Context in batch manufacturing provides the "where" and "when" for a given recipe. Analytics can then be run within the context of a particular piece of equipment or unit and across all levels of a batch, providing the ability to perform batch-to-batch comparisons.
The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc., founded in 1930, is a worldwide technical society for wire and cable industry professionals. Based in Madison, Connecticut, USA, WAI collects and shares technical, manufacturing, and general business information to the ferrous, nonferrous, electrical, fiber optic, and fastener segments of the wire and cable industry. WAI hosts trade expositions, technical conferences, and educational programs.