Production Coach

Woodworking, Production Management Solution

Get a real-time, 360° view of your factory’s operations, control & view your entire production, eliminate physical files and follow your projects’ progress in real time.


  1. 30% to 300% increase in capacity.
  2. Stop shipping errors
  3. Manage job site delivery and installation
  4. Tutor assemblers on complex assemblies
  5. Manage damaged parts
  6. Detect bottle necks early
  7. Reduce overtime
  8. Get job costing data

Production Coach is the only solution that manages parts, assemblies, broken parts, shipping errors, provides user friendly assembly instructions. You can schedule your projects and track them through each stage of your factory.

Production Coach -Factory Data Scan Track

Factory Tour Oct. 28th

Production Coach Webcast -- Automate Your Processes

Join us for our Production Coach Factory Tour at Pacific Crest in Ridgefield, WA

This Factory Tour is a rare opportunity to see a large custom woodworking factory present the automation possibilities of Production Coach and the impact of that automation on production. Space Is Limited



  • The most common one: The Barcode
  • RFID – (Radio-frequency identification ) – RFID tag can be attached to an product during production, which can be used to track its progress through the factory. – Is currently deployed for products and sub-assemblies.
  • CNC SYNC: data capture directly from machines.

Production Coach Customized Traceability Technologies


Production Coach utilizes a centralized SQL database connecting both office and factory to real-time data. Web applications such as Jobsite Tracking and Timekeeping are synchronized with the Local Area Network environment.

Production Coach is modular in nature meaning that you can do as little or as much as you want with it. Successful deployment in your factory can be accomplished in days, not weeks or months.

Interested in Production Coach, just fill out this form and we’ll email you a brochure.

Production Coach Brochure


One of Production Coach greatest attributes is the ability to harness data, import from industry software solutions including woodCAD|CAM, Cabinet Vision, Microvellum, Cut Rite, Excel and more. Once imported Production Coach knows the products in the work order, all the parts, hardware etc.

import from engineering software woodCAD|CAM CutRite AutoDesk Ardis
import from engineering software cabinet vision ecabinet imos kcd microvellum
import from engineering software planit sketchup solidworks top solid xml excel csv


Production Coach Interface is clean and simple, basic setup includes Workorders on the left, Assemblies top middle and loose items from the assembly.


Automatic finite back scheduling of work orders for production, delivery and installation with unlimited calendar views.


Global vision of your production. Real-time view of important KPI such as balanced flow, bottlenecks, etc, along with BIG DATA analysis of manufacturing history.

Production Coach Dashboard Workstation

Production Coach Dashboard View

Production Coach Dashboard Manufacturing Details

Make better business decisions

Get an accurate picture of your time

Optimize your processes

Save time and money


See the real-time progress of work orders as they move through the factory and jobsite.

See status of orders or view by work center.

Production Coach Workcenter

Complete status of projects

Detailed status per station

Visual of alerts per project

Visual of production


Reports and alerts of missing or damaged parts are created and distributed automatically.

Damage Alert Part Screen
Production Coach Time Keeping Screen

Production Coach Time Keeping  Admin Screen


Web based time keeping for payroll and work order costing.

Production Coach Job Time Keeping Listing

Production Coach Smart Label Screen


Grouping by edge material or part type for next operation, automatically updated parts status, and create damaged part alerts all from a single interface.

Generate on-demand labels, control and pace off-loading and label orientation.


A single barcode scan organizes parts by assembly and provides feedback for missing items. Assembly is notified of products ready to assemble. Sorting can be synchronized with other sorting stations: cabinet parts, doors/drawer fronts, drawer boxes, base assemblies, etc.


  • Mobile Cart
    • Wait until all parts of a project are sorted into 1, 2 or 3 mobile carts before being sent to assembly
    • Square Footage Required
  • Fixed Rack
    • Put in/Pull Out
    • Continuous Mounting
    • Takes up less space.
Example Sorting Cart - Production Coach

All Blue
~ Ready To Sort

Red ~ Part Assigned Location/Bin

Production Coach - Interface -  Part Assigned Bin

Green ~ Project Sorted Ready For Assembly

~ Damaged Part Alert

Production Coach Before

Production Coach After

Eliminates the need to search for parts

Clear visual of alerts and progress

Simplifies subsequent operations

Better management of space and resources


Scan any part of the completed bin to start the assembly. See part details and part position with the assembly.

Reduce the need for wasteful conversations between engineering and factory floor staff.

Easily locate all components

Centralization of documentation

Prioritization and precise definition of tasks and steps

Reduces assembly time by 50%

Precise definition of tasks and steps

Standardization of quality

Quickly train new employees

Increases employee performance

Production Coach Kitting Screen


Create kits with unique barcode of pallets, parts, mouldings, hardware, etc. that need to be included in the shipping ticket.

Example of a label of the kit created.

Production Coach Kitting Label


Stage products, pallets, and kits into a designated location prior to shipment.

Optimization of space

Organization of shipping chain

Eliminates the time allocated to research

Prevents component breakage and rework

Production Coach Shipping


Ensure 100% accurate shipments, 100% of the time. Generate instant and electronic verification of everything scanned onto the truck.


  • When placing an order = $1
  • When processing an order = $10
  • During transformation = $100
  • At the client = $500 to $1,000

Scanning Products Onto Truck

Report Shows All Product Loaded Onto Truck

Eliminates incomplete shipments

Real-time load validation

Remote access to documents

Management of damaged parts


Web application for scanning products and kits off the truck at delivery and/or at installation. Data is synchronized with Local Area Network environment.

Synchronizes with the company’s network

Production Coach Jobsite Tracking Delivery and Installation

Eliminates incomplete shipments

Alert management

Centralization of documentation

Real-time status


Our clients observed and confirmed numerous gains and improvements as early as the week following Production Coach implementation.

Production Coach Icon Assembly
Significant improvements in Assembly Time resulting in a measurable and considerable daily production increase.

Production Coach Icon Sorting
Reduction by more than 80% of time spent searching for components and gather materials through the factory floor.

Production Coach Icon Sorting
Complete visibility and control on damaged parts identification and important optimization of time to put parts back in production.

Production Coach Icon Shipping
Considerable decrease of missing items in delivery, optimization of truck loading and noticeable decrease of Service Calls.



Minimum Requirement

PC Minimum Requirements Microsoft ® Windows 7, 8 or 10 with 32 or 64 bit Professional Edition
Intel Pentium 4 or Athlon AMD Dual-Core, 2.6 GHz or higher
4G of RAM
1G space on the disk for installation
1600 x 900 VGA with true colors
Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher
Server Minimum Specification Processor: 6 core 1.90GHz
Memory: 4 X 4G UDIMM, 1333 MT/s, Low Volt, Dual Rank, x8 Data Width (16G Total)
Operating System: Windows Server 2008 or higher
Label Printer Thermal Transfer Printer or Direct Thermal/Thermal Transfer Printer
No Direct Thermal
Print Color: Monochrome
Maximum Print Resolution: 203 dpi
Maximum Mono Print Speed: 152.40 mm/s, 6 in/s
USB: Yes
USB Scanner Host Interface: Multi-interface
Product Type: Handheld Barcode Scanner
Image Sensor: Linear
Connectivity Technology: USB Cable
Light Source: Laser
Scan Pattern: Bi-directional
Scan rate: 100 scan/s
Supported Interfaces: Keyboard Wedge
Included : USB Cable and Stand
Scanner has to handle prefix and suffix "enter" when scanning
Cordless Scanner Host Interface: USB
Product Type: Handheld Barcode Scanner
Image Sensor: Imager
Color: Twilight Black
Connectivity Technology: Wireless
Light Source: LED
Bluetooth: Yes
Bar Code Dimension: 1D
Scan Pattern: Linear
Scan rate: 547 scan/s
Included: USB Cable and Desktop Cradle
Scanner has to handle prefix and suffix "enter" when scanning