DiIT launches a dashboard app for the precision optimization of wire harness production
Krailling, February 4, 2019 – DiIT GmbH, a leading provider of integrated software systems for wire harness production, has expanded its solutions portfolio with a business intelligence app. The cloud-based 4Wire KPI Dashboard enables production companies to optimize their wire harness production quickly and efficiently.
The new 4Wire KPI Dashboard from DiIT provides companies with figures such as Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) through which they can determine utilization capacity along with the performance and quality level of their wire harness production. All the figures are clearly visualized so that users can capture them quickly and easily. The app can be installed on any device equipped with an up-to-date web browser.
The figures are available on three levels: company-wide, for individual factories and for individual machines. Using Drillthrough managers can break down the figures from the global view through to the factories and the individual machines. This enables them to ascertain specifically which machines at which locations have caused an undesirable development.
4Wire KPI Dashboard gives management an effective tool for the continuous improvement of wire harness production based on hard facts. Managers can quickly identify optimization potential and reduce surpluses through needs-based production. Production quality can be controlled with quick responses to any inadequate production performance.
The app is installed directly on DiIT’s Manufacturing Execution System (MES) 4Wire CAO which can connect machines and systems from many different manufacturers. The MES collects all the machine and system data generated during production, calculates the figures from this and transfers them to the app for visualization.
A local solution is used for the display of real-time data. The app visualizes historical data on the basis of Microsoft Power BI in the Azure Cloud. The cloud solution is managed by DiIT and data is only exchanged in encrypted form.
“Reliable figures from ongoing production are an important control tool for management”, says Bernd Jost, managing director of DiIT GmbH. “However, to make fast and efficient decisions, these figures must be processed graphically so they can be captured intuitively. This is exactly what we have in our new 4Wire KPI Dashboard”.
DiIT GmbH, based in Krailling near Munich, is the world’s leading provider of integrated software solutions for manufacturing execution (MES), customized wire harness production and logistics. DiIT‘s competencies are bundled in the “4Wire Solutions” software suite, which is primarily used for the production of wire harnesses and wiring systems in the automotive industry and other industrial sectors. By digitalizing the value chains, the company‘s innovative software optimizes and controls complex manufacturing and logistics processes and supports quality assurance and traceability. DiIT was founded in 1990 and has a subsidiary in Berlin. DiIT is also represented in the key markets Mexico and China. The company offers a comprehensive services package to both large and small customers which covers consulting, project management and customized implementation and training. The DiIT support line is available during 24 hours and 365 days. DiIT is a wholly-owned, independently managed company of the Schleuniger Group. Schleuniger is a globally active technology company and a leading solution supplier in the wire processing industry.
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