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.

RESULTS TO EXPECT


  • 30% to 300% increase in capacity.
  • Stop shipping errors
  • Manage job site delivery and installation
  • Tutor assemblers on complex assemblies
  • Manage damaged parts
  • Detect bottle necks early
  • Reduce overtime
  • Get job costing data
  • Production Coach -Factory Data Scan Track

    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.

    CUSTOMIZED TRACEABILITY TECHNOLOGIES


    • 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

    TAKE THE PULSE OF YOUR COMPANY IN REAL TIME


    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


    IMPORT YOUR DATA — IN ONLY 4 CLICKS


    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


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

    PLANNING WITH
    GOOGLE CALENDARS


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

    BUSINESS
    INTELLIGENCE DASHBOARD


    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

    WORK ORDER STATUS


    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

    DAMAGED PARTS


    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

    TIME KEEPING


    Web based time keeping for payroll and work order costing.

    Production Coach Job Time Keeping Listing

    Production Coach Smart Label Screen

    SMART LABELS


    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.

    SORTING


    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.

    COMPATIBLE WITH:

    • 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

    Orange
    ~ 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

    ASSEMBLY


    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

    KITTING


    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

    STAGING


    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

    SHIPPING


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

    COST OF ERRORS:

    • 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

    JOBSITE TRACKING


    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

    PRODUCTION COACH – PROVEN RESULTS


    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.

    PRODUCTION COACH SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Component

    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

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