Ardagh Metal Packaging upgrade to Shopfloor-Online™ version 7 at their North-American plants in order to securely maintain high-quality manufacturing and take advantage of future technological trends, such as AI and machine learning. Shopfloor-Online™ ensures quality checks are systematically carried out and provides full traceability, from coil to can.
Vita Group implemented Shopfloor-Online™ Warehouse Management System at their Manchester plant to relieve the pressure they were facing on the previous system that led to inaccurate and delayed product deliveries and sometimes, returns and refunds. Shopfloor-Online MES and RFID tagging have replaced the legacy systems. The new fully digitised Warehouse Management System (WMS) delivers real-time stock accuracy and the solution is now rolled out to other Vita facilities.Resource tags: RFID, warehouse logistics, inventory management, Inventory Operations
Having deployed Shopfloor-Online in record time across five European plants, Formica now meets delivery targets over 90% of the time. Key benefits of the MES include the user-friendly operator dashboard to record activities and support the process, accurate live feeds to the ERP and accurate WIP stock data to fulfil orders according to the schedule.
Resource tags: production scheduling, Production Operations, production counting, production tool management, inventory traceability, production tracking, Inventory Operations
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.
Realising the need to bring all quality data together, Nissan Powertrain upgraded their standalone SPC software to Shopfloor-Online MES. 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: quality management, smart manufacturing, SPC analysis
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
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: quality management, Quality Operations, production counting, OEE, SPC analysis, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, CAPA software, production tool management, electronic documents, production tracking
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: repairs, production counting, OEE, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, electronic documents, maintenance management, production tracking, inventory management, Inventory Operations
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: quality management, Quality Operations, SPC analysis, CAPA software, production tracking
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: quality management, OEE, process monitoring, SPC analysis, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, line log book, electronic documents, serialised traceability, inventory traceability, production tracking, inventory management