Engineer-to-Produce


The ETP production principle is particularly suitable for customer-specific products. With this principle, the development and design process is triggered immediately after receipt of a customer order. The development is partly forecast, and partly order-driven. The areas of design, procurement, production, final assembly and distribution are usually order-driven in Engineer-to-Order. This manufacturing principle is particularly suitable for customer-specific products. The degree of standardization is low due to individuality, and the production machines are connected.


Business process

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Design product

The user can construct a workpiece directly in the browser. Material, surface, shape, size, etc. are determined by the customer.

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Check construction

 

With the help of an integrated rule engine, an immediate feasibility check is carried out. If there is a conflict, a warning message is displayed.

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Check material availability

 

Warehouse stock level can be called up via connection to the ERP system.

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Check machine availability

 

The networking of production planning with WebCAD makes it possible to check the availability of the machinery. This creates the basis for optimizing production management.

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Calculate conditions

 

A very precise price calculation is carried out depending on all relevant factors such as material costs, machine use, additional work needed or desired and many more.

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Order product

With the help of the Guided Selling process, the ordering of the product is effectively supported.

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Generate machine control code

WebCAD is able to send all production-relevant data directly to the machine to be produced directly after the customer has placed an order.

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Optimize order pool

Orders with identical production specifications can be combined (pooling). This leads to a drastic increase in production efficiency.

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Start production

Production can be started directly via interfaces to various databases by automatically generating the machine code.

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Deliver product

After production, the product is packed and shipped to the customer.