Keynote: BAE Systems Improves Manufacturing and Inventory Capability With RFID

Published: November 18, 2019

BAE Systems, an international defense, aerospace and security company, has deployed three RFID-enabled projects in its Electronic Warfare Integrated Manufacturing Center (EW-IMC): automated point-of-use (POU) material inventory replenishment, automated asset and tool tracking, and automated work-in-process (WIP) tracking. The projects increased production capacity and capability in its supply chain and its factories, thereby ensuring the success of current and future production programs for its customers. Learn how the firm improved the utilization of existing capacity across its sites, boosting manufacturing capability and product flow, while creating a process to accelerate production transitions. In addition, hear how the use of RFID technology may be expanded to other factories and sites in the future. BAE Systems is the 2019 winner of the RFID Journal Award for Best Manufacturing Implementation.

Deirdre Schmidt, Operations Excellence Leader, BAE Systems
Peter Wright, Project Engineering Manager, BAE Systems
Philip Whiting, Operations Program Specialists, Sr., BAE SYSTEMS