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VOLUME -24 NUMBER 2
Publication Date: 02/1/2009
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Schleuniger Software Reduces Machine Downtime
Central computer control for automatic crimping machines.
Manchester, NH — Schleuniger, Inc. has introduced new software for fully automatic crimping machines. Significant increases in efficiency can be achieved with the company's new EASY ProductionServer software for CrimpCenter fully automatic crimping machines. The software can automatically sort and allocate orders to minimize change-overs and reduce production costs.

With the new software, the company now offers an alternative to manual order allocation for a very competitive price. From a central PC, production orders can be sent via network to one or more fully automatic crimping machines. Order sequence and allocation is optimized so machine downtime is minimized as much as possible. The software also recognizes the current machine configuration so that orders are only sent to machines that can process the order. To remain flexible, manual interaction such as prioritizing individual orders or machines is still possible.

Standard Internet technology with TCP/IP protocol provides implementation of a network with EASY ProductionServer and CrimpCenter fully automatic crimping machines quickly and easily. Entering and updating data through a machine's control panel takes time, but with the software, machine downtime typically associated with order entry is eliminated. All order management is done on a central PC in the office and not at the machine. Production data and machine configuration can also be viewed on the office PC in real-time. In addition, EASY ProductionServer can log production data for increased traceability and central analysis.

The combination of optimized order management, order distribution and logging functions make the software a suitable tool to increase efficiency of CrimpCenter fully automatic crimping machines on the production floor.

Contact: Schleuniger, 87 Colin Dr., Manchester, NH 03103 603-668-8117 fax: 603-668-8119 Web:
http://www.schleuniger-na.com


 
 
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