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NUCLEAR

IMPROVING NUCLEAR FACILITIES’ MANUFACTURING CONTROL

INTRODUCTION

Meeting the needs of tightly regulated manufacturers.

From auditable procedural controls and reporting requirements to thorough procedures for producing and managing nuclear devices and facilities, manufacturers in this industry face daily challenges in reaching their goals and objectives.

 

Benefits of Solumina for Nuclear

Extensive Regulatory Compliance

Support for ISO, ASME, NRC and NUPIC regulatory standards with configurable, real-time workflows. The manufacturing process ought to embrace quality during the entire process flow, starting early in the process design phase instead of relegated to a verification step at the end.

360 Degree View

Solumina provides an all-around view of product and process compliance and quality management at the plant, product and workflow level using a single system of record. This provides nuclear equipment manufacturers with a reliable, secure and scalable system that streamlines the flow of information between engineering and shop floor, improving production efficiency and meeting regulatory compliance requirements at the same time.

Intuitive & Easily Modifiable

Solumina’s work instructions can provide 2D and 3D images to ensure greater accuracy and compliance on the shop floor that are updated in real-time, ensuring the synchronization of all activity on a production floor, delivering the highest quality products as a result.

Keep Production on Schedule

Solumina’s production control information board keeps production on schedule and focused on compliance and quality. This board – which can be customized to show any view of the work areas, including unit, areas, or department orders and operations – will display all pertinent information to ensure smooth production. Shop supervisors and production schedulers will be able to take advantage of this board as well to view valuable information – such as order statuses, scheduled start and stop times and crews assigned – to make most efficient use of production cycles. Minor adjustments to schedules can quickly and easily be made in real time from these screens, keeping the shop floor engaged and on schedule.

How Virgin Orbit Found an MES to Trust

MES IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS STORY

 

With cosmic goals and an aggressive production rate, Virgin’s new Orbit division needed a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) it could trust. Read on to learn how Solumina delivered a fast, reliable solution.

Lockheed Martin MS2 Tactical Systems – Clearwater Operations

QUALITY MANAGEMENT SUCCESS STORY

 

At Lockheed Martin’s Clearwater plant in Florida, quality management is not just about compliance to industry and customer requirements―the team has a continuous improvement culture that has led to impressive results, awards and recognition from its customers.

How BAE Systems Implemented a People First MES

SOLUMINA MANAGEMENT, MES IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS STORY

 

Follow BAE Systems as they quickly learned the importance of capturing the necessary engagement across functions within the project lifecycle, from the generation of requirements to scenario testing and gap identification, to training and post go-live support in order to successfully roll out Solumina.

The Journey to a Paperless Shop Floor Pays Off for General Dynamics AIS

SOLUMINA QUALITY, MES SYSTEM SUCCESS STORY

 

The production facility went from a highly paper-based and manually controlled process to one where the manufacturing and quality management system, Solumina, is the focal point for building hardware.

How Cirrus Aircraft Leverages Solumina

MANUFACTURING EXECUTION SYSTEM SUCCESS STORY

 

Cirrus Aircraft worked closely with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to achieve certification for the Vision Jet, using Solumina MES in place of part piece level conformity. Going digital was a big part of the certification process transformation for Cirrus.

From the iBASEt Blog

Reduce the Risk of an MES Deployment

December 6, 2019
Successful Venture Capitalists have one thing in common – they know how to effectively manage risk. Given the challenges and risks associated with implementing a Manufacturing Execution System (MES), perhaps manufacturers can learn from this community and reduce the risk of failure in an MES deployment?

Preparing for 21st Century Workforce Challenges

October 29, 2019
We have a generational conflict going on in MRO and sustainment operations. Veteran personnel, many of whom are nearing retirement age, have learned invaluable, hands-on skills. The new crop of arrivals have quite a different orientation, growing up in a digital world.

New Standard for the Industrial Internet of Things

October 18, 2019
The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has released new standards for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) designed to provide a connectivity framework that can be held in common by IT companies, manufactures and providers of operational technology (OT).

Industry 4.0 Needs Smart MES

October 18, 2019
Industry 4.0, then, is changing the face of manufacturing. But technologies such as AI, analytics, machine learning and IIoT fall largely into the IT camp. This requires a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) designed and built for the complex discrete manufacturing while also providing a pathway towards digital transformation.
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See how Solumina is best for highly regulated manufacturing environment.

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