Commercial Partners

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Commercial Partners 2019


Atos North America provides digital solutions, services and expertise to many of the world’s largest companies and government organizations. Our proven technologies, strategic consulting and application management services help clients better anticipate and respond to perpetually shifting transformational changes in their businesses.

With a deep pool of more than 14,000 business technologists, experts and scientists, Atos North America continuously differentiates itself as a trusted partner and recognized leader in digital services and solutions. These distinctions are reinforced by strategic partnerships with Google, Dell EMC, SAP, Microsoft, ServiceNow, Siemens and Cisco, among other technology leaders.

Strong partnerships are critical to giving our clients access to best-in-class technologies that enable greater customer service agility and business performance in any industry. We currently serve healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, media, energy, utilities, public sector, retail, technology, telecommunications and transportation markets.

Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline. Atos is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

ATS Applied Tech Systems Ltd.

ATS Global is the independent solution provider for Smart Digital Transformation worldwide. We provide products and services for all three levels of the automation pyramid; control, execution and information. ATS is an innovative, strategic knowledge partner offering the following areas of expertise: Smart Manufacturing / Industry 4.0, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES/MOM), Automation & IT, Quality Management, Lean & Six Sigma, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Application Packaging & Virtualization. Since our foundation in 1986, we have developed business activities specifically designed to support the full lifecycle of automation, quality and IT systems: ATS Support Services, ATS Consulting, ATS Projects, ATS Partners & Products, ATS Software Development, and ATS Training & Workshops.

Buck Consultants International

BCI Global

BCI Global (Buck Consultants International) is a global independent and unbiased consulting leader in manufacturing footprint optimization, supply chain design and location decision support. We support companies with:

  • Global manufacturing and supply chain footprint optimization
  • International location strategy and site selection for manufacturing plants, distribution centers, headquarters, support (shared services) centers, R&D centers, etc.
  • Incentives negotiations
  • Business case development to support major (dis)investment plans
  • Make-or-buy analyses

BCI Global has offices and experienced teams in the US (Bay Area, Los Angeles, Atlanta), Europe (London-UK; Frankfurt-Germany; Paris-France; Nijmegen & The Hague-the Netherlands), Shanghai-China and Singapore (focus on Asia & India). The firm employs 65 dedicated professionals.


CGN Global is a global consulting firm, in business for nearly 25 years, helping our partners solve strategic and tactical challenges in their global supply chains. As strategic advisers, our clients have trusted us with total business consulting to aid in mergers, acquisitions, and integrations.

Chartwell Consulting

Chartwell helps leading manufacturing businesses deliver industry beating improvements in: PRODUCTIVITY – PERFORMANCE – PROFIT

Despite much investment in Continuous Improvement and Lean / Six Sigma, large, often hidden opportunities remain within organisations. Our clients trust us to uncover this potential and deliver sustained, step change in their manufacturing operations’ financial performance.

We repeatedly achieve 20% – 50% improvement in performance in 2 – 6 months. We are passionate about delivering results and gladly held accountable for them. All our project work has a “no result, no fee” guarantee.

Competitive Solutions Inc.

Competitive Solutions, Inc., (CSI) is an international consulting/software firm serving fortune 500 companies around the globe since 1991. Our transformation platforms of Process Based Leadership® (PBL), PBL ScoreCard®, and Leadership GPS®, have been the solutions of choice in Alcon, Lockheed, Abbott, DOD, Pfizer, Harley Davidson, Roche, Kroger, 3M, Kellogg’s and Gilead. CSI’s proven capabilities around Colleague Engagement, Robust and Sustainable Metrics that Matter, Visible and Personal Accountability Systems, and Communication Cadences that actually move the business forward, have made us the consulting partner of choice in the Manufacturing Industries. Our simple and sustainable turnkey solutions, leave nothing to chance and provide even the most advanced organization ideas and suggestions for simplification, continuous improvement and most importantly, bottom line impact.

Dassault Systemes

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE® Company, serves 220,000 users across 140 countries, providing virtual universes for sustainable innovation.

DELMIA is a Dassault Systèmes brand that delivers Digital Continuity across the virtual and real worlds of manufacturing to engineer, operate, and optimize your global industrial processes.

DELMIA Engineering applications drive manufacturing innovation by virtually defining, planning, creating, monitoring, and controlling all production processes.

DELMIA Operations solutions help global manufacturers transform their global operations to achieve and sustain operational excellence.

DELMIA Optimization capabilities enable finite capacity planning, scheduling, synchronization and optimization for complex and batch business processes across all planning horizons.

As part of Dassault Systèmes, it’s Quintiq’s mission to solve the world’s planning puzzles using a single platform.

Quintiq supply chain planning and optimization solution increases visibility, prevents data silos and facilitates better collaboration both internally and with supply chain partners. It covers the entire supply chain from end to end across all planning horizons from strategic, via tactical to operational planning.

Quintiq’s integrated planning empowers your business processes to drive performance, beat the competition and maximize profits. At the click of a button, Quintiq optimizes hundreds of thousands of operations. Applied locally it optimizes sourcing, distribution, production and inventory. Applied globally it optimizes the entire supply chain, insulates it against risk and prepares for any eventualities.

Firestone Building Products

Firestone Building Products Company, LLC is a leading manufacturer and supplier of trusted roofing and building envelope solutions. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, Firestone Building Products meets individual customer and project needs for roofing, wall and lining solutions. Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., the company also offers outstanding technical services, an international network of roofing contractors, distributors and field sales representatives, and exceptional warranty protection. Products include commercial roofing systems, roofing accessories, green roofing systems and daylighting systems, vegetative roofing systems, metal wall panels, insulation, cavity wall construction, pond liners, geomembranes and silicone and acrylic liquid coatings. Firestone Building Products is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

GE Digital

GE Digital is the leading software company for the Industrial Internet, reimagining how industrials build, operate and service their assets, unlocking machine data to turn valuable insights into powerful business outcomes.

Innovation + Domain Expertise + Proven Technologies

GE Digital’s Predix portfolio – including the leading Asset Performance Management (Predix APM) and Field Service Management (Predix ServiceMax) applications – helps its customers manage the entire asset lifecycle.

Underpinned by Predix, the leading application development platform for the Industrial Internet, GE Digital enables industrial businesses to operate faster, smarter and more efficiently, bringing together the Digital Industrial world.

Performance Solutions by Milliken

Operational Excellence & Safety Consulting
Performance Solutions by Milliken brings a unique, Practitioner-based value proposition to its clients and has built an enviable record of helping companies achieve substantial and sustainable improvements in their operations and safety excellence efforts. This approach, built on the foundation of lessons learned while Milliken & Company created and implemented its own world-class performance system, helps client organizations engage and empower their associates by working side-by-side to establish a culture of continuous improvement and drive breakthrough operations impact. Performance Solutions currently serve companies in more than 100 operating locations in 28 countries across a wide range of industry sectors.


Praemo is creating a future without disruptions by extracting the power of operational data and turning it into actionable insights. Founded by industry veterans with extensive experience in their respective fields, Praemo is at the forefront of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) revolution. The company is on a mission to positively transform the way industrial organizations operate with its cutting-edge Razor™ technology. Razor™, a predictive analytics engine that combines Praemo’s industry expertise with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the IIoT, delivers performance improving solutions to industrial sectors. The technology offers insights and suggested recommendations, helping clients take preemptive action to reduce equipment downtime, optimize production processes and manage risks. Praemo has the power to utilize Razor™ across multiple industries, delivering value to manufacturing, automotive, consumer packaged goods, aerospace, oil and gas, mining and agricultural sectors. With the capacity to work standalone or alongside existing platforms, Praemo’s Razor™ successfully combines learned, real world experiences with secure and scalable technology to help solve the operational problems of clients. Named one of the 20 most innovative IoT companies to watch in 2018 by Insight Success, Praemo is poised to disrupt the future of industrial operations.

Production Net

Production Net is a premier production tracking tool developed by a renowned team of operational turn-around experts who recognized a common need across multiple industries: easy, quick access to the most relevant metrics and KPIs for maximizing production efficiency. The system is designed to intuitively display the most relevant OEE and production data to decision makers. Shop floor workers at each station enter hourly data through a simple interface available on any web-connected device, including phone tablet, or laptop. The data flows to a highly secure cloud, where it is combined into instant dashboards available for executives and other decision makers. No facility IT-integration required. Come visit our booth for a demo!

The Tauber Institute for Global Operations

The Tauber Institute for Global Operations is a joint venture between the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and the College of Engineering, and many industry partners to facilitate cross-disciplinary education in global operations management. Well-designed and managed team projects form the cornerstone of the Tauber Institute experience and allow students to apply their knowledge to real world settings. The Tauber Institute has grown to become the premier multidisciplinary operations program in the world and is the proud inaugural winner of the UPS George D. Smith Prize for effective and innovative preparation of students to be good practitioners of operations research, management science, or analytics.


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