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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: 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
 

LNS Research: Traceability as part of an Operational Excellence strategy

In this section of their MOM survey, LNS Research look at where manufacturing companies are in their Operational Excellence journey relative to having processes and software capabilities in place to perform end-to-end product tracking. They also identify direct correlations between having these capabilities in place, with the ability to meet customer expectations of quality and delivery. 

Resource tags: process monitoring, lot traceability, Certificate of Analysis, CAPA software, production tool management, labour tracking, serialised traceability, production tracking
 
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United Biscuits takes step-by-step approach to manufacturing information strategy

Leading biscuit manufacturer (now pladis) rolls-out Shopfloor-Online MES in 8 of its European plants to gain fast reliable insight into Quality, OEE and Performance.
The integrated MES system ensures compliance with European Food Safety & Standards.

Resource tags: quality management, production counting, OEE, process monitoring, SPC analysis, lot traceability, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, CAPA software, line log book, electronic documents, production tracking