A common need of plastics producers is real-time shop floor production monitoring. This serves many purposes, including tracking cycles on tools or machines, data collection, precision measurement, analysis and reporting, gage management, and material usage and labor tracking.
create a detailed pricing matrix. Selected values can then be automatically pulled into a user-definable quote template, and virtually instantly e-mailed, faxed, or printed. A bag and film processor feature should enable users to use the quoting application to quote from the market price table, build quotes by process (extrusion, printing, slitting, and the like), and capture the costs by process. They should also be able to incorporate such factors into their quotes as mill, width, length, side trim,