On Demand Production

Capitalize on burgeoning demand for customization, small series, and one-off pieces with an efficient, agile on-demand process.

THE ON-DEMAND DILEMMA

Daily on-demand production is made up of multiple orders, models, variants, and options – each in a different material. The inherent complexity of these orders and mass of associated data makes it difficult to optimize production scheduling, costs and process time.

WHAT IF YOU COULD…

OPTIMIZE THROUGHPUT with a fully connected and integrated combination of software and hardware?
MAINTAIN AND OPTIMIZE MARGINS with a controlled process?
IMPLEMENT AN AGILE PROCESS capable of handling variety as well as last minute changes, peak and low-activity periods?
INCREASE SIMPLIFY PRODUCTION PLANNING and performance visibility with automated processing of customer orders?

INTRODUCING FURNITURE ON DEMAND BY LECTRA

Furniture On Demand by Lectra combines Virga®, the new single-ply fabric cutting line and the Lectra Digital Cutting Platform. This data-centric solution digitally transfers information between IT systems and the cutting room, automating non-value added tasks. Whether cutting plain or patterned fabric, Virga offers a complete cutting line for simultaneous loading, scanning, cutting and offloading.

Furniture On Demand by Lectra's powerful combination of a Digital Cutting Platform and single-ply cutting solution delivers an integrated workflow for reduced cycle time. Capitalize on data transfers between IT systems and the cutting room, and a complete cutting line for optimized throughput, agility and cost efficiency.

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WHAT YOU’LL GAIN

REDUCED CYCLE TIME

- Automated processing of customers’ orders

- Automated selection and combination of components

- Automated association of cutting and nesting parameters

 

OPTIMIZED COST PER PIECE

- Next generation algorithms for motif recognition

- Configurable nesting rules

- Automated marker making using real fabric width

 

AGILITY TO MANAGE THE UNEXPECTED

- Synchronization with the Digital Cutting Platform for any changes

- Last-minute and urgent order prioritization management

- Easy peak and low-activity management

 

INCREASED VISIBILITY AND CONTROL 

- Production dashboards for visibility and analysis

- Material data management per supplier

- Material standards management

 

IMPROVED USER EXPERIENCE

- Anytime access to e-learning tools and assistance

- Operator-controlled conveyor advance

- Ergonomic offload area & command station

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Karimoku equips itself for future success with Furniture On Demand by Lectra – Made to Order

“The native connection between the digital cutting platform and Virga limits the number of markers we need to manage. Operation is very simple, enabling us to improve productivity and minimize errors.”

 

Hiroyuki HAYASHI

Senior Managing Director

KARIMOKU FURNITURE INC., JAPAN

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