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Digital & Visual Andon

Reduce idle and response times when operators encounter production problems.


  • Goals


    • Standardize problem-reporting protocols throughout the factory floor.
    • Save time by easily differentiating whether the issue is a part shortage, defective part, tool malfunction, or a safety problem.
    • Reduce idle time by allowing operators to easily notify the appropriate person in charge of fixing the problem.
    • Raise productivity by avoiding operators having to search for help.
    • Increase visibility by tracking help response times and success rates.

  • Features


    • Create steps that generate real-time alerts via SMS, e-mail and andon lights.
    • Incorporate photographs, videos, CAD drawings, and multimedia to guide operators and reduce error rates.
    • Allow the system to inform supervisors responding to an alert if a specific spare part or step is required to resolve the issue.
    • Incorporate forms to track cause and resolution to improve problem-solving processes.
    • Allow supervisors to update repair records on the spot.
    • Keep track of supervisors success rates in order to adapt quickly.
    • Use Tulip’s visualization dashboard to identify causes, not only the symptoms.

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