The solution for optimized nesting of production orders
Unfortunately, it is often difficult for companies to optimally organise production orders. PunchPRO offers the solution, because it provides different options for optimally nesting production orders on the EHRT punching machines based on the respective demand.
On the one hand, PunchPRO can arrange orders in such a way that optimises material use. This does not, however, influence the respective sequence, as it is purely a matter of optimising material utilisation. This minimises raw material waste and ultimately saves money.
Another option is that the production sequence can be sorted manually. In this case, for example, bent parts can be sorted so that they can be manufactured with priority. This enables the machine operator to bend the workpieces after punching, and the punching machine continues to produce without needing personnel. Another example is sorting to orders, which completes an order to its entirety. This procedure reduces sorting and associated personnel costs. With manual sorting, the material yield can be optionally improved by slightly changing the workpiece sequence using the software.
The production orders are clearly displayed for the operator. A status query of the respective order can be carried out from an office as well as by the operator himself. Whole production shifts can therefore be easily planned in advance. For recurring production orders, it is possible to save them and only edit the quantity in each case.
In addition, PunchPRO has an interface to the ERP system, which allows orders to be generated directly. Summaries for the machine operator can be generated as text or PDF files from the programme. Following or during a production process, a target/actual comparison can be carried out with the software. The system can check whether the planned quantities match the quantities actually produced. This allows missing stock to be quickly and easily included in a new order.