Aaron Shaw, from the Facilities, Logistics & Materials Division, has collaborated with data management engineer Jean-Daniel Delaplagne on a portal that will centralize all data on shipped materials. ''Materials management takes place behind the scenes,'' says Aaron. ''When everything is running smoothly you don't hear about it ... it's only when things go wrong that you do.''
Aaron's ally in the organization of many megabytes of data is SmartPlant® Materials, an industry-standard solution that has been
Managing the timeliness of component deliveries in relation to construction need-dates will be key in the years ahead. In anticipation of thousands of annual deliveries and millions of coded products stored in facilities both on and off site, the ITER Organization has set up a robust materials management system.