Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Shima Seiki releases Shima KnitPLM software
Shima Seiki releases Shima KnitPLM software
26
Apr '17
Shima Seiki Mfg., leading Japanese computerised flat knitting machine manufacturer, has announced the release of its new Shima KnitPLM software specifically engineered for the flat knitting industry, the world’s first PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) system dedicated to flat knitting as a powerful implementation of IoT for realising factory automation.

With Shima KnitPLM, the entire manufacturing process of knitwear from planning to production can be visualised to support efforts in maximising production efficiency throughout.

The Shima KnitPLM software comprises of the SPP (Shima Production Planning) system. The SPP software manages production scheduling and machine assignment based on manufacturing order (MO) information managed by the user’s existing ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system. Even users without ERP can input MO information from a dedicated input menu. Production plans created with SPP can be sent automatically to SPR3, where progress can be managed according to schedule.

The next part of the software is SPC (Shima Production Control data distribution system). It is still the norm for knitting data at the factory to be prepared and sent manually to each machine via network or USB device. SPC can automatically send the required production data to individual machines based on scheduling data provided by SPP, reducing workload and preventing mistakes.

The third part of the software is SPR3, Shima Production Report 3 (production management system). As a new and improved version of Shima Seiki’s SPR2 production management software that is already used by most of Shima Seiki’s mid- to large-scale customers, SPR3 can provide high-level solutions through linkage with existing ERP systems, management of machine operators, and—when production stops for some reason—the time and cause of stoppage. Moreover, by using cloud service, factory operating conditions and production status for individual orders can be confirmed remotely at any moment. (GK)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Mikes Photos from Pexels

Apparel/Garments | On 17th Oct 2018

Bangladesh garment exports swell 14.66% in Q1 FY19

Readymade garment exports from Bangladesh increased by 14.66 per cent ...

Courtesy: WTO

Textiles | On 17th Oct 2018

WTO rejects Panama claim for $210-mn sanctions on Columbia

A World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel recently rejected Panama’s...

India ranks 147th in Oxfam world inequality index

Textiles | On 17th Oct 2018

India ranks 147th in Oxfam world inequality index

India has been ranked 147th among 157 countries in a new worldwide...

Interviews View All

Karin Ekberg, Leadership & Sustainability

Karin Ekberg
Leadership & Sustainability

Sustainable models are beneficial for brands, retailers and manufacturers

Amrit Sethia, SOIE

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Representatives, Textile & apparel industry

Representatives
Textile & apparel industry

GST is a complicated and lengthy process

Harsh Shah,

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Kamal Kulshreshth,

Kamal Kulshreshth

Colorjet is among the fastest-growing wide format digital inkjet print...

Italtex,

Italtex

Italtex is a leading studio publishing fabric trend-books since 1959....

S Ziya Gumuser, Teknomelt

S Ziya Gumuser
Teknomelt

Turkish nonwoven manufacturer Teknomelt has been around for only seven...

Melissa Tate, University of New South Wales

Melissa Tate
University of New South Wales

<div><div><div><div><b>Melissa Tate</b>, a well-known scientist currently...

Lynda Kelly, Suominen Corporation

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Robert Brunner, Devereux

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Karan Arora, Karan Arora

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Amiben Shroff, Shrujan

Amiben Shroff
Shrujan

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


October 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search