Latest version provides 'out-of-box' integrated repetitive manufacturing
features for discrete manufacturers using SAP(R) ERP
ATLANTA, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Visiprise, Inc., a leader in manufacturing execution systems (MES) for the integrated enterprise, announced today the general availability of Visiprise ERP Shop Floor Integration 2.0. A packaged composite application for use with the SAP(R) Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (SAP MII) application, Visiprise ERP Shop Floor Integration 2.0 integrates the SAP ERP application with the SAP Manufacturing Execution by Visiprise application to provide manufacturers in the complex, discrete manufacturing industries with a complete record of how their products were manufactured, from planning to execution.
Visiprise ERP Shop Floor Integration provides the two-way information
channel to integrate and synchronize the enterprise and shop floor
-- For executives - Provides needed real-time visibility into cost, labor
and material inventory for better operational decision-making
-- For shop floor personnel - Gives access to up-to-date design and
production data that allows them to respond to changes more efficiently
to reduce scrap, rework and other bottlenecks caused by traditional
Building upon functionality already developed for version 1.0 and
integration certified by SAP, Visiprise ERP Shop Floor Integration 2.0 now
includes repetitive manufacturing capabilities along with other new
features, giving discrete manufacturers a competitive edge in the
marketplace. Version 2.0 includes, in part, the following:
-- Planned order integration - Planned orders in SAP ERP are now
integrated into SAP Manufacturing Execution by Visiprise, with
execution against the orders reported back to SAP ERP to provide full
support for repetitive manufacturing
-- Batch confirmation - Utilizes batch management on finished good
materials within SAP ERP and assigns appropriate Batch ID to shop
orders in SAP Manufacturing Execution, creating uninterrupted
connection from component traceability through logistics
-- Batch traceability reporting - provides detailed component, assembly
and delivery information - extremely valuable to Automotive, A&D and
Hi-Tech manufacturers during any component recall exercise
-- Multiple integration landscapes - Through SAP MII, supports
single-to-single, single-to-multi, multi-single, and multi-multi
integration between SAP ERP and SAP Manufacturing Execution for
transparency of data between enterprise and shop floor
"Manufacturers achieving best-in-class results across their operations do so with an integrated MES and ERP solution that provides complete quality and manufacturing control," said Carter Johnson, senior vice president of corporate development, Visiprise. "Our latest offering, coupled with our ongoing partnership with SAP, allows us to deliver a premium integrated solution to our discrete manufacturing customer that furthers them towards operational excellence."
Going beyond "SAP xApp Certified - Powered by SAP NetWeaver(R)" status achieved for the previous version of Visiprise ERP Shop Floor Integration, version 2.0 has also achieved SAP Certified Integration status and passed SAP Premium Qualification, including entire cross-application landscape testing performed by SAP at its corporate headquarters, to become one of the only integration solution extension offerings for MES and SAP solutions available in the market today.
"In Visiprise ERP Shop Floor Integration, Visiprise has developed, from design to final testing, a comprehensive shop floor integration package that is an essential component complementing SAP's efforts aimed at helping manufacturing customers achieve the 'perfect plant'," said Frank Schuler, vice president, Solution Management Manufacturing, SAP. "Visiprise ERP Shop Floor Integration leverages SAP MII for rapid implementation and lower total cost of ownership for our customers. Version 2.0 allows us to extend this solution to manufacturers looking to support their repetitive manufacturing needs."
Visiprise is a leading provider of manufacturing execution for integrated manufacturing operations. Visiprise helps manufacturers gain visibility into manufacturing operations, achieve shop floor control and manage product and process traceability. Focused on aerospace and defense, high tech, automotive, and medical device industries, more than 200 customers around the globe turn to Visiprise. Customers include Actia, BAE Systems, Celestica, ConMed, E-Z-GO Textron, Lockheed Martin, Philips Lighting, Solectron and Thales Avionics. For more information, visit http://www.visiprise.com.
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|SOURCE Visiprise, Inc.|
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