LDC Industry 4.0 Consulting

 


Logic Design Corporation (LDC) has successfully implemented Industry 4.0 solutions for manufacturing companies that range from small to Fortune 500.  This includes a proven implementation methodology that allows manufacturing companies to implement Industry 4.0 in smart, incremental steps that include the following implementation phases:

 

 

   Phase 1:  Engineering & Manufacturing Workflow Assessment

  • Discussion of Engineering and Manufacturing Challenges / Goals
  • Walk Through of Existing Processes in Engineering & Manufacturing including Shop Floor
  • Documentation of Existing Workflow Processes and Technologies:Identify Potential Improvement Areas
    • Mapping of Existing Workflows
    • Identify Inefficiencies / Bottlenecks
    • Identify Obsolete Technologies
    • Identify Potential Duplication / Data Errors
    • Time & Cost Estimates of Existing Workflow

 

   Phase 2:  Planning Phase

  • Plan Inventory and Production Improvements
  • Plan Consolidation of Multiple Databases
  • Plan Automation of Labor-Intensive Workflow Tasks
  • Plan Integration of Multiple Software Technologies
  • Plan Integration of Engineering and Manufacturing with ERP

 

   Phase 3:  Solution Implementation

 

  • Solution Phase 3.1:  Data Warehouse
    • Establish Single Version of Truth Data Warehouse

 

  • Solution Phase 3.2:  ERP Integration
    • Implement Spreadsheet Integration
    • Setup ERP Interface Data Mapping & Download
    • Audit & Verify Data Integration

 

  • Solution Phase 3.3:  CAD Integration / Workflow Automation
    • Implement Automated DXF Flat File Generation
    • Implement Automated Routing / Extended Data File Generation
    • Implement Automated Sales Quote Generation
    • Audit & Verify Process Improvements

 

  • Solution Phase 3.4:  Scheduling / MES (Manufacturing Execution System)
    • Implement Automated Job Build / Scheduling
    • Implement Workstation Screen / Load Balancing / Schedule Export
    • Audit & Verify Process Improvements

 

  • Solution Phase 3.5:  Smart Factory Integration
    • Implement Production Dashboard
    • Implement Shop Floor Data Collection / IoT (Internet of Things) Connectivity
    • Implement Automated Production ERP Upload
    • Audit & Verify Process Improvements