Synchrono, the leader of demand-driven manufacturing software, was selected by Pyrotek, a fast growing ETO (Engineered-to-Order) manufacturer. With Synchrono SyncManufacturing software, Pyrotek synchronized production with demand, driving on-time delivery, and increased throughput.
Pyrotek is a leading international company supplying aluminum, foundry, glass, zinc, steel, noise control and hearth customers with performance improving technical products, integrated processing systems and consulting services worldwide. Privately owned since 1956, Pyrotek offers industry-leading technical expertise and global resources with 66 locations in 31 countries.
Pyrotek’s rapid growth made it increasingly challenging to plan a production schedule that would maintain any reasonable on-time delivery performance. The company required a planning and scheduling system that would automate the production process, align their resources and adapt in real-time to changes in demand. To provide this level of control, the system had to effectively synchronize their data, people, materials and machines – all the resources key to driving flow throughout manufacturing and the extended supply chain. Pyrotek was also committed to their ERP (enterprise resource planning) investment and wanted a system that would integrate with it to exchange real-time order information.
SyncManufacturing, demand-driven production planning, scheduling and execution software is a very powerful tool that drives flow from order inception to production delivery. Using SyncManufacturing software, Pyrotek planners went from constantly updating spreadsheets that would quickly become obsolete to working more proactively with their increased capacity.
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Synchrono (www.synchrono.com) demand-driven manufacturing software synchronizes complex manufacturing environments in real-time, to drive business results. For almost twenty years, Synchrono systems have helped discrete manufacturers, engineer-to-order manufacturers, and others manage constraints, improve flow and drive on-time production.
When integrated under the Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform, lean and demand-driven initiatives achieve new levels of excellence, transforming businesses by synchronizing people, processes, machines, materials, and data to drive production flow from order inception to delivery.
The award winning Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform offers five system components, including a planning, scheduling, and production management system and ekanban software for real-time inventory replenishment and supply chain collaboration. The Synchrono Platform has a unique a data collection, historian, and automated workflow engine along with an application that generates automatic alerts, escalation and action plans to minimize disruptions. Perhaps most importantly, this technology platform also includes a real-time visual factory information system.
Synchrono systems allow for the simultaneous exchange of data across systems and resources, the ability to respond to constraints and changes in demand as they occur, and to predict, pre-empt, and prioritize issues. The Platform components may be implemented independently or collectively to enable the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), providing an unprecedented foundation for communication, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
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