There are many ways to optimise production and make it more efficient and profitable. At FESPA 2022 in Berlin, Zünd exhibited solutions that help effectively automate graphics production.
The Zünd exhibit illustrated how smart production automation offers savings potential even for smaller graphics manufacturers, for instance by eliminating the potential for errors. Attendees were introduced to PrimeCenter, the control center for generating print and cut files. In live demonstrations, Zünd showed how the Pick&Place interface option controls robotic devices and fully automates the removal of cut parts and their placement at pre-defined locations.
To create additional efficiencies in parts removal, job tracking, and even logistics, Zünd also showed the Visualising Option, another component of the Zünd Cut Center user interface and workflow software. Besides assisting the user during parts removal through projection, this option offers capabilities for labelling cut parts. Printed and affixed QR-Codes help streamline and facilitate logistics.
Zünd Connect captures performance and availability KPIs from cutters integrated in the Zünd production workflow and uses this data to calculate Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE). It also uncovers productivity losses and provides key performance indicators that help users further optimise their digital cutting operations.