Paperless Manufacturing Software
Digital technologies connect your people, parts, equipment, and processes related to the shop floor.
The State of Paper-Based Manufacturing
Supply Chain Weakness
Supply chains that operate on paper and emails are slow to adjust yet supply chain disruptions are a regular occurrence for many firms.
Paper-based companies are at a disadvantage. The younger workforce has grown up with digital technology and prefer companies that use it.
Compliance is a complex task for manufacturers. Paper-based manufacturing is prone to error that can lead to non-compliance issues.
Delayed or lost paperwork can lead to a number of issues, including production problems downstream.
Changes are slow and costly with paper. Simple work order edits can take hours/days to execute, as partners and suppliers must be notified.
Paperwork required for manufacturing means human error is unavoidable. In regulated and critical industries, this risk is not acceptable.
Paper Slows Down Business
Paper Has “Blind Spots”
Paper Is Not Secure
Paper Systems Reduce Your Revenue
What Does Paperless Manufacturing Software Do?
What exactly does paperless manufacturing do? Essentially, paperless manufacturing provides a unified software application for planning, executing, monitoring, and reporting on every step of production.
To do all of this, paperless manufacturing provides at least three essential functions.
Adding MRO and SQM
Benefits of Paperless Manufacturing
Better Control Over Production
Traceability and Employee Accountability
Manage Engineering Change Orders
Fewer Defects and Higher Quality
Document Institutional Knowledge
Specific Personnel Sign-Offs with User-Based Permissions
Attract the Next Generation of Workers
By 2024, half of factory work will be performed remotely as manufacturers search for new ways to innovate.Gartner
What Can You Expect From Paperless Manufacturing?
Cheaper and Quicker Document Compliance
Real-time Data for Informed Decision-making
Complete As-built Histories
Foundation for Digital Thread and Industry 4.0
Replace Barcoded Paper Travelers, Work Instructions and Inspection Sheets
What Do the Industry Analysts Say?
1 – 3%
Whatever the technology path chosen, manufacturers can pursue it in stages. Your vendors should be able to help you identify and address the areas that are easiest to implement and fastest to create profits. By addressing those first and building value as you go, paperless systems can pay for themselves.