Save 5% with the MES Packages over the individual OEE Downtime, SPC or Recipe Changeover Modules.The Works with MES • $36,799
Extend The Works package with MES including 25 production cells and locations for a single Ignition server. Track OEE, monitor SPC and manage recipes in real-time. Includes the instrument interface and reporting capabilities. Visually analyze real-time and historical production, quality and recipe information from unlimited clients.
Extend The Works package with the unlimited version of MES for unlimited production cells and locations for a single Ignition server. Track OEE, monitor SPC and manage recipes in real-time. Includes the instrument interface and reporting capabilities. Visually analyze real-time and historical production, quality and recipe information from unlimited clients.
Purchase The Works Limited with MES including 5 production cells and locations for a single Ignition server. Track OEE, monitor SPC and manage recipes in real-time; does not include the instrument interface or reporting capability. Visually analyze real-time and historical production, quality and recipe information from 5 clients.
Combine the features of the The Works Lite package with MES to track OEE, monitor SPC and manage recipes for one production cell and location in real-time; does not include the instrument interface or reporting capability. Visually analyze real-time and historical production, quality and recipe information from 1 client.
Extend the features of the Mission Critical package to the MES modules to create a fault-tolerant redundant MES system. Avoid disruptions in OEE tracking, SPC monitoring and recipe management when the unexpected happens. Includes unlimited production cells and locations for the master / backup Ignition server pair.
OEE Downtime Module • $3,500 + Cells
The OEE Downtime Module extends Ignition with powerful realtime OEE downtime functionality for one physical production facility. Implement a real-time OEE and downtime collection system that accommodates your production environment. Provide real-time actionable results and analysis to the people who can make a difference in increasing efficiencies. Module includes the extra functionality of product code management, work order management and production scheduling.SPC Module • $2,500 + Locations
The SPC Module extends Ignition with powerful real-time SPC functionality for one physical production facility. Implement a full-featured SPC system including unattended out-of-control evaluation, sample scheduling, control charts and more. Includes functionality for collecting sample data from manual entry or automatically from PLC devices, OPC-connected devices and external databases. Add the Instrument Interface Module to collect sample data from lab instruments through RS232 devices, USB devices and data file.Instrument Interface Module • $2,500
The new Ignition Instrument Interface Module empowers Ignition software to easily interface with instruments. Collect data from instruments such as gauges, analyzers, barcode scanners, etc., and make that information available to your entire Ignition HMI, SCADA or MES system.Recipe / Changeover Module • $3,500 + Cells or Locations
The Recipe / Changeover Module extends Ignition with recipe functionality allowing for rapid and reliable production changeovers. Module supports multiple levels of master recipes, security by recipe value, change log, recipe value variance tracking and sub-recipes. Visual components are included to simplify managing and editing recipes, comparing recipes and creating reports reflecting recipe values compared to actual production values and more.Ignition MES Enterprise Module • $10,000
With the Ignition MES Enterprise Module, you can centrally analyze production data and run reports across multiple physical production facilities from anywhere on your network. Use it to compare efficiency, downtime or SPC data by production line, operator, user-defined values and more.
Central analysis / administration for one or more MES modules for an unlimited number of sites. Requires a site license for at least one of the MES modules at each physical production facility.
CellsA cell is a machine that OEE and downtime information is collected for and analyzed by. Below are some key points to consider when determining the number of cells to purchase:
• Each production line requires at least one cell.
• It may not be cost-effective to purchase a cell for every cell on every machine in your facility. A conveyor is an example of this. Instead of purchasing many cells, consider tracking one cell onto either the major upstream or downstream machine.
• Mono-block machines such as a filler and capper that are mechanically tied together are better suited for a single cell.
• The OEE Downtime Module has built-in algorithms to determine the true line downtime reasons as opposed to combining cell downtime, which is inaccurate. These algorithms require cells for each machine but substantially reduce the PLC programming labor to accomplish the same functionality.
• Analysis comparing downtime, OEE or other data by machine for a given line, requires a cell for each machine.
• Calculating OEE for individual machines beyond the OEE for the line requires a cell for each one.
LocationsSPC samples are taken at a location. Locations are virtual, meaning that they are not necessarily tied to a physical location. Below are some key points to consider when determining the number of locations to purchase:
• When samples are scheduled for a location, the coming due, due and overdue state is tracked by location. All indications, alarms and notifications of samples coming due, due or overdue are by location directing users to the specific part of the process that requires attention.
• When sample data is recorded, whether automatically or manually, SPC rule violations are evaluated by location. All indications, alarms and notifications are by location directing users to the specific part of the process that requires attention.
• Automatic sample data collection is available at locations; each location requires a license. The source of data can come from PLC devices, OPC connected devices, lab instruments, RS232 devices, USB devices, data files, web services and external databases.
• SPC results appearing in control charts and impromptu analysis are shown by location. Combining too many locations into one will not provide enough granularity of results. To try and buy these modules and more, check out the Module Marketplace »