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Value Stream Mapping and MES

Shop Floor Data Collection|

Are piles of paperwork causing problems on the factory floor? Studying the flow of product on the factory floor may be easier than you think In today’s competitive manufacturing [...]

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FACTIVITY Software Now Offered in Korean

Company | Product News|

Cleveland, OH (January 13, 2014) — FACTIVITY announces international translation of its MES (Manufacturing Execution System) paperless shop floor data collection software.  The system, which provides management with metrics [...]

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Is Bar Coding still a viable technology for the factory floor?

Shop Floor Data Collection|

MANUFACTURING DATA COLLECTION IN THE 21ST CENTURY Achieving greater efficiencies with touchscreen systems Many manufacturing companies still labor under the impression that bar coding is the solution to better [...]

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GANTT Chart Viewing Now Available in Factivity Software

OEE | KPI Measurement|

Cleveland, OH (February 5, 2014) — FACTIVITY announces the addition of Gantt chart viewing to the capabilities of its factory floor software. This will enhance production planning for manufacturers as [...]

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MES Pioneer FACTIVITY Inc. Introduces WORKBENCH

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Software Tools to Improve Production, Lower Costs and Improve On-Time Delivery Cleveland, OH (April 12, 2013) — FACTIVITY Inc. today announces the release of its latest set of Manufacturing Execution System [...]

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What Saint Gobain says about FACTIVITY…

Case Study|

Do You Know Which FACTIVITY Modules Are Right for Your Plant? At Saint-Gobain improving your factory floor can be a complicated, confusing task. Many executives have no idea which FACTIVITY [...]

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Factivity Inc Extends its Capabilities from Touch Screen to Hand Held Devices

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CLEVELAND (March 5, 2011) – MES provider FACTIVITY INC has announced the easy extension of the FACTIVITY system from touch screen kiosks to hand held devices.  The extensions, FACTIVITY RF [...]

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Factivity Distributes Low Cost Visual Manufacturing to Rittling

Case Study|

An extension of the basic FACTIVITY MES, gives engineers revision level control and operators complete visibility of all drawings CLEVELAND (September 14, 2010) Rittling’s Hydro-Air Production facility, based in Western [...]

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New Release of Factivity MES Software Receives Rave Reviews

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Excelda Manufacturing manager details time and paper savings CLEVELAND (April 22, 2010) FACTIVITY Inc, a pioneer in the MES software field since 1998 recently installed a new release of its [...]

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Factivity Fits Swanson Industries with Shop Floor Technology

Case Study|

Install, timed with contract from Caterpillar, gives management complete visibility of operations CLEVELAND (October 2, 2009) – Factivity fit Swanson Industries with its shop floor technology in August 2008—replacing pen-to-paper [...]

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