Track MFG with Barcodes

Did you know that employee manufacturing time can be tracked using barcodes? A few scans will start a timer, and a few scans will stop it again. Now you’ve collected some pretty valuable information you can use to improve the manufacturing process. What can you collect? (scroll down below the video for some ideas)


Things manufacturing metrics you can collect with barcodes:

  1. Employee shift attendance
  2. Work order manufacturing time
  3. Process steps within each work order
  4. Inventory
  5. Client hours for invoicing
  6. Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
    1. Machine speed
    2. Yield
    3. Operating time

Find “Standard Time┬«” on Google, and download a copy to begin collecting mfg data with barcodes. It’s a good product you’ll like.