Intercim Receives Breakthrough Patent for Production Operations Data Analysis

Jun 15, 2010, 08:58 ET from Intercim

ST. PAUL, Minnesota and PARIS, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

- Company Awarded Patent # 7,664,722 B2

Intercim, LLC, a global leader in software solutions for Manufacturing Operations Management and Intelligence, announced today it has been awarded a major patent for its breakthrough technology of "Data Analysis to optimize an explicative rule for analyzing the Operations of a Production Line". This patent recognizes the unique positioning of the Intercim technology for Operations Intelligence and real-time Process Improvement, at the core of the Pertinence Suite's Process Rule Discovery module (PRD). Intercim provides the only available commercial-off-the-shelf solution analyzing simultaneously all supplier data, raw material acceptance, shop-floor sensors, in-process measurements, machine settings and overall quality control data to automatically identify the best operating points for the process under ever changing input conditions. The Intercim Operations Intelligence suite uniquely allows manufacturers to accelerate ramp-up production volumes, improve yields, productivity and energy effectiveness without having to modify process limits and specifications, nor having to modify existing equipment.

John Todd, Intercim's President and CEO, adds: "Not only are we able to deliver one of the fastest ways to go from the Engineering office to a fully manufactured and certified product, we can also maximize the use of existing manufacturing assets and improve productivity day after day after day. Whatever is the process, this is a plug and play solution that will feed itself from existing systems and provide instant return on investment. There is no surprise that our solution has been chosen by Industry leaders in as diverse markets as Aerospace & Defense, Life Sciences, Automotive, Energy and High Tech."

About Intercim

Intercim has 27 years of experience in helping discrete manufacturers transform their manufacturing operations to faster respond to final customers' expectations.

The company is a demonstrated leader in manufacturing and production operations management software solutions for advanced and highly regulated industries. Intercim has offices throughout the United States and in Europe, with industry-leading customers such as Boeing, Sanofi Pasteur, Airbus, Areva, Ball Aerospace, BMW, Tenaris, and Honeywell. In addition, as part of its initiative to provide the utmost in operational excellence, the company also has technology partnerships with Dassault Systemes, SAP and Microsoft. For more information, visit

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