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Case Study: Mohawk

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Harnessing data for greener manufacturing

Mohawk, the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, uses Cisco Connected Factory to improve operational visibility and reduce costs. Getting better insight into data is key to building a greener, more environmentally sustainable factory.

Summary

Challenges

Challenges

  • Lower operating costs, boost efficiency
  • Get insight into production processes
  • Simplify complex, mixed networks
Spools of recycled thread used in the manufacturing of carpeting

Solutions

A forklift moves recycled bottles at Mohawk’s Summerville, GA, facility

Results

  • Deeper, real-time visibility across the plant
  • Improved cooperation between IT and OT
  • Straightforward deployment, faster problem resolution
  • 12% more productive employees
  • $1 million saved at a single plant

What they’re saying

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"With Cisco, the common wireless standard not only lets us track every roll of carpet but it has allowed us to deploy new technologies like automated driverless forklifts, giving us better productivity and employee safety."

Jana Kanyadan, Senior Vice President and CIO at Mohawk
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Aerial view of Mohawk’s Summerville, GA, facility

Who is Mohawk?

Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Summerville, Georgia
Company size: 37,800 employees