Procter & Gamble’s model Factory of the Future in Amiens

The Procter & Gamble plant in Amiens, where the U.S. multinational produces laundry detergents. Photo Credits : @Jean-Louis Saque/L’Usine Nouvelle

The Procter & Gamble plant in Amiens is distinguished by the World Economic Forum for its growth levers thanks to new technologies, deployed on a global scale.

May 2021. In the 2021 ranking of model 4.0 factories drawn up by McKinsey and the World Economic Forum. The new French flagship plant, which joins two PSA sites and a Schneider Electric plant, has erected a digital twin to improve the efficiency of its processes and reduce its waste. 

The Procter & Gamble site in Amiens is now equipped with a management system connected to machine data, a dynamic warehousing schedule that enables it to improve its deliveries hour by hour, with advanced algorithms to optimise its logistics”, emphasises François Soubien, associate director at McKinsey.

The upshot is a 6% reduction in inventory levels, a 10% increase in overall yield from its facilities, and a 40% reduction in waste.

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