Manufacturing Software

SCADA provides sweet OEE solution for major confectionary manufacturer

When GIMA Spa, a pioneering company among system manufacturers in the ‘Packaging Valley’ region of Bologna in Italy, was asked by Wrigley, a world leader in confectionery manufacture, to provide a standardised supervisory system that would provide OEE data across all its different…

🕘 10/07/2012

Cost effective ‘off the shelf’ MES becomes a reality

Marco has released what it claims is the first ‘off the shelf’ manufacturing execution system aimed at the food and beverage sector … Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) bring important real time control to manufacturing processes within the food sector, unlocking the potential of ERP…

🕘 15/05/2012

Synseal Extrusions gains business intelligence thanks to ERP system

K3 AX customer Synseal Extrusions is a UK leader in PVCu extrusions. The 30-year old, £75 million turnover, award-winning company manufactures and supplies a wide range of high-quality energy efficient window, door and conservatory roof systems to the construction trade. In 2004, Synseal…

🕘 15/05/2012

Power measurement software provides complete solution

A new power measurement software package for the Yokogawa range of precision power analysers provides a complete solution for the testing of standby power in accordance with the latest IEC62301 Ed.2.0 (international) and EN50564:2011 (European) standards … The software, designed for use with the…

🕘 15/05/2012

Updated EMI software offers improved analytics

Invensys Operations Management has released a new version of its Wonderware Intelligence software. Built on top of its ArchestrA System Platform 2012 and embedded into Tableau 7.0, the updated EMI software extends analytic capabilities by new map views, new chart types and the ability to better…

🕘 15/05/2012

Automated solution increases productivity for Lakeland

Tamworth based, Axiom GB, has manufactured and installed an automated packing solution at Lakeland’s mail order distribution centre in Kendal. The new system has been designed to nearly double the productivity of Lakeland’s operation whilst reducing costs and presenting a better…

🕘 15/05/2012

Enterprise-wide software solution

Honeywell has announced the global launch of Intuition Executive, the flagship product of its new Intuition software portfolio. Intuition Executive delivers enterprise-wide information management, decision support and collaboration tools to help companies achieve operational excellence … Companies…

🕘 15/05/2012

Integration holds the key for efficient plant engineering

All plant owners, engineers and operators seek methods to reduce risk, increase operational efficiencies, shorten time to market and continually optimise processes. An integrated engineering link from plant concept to ownership – the digital plant – is set to help satisfy such…

🕘 15/05/2012

Machine vision image processing enhanced with new 3D tools

MVTec is now including enhancements to 3D tools that are sure to open doors to new vision applications. Many new and enhanced features will be launched to the UK as MVTec take HALCON 11 on its worldwide launch tour. Genuine object identification now becomes a reality with sample-based…

🕘 15/05/2012

SCADA virtualisation delivers real benefits

Virtualisation for SCADA systems brings many benefits such as time and cost savings, greater levels of security and operational efficiency advantages. A new service pack for Siemens’ WinCC Version 7 SCADA system provides owners of automation solutions, the means to reduce hardware…

🕘 20/02/2012