Case: Visual Factory
All the information you need to make decisions and improve OEE, based on accurate and up to date data. Live charts and reports means you can get updates when you need them.
Streamline all production processes to reduce waste.
Real time information about production slow-down or issues,
Using emails, screens, lamps.
To help analyze lost production.
Realistic information about what products cost to produce,
Based on actual historical data, not estimates.
Grip on material,
Real time information about how much material there is and where.
Real time information about production progress,
Helping you improve your schedule over time.
Visual Factory has been developed over the last six years. The enabling platform has been under development for over a decade already and powers several applications beyond Visual Factory. The underlying foundations have been researched extensively in collaboration with the Delft University of Technology.
Goals & Benefits
The main goal of Visual Factory is streamlining processes by having a feedback loop from gathering data to real-time responses, issue analysis and better planning and cost estimation.
Streamlined processes deliver better results, starting the feedback loop again, but from a better starting point.
- Cost savings by improving on-time delivery.
- Cost savings by needing less overtime hours.
- Lowering capital expenditure on resources by improving efficiency.
- Showing compliance to certification requirements.
- Minimizing rework and losses through a detailed traceability chain.
Why choose Visual Factory
- If you need to adapt quickly to the changing needs of your customers for a wide set of products.
- If you need a quick and safe return on your investment.
- When you want to connect to your existing ERP system, MES system or other custom system, levering as much of its data as possible to prevent double entry. And with the possibility to send back data from Visual Factory as it becomes available. All without project risk.
- Flexibility in financing: we offer 2 options to match your preferred finance method: both capex (single upfront investment, low monthly maintenance fee) or opex (monthly fee) are possible.
- Low impact on local IT organization: The physical Visual Factory terminals are included in the project and are remotely managed, upgraded and monitored by us. This means there is no additional yearly fee for MS Windows or extra maintenance overhead for your IT department.
- Short times from start of project until an up and running system. Usually new software packages take a long time to finish because of the challenges of integrating the solution with the existing environment. Visual Factory comes with an integration toolkit that has been proven to speed up integration to days or weeks at most.