WERMA is the leading European manufacturer of industrial beacons and sounders and also three innovative smart and intelligent systems for improving logistics processes.
The first, a new Kanban stock monitoring and replenishment system StockSAVER uses intelligent monitoring points to monitor and manage line side stock levels and automatically generate replenishment calls wirelessly.
A second system, SmartMONITOR uses conventional andon lights but with the addition of a wireless transmitter and receiver kit to monitor up and down time of machines and equipment.
A third system, AndonSPEED, is an andon light based wireless call for action system which is proving popular in many online retail warehousing operations as well as industrial operations. The system will identify bottlenecks in the warehouse system and speed up response to disruptions to production.
StockSAVER: the new Kanban replenishment system
The system, simple to retrofit to existing FIFO flow racking, solves many typical Kanban issues and increases cash flow. StockSAVER automatically calls up material replenishment requirements and will significantly cut the amount of line-side safety stock being held.
StockSAVER deploys sensors fitted to the FIFO flow racking system to detect the passage of all sizes of commonly used bins. Data on bin movements is transmitted wirelessly to a control station view on a PC. Kanban cards no longer required The systems solves the problems of mislaid, damaged or untimely Kanban card re-ordering processes.
SmartMONITOR: an intelligent alternative for machine monitoring and data collection
WERMA’s SmartMONITOR helps to make processers lean, faster and more efficient. The wireless based data collection and transmission system is easy to retrofit and gives complete transparency of the operation in real time.
Control station displays on the PC or automatic notification to your smartphone will highlight stoppages and help to reduce reaction to downtime and help identify ways of optimising processes.
AndonSPEED Call-for-action system which keeps things moving – a unique system for optimising warehouse logistics processes
Since 2016 AndonSPEED has been playing its part in optimising processes on manual workstations and in warehouse operations.
The system is a unique and innovative intelligent monitoring and call-for-action system. The wirelessly connected system passes information to a control station display on a PC or screen and can also despatch call for action e-mails automatically to personnel required to intervene and resolve a problem.
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