In order to produce products, factory workers need to have access to the right parts and materials. Unfortunately, without proper tracking, factories may run out of inventory, slowing production or bringing it completely to a halt. This should be avoided at all cost.
Factories responsible for the creation of products typically have multiple bins full of various parts. These bins may be stacked and stored in a warehouse area. Most of the time, these bins only get accessed when necessary.
When completing projects, factory workers use different parts from various bins. Ideally, new parts get ordered as bin contents run low. Sometimes, for particularly hard to get materials, factory owners must order new parts well in advance. Unfortunately, many factory owners have no way of knowing when bins run low.
When factories run out of parts, they cannot complete projects. Occasionally, factory workers must use alternate parts. This can negatively impact the quality of the finished product. Sometimes, it changes the product completely. In order to maintain customer satisfaction, it’s crucial that factories ensure all products meet the same standards for quality and consistency.
Fill Level Solution for Inventory Bins
Using Mint Controls’ Fill Sensors, factory owners can monitor and track the fill level of bins, even in large warehouses. The system attaches easily to bins or shelving. The Fill Sensor collects and transmits information regarding fill level, temperature, and status in real-time, alerting management if bins run low. Using GPS tracking, factory owners can quickly locate which bin requires attention. This solution saves time and makes factory workers more efficient. It also prevents downtime and ensures factory workers have everything they need, when they need it.
When you work with Mint Controls, we fully evaluate your needs to develop a comprehensive solution. Using IoT technology, our systems provide management with visibility into a variety of operations. Factory owners can use the Fill Sensors to monitor bin level and track inventory levels on shelves. The rule-based system allows factory owners to determine when and how they receive notifications.
Please contact us to learn more about our Fill Level Solution and how it can help with inventory tracking.