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SunPower improves traceability, compliance and efficiency with Shopfloor-Online MES

Solar panel manufacturer, SunPower, redesigned its manufacturing system 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.

Resource tags: Case studies, quality management, Quality Operations, Production Operations, production counting, OEE, smart manufacturing, labour tracking, serialised traceability, inventory traceability, production tracking
 

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: White papers, process monitoring, lot traceability, Certificate of Analysis, CAPA software, production tool management, labour tracking, serialised traceability, production tracking
 

GTECH increases efficiencies in gaming machine manufacturing

GTECH is a leading commercial operator and provider of technology in the highly regulated worldwide gaming market. Each gaming machine that GTECH produces must comply with local gaming regulations and customer specifications. To better guarantee compliance and improve overall efficiency, the company implemented a complete MES system from Lighthouse Systems at its Canadian assembly plant in Moncton. 

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

Bulten streamlines shop floor processes for greater visibility and improved documentation

Bulten is one of few Full Service Providers of fasterner solutions to the international automotive industry. Shopfloor-Online MES replaced the factory’s previous paper-based quality control process to meet its changing requirements: the need for instant visibility on its processes and the capability to provide accurate documentation to its customers. 

Resource tags: Case studies, quality management, production counting, OEE, SPC analysis, manufacturing waste, customer concerns management, downtime analysis, CAPA software, labour tracking, production tracking