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Automotive Manufacturer Can Expect the Unexpected with APS Solution

Purpose Replace self-made and difficult to maintain applications with Preactor. Quickly compare multiple scenarios, e.g. shortest change times or best life reliability scenarios. Standard out-of-the-box product and functionality. Being able to anticipate customers’ questions quickly, for example by scheduling a rush order and immediately seeing the impact on the current schedule. Create a reliable link [...]

Automotive Manufacturer Can Expect the Unexpected with APS Solution2020-03-05T12:23:02+00:00

Shopfloor Equipment Integration at a New Automotive Plant in Mexico

Purpose Required a quick and easy connection between shopfloor equipment and their quality and reporting systems. Project Scope Acquire, parse and format data from several machines where the vendor was unable/unwilling to adjust data output format to their quality system standard. Solution Approach List all equipment needing connections to quality system. Collect and analyse sample [...]

Shopfloor Equipment Integration at a New Automotive Plant in Mexico2020-02-26T15:21:47+00:00

Leading Renewable Energy Company Chooses ATS India for Data Acquisition System (DAS) Implementation

Purpose Solar and wind farm data acquisition system (DAS) spread across different states of India Compute minimum, maximum and average energy generated in kW and kWh (interval: 10-15 mins) Store the acquired and computed data in Microsoft SQL database Regulatory compliance for renewable energy Project Scope Capture the data from various equipment - Invertors, Transformers, [...]

Leading Renewable Energy Company Chooses ATS India for Data Acquisition System (DAS) Implementation2020-02-25T08:54:50+00:00

Electric Car Manufacturer Eliminates Risk of Product Recalls

Looking for a Better Way For many years, this international electric car manufacturer had been using a paper/spreadsheet method to carry out product quality inspections. Using this method, operators would enter quality defects on a job card that travelled with the vehicle. Cell managers would then periodically collect the job cards together [...]

Electric Car Manufacturer Eliminates Risk of Product Recalls2020-01-17T12:14:17+00:00

ATS India Implements Plant Information Management System (PIMS) at Steel Production Plant in India

Purpose Reducing the ash percentage of coal while maintaining gravity  Implement a centralized solution that can capture and monitor data from the entire plant  Monitor and analyse real time data. Take required actions to maintain gravity and decrease the ash percentage of the coal to improve quality  Project Scope Create a centralized repository and provide data to Coal Beneficiation group  Develop a real time information application and configure to access data, process parameter reports, production and energy consumption reports  Solution Approach [...]

ATS India Implements Plant Information Management System (PIMS) at Steel Production Plant in India2019-12-19T08:39:58+00:00

Ignition IIoT Implemented at Electrical Installations Provider for Buildings

PurposeConnection of two pilot lines to SCADA System, Ignition, as basis for connecting the whole facility in Heltersberg (36 extrusion and 52 injection molding machines).Easy interchangeability of components and tools between all the lines.Secure, reliable, IIoT compatible solution that prevents data-loss.Project Scope“Plug & Play” concept => easily add new lines and machines.Definition of standards for data [...]

Ignition IIoT Implemented at Electrical Installations Provider for Buildings2020-01-07T09:37:04+00:00

ATS Germany conducts machine connection to implement MES system at automotive supplier

Purpose Assistance in the introduction of MES system Replacement of obsolete middleware to enable communication between machines and the MES Development of modern and intuitive surfaces for user inputs at the detection of system failures Scope Implementing a universal machine interface of OPC DA2 as well as OPC UA connection Creating a HTML5 Website via [...]

ATS Germany conducts machine connection to implement MES system at automotive supplier2019-12-09T10:50:22+00:00

Implementing Advanced Planning and Scheduling at a Food and Beverage Manufacturer

Purpose Gain insight into the real capacity of the factory. Consolidate applications and data sources. Insight into impact of last-minute orders. Possibility to respond rapidly to changes. Ability to project seasonal sales demands. Project Scope Project sales demands incorporating forecasts imported directly into Preactor. Simplify the production planning and scheduling process. Enable the planner to [...]

Implementing Advanced Planning and Scheduling at a Food and Beverage Manufacturer2019-11-29T13:25:37+00:00

Future-oriented Production IT: ATS Germany Regenerates Obsolete Visual Basic Programme

Purpose: Reimplementation of obsolete Visual Basic applications created by customer  Trainings in C# as well as Microsoft.Net technologies  Project Scope Programming of the required C# applications in collaboration with customer  In-house trainings at customer site  Solution Approach Customer-specific software development based on Microsoft.NET technologies  Results Future reliability of recently created applications for Windows 10  Customer enhanced long-term capabilities [...]

Future-oriented Production IT: ATS Germany Regenerates Obsolete Visual Basic Programme2019-12-05T09:47:41+00:00

Production- and Process-related monitoring for the manufacturing of dashboards (Track & Trace solution)

Purpose: Track individual tasks in production  Approve of components for further procedures by checking OK/NOK of previous procedures  Store safety-related process parameters for more than 10 years  Ensure only high-quality products are produced  Report on origins of individual sub-components for usage in complaint management  Produce shift reports including production quantities and scrap rates   Project scope Programming of required applications  Design and implementation of database models  Commissioning and assistance  Solution approach Customer-specific software development [...]

Production- and Process-related monitoring for the manufacturing of dashboards (Track & Trace solution)2019-12-05T09:43:41+00:00