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Nissan Sunderland Improves Powertrain QA with Lighthouse MES Software

Realising the need to bring all quality data together, Nissan Powertrain upgraded their standalone SPC software to Shopfloor-Online MES in 2005. The cost effective web-based factory information system offered powerful features and satisfaction with the solution quickly spread the word about Shopfloor-Online to other departments of the plant. The MES software was soon used for a new vehicle trial with great success.

Resource tags: Case studies, quality management, Quality Operations, SPC analysis
 

John Cotton Replaces Legacy Shop Floor Systems with Lighthouse MES

John Cotton Group required future-proof manufacturing operations software able to manage short production runs and product variations as well as work with SAP and existing systems. Shopfloor-Online MES was implemented by our team within a few weeks, introducing many benefits to the plant including increased visibility across the factory with production tracking and scheduling, downtime analysis and automated reports for operators, managers and customers.

Resource tags: Case studies, quality management, production scheduling, production counting, process monitoring, SPC analysis, lot traceability, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, electronic documents, serialised traceability, inventory traceability, production tracking, inventory management
 

Leader in PET Bottles Increases Customer Satisfaction Through Improved Quality Systems

A leader in PET bottles turned to Lighthouse Systems MES software to improve its quality management system and customer satisfaction. In doing so, it gained further substantial benefits including waste reduction and increased production efficiency.

Resource tags: Case studies, quality management, Quality Operations, production counting, OEE, SPC analysis, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, CAPA software, tool management, electronic documents, production tracking
 

Third Party Logistics Supplier Needs Robust Plant Maintenance System

A 3rd Party Logistics Supplier working for a premium brand of pet food needed to improve maintenance management. Implementation of Lighthouse MES software has ensured that its packing lines run smoothly and that delivery deadlines to the distribution centres are met on time.

Resource tags: Case studies, production counting, OEE, Packaging, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, electronic documents, maintenance management, production tracking, inventory management, Inventory Operations
 

MES System Delivers Shop Floor Efficiency to Chassis Manufacturer

Chassis Systems Ltd (now part of GKN Land Systems) implemented Shopfloor-Online MES system to automate factory data collection and provide real-time visibility of quality across the factory. Visual inspections are more efficient, data is accurate and immediate and sampling throughput has increased by approximately 50%.

Resource tags: Case studies, quality management, Quality Operations, SPC analysis, CAPA software, Automotive, production tracking
 

Film Coating Manufacturer Achieves Higher Productivity with Clear Downtime Data Visibility

A world leader in coated films for the electronics industry implements Shopfloor-Online to gain complete visibility on machine downtime and processes. Downtime and OEE data in real-time with easy and accurate reporting have increased productivity and efficiency.

Resource tags: Case studies, quality management, OEE, process monitoring, SPC analysis, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, line log book, electronic documents, serialised traceability, inventory traceability, production tracking, inventory management
 

MES System Scales Up Production for Fuel Cell Manufacturer

Early in the development phase of its innovative Fuel Cell technology, Ceres Power Holdings Ltd realised the need to replace their paper-based MES system. Shopfloor-Online facilitated increased production through automation of manufacturing processes and accurate data available in real-time.

Resource tags: Case studies, quality management, production scheduling, production counting, OEE, SPC analysis, lot traceability, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, CAPA software, line log book, electronic documents, serialised traceability, inventory traceability, production tracking, inventory management
 

I-Holland Puts Shop Floor Data at the Heart of Growth Plans

Manufacturer of precision tablet-forming tools upgrades from standalone SPC software to Shopfloor-Online MES. Automated data collection and order processing allowed I-Holland to regain production capacity, improve lead times and CAPA management, and reduce manufacturing waste.

Resource tags: Case studies, quality management, production scheduling, medical devices, OEE, warehouse logistics, SPC analysis, customer concerns management, downtime analysis, CAPA software, line log book, electronic documents, serialised traceability, production tracking, inventory management
 

MES - MOM, Cornerstone of Your Journey to Smart Manufacturing

Examining how MES systems can support manufacturers in their journey to Smart Manufacturing, this presentation delivered at the GCC Manufacturing Excellence Summit (November 2016, Dubai), considers the key role of MES in supporting business-process enforcement, exceptions management and event-based decisions, through shop floor data capture.

Resource tags: White papers, Big Data, IOT, smart manufacturing
 

Manufacturing Metrics That Matter in an IOT World - eBook

In this downloadable eBook, find out how the emerging Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) world impacts manufacturers, and how they are prioritising software investment in MES (manufacturing execution systems) / MOM (manufacturing operations management), manufacturing process management (workflow), plant intelligence and plant analytics.

 

Resource tags: White papers, Big Data, Cloud, IOT
 

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