.
The Kellogg Company Harvests $3.3 Million in Energy Savings with the PI System.
“Up until 4 years ago, we had zero visibility into plant operations data, so decisions were being made without data to back it up.”
Hershey Foods Gains Business Value from Real-Time Manufacturing Intelligence
Jeff Van Pelt is Principal, Global Food & Beverage Industry at OSIsoft. In this role, Mr. Van Pelt is responsible industry strategy, segment development, thought leadership and ensuring customers drive value from their technology investments. Van Pelt
is a 30 veteran in the consumer products industry in a variety of roles. Prior to joining OSIsoft, he held industry executive positions at IBM and SAP.
Petter joined OSIsoft in October 2015 as the Industry Principal for Life Sciences, Food & Beverages and Specialty Chemicals, ensuring these markets obtain optimal value through their use of the PI System. Petter is based in southern Sweden and works globally
with most of the leading pharmaceutical companies and strategic partners in the OSIsoft partner ecosphere.
Petter has a M.Sc. in technical chemistry with a specialization towards chemometrics and data science. After his M.Sc. from Umeå University, Sweden, Petter joined Umetrics in 1999, where he worked for 17 years with customers in various markets for example
Pharmaceutical, Pulp & Paper, Automotive, Semicon and chemical and with applications such as PAT, QbD, early fault detection, predictive analytics, MPC and CPV. Petter was Product Manager for Umetrics’ portfolio, including SIMCA, SIMCA-online
and MODDE, and later became their global sales director.