Shop Floor Automation

MFGStream

FAST, PORTABLE & MODERN DATA COLLECTION

Introducing MFGStream

ICG and Keith Vincent (founder and creator of VisiBar) have combined forces to provide a data collection & process automation solution that serves Fourth Shift now and beyond! With MFGStream, you can run existing VisiBar scripts and preserve your ERP investment, regardless of ERP type.

 

We selected MFGStream as our next generation data collection & process automation partner because it offers unparalleled flexibility. It is device- and manufacturing software-agnostic. It runs on any web-enabled device, including mobile and handheld tools.

 

MFGStream serves the now, moves your investment forward, and lets you code for the future. 

Software We Provide

MFGStream – Shop Floor Automation

“From our first manufacturing data integration projects in the 1980s until our most recent systems, we have implemented data integration systems for hundreds of manufacturing companies. We have always believed you deserve flexibility. Use whatever devices you need. Use whatever manufacturing software you need.  MFGStream has your answer.”

— Keith Vincent, MFGStream Founder

FEATURES

 

We are pleased to be able to offer aggressive pricing for current VisiBar customers. Check out the below features to learn more about how MFGStream can take your manufacturing operations to the next level.

  • Provides Stability and Speed
    • Multi-threaded and 500% faster than VisiBar.
  • Runs 24X7
    • Handles the demand of modern manufacturing operations.
  • Device Agnostic
    • Runs existing VisiBar scripts on any web-enabled device.
  • Robust End-User Experience
    • Supports multiple servers on a single instance. 
    • Supports far more end point devices, and offers much faster performance for end point devices.
  • Modern Development Environment
    • Features a modern programming interface with Visual Basic scripting.
    • Developed and supported in North America with an active development roadmap.
  • Document Creation and Emailing
    • Captures images, produces labels, and prints out documents as part of your business process, not through additional steps.

PRODUCT USE-CASE

 

Beyond the Shop Floor, MFGStream can be used for:

  • Order fulfillment
    • Pick/Pack/Ship – generate labels, print required documents, and collect data needed for EDI Advanced Ship Notice (ASN).
  • Trigger for Kanban replenishment of purchased items
    • Create and automatically email suppliers PO releases.
  • Update material costs
    • Use the actual purchase price at the point of PO receipt.
  • Collect indirect time against projects
    • Track time and costs.
  • Trigger the addition of new items into the ERP
    • Ask for key related fields – buyer/planner, make/buy, commodity code or group tech code – and set all the required fields to predetermined values.

ADDITIONAL MODULES

 

  • Business Process Automation (BPA) – priced separately
    • MFGStream’s replacement to VisiWatch. Port your scripts to MFGStream and eliminate Visiwatch. This simplifies the process, reduces infrastructure resources, and modernizes the platform for Fourth Shift.

INTEGRATION

 

MFGStream seamlessly integrates with modern tools so you can utilize mobile/handheld devices. It can interact with other iOT applications directly from the scanner gun. Your shop floor will experience unparalleled freedom and flexibility to perform functions once limited to desktop computers.

  • VisiBarTranslator
    • Preserves your current investment and protects it for use on future ERP systems. ALL existing VisiBar scripts are portable to MFGStream via VisiBarTranslator.
  • Web Interface
    • Allows use on all new devices with no script changes.
  • Backward Compatible
    • Allows use on all legacy Windows devices with no script changes.

ABOUT MFGSTREAM

 

From their first manufacturing data integration projects in the 1980s until their most recent systems, MFGStream has implemented data integration systems for hundreds of manufacturing companies. They have always believed users deserve flexibility. Use whatever devices you need. Use whatever manufacturing software you need. MFGStream is the layer in the middle that allows you to seamlessly move data from whatever generates it to whatever needs it.

  • VisiBarTranslator
    • Preserves your current investment and protects it for use on future ERP systems. ALL existing VisiBar scripts are portable to MFGStream via VisiBarTranslator.
  • Web Interface
    • Allows use on all new devices with no script changes.
  • Backward Compatible
    • Allows use on all legacy Windows devices with no script changes.

MFGStream Demo

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