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MES | PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Automate and optimise production planning, operational visibility and control with FactoryWorxTM Production Management MES module to improve operational performance and customer satisfaction.

Introduction to FactoryWorxTM Production Management

FactoryWorxTM Production Management module is the cornerstone of FactoryWorxTM advanced MES platform. It provides critical automation for, smart production planning, scheduling and control through real-time data capture, analytics and reporting. This enables our clients to deliver consistent quality products to customer on time, at the right profit margin - every time.

 

This advanced Production Management module addresses all vital areas of operational management in manufacturing.  Intelligent, sensor-enhanced capabilities provide full visibility of physical and digital factors, enabling, planning and responsiveness to the enterprise-wide planning, decisions and customer-supply-chain interdependencies.

Integrations: One Source of Truth

FactoryWorx Production Management integrations with other primary sources of data, such as ERP / SAP enable MasterData Management capability. This ensures that every centrally created production order (PO) is available and consistent across all applications and any changes automatically update coders and printers on the line to print the correct batch/print data.

 

Importantly, the IIoT capability of FactoryWorx connects all production equipment, via smart sensors, to fully integrate the physical and digital business environment. This gives you real-time data and rich analytics for predictive planning and actions.

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Deep Expert Support – FactoryWorx Partner Ecosystem

Furthermore, FactoryWorx provides ongoing post-implementation support, leveraging our Partner ecosystem, to enable our clients to maximise productivity through best practices in:
  1. Change Management
  2. Lean Transformation
  3. Workforce Upskilling
  4. OH&S, Environmental and Social Compliance

LEVERAGE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONAL BENEFITS

How FactoryWorxTM Production Management Can Benefit Your Business

MANAGEMENT BENEFITS

1. Stress-free, efficient Production Operations.
2. Improved profitability of manufacturing.
3. Enterprise-wide insights through ERP integration.
4. Optimised production planning with real-time visibility of resources.
5. Improved customer satisfaction with consistent quality and delivery.

OPERATIONAL BENEFITS

1. Improved OEE with better scheduling.
2. Improved quality with automated defect detection.
3. Reduced cost of inventory.
4. Reduced or eliminated resource wastage.
5. Reduced cost of labour with better utilisation of people and skills.

FactoryWorxTM Production Management – Overview

Rapid data capture and analytics are a critical part of manufacturing and Industry 4.0 automation. FactoryWorxTM Production Management module has direct impact on the bottom line by connecting data and decision making from physical and digital processes across five critical aspects of production.

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Logistics & Inventory Management

Logistics & Inventory Management

Optimised management of PO from Bill of Materials to finished products with automated label printing, coding, inventory log tracking and cost-effective shipping.

Autonomous Maintenance

Production Scheduling

Production Scheduling

Optimised utilisation of assets and resources, including optimization capabilities for made-to-order production flows (Production Scheduler)

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Production Planning

Production Planning

Smart, fully optimised production processes, use of resources and activities to achieve business and customer related KPIs.

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Quality Management

Quality Management

Automated, instantly measurable quality across a matrix of factors.

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Labour Management

Labour Management

Automating labour planning, scheduling and performance with data instantly available for informed, real-time shop floor decisions and forward planning.

Predictive Analysis

Production Monitoring

Production Monitoring

Accurate and timely decision making through real-time visibility and reporting on production processes, activity and inputs.

Functionality and Benefits of FactoryWorxTM Production Management

This extensive Module includes multiple functionalities, offering a range of solutions relating to the management of two key aspects of manufacturing: Production Management, which involves creating saleable products utilising materials, labour and activity management; and, Operations Management, which involves Distribution, Logistics and Transportation of products and goods.

DESCRIPTION

FactoryWorxTM Production Planning & Scheduling enables manufacturing companies to plan all production processes and activities to optimise the utilisation of production equipment and resources to achieve profitable, on-time delivery of products to customers.FactoryWorxTM Production Scheduler module provides integrated management of product and process across multiple resources, giving manufacturers optimization capabilities for made-to-order or inventory-based production flows.

Functionality
  • Production Scheduler
  • Resource planning and allocation
  • Scheduling & Routing
  • Printing & Coding Management
  • Production Reporting
  • Production Traceability
BENEFITS
  • Fast, Efficient, Fully Optimised Production
  • Automated production and product variations and optimise the use of production lines.
  • Automated PO management
  • Optimised and automated product scheduling and routing
  • Full traceability of every batch and product
  • Improved on-time delivery
  • Increased throughput
  • Improved asset utilisation
  • Improved resource management
DESCRIPTION

FactoryWorxTM Quality Management enables manufacturers achieve consistent quality of products and processes by digitising recipe management and process instructions, leveraging IIoT technologies to automate controls, real-time trends, statistics, and notifications to adhere to planned quality levels and prevent faults and defects.

Functionality
  • Recipe Management
  • Product Specifications Management
BENEFITS
  • Customer satisfaction and retention through consistent quality and delivery.
  • Reduced cost of materials and waste of faulty products by eliminating faults and defects.
  • Reduced cost of labour with automated quality monitoring.
  • Optimised processes leveraging data and trends that lead to innovation.
DESCRIPTION

FactoryWorx Labour Management  digitises and automatically aligns labour management with other production management KPIs to optimise scheduling and management of labour to meet and these KPIs.

Functionality
  • Labour  Tracking
  • Labour Performance Reporting
  • Labour Skills Management
  • Shift Log Management
BENEFITS
  • Optimise production cost and performance based on labour skills
  • Optimise asset effectiveness with the right skills allocation.
  • Improve cost visibility and better future production scheduling and skills training by digitising performance reporting on crew and individual level.
  • Improve the workforce knowledge and behaviours in terms of quality, safety and compliance by digitising Shift Logs via “Toolbox Meetings”.
  • Improve employees’ safety skills and culture and show that your business is proactive in OH&S training by Digitizing compliance.
DESCRIPTION

FactoryWorxTM Logistics & Inventory Management enables manufacturers to optimise product costs by digitising and providing accurate and pre-emptive information about stock levels of materials and finished products. Utilising data from the supply chain, this functionality enables predictive production scheduling in response to changes in the supply chain.

Functionality
  • Stock management
  • Inventory management
BENEFITS
  • Reduced cost of production by keeping optimum stock levels.
  • Reduce cost of down-time due to out-of-stock problems.
  • Improved production efficiency by providing stock to production lines when needed.
  • Optimise costs of transportation with cost analytics and scheduling.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with predictive planning of product levels.

FactoryWorxTM Production Management – Future Powered by Data

Real Time Data Capture & Reporting

Having real-time data available and enhanced with alarms and notifications, not only enables prompts corrective actions but also feeds data analytics to drive better future decisions and opportunities.

Visualisation Widgets

Advanced graphics and visualisations assist people in better understanding and responding to data in front of them.

Data Mining

Feature enables production management to configure digitised data based on more than 20 factors/variables to gain full insights for informed, real-time as well as forward looking, strategic decisions. This data, readily available from FactoryWorx IIoT-enabled hardware and integrations, drives informed decisions for optimum planning and management of labour, time, equipment and materials to achieve manufacturing excellence and market leadership.

Improvements & Innovation

Every module and functionality of FactoryWorx MES is equipped with access to Master Data Management and leverages essential IIoT hardware to capture and leverage data for improvement. It includes digitised lean tools as standard. Our clients have an option to deploy the full FactoryWorx Continuous Improvement platform or selected, critical lean tools. Data Analytics provided trends and insights to drive innovation in product and process design including supply chain innovation.

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PRODUCTION REPORTING

1. KPI's
2. OEE
3. Waste
4. Downtime
5. Changeover

MEETING MANAGER

1. Standardised Meeting
2. Consolidated Action List

QUICK SETUP

1. One click equipment setup

LIVE DASHBOARD

1. Visual Factory

RAW MATERIALS MANAGER

1. Tractability (Scan to Consume)
2. Quality Control
3. Inventory Management

PROCESS MANAGER

1. Consistency (Reduction of Variation)

BATCH MANAGER

1. Recipe Management
2. Tractability (Scan to Consume)

HISTORIAN

1. Process Trending
2. Alarm Management

DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT

1. Centralized, online document manager
2. Version Control

MAINTENANCE MANAGER

1. Asset Manager
2. TPM
3. Inventory Management

TROUBLE SHOOTER

1. Step by step guided assistance

SMART VISION

1. Defect Inspection

LINE LOG BOOK

1. Recording Process Information

SCHEDULER

1. Schedule Management & Analysis

Deploy FactoryWorxTM Production Management at Your Pace

The best aspect of this exceptional manufacturing solution is its flexibility. While some companies are ready to go full throttle into full Industry 4.0 transformation, and beyond; adopting FactoryWorxTM Production Management one functionality at a time, is a very viable option. Each of these functionalities is an independent mini-MES Module that enables implementing automation and new efficiencies where they are most needed.

 

If you choose to get a DEMO to see FactoryWorxTM Production Management in action, our expert will show you the best way to address your most challenging or annoying manufacturing issues.

WHAT IS YOUR MANUFACTURING CHALLENGE?

We Have the Solution

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Fully optimised production planning, visibility, control.

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Measure and gain instant real-time insight into important data.

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Automated, instantly measurable quality across a matrix of factors.

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Instant visibility of component and product status, quantity and location.

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Seamlessly integrates with major ERP and know business systems.

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Industry 4.0 enabled, real time production environment visibility.

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Control product progress/cost from components to despatch.

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Faster, always accurate and reliable digital factory operations.

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Lean starts with no down-time preventative maintenance.

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Just plug in and action insights to reduce cost and your footprint.

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Optimise yield on equipment and stock for maximum

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Empower people to see the bigger picture, their progress and support.

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Adopting an advanced MES solution, whether as a single function or entire Industry 4.0 transformation, is a commitment. The difference with FactoryWorx is that our plug and play solutions minimise the usual disruptions, without adding massive workloads and learning curve.

Take the Next Step Towards Manufacturing Excellence

Well, what now? Sitting on the fence is not going to solve any problems. They are just going to get bigger.

The fact is that the choice of the best MES solution for your manufacturing operation is easier than you think. FactoryWorx modular, scalable MES platform can rapidly transform manufacturing companies into Industry 4.0 leaders. It is recognised for its comprehensiveness and exceptional value by some of the leading brands as well as small manufacturing operations.