Category Archives: Smart Manufacturing: CAPTOR

Case Study – Food and Berverage Industry

Background
  • The work orders to the plant did not have any support of an information system.
  • They did not have a real time information update of the situation of their plant
  • The information was based on visual observation of workshops.
  • They were not managing KPI´S to be able to identify and to improve losses of productivity
  • There were not using any dashboard to see real time situation of the business
  • Data collection process was slow and on paperwork.captor_modulos_gestion_web

Therefore, his processed food cooperative needed a Manufacturing Execution System that allowed to identify objectively how to improve the processes and productivity of the company.

 

Implementation
  • Implementation of CAPTOR as the Manufacturing Execution System for the improvement on the control of plant operations
  • OEE measurement and value losses quantifications.
  • Elimination of the paperwork on the data collection process
  • Production control and data collection management integrated with production machines, activities and incidents.
  • Collection and presentation of information in the plant environment in real time
  • Product and process management integrated with production activities and incidents to make a better analysis
Benefits
  • KPI´S information in real time
  • Tangibles improvements in the productivity indicators
  • Progress in the OEE performance
  • A visual management for the users and operators in the plant with improved ergonomic features that ensure ease of use and past learning curve.

Case Study – Graphical Arts Industry

Background

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  • They needed a Manufacturing Execution System to control de production and be more competitive in their industry.
  • The work report was usually completed directly by the worker in plant. This system offered good results during a short of time but soon remained out-dated.
  • The KPI´s and management tools were always giving the productivity of each worker but it was impossible to identify real improvement opportunity

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Case Study – Graphical Arts

Background

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Graphical arts company specialized in production of playing cards. The company had several lacks regarding to data collection and production process control.  The information was gathered in papers and was difficult to identify the time operators were spending in each task. The production line control was very difficult.

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Case – study sector Química

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Descripción del problema

sector_quimicoNecesidad de reducir los costes de producción.

— Stock excesivo de producto terminado para cubrir la demanda.

— Los operarios demandaban mayor control en las variables del proceso.
— No se disponía de ningún sistema que registara la trazabilidad de los productos fabricados.

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Case – study sector Plástico y Caucho

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Descripción del problema

captor_automocion El sistema de recogida de datos de las inyectoras estaba obsoleto y no respondía a la todas las necesidades de gestión

— Falta de rigor en los datos de la actividad real de las máquinas.

— No se disponía de ningún sistema que registre la trazabilidad de los productos fabricados.

— Los nuevos sistemas de manipulación de los productos modificarán de forma importante el modelo de fabricación y el sistema de gestión de planta deberá adaptarse al nuevo modelo.

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