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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, production tool management, electronic documents, production tracking
 

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, production tracking
 

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 shop floor 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, OEE, warehouse logistics, SPC analysis, customer concerns management, downtime analysis, CAPA software, line log book, electronic documents, serialised traceability, production tracking, inventory management, 21 CFR Part11
 

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
 

United Biscuits takes step-by-step approach to manufacturing information strategy

Leading biscuit manufacturer rolls-out Shopfloor-Online MES in 8 of its European plants, delivering fast and reliable insight into a range of key indicators. The integrated MES system has improved OEE, quality and traceability and ensures compliance with European Food Safety & Standards.

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

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