Manufacturing Operating System
What is a Declarative Operating System?
ECIMOS is the first manufacturing production system to declare to the operator WHAT needs to be done, HOW it needs to be done, and WHEN to do it.
Many people are familiar with the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) concept. A Manufacturing Execution System manages manufacturing operations such as product production rules, bill of materials, recipe data (product definition), resource management, scheduling, work batching (JiT – Just in Time manufacturing), production data/logs, production performance, and some analysis. Advanced systems even offer custom reporting features.
So what is a Manufacturing Operating System? It would be a gross understatement to say an Manufacturing Operating System is an MES on steroids. No, the ECIMOS does everything an MES does plus a whole lot more. Here’s a short list of ECIMOS features.
- Inventory Management
- Bill of Materials Management
- Recipe/Model Data
- Resource Management
- Scheduling & Shift Assignments
- Work Batching & Workflow Management
- Production Data
- Product Quality Test Data
- Employee Efficiency Tracking
- Root Cause Analysis
- Warranty Tracking with Full Traceability
- Employee Notifications (e.g. Safety Meeting at 3pm)
- Access to Work Instructions & Method Sheets
- Real Time Interactive 3D Work Instructions (optional feature)
- Integration with all 3rd party hardware on plant floor
- Parameter Control for Quality Test Pass/Fail
- Custom Reporting
That’s just the beginning. ECIMOS is also a smart system that learns from your production data as your plant operates, giving you the ability to modify workload and scheduling based on actual data rather than estimations and projections. Full workload and floor production capacity control at your fingertips. Maximize your productivity with ECIMOS.
Already have hardware on the line for assembly and testing? Great! Let ECIMOS link your 3rd party tools and stations together for unified data collection and reporting. No more manual consolidation of reports. Everything you need is written to one database with a single point of access to ALL your data. And if you need production and testing equipment, ECIMOS has a full line of processing and test equipment for every manufacturing industry as part of its Quality Watchdog System. Just tell us your need and wait for us to say, “Yes, we have a BlueBox that will handle that for you.”