Industry 4.0

With constant technological advancements in manufacturing, machine shops must adapt to what is new to stay competitive. How can production facilities create needed Smart Manufacturing environments and what are the benefits of doing so? To sum it up clearly, implementing Smart Manufacturing technology and Industry 4.0 concepts can seem overwhelming in their activation, but will eventually find their footing...

Enterprise Resource Planning solutions or ERP is a system to manage day-to-day business activities such as accounting, purchasing, planning, scheduling, and much more.  ERP is not new to business or manufacturing. What is innovative is that we integrate the data from ERP systems with machine monitoring extending ERP data to the shop floor, as well as providing accurate machine and shop...

Scytec has launched a new E-Learning online portal for our manufacturing machine monitoring software, DataXchange. The wide range of topics covered will have educational courses for all shop personnel. After completing this series, the user should be able to achieve the benefits of increased utilization and decreased downtime with proper use of the system. E-Learning is a sequence of virtual courses that...

In the past calculating utilization for stations such as paint booths or powder coating lines that use overhead conveyors wasn’t very accurate.  A rudimentary method was simply to monitor whether the conveyor was moving.  However, this did not consider multiple factors including whether any parts were actually present on the conveyor.  An improvement was to add a digital sensor to detect...

MACHINE MONITORING FOR INDUSTRY 4.0 INCREASES SHOP FLOOR PRODUCTIVITY AND DECREASES DOWNTIME DENVER (Colo.,) Oct 10 – Scytec Consulting, Cloud and On Premise OEE machine monitoring software company serving the manufacturing sector, will be exhibiting this year with reselling partner Shop Floor Automations. Visitors and attendees of 2019 FABTECH in Chicago, IL will be able to view live demos of the Scytec...