When you need to know everything that’s happening with your production activities and process variables, you need an MES that delivers the right functionality. From drag-and-drop job scheduling to real-time dashboard reporting and customizable alerts, PlantStar is designed to help you do what you do best. With a full range of capabilities and continuous updates, PlantStar has the solutions you and your company needs to maximize overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). It’s time to reach your full potential.
Get insight into job-specific details on every machine so you can keep track of upcoming projects, potential downtime, and more.
Simplify job scheduling with a drag-and-drop tool that makes it easy to move projects. The MES shows the current time and tools being used for specific projects, and allows you to update the tools and resources or switch the order of projects in order to avoid collisions.
Eliminate guesswork as you drive change and implement best practices as a result of data at your fingertips. PlantStar lets you create charts based on your own reporting in real time and auto-schedule report delivery directly to email inboxes, printer, or network folders.
View the status of your machines in real time on a large screen with color-coded data.
Get alerts when your machines go down and maintain a record of each occurrence. The system tracks the top causes of downtime for each machine and displays the percentage of time taken up by each down.
Receive immediate email, text, and voice alerts about the status of your machines on the shop floor. Easily choose which alerts you want to receive and select where you’d like them to be sent.
See the status of materials used in specific machines so you know when the materials need to be replenished or the equipment needs maintenance. PlantStar’s extremely detailed data insight reduces the manual labor necessary to gather these details.
Take advantage of integration features, tracking capabilities, and a variety of other functionalities that help streamline your processes and deliver quality products.
Eliminate the guesswork in associating specific users with completed action events. With PlantStar 4.0 operator tracking, users can quickly identify operator action events using simple track-and-trace capabilities.
Reduce the percentage of recalls due to product label errors with labeling and barcoding capabilities that strengthen compliance, increase productivity, and reduce operating costs while focusing on product traceability.
Integrate PlantStar with your current ERP system to complete your manufacturing process management.
See the status of your production equipment wherever you are with remote monitoring functionality from any device connected to the internet.
Your machine operators need to be able to access timely data in order to make quick decisions, and PlantStar’s MES provides that and more. Get an up-to-date look at your most important metrics and KPIs on a single, customizable screen. With the Machine Status view, you have insight into the real-time status, efficiency, and production data for any machines you choose. Plus, you can access simplified, color-coded charting with historical and real-time process variable data.
Stay up to date about the variables that go into your projects, with the ability to easily make adjustments as necessary.
Some MES systems limit the user on the number of process variables, but with PlantStar you can input any number of PVs and process variable profiles.
Use PlantStar to set upper and lower limits to your process variables and easily adjust as production needs change.
View live readings of KPIs including pressure, temperature, and more in real time. Tweak the chart configuration on the fly for a truly granular view into the health of your machines.
Quickly view all the live readings for your process variables in table form to see if the thresholds you defined are being breached.
We chose SYSCON PlantStar to be our MES system as it provided us with a wealth of production and process information, including scheduling, product specification, OEE data, labor and process tracking in a flexible, friendly and real time environment that assist us in achieving our operational excellence goals. Over the years (20+ years) PlantStar had validated that we made the right decision by providing us with great customer service and support coupled with leading edge technology. I would highly recommend their services to any other company that is in the market for MES system
With PlantStar, we’ve reduced our internal and external corrective action reports by 92.8%, with major gains in first-time quality improvements and customer satisfaction. An initial savings of $400,000 was realized within five months of implementation.
PlantStar has proved vital to our Manufacturing efficiency and has introduced the ability to stay connected remotely to make key real-time decisions. It has changed the way we operate!
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