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DESIGN & NPI

Introduce new products quickly and efficiently with exceptional first pass yields and generate balanced and optimized products.

MATERIAL MANAGEMENT

Effectively manage inventory levels and integrate with MRP systems, improve WIP with work order kitting, and standardize incoming bar codes.

PRODUCTION CONTROL

Reduce downtime and improve utilization by proactively managing setup, changeover and replenishment. Ensure product quality with board- and component-level traceability.

MONITORING & ANALYTICS

Increase utilization and productivity by continuously monitoring key metrics and quickly pinpointing opportunities for improvement in the manufacturing process.

IQ360 FACTORY SOFTWARE SUITE 

Are you Ready for the Next Manufacturing Revolution – I4.0? 

If you are looking to get more from your assembly equipment investment, Universal’s IQ360™ Factory Software Suite gives you all of the tools you need to improve the operational efficiency of your Universal Instruments production lines. IQ360 is a suite of a la carte smart factory modules designed to control, monitor and improve all aspects of factory operations for maximum productivity. IQ360 enables you to engage and participate in Industry 4.0 today – and in the future!

  • Design & NPI Module – Streamline program generation and time to market.
  • Material Management Module – Leverage ERP inventory integration and complete material traceability.
  • Production Control Module – Automate manufacturing processes using closed-loop tracking tools.
  • Monitoring & Analytics Module – Take advantage of comprehenisve monitoring tools to make improvements in real-time.

DESIGN & NPI

The IQ360 Design & NPI Module features tools to easily import and verify design data, streamline program generation, balance lines, create grouped feeder setups, and generate optimized production schedules. You can also leverage offline setup tools and machine-side NPI utilities at the line to debug your process step-by-step as you build your first article or during volume production to fine tune established programs and continuously improve quality and efficiency.

    • Import any kind of design data (CAD, Gerber), convert to ACSII, merge with BOM
    • Generate balanced and optimized products
    • Create grouped setups to minimize changeover
    • Debug process problems on line
    • Achieve a production-ready first pass yield
    • Offline component data teach and board-level part-to-pad verification
    • No tape boards required – no waste

    Machine-Side NPI

    • Simple, menu-driven process for new users
    • Get products into production quickly and efficiently
    • Achieve a production-ready first pass yield
      Accommodate ECRs (components, boards, etc.)
    • Auto-component teach and verification
    • Reduce scrap and repair costs
    • On-the-fly production improvements for highest ongoing quality
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    DESIGN & NPI MODULE APPS & BUNDLES

    The Design & NPI Module contains eight apps to help you streamline program generation, quickly and efficiently adapt to change, and minimize time to market. Choose only the functionality that you need.

     

    Programming & Optimization Bundle
    -- APP --
    CAD/Gerber/BOM Conversion
    ASCII Text Import
    Advanced Product Editor
    Optimizing & Line Balancing
    Offline Component Teach
    Offline Program Validation
    Product Simulator
    Production Planning & Scheduling
    Offline NPI Bundle
    -- APP --
    CAD/Gerber/BOM Conversion
    ASCII Text Import
    Advanced Product Editor
    Optimizing & Line Balancing
    Offline Component Teach
    Offline Program Validation
    Product Simulator
    Production Planning & Scheduling
    Complete Programming Bundle
    -- APP --
    CAD/Gerber/BOM Conversion
    ASCII Text Import
    Advanced Product Editor
    Optimizing & Line Balancing
    Offline Component Teach
    Offline Program Validation
    Product Simulator
    Production Planning & Scheduling
    Premier Programming Bundle
    -- APP --
    CAD/Gerber/BOM Conversion
    ASCII Text Import
    Advanced Product Editor
    Optimizing & Line Balancing
    Offline Component Teach
    Offline Program Validation
    Product Simulator
    Production Planning & Scheduling
    App Available Individually
    -- APP --
    CAD/Gerber/BOM Conversion
    ASCII Text Import
    Advanced Product Editor
    Optimizing & Line Balancing
    Offline Component Teach
    Offline Program Validation
    Product Simulator
    Production Planning & Scheduling

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    DESIGN & NPI MODULE

    MATERIAL MANAGEMENT

    The IQ360 Material Management Module connects you with your shop floor operations for maximum efficiency. Manage ERP inventory levels with real-time data and assimilate across other factory systems, as well as implement feeder and component tracking. You can also conform barcodes and track and execute periodic maintenance schedules. Closed-loop placement verification ensures superior product yields, supported by valuable board and component traceability for mission-critical production.

    • Direct ERP interface
    • Feeder and component tracking locates feeders and parts at the time of use
    • Consumption tracking with real-time component usage data from the shop floor
    • Automatically track and manage periodic feeder maintenance and repair for improved performance
    • Converts manufacturers’ barcodes to internal format
    • Board- and component-level traceability protects brand identity, reduces costs and ensures product quality
    • Vendor validation confirms correct vendor identity
    • Real-time consumption tracking, production data and reports
    • Open SQL interface allows with transfer tables communication with ERP or MES systems, and integration with in-house, custom-built software applications
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    MATERIAL MANAGEMENT MODULE APPS & BUNDLES

    The Material Management Module contains six apps to help you maintain comprehensive factory visibility, track consumption, integrate and manage inventory, streamline maintenance, and secure your reputation with FDA-level traceability. Choose only the functionality that you need.

     

    Requires Line Control Base License
    -- APP --
    Material Consumption Tracking
    Traceability
    Maintenance Tracking
    Inventory TrackinG
    Process Route Control
    Storage Tower Interface
    MSL Tracking
    Operator Traceability
    Requires Factory Control Base License
    -- APP --
    Material Consumption Tracking
    Traceability
    Maintenance Tracking
    Inventory TrackinG
    Process Route Control
    Storage Tower Interface
    MSL Tracking
    Operator Traceability
    Traceability Bundle
    -- APP --
    Material Consumption Tracking
    Traceability
    Maintenance Tracking
    Inventory TrackinG
    Process Route Control
    Storage Tower Interface
    MSL Tracking
    Operator Traceability
    App Available Individually
    -- APP --
    Material Consumption Tracking
    Traceability
    Maintenance Tracking
    Inventory TrackinG
    Process Route Control
    Storage Tower Interface
    MSL Tracking
    Operator Traceability

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    MATERIAL MANAGEMENT MODULE

    PRODUCTION CONTROL

    The IQ360 Production Control Module reduces downtime and improves utilization by proactively managing setup, changeover and replenishment. Leverage flexible setup strategies to optimize productivity in any environment. Offline setup tools enable product preparation and feeder replenishment during production, while feeder-low and splice notifications proactively alert the operator to maintain continuous production flow.

    • Offline setup pro-actively manages changeover and part replenishment
    • Generate changeover instruction
    • Flexible feeder setup enables more efficient changeovers by eliminating restricted feeder locations
    • Automatic setup validation eliminates re-scan at machine for reduced downtime
    • Feeder-low and splicing notifications minimize downtime, particularly in higher-volume environments
    • Automated warnings when KPI thresholds are not met
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    PRODUCTION CONTROL MODULE APPS & BUNDLES

    The Production Control Module contains six apps to help you eliminate bottlenecks, optimize process steps, streamline changeovers, implement automated threshold alerts, and track and drive performance against operational targets. Choose only the functionality that you need.

     

    Requires Line Control Base License
    -- APP --
    Offline Feeder Setup Validation
    Paperless Changeover Instructions
    Flexible Feeder Setup
    Feeder Low
    Barcode Generator
    Work Order Management
    Feeder Tracking
    Component Tracking
    High-Mix Bundle
    -- APP --
    Offline Feeder Setup Validation
    Paperless Changeover Instructions
    Flexible Feeder Setup
    Feeder Low
    Barcode Generator
    Work Order Management
    Feeder Tracking
    Component Tracking
    App Available Individually
    -- APP --
    Offline Feeder Setup Validation
    Paperless Changeover Instructions
    Flexible Feeder Setup
    Feeder Low
    Barcode Generator
    Work Order Management
    Feeder Tracking
    Component Tracking

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    PRODUCTION CONTROL MODULE

    Monitoring & analytics

    The IQ360 Monitoring & Analytics Module helps you stay on target and meet your performance objectives. Gain insight into line-level efficiency and product quality while quickly identifying potential areas of focus and corrective action. Utilize comprehensive monitoring, analytics and reporting tools to track manufacturing key performance indicators (KPIs) in rea l time across all aspects of the surface mount process.

    • Dynamic, real-time production data at a factory-, line-, product-, machine-, or board-level
    • Real-time production floor visibility into p re
    • Process quality data, including component mispicks, feeder mispicks, component rejects, component scrap, and placement defects and overall yield
    • Viewable From any web browser
    • Server can be located anywhere on Factory network
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    MONITORING & ANALYTICS MODULE APPS & BUNDLES

    The Monitoring & Analytics Module contains eight apps to help you capture all the data you’ll ever need, gain simplified access to real-time performance metrics in custom dashboards, and identify and correct negative trends before they become issues. Choose only the functionality that you need.

     

    Factory Analytics Bundle
    -- APP --
    Big Data Collection
    Performance Dashboard
    Utilization & Efficiency
    OEE & Productivity
    Component Wastage
    Analytics & Correlation
    KPI Threshold Alerts
    Predictive Analytics
    -- FEATURE --
    Fully Customizable
    Web Based
    Detailed Drilldown
    Web-Based Analytics Dashboard Bundle
    -- APP --
    Big Data Collection
    Performance Dashboard
    Utilization & Efficiency
    OEE & Productivity
    Component Wastage
    Analytics & Correlation
    KPI Threshold Alerts
    Predictive Analytics
    -- FEATURE --
    Fully Customizable
    Web Based
    Detailed Drilldown
    Complete Analytics Bundle
    -- APP --
    Big Data Collection
    Performance Dashboard
    Utilization & Efficiency
    OEE & Productivity
    Component Wastage
    Analytics & Correlation
    KPI Threshold Alerts
    Predictive Analytics
    -- FEATURE --
    Fully Customizable
    Web Based
    Detailed Drilldown
    App Available Individually
    -- APP --
    Big Data Collection
    Performance Dashboard
    Utilization & Efficiency
    OEE & Productivity
    Component Wastage
    Analytics & Correlation
    KPI Threshold Alerts
    Predictive Analytics
    -- FEATURE --
    Fully Customizable
    Web Based
    Detailed Drilldown

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    MONITORING & ANALYTICS MODULE

    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT IQ360

    DIRECT CONTACT

    Richard Mitchell
    Product Manager, IQ360 Factory Software Solutions
    Universal Instruments
    33 Broome Corporate Parkway
    Conklin, NY 13748
    Office: +421.2.49309667
    mitchell@uic.com

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