Our MES/MOM software solutions - based on Shopfloor-Online™ - help manufacturing organisations to measurably improve efficiency, output, compliance and customer satisfaction.
Lighthouse Systems’ HQ is in the UK with operations in Europe, the USA and Asia.
Directly and through our partners, we serve medium and large businesses from a wide range of sectors across the discrete, batch and process industries - in more than 50 countries worldwide.
We are 100% focused on Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES). MES is all we do.
Lighthouse Systems MES / MOM software solutions are:
Cost effective to run and support
Multi-lingual, powerful, practical, and scalable
Based on Microsoft standards to enable integration with your existing IT infrastructure and ERPs
Built with users in mind, to run on any platform and any device.
Our vision of MES is broad. Our solutions based on Shopfloor-Online™ encompass production operations, quality operations, inventory operations, and maintenance operations.
1990 - Lighthouse Systems is established in the UK, developing Statistical Process Control software for quality management including SPC-Light, the first SPC solution for Microsoft Windows which has sold in over 40 countries with more than 15,000 installations in six languages.
1992-1999 - Lighthouse Systems continues its development, selling SPC-Light through OEMs and resellers, across Europe, Asia and the USA.
1999 - Launch of the first version of Shopfloor-Online, a real-time shop-floor data collection and reporting system focusing on quality, SPC and production information.
2000 - Lighthouse Systems opens its US office in Rochester NY.
2003 - Launch of the web version of Shopfloor-Online MES factory information system with much improved production information capabilities giving it the power of a full Manufacturing Execution System (MES).
2006 - Lighthouse Systems opens of an office in Singapore to service the expanding world-class manufacturing community in Asia.
2009 - First customers move Shopfloor-Online into the cloud.
2010 - More than 200 Shopfloor-Online deployments are live across 33 countries.
2012 - Lighthouse Systems achieves Microsoft Gold competency award and holds its first Shopfloor-Online User Group seminar.
2013 – Lighthouse Systems Ltd gains the ISO 9001:2008 Certification for its Software development Operations. Launch of LZ-Lifescience, a joint-venture with Zenith Technologies to bring Shopfloor-Online MES to the pharmaceutical and life science markets. Opening of an office in Paris to service and develop the French customer base.
2014 - Lighthouse Systems increases customer reach in the Nordic Countries.
2016 - Lighthouse Systems achieves certification transition to ISO 9001-2015.
2017 - Release of Shopfloor-Online 7, a faster, more configurable MES software, with enhanced analytics, working across all platform and devices to support Smart Manufacturing.