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ENGINEERING
Quickly and accurately transfer your designs to the production floor to save time and reduce errors.

 

“Engineering is the art of modeling materials we do not wholly understand, into shapes we cannot precisely analyze so as to withstand forces we cannot properly assess, in such a way that the public has no reason to suspect the extent of our ignorance.”

– Dr. A.R. Dykes

CloudSuite Industrial and Process Integrated Bill of Materials and Formulations

  • Create both routing and BOM on one screen using Engineering Workbench
  • Manage formulations and revisions
  • Include alternate materials requirements in the BOM
  • Maintain reference/bubble designators
  • Define alternate BOMs
  • Set items to back flush
  • Set effectivity and obsolescence dates
  • CAD BOM import
  • Forecast materials and Configure orders with Planning BOMs

Estimating

  • Engineering sandbox development
  • Quoting and cost analysis
  • Copy an estimate from another estimate, work order or BOM and make modifications as necessary
  • What-if scheduling
  • Pricing tables
  • Multiple price breaks
  • Estimate status to reflect customer acceptance

Routings

  • Define your production standards
  • Support of outside service routing steps
  • Capture move, queue, setup and finish times
  • Unlimited notes to operations
  • Define resource and resource groups for production scheduling
  • Maintain alternate routings
  • See impact of routing changes on overall scheduling

Costing

 

  • Costs by item or item warehouse
  • Cost methods include Standard, Actual, LIFO, FIFO and Lot Specific, at the item level
  • Update stockroom and WIP inventory records in real-time automatically
  • Link POs to work orders to capture specific costs for a job
  • Interactive What-if costing workbenches
  • Track costs from the General Ledger to the source transaction

 

Engineering Change Notices

  • Approvals of changes before they can be used on jobs or estimates
  • Mass replace/delete
  • Maintain reason codes
  • Track changes on routing steps and/or BOM
  • Copy ECN functionality
  • Revision control with revision history
  • Maintain comprehensive audit trail of changes to BOM and routings
  • Release a job to any prior revision

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CADTalk

CADTalk integrates your CAD software with CSI (SyteLine) so you can get the designs to the shop floor in record time without the headaches.

  • Significant reduction in manufacturing lead time
    • Map CAD properties to CloudSuite Industrial fields (user defined fields included)
    • Expression builder for user defined options
  • Eliminates duplicate data entry
  • Increases data integrity and BOM accuracy
    • Work with fully exploded BOMs
  • Ongoing support for future CAD and CloudSuite Industrial version releases

Works with Vault, Inventor and AutoCAD, NX, Creo and Solidworks

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