This year Cimteq are showing two products; their flagship product CableBuilder, and a new innovation called CableMES a Manufacturing Execution System specific to Cable Manufacturers based on the Wonderware MES platform.
CableBuilder helps cable manufacturers design wire and cable faster, quote faster and avoid costly mistakes that lead to scrap and re-work.
Application features include:
easy to use/implement; fast design for all cable types; easy to use mass-update tools; generates 2D and profile drawings; version control with version comparison; integration to ERP systems; data import/export with spreadsheets; fast quotation generation; packaging calculations; length-based costing; professional datasheets; cable configuration/variant generator;
CableMES is a new innovative solution that improves communication with the shop floor in order to maximise throughput, improve schedule adherence, improve process efficiency and reduce scrap and rework, and reduce the cost of quality.
convey production orders and product specification to the shop floor relaying progress to ERP and scheduling systems handling none-conforming products quality alarms to ensure none conforming products are not processed further tracks and analyses process parameters tracks and calculates OEE and other performance related indicators tracking and analysing quality through such tools as SPC.
Implementing software is a partnership between the cable manufacturer and the software provider, so when it comes to purchasing a cable specific software, you need a company that understands the requirements of your industry. And Cimteq is precisely that kind of company.