Key challenges facing the Machinery, Equipment and Tooling industry
From aerospace to construction equipment, from the pharmaceutical industry to microelectronic industries, almost every part of the manufacturing sector is using manufacturing technologies such as machine tools, cutting tools, forming tools, complex machines.
The machinery and tooling industry is directly affected by changes impacting its customers: technology changes, consumer lifestyle changes, environmental and safety regulations. These add up to a range of challenges:
- Customer demand is variable, often driven by demand cycles in the economy, driving a need for flexibility in manufacturing
- The requirement to standardise operations and enforce best practice
- Global competition puts pressure on costs, enhancing the need to compete on innovation and customer service excellence to create a differentiation
- Need to introduce new products, technology and production processes faster
How can Lighthouse Systems MES help you?
Shopfloor-Online MES / MOM
provides you with real-time visibility and control on all your manufacturing operations enabling you to make full use of your production capacity and increase throughput. The fully integrated quality management system
helps you maximise first-time quality rate, reducing rejects and rework. Our MES software works perfectly with automated, semi-automated and manual assembly processes, supporting you in your plans to automate operations.