Carlo Gavazzi, a world group designing and manufacturing industrial electronics, have put in Seratel’s Reel aMounts system for element counting and stock management at their plant in Zejtun, Malta.
Stock accuracy with unrivalled pace and integration
In frequent with different vegetation producing merchandise in low to mid volumes, Carlo Gavazzi’s Zejtum facility should cope with frequent manufacturing line changeovers. There’s a ensuing lack of materials in dealing with – a loss that placement equipment can not file – which makes sustaining correct element inventories an issue.
Etienne Ellul, Head of SMT at Carlo Gavazzi, explains, “Reel aMounts permits us to depend reels returned from manufacturing immediately, however it additionally calculates for every half the attrition through the construct and might ahead to our IFS ERP system an acceptable scrap transaction. That implies that our element inventories can at all times be updated, and we keep away from surprising stoppages.”
This additionally implies that Carlo Gavazzi not want to incorporate scrap components of their BOMs. Attrition could be correctly costed, and pricing and buying selections could be extra knowledgeable.
Seratel’s Michael Bloor factors out, “Reel aMounts can depend elements on reels of any measurement in simply 1.2 seconds. Always, the system robotically tracks each reel utilizing each the system’s personal distinctive reel ID and Carlo Gavazzi’s equal ID, thus offering intensive traceability.”
Distant commissioning and coaching
Seratel is dedicated to supplying power environment friendly programs which can be carried out in probably the most ecological means and passing the ensuing financial savings on to the client.
Mr. Ellul says, “Seratel equipped a able to run system after which supplied one-to-one, on-line coaching classes. Delivering coaching this manner implies that we might schedule classes for particular person employees to slot in with shift patterns and availability. It additionally permits the provider to offer quick, refresher classes as we develop using the system into new areas.”
The outcomes present the advantages of this. Mr. Ellul wrote, “it may be seen that we made the correct selection since your help is so excellent”.
Simplicity of operation
Reel aMounts gives the quickest doable counting for tape and reel elements by linking a pc, digital weighing scales, bar code scanner, bar code printer and a database of element varieties. Patented expertise, distinctive to the system, is used to offer correct outcomes.
When a reel is returned from manufacturing, the Carlo Gavazzi operator merely locations it on the Reel aMounts scales and scans a bar code on the reel. The system counts the reel immediately. The operator then scans a Reel aMounts “command” bar code. This information all of the depend particulars in a database, prints a brand new label for the reel and updates a linked ERP system.
Internet based mostly reporting – together with detailed inventories
For each counting transaction, Reel aMounts generates a database file with thirty objects of details about that particular person depend. Reel aMounts Reporting Centre – an intensive, web-based reporting system – then gives over 200 reviews, together with each administration statistics and detailed evaluation of the info. Stories accessible vary from detailed traceability by particular person reel by way of to information on plastics recycling.
This data consists of offering detailed inventories displaying any half code damaged down by reel, even the place the related ERP system can solely present total totals. Carlo Gavazzi can use this to pick out the most effective match materials for any construct.
The Reporting Centre can be utilized on any approved PC, pill or sensible telephone. Info can be forwarded to an ERP system, printed as reviews or exported to Excel for additional evaluation.