Tool Manufacturing Planning with Asprova APS System

Process Synchronization through Precise Planning

Punching tools and plastic injection molds consist of numerous mechanical main-components and hundreds of additional parts. The main challenge lies in synchronizing production of all components as and parts towards the starting time of pre-assembly and final-assembly. Precise, sequential scheduling ist the first and foremost step towards achieving process synchronization.

  • Consideration of Alternative Routes
  • Preferred Resources and Routes
  • Consideration of Material Availability
  • Maximize Flexibility
  • Consideration of Various Product Specifications and Resource Capabilities

Challenges

  • Synchronize Mechanical Processes of Various Parts to Guarantee Timely Availability at Pre-Assembly and Final-Assembly.
  • Synchronize Scheduled Pre-Assembly and Final-Assembly Dates
  • Reduce Lengthy Order Lead Times
  • Scheduling alternative routes
  • routes and resources with differing priorities
  • Taking in account material availability
  • Attaining higher degrees of flexibility
  • Lengthy and complex planning
  • Taking into account the differing product specifications and resource capabilities

With Asprova APS

  • Complete Process Synchronization through Optimal, Sequential Planning
  • Drastic Reduction in Order Lead Times
  • Increased Value-Adding Work Share by Minimizing Stagnation TimesShorter Delivery Times
  • Drastically Shortened Production Lead Times through Bottleneck-Oriented Planning
  • Massive Reduction in Intermediate Parts
  • Increased Resource Efficiency
  • Improved Transparency in Factory and Order Status
  • Greater Flexibility in the Case of Order Changes, Rush Orders, Machine Failure, etc.
  • 90 % Reduction in Planning Efforts