Proactively control jobs as they run. With real-time data at the workstation, operators can increase efficiencies and minimize downtimes instantly. Don't wait for next month's report to see the stats, find out when it matters most and adjust accordingly.
HawkPoint Technologies Shop Floor interfaces with existing manufacturing machines to track performance, material consumption and production, run rate and waste all in real-time. Set speed thresholds, change-over rates and goals. Use operators’ performance goals as a way to introduce some friendly competition, and perhaps set up a rewards system for your team.
"You may be surprised how motivating something simple like chocolate or pizza can be to increase performance metrics," Jackie, HawkPoint's Director of Operations, said.
Our screens are easy to navigate and display all the important details your team needs to adjust jobs on-the-fly.
Located in the heart of Paper Valley in Greenville, Wisconsin, HawkPoint has roots within the paper industry.
"We chose HawkPoint Technologies because of their proven success with converting data acquisition systems and their affordable pricing," Brandon Flees of Neenah Paper said. "Their Shop Floor program allows our converting facility to collect, trend and share operational data. This data will help us identify and prioritize cost-saving projects, maintenance reliability issues and speed optimization opportunities. HawkPoint Technologies programs are user-friendly and can be easily modified to keep pace with our ever-changing product lines."
These automations streamline manufacturing processes, simplify workflows and help manage on-hand inventory. Teams members can assign products to quality hold, return rolls to stock, pull in job data and schedules, print labels and UPCs, select specific downtime reasons and track good footage, bad footage and waste. These automations reduce human error and increase efficiencies.
Management can track data over time to fine-tune processes and monitor performance metrics with the reporting dashboard. Access this web-based analytics tool anywhere there's a Wi-Fi connection to compare facilities, machines, shifts and operators from the office or on-the-go. Seeing these trends can shed light on areas of improvement as well as areas of success, and show ways to adjust business models that will help increase profits.
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