Panel Builder System Integrator

February 10, 2020

The ultimate assessment platform to discover bottleneck issues within your engineering and manufacturing processes and see real-world solutions with time and costs savings instantly.

Panel builders operate in an exceedingly tough competitive market, which means that reducing time spent on designs and excluding errors and reworks - in other words - keeping costs down - is of paramount importance. But, how can you meet this challenge? If these are just a few of your issues there is a solution:

  • -   Increasing price pressure
  • -   Shortage of skilled labor
  • -   Pressure to reduce delivery times
  • -   Ineffective workflows and quality issues
  • -   Requirement to reduce scrap
  • -   How to increase productivity
  • -   How to simplify the production of panels dramatically

 

By closely collaborating with their customers, EPLAN have benchmarked several panel and machine builders by evaluating workflows and the time taken to produce a single unit, and have found that the majority of panel builders in the USA and UK are working manually. Therefore, there is a need for action to shift from manual to semi-automated engineering. By introducing automation technologies and integrating engineering and production processes, panel builders can benefit from an increase in productivity, shorter project turnaround times, cost savings and improvements in product quality.

Request your Free PAM Assessment

EPLAN are offering free assessments to panel builders which aims to identify bottlenecks in design and manufacturing and with the information EPLAN have collated from the aforementioned customer study, they can advise on how you can save time, reduce scrap and simplify the production of panels dramatically. The free assessment includes:

  • -   Business Assessment - EPLAN will use an algorithm based on their benchmark to help their customers understand the operations by analyzing the business and identifying challenges and opportunities. EPLAN will also identify the areas in which there are bottlenecks, where there are losses which results in time and money lost and the possible optimization potential for the different areas on the shop floor.
  • -   Saving Potential - EPLAN will suggest ways in which to optimize your workflow and reveal the cost and time savings that can be expected.
  • -   Scope of improvement - EPLAN will outline the deliverables of what is needed to implement the change successfully.

 

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