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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: Case studies, 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
 

Film Coating Manufacturer Achieves Higher Productivity with Clear Downtime Data Visibility

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: Case studies, quality management, OEE, process monitoring, SPC analysis, manufacturing waste, downtime analysis, line log book, electronic documents, serialised traceability, inventory traceability, production tracking, inventory management
 

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 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