Products/Services for Shop Floor Work Instruction

  • Manufacturing Execution System Software (MES)-Image
    Manufacturing Execution System Software (MES) - (146 companies)
    Manufacturing execution system (MES) software is used to manage and monitor work-in-process on the factory floor. MES software supports activities such as finite scheduling, workflow monitoring, and materials management. Manufacturing execution... Learn More
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    Enterprise Content Management Software (ECM) - (301 companies)
    EML, .MSG, .HTM, and .HTML. A complete DMS may also support .TIFF files and .SVG files, and work with double-sided and/or multi-page documents. For system administrators, enterprise content management software (ECM) may offer revision control... Learn More
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    Manufacturing Support Software - (383 companies)
    Manufacturing support software is used in shop floor, process, tool and maintenance management. Manufacturing support software is used for shop floor data collection, manufacturing process control, tool crib management, inventory control... Learn More
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    Content Management Software - (342 companies)
    Content management software (CM) is used to collaboratively create, edit, review, index, search, translate, publish and archive various types of digital media and electronic text. Learn More
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    Work Lights - (39 companies)
    Work lights are portable lighting units, usually free standing or handheld, used to provide direct illumination to poorly lit areas where work is being done. Work lights are temporary, portable lighting units designed to be used by personnel in dim... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Floor Coatings - (363 companies)
    Floor coatings are tough protective layers used in applications where heavy surface wear or corrosion is expected. Typical applications include warehouses, chemical plants, and manufacturing floors. Floor coatings are tough, protective layers used... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Machine Shop Services - (4569 companies)
    Typically detailed part design drawings are submitted to the machine shop. The shop then buys the material, manufactures the part(s), and returns the finished part(s) to the manufacturer. Some machine shops will sub-contract work that they cannot do... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Screw Machine Shops - (645 companies)
    Screw machine shops provide high-volume manufacturing of screws and other turned or threaded parts from metals, plastics, and composite materials. How to Select Screw Machine Shops. Image Credit: Vallorbs Jewel Company | CM International Industries... Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Industrial Floor Mats - (512 companies)
    Industrial floor mats include rubber mats and matting, modular floor mat systems, and other matting for traction, impact protection, worker ergonomics and comfort. They can include functional features such as ESD protection. Image Credit: U.S. Search by Specification | Learn More
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    Draw-works - (33 companies)
    Draw-works are primarily used to hoist and lower the drilling line on a rotary drilling rig. Draw-works are a piece of hoisting equipment that is used to raise and lower the drilling line on a rotary drilling rig. The drilling line, a large diameter... Learn More

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Managing work instructions (WIs) has historically been left to conventional text-editors or desktop publishing software systems. The major difficulty with non-relational / free-form text editors is that they do not have the inherent "structure" to accommodate manufacturing information. It is left...

...and parameters to the machine controllers and receives real-time feedback concerning job and process status. On the shop floor, the MES sends electronic work instructions to guide the workers and equipment through the procedures while confirming that workers take the required steps. As explained by Harvey...

...operations. Coupled with new product introductions, the company has been confronted with properly training employees on the production floor and documenting the effectiveness of that training. "That led us to take a hard look at our work instructions on the shop floor. " The quality, regulatory... the late 1800s. A shop-floor education program and the first educational radio station were added in the early 1900s. In the mid-1900s, distance education served hundreds of thousands of students in the U.S. Armed Forces through correspondence. The 1960s saw audio and audio-graphic conferencing...

...the "multiple checking" of signatures, calculations, and other data required by paper-based orders and instructions. The facility has also rolled out an SAP platform and is integrating the two. If MES is so great, why is it that shop-floor control systems haven 't exactly taken the industry by storm? One...

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