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  • Multivariate Analysis to Predict Basketball Scores

We the North. We Predicted the Champs.

By |June 24th, 2019|Multivariate News|

This past week, as the nation celebrated the Toronto Raptor’s historical NBA championship win, ProSensus got to work doing what we do best - crunching the numbers - for a little bit of fun.  Sure, hindsight is 20/20, but how neat is it that multivariate analysis (MVA) actually predicted that the Raptors would win game 6 of the NBA finals? [...]

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Pharma’s Big Hurdle with Big Data

By |March 26th, 2019|Multivariate News|

The effective use of Big Data in manufacturing is an advancement consistent with the Industry 4.0 movement. Recently, the pharmaceutical industry has recognized the value collecting data; Big Data is capable of aiding both manufacturers and patients. As such, the industry has started aggressively investing in Big Data solutions. Astonishingly, pharmaceutical data is now doubling every 5 months.  However, most [...]

ProSensus Attends 2019 SPE International Polyolefins Conference

By |February 21st, 2019|Conferences|

ProSensus is looking forward to our first opportunity to attend the SPE International Polyolefins Conference on February 26, 2019 in Houston, Texas.  Monica Salib will represent ProSensus. Dr. David Fiscus, Staff Chemist at ExxonMobil, will present ProSensus’ work on developing multivariate models aimed at facilitating Rapid Product Development (RPD) of polyethylene blown film resins. This talk is titled “Hierarchical Multivariate [...]

ProSensus to Exhibit and Present Joint Paper with Dow Chemical at AIChE Spring Meeting 2019

By |February 21st, 2019|Conferences|

ProSensus is excited to announce that we will be attending this year’s AIChE Spring Meeting in New Orleans from March 31 – April 4, 2019.  We are looking forward to showcasing our expertise and recent work, and we hope to see you there.  Here are the places and times that you are most likely to find us: ProSensus' exhibit booth [...]

  • Machine Vision Colour Depth

Why a machine vision trial is your first step in automated inspection

By |October 5th, 2018|Featured, Multivariate News|

Machine vision systems for automated inline quality control are becoming industry standard as the benefits these systems provide are numerous. Manual inspection can be slow and notoriously inaccurate, with many features not reliably detectable even by the most detail-oriented staff. ProSensus specializes in machine vision systems outfitted with the ideal combination of hardware and software to accurately measure and log [...]

  • Industry 4.0 Plant Audit

Plant-wide data audit – Get your plant ready for Industry 4.0!

By |August 22nd, 2018|Featured, Multivariate News|

With Industry 4.0 being the new manufacturing buzzword, companies are working hard to make their production facilities ready for the next industrial revolution. The core principle of Industry 4.0 is having a fully connected production plant that utilizes industrial data for process monitoring all along a manufacturing process. With countless proven examples of successful implementations, multivariate data analysis is a [...]

  • Accelerated Modeling Sessions

Accelerated Modeling Sessions: Expert Guidance to get Meaningful Results Faster

By |July 10th, 2018|Featured, Multivariate News|

Do you have data that you are eager to analyze? No time to brush-up on your MVA knowledge and software? An Accelerated Modeling Session with ProSensus may be just what you need. Work alongside an expert as we efficiently extract valuable process insight from your dataset. Expedited model-building is achieved by face-to-face collaboration of your process expert with a ProSensus [...]

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Applying Multivariate Modeling to ExxonMobil’s Product Development Database

By |April 24th, 2018|Featured, Multivariate News|

Dr. David Fiscus, Staff Chemist for ExxonMobil Chemical Company provided a talk at the Polymer Technology Center (Texas A&M University) on April 25th, summarizing a recent project with ProSensus on applying multivariate modeling to EMMC's product development database. The complete abstract for David's talk "Developing Structure-Process-Property Relationships using Multivariate Analysis" and speaker bio can be found below. Abstract The properties [...]

  • Process Scale up and transfer

How to Replicate your Product Across Multiple Scales or Sites

By |April 17th, 2018|Multivariate News|

When is the day done for a product formulator? Although it can be tempting to walk away once the product has been perfected in the lab, some believe that product formulation is not truly complete until the product is successfully produced at the final manufacturing scale or site.1 Replicating lab-scale results at a larger manufacturing scale can be a challenging [...]

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IFPAC 2018 and the Role of Multivariate Models in Rapid Product Development

By |January 30th, 2018|Conferences, Multivariate News|

Join us at the 2018 International Forum on Process Analytical Chemistry (IFPAC) Global Conference in North Bethesda, Maryland (Washington, D.C.), February 11th – 14th. IFPAC brings together pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and food industry professionals to discuss the latest advancements in process analytical technologies, quality by design, process understanding and control, and real-time analytics and their industrial applications. ProSensus Project Engineer, Dr. [...]

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Channel Sales Agreement with AspenTech Officially Announced

By |November 13th, 2017|Multivariate News|

It has been more than a year since we sold our ProMV software suite to Aspen Technology Inc. (AspenTech), and a lot has happened since then. In June of 2017 AspenTech released ProMV as a part of their Asset Performance Management (APM) suite of products. ProSensus became an official Implementation Service Provider (ISP) to AspenTech to help manufacturers use multivariate [...]

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Empirical Models for Analyzing “BIG” Data – What’s the Difference?

By |October 2nd, 2017|Multivariate News|

"BIG Data" is a current buzzword across almost all businesses and plays a key part in Industry 4.0. The term "BIG Data" is most appropriately used to characterize data that is not just large but complex in nature. Furthermore, there is not just one issue with BIG data – there are different purposes or objectives depending upon whether one is [...]

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How can Rubber Manufacturers Automate Quality Control using CrumbGuard

By |October 1st, 2017|Multivariate News|

We've helped manufacturers deliver high quality rubber since 2009. Our BaleGuard system, engineered to provide 360 degree surface inspection and automatic rejection has inspected millions of rubber bales, preventing costly customer complaints. However, BaleGuard is more than just the last line of defense for quality assurance. Using the logged defect data from BaleGuard, rubber manufacturers were able to improve their [...]

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ProSensus has a New Head Office!

By |September 12th, 2017|Multivariate News|

We've moved! ProSensus is now located at 4325 Harvester Road, Burlington, Ontario. The past 6 years in the Ancaster Head office have been great. However, we felt the need to find a new location that could better accommodate our growing team. We believe our new space absolutely achieves this objective, and will encourage an even more collaborative environment for us [...]

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What Does Becoming an AspenTech ISP and TSP Mean for You?

By |June 20th, 2017|Multivariate News|

In September 2016, ProSensus sold our ProMV software to Aspen Technology Inc. (AspenTech). ProMV, an off-line multivariate data analysis software tool helps manufactures get actionable insights from their complex data sets. We're happy to announce that Aspen Technology Inc. has just released "Aspen ProMV" as a part of their new Asset Performance Management (APM) suite. The APM suite intends to [...]

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Free Seminar – Understanding Key Process Relationships Using MVA

By |June 19th, 2017|Multivariate News|

Join ProSensus founder, and multivariate pioneer, Dr. John F. MacGregor for a free 1 day course on how to get actionable insights from your historical process data. In participation with Aspen Technology Inc., ProSensus will demonstrate how multivariate data analysis (MVA) and Aspen ProMV can be used to:   Improve understanding of key process relationships Troubleshoot and correct recurring process [...]

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Optimize your Processes and Products at CSP 2017

By |February 16th, 2017|Conferences, Multivariate News|

Join us at the Conference on Statistical Practice (CSP) 2017, February 23rd – 25th, in Jacksonville, Florida. CSP provides participants with opportunities to learn new statistical methodologies and best practices to solve real world problems. ProSensus founder, Dr. John MacGregor will be presenting a talk on how multivariate data analysis can be used to optimize processes and products using historical [...]

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Preventing Unplanned Shutdowns using Multivariate Data Analysis

By |February 16th, 2017|Multivariate News|

Unplanned shutdowns can have a significant impact on your business. Almost every plant loses at least 5% of its productive capacity from downtime, and many lose up to 20%1. Of the manufacturers that estimate their downtime, they usually underestimate the total downtime cost (TDC) by 200 – 300%1. While unplanned shutdowns are often associated with unexpected equipment failure, there are [...]

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Gain New Process Insights and Prevent Costly Disruptions Using Machine Vision

By |September 19th, 2016|Multivariate News|

Are you getting costly complaints from your customers or do you need to measure new quality attributes to prevent process disruptions? Whether it is related to visible features, performance attributes, ratios or blends of your product or other characteristics, our machine vision systems can help. Our solutions not only offer 100% inspection that can prevent complaints, but the quality parameters [...]

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The Road Forward for ProSensus and Process Improvement

By |September 19th, 2016|Multivariate News|

ProSensus helps manufacturers leverage their industrial Big Data to improve product quality and process efficiency. We do this by using multivariate data analysis to establish the underlying relationship from raw materials and process conditions to final product quality, and yield. Our approach has been guided by ProSensus founder Dr. John F. MacGregor, a pioneer in the field of Multivariate Analysis [...]

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Getting Started with Real-Time Batch Monitoring and Control

By |March 7th, 2016|Multivariate News|

Are you collecting lots of data on your batch processes but not getting the information you need to detect and diagnose process failures? Identifying process failures or process drift early enough could prevent costly re-work or even scrapping batches. We've outlined how your historical data can be used for early fault detection so you can improve product quality, increase yield, [...]