Metal Processing, Cyclic Long Processes

This article explains the operations and functions used from master setting to rescheduling with Asprova APS. In this sample, we will explain the process in automobile parts-processing factory. In this sample, the factory produces automobile bodies named “XT1” and “XT4”. The raw material is called XT1-Material and this will go through a series of processes […]

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Solution to the Four Main Problems of the Auto Manufacturing Industry

The path of the Automobile and Auto-Parts industry gives a mountain of challenges for manufacturers. These challenges can be enumerated in four specific areas. These are the following: Quality control, Cost and Profits, Due Dates, and Globalization. In the aspect of quality, processes that are not standardized are often the root causes of defect resurgence. […]

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Reduce inventory by 62.8%

Installing Asprova An auto parts manufacturer,  after discovering how Asprova has been helping a lot of companies make their manufacturing lean, installed it in their mainframe to improve their own processes. Their three main reasons for doing so were: Sharing and general purpose capabilities High-speed scheduling Full scheduling logic These reasons further proved the credibility […]

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Standardization: The Secret to Massive Data Handling

Manual Production Scheduling’s Flaws Scheduling is a key factor in any kind of production. It affects the entirety of processes and can either make or break the company’s daily production routines. As the company expands, demands change. Orders transform from a sizable few to a frantic many, which undoubtedly affect the daily production process and […]

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Synchronization of Processes: The Saving Grace of Human Schedulers

Hand to Paper Scheduling Flawless synchronicity of production schedules and material ordering, setup-time reduction, lead time shortening, and inventory reduction are the hopes and dreams of human schedulers in manufacturing. However, this feat is quite elusive  if we would just rely solely on hand-to-paper scheduling and a couple of human scheduling managers who, in their […]

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Achieving Consistency Among Process Plans

Inconsistencies with Human Production Schedulers An Auto parts manufacturer, who since its establishment, has manufactured pedal assemblies (accelerator, brake, and clutch), pulleys, press parts for small-sized, medium-sized, and large-sized cabs, as well as various other products such as sound barriers, pedestals (base parts for construction), seemed to have everything under control. But, they had major […]

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