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Hunter Industries Selects Augmentir for Manufacture of Next Generation Connected Worker Platform

By HR Tech Outlook | Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The selection of Augmentir's connected worker platform strengthens those themes, allowing Hunter to deliver digital tools that help their manufacturing workforce perform at their best and improve overall efficiency

FREMONT, CA: Leading provider of artificial intelligence-based connected worker software for industrial companies, Augmentir, announced that Hunter Industries, a global manufacturer of products for the irrigation, outdoor lighting, dispensing technology, and custom manufacturing sectors, has selected the company as its next-generation Connected Worker platform for its manufacturing operations. Hunter offers a complete spectrum of water and energy-efficient solutions for residential, municipal, commercial, and agricultural applications. The company's diverse array of products is well known all over the world. Hunter prides itself on core values of customer satisfaction, social responsibility, innovation,  and valuing employees.

Top 10 Digital Workplace Consulting/Service Companies - 2020"The use of Augmentir within our manufacturing operation highlights our commitment to our people and innovation in the workplace," stated Yunior Murillo, Operations Training Supervisor at Hunter Industries. "Augmentir's platform allows our technicians to perform at their best while improving efficiency across our manufacturing department. Additionally, the operational insights provided by Augmentir's AI allow us to focus our training efforts on individuals that need them most and intelligently guide our technicians in their day-to-day activities."

The selection of Augmentir's connected worker platform strengthens those themes, allowing Hunter to deliver digital tools that help their manufacturing workforce perform at their best and improve overall efficiency. The company's initial focus for Augmentir is on their injection Molding and Extrusion departments, where changeover processes often lead to a lengthy downtime. The company's software platform will enable Hunter to digitize and standardize on work instructions for manufacturing, changeover, and quality assurance (QA) procedures, create and deploy work instructions faster, and accelerate onboarding and provide on the job instant training for technicians.

"We are excited to work with Hunter and bring an innovative connected worker technology to its manufacturing operation," stated Russ Fadel, CEO and Co-Founder of Augmentir. "Our AI-based Connected Worker platform helps industrial companies to intelligently close skills gaps so that the entire workforce can perform at its peak." The platform will help gather instant feedback from their technicians as they perform tasks, reduce scrap and prevent unplanned downtime and quality issues within its manufacturing operation, and provide remote guidance tools for technicians, allowing them to virtually connect with subject matter experts to help resolve manufacturing or maintenance issues. Hunter plans to expand its use of Augmentir across its operation and into its maintenance group, furthering the workforce efficiency and continuous improvement benefits that the platform offers.

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