Data-Driven Manufacturing

Connect shop floor machine data to your application in real-time

Manufacturing can be a conservative, follow-the-herd business. But the herd is moving to the promise of data-driven manufacturing sparked by the vision for IIoT and Industry 4.0. That promise starts with automated data collection.

MERLIN Tempus puts you ahead of the herd, and offers a fast fix to controlling costs and maximizing productivity with the power of automated data. Here are the key benefits for operators, the engineering team, production team and management team:

Operators

Maximize utilization of machine efficiency at any machine. More utilization = more dollars for the company.

  • Automatic data collection | Any machine asset
  • Eliminate data errors
  • Improves productivity
  • Operator visibility
  • DNC & Barcode enabled | Easy to use operator interface
  • Electronic traveler
  • DNC software
  • Simplicity

Engineering Team

Enable lean at every machine with connectivity solutions and Universal Machine Interface for real-time operational control. Measure it then manage it.

  • Machine monitoring | Packaged toolkit, hardware, software
  • Scalable deployment
  • Enhanced productivity | Reporting flexibility
  • Process efficiency | Integrated DNC
  • ERP data to/from machines | Real-time and bi-directional
  • Ethernet connectivity | Wired or wireless
  • Continuous improvement
  • Integrated DNC
  • Automated e-alerts

Production Team

A manufacturing operations management system provides monitors any machine and provides real-time information on plant operations.

  • Operations efficiency | Improve 10% to 50%
  • Visibility | Shop floor communications tool-kit for smart manufacturing
  • Enhanced productivity | Reporting flexibility
  • Proactive e-alerts
  • OEE dashboard | Machine, cell, plant, enterprise
  • Reporting | In real time and historical
  • Improve IFO > 20%
  • Shop floor communication
  • Job status | Time to completion

Management Team

Increase profitability for greater competitive advantage.

  • Maximize asset utilization
  • Fast ROI in 3-6 months | Increase IFO > 20%
  • Optimize throughput | plant capacity utilization
  • OEE in real-time | Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Enterprise visibility | business intelligence reporting
  • Continuous improvement
  • Financial OEE

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