Introducing Magic’s FactoryEye, Manufacturers’ gateway to Industry 4.0 made easy

  • May 20, 2019
  • Magic Software

In his book, The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Klaus Schwab says, “In all moments of major technological change, people, companies, and institutions feel the depth of the change, but they are often overwhelmed by it.”. Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing are no longer just fads but are becoming essential to compete in a global economy.

When looking to move to Industry 4.0, not knowing where to start and not being able to find the right people, can lead to long implementation times and inflated budgets. It can be expensive and complex.

Magic understands that real time information about “what goes on” in all aspects of your business is the basis for industry 4.0. This information must be clearly presented on tablets and smartphones for everyone in the factory to immediately act upon – from the machine operators and shift managers, to the logistics and operations teams and executives. Making informed decisions based on real time data is essential, as is having a fully integrated view of all machines, information systems, and departments. Utilizing your data in a smart way enables proactive informed decisions and optimization of your production and supply chain effectiveness.This is where Magic’s FactoryEye steps in.

FactoryEye was born out of the need to streamline the transition to Industry 4.0, beginning from planning all the way through to implementation. It uses a phased approach to Industry 4.0 deployment by providing a clear roadmap of the steps needed to implement the smart utilization of the data. Magic’s holistic approach draws on best practices accumulated over 35 years of manufacturing expertise, which makes us a trusted advisor for our customers. Our manufacturing consultants work with you to formulate a step-by-step plan and a smooth roadmap to Industry 4.0.

Priorities are set for the sections of the roadmap that have been identified, making sure that the project will stay within the allotted timeframe and within budget. KPIs are established and monitored throughout each phase of deployment, so manufacturers will see tangible results as they move forward.

FactoryEye is designed to improve business results by managing your organization’s data. It’s data model leverages the flow of data between production floor and information systems. It uses IoT, data management, visualization and analytics to bring actionable data to key decision makers in the company.

What makes it stand out the most is its flexibility. This is a high performance platform that interacts directly with your machines, old or new, and your information systems, whether it is popular ERP and MRP systems such as SAP, JD Edwards or Infor or if it is a bespoke or legacy system.. FactoryEye comes with a connector builder which enables custom connections for proprietary systems.

Highly intuitive and sleek dashboards provide managers with all the data they need to make planning and workload decisions from the palm of their hand.

When you use FactoryEye to connect your factory you’ll benefit from increased productivity, improved delivery time, and better control of your manufacturing processes. This means you’ll be able to improve your OEE, inventory levels, and the cost projections for your products. Lastly, you’ll be able to better communicate with customers and suppliers, resulting in improved delivery times and better customer satisfaction.

Feel free to contact us at Magic Software to learn more about how Factoryeye can help save on costs and improve your factory’s efficiency.

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