Solar panel manufacturer redesigns manufacturing system at Mexican factory to combine smart equipment, improved processes, plant automation and Lighthouse MES software.
The manufacturing system has delivered on traceability and compliance requirements as well as on efficiencies.
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: quality management, production scheduling, production counting, SPC analysis, lot traceability, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, CAPA software, line log book, electronic documents, serialised traceability, inventory traceability, production tracking, inventory management
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