Case Study Gust. Alberts GmbH & Co KG

MES heartbeat increases utilization rate and delivery date fidelity

MES heartbeat increases utilization rate and delivery date fidelity
The product range of Gust. Alberts GmbH & Co. KG (GAH) includes hardware, fencing technology, profiles and sheet metal. In the main, it is a range that provides excellent services for renovation, maintenance or construction around the house and garden. The scalable PROXIA MES solution with machine and production data acquisition as well as control center software allows GAH to plan its production resources more flexibly based on valid data from production.

PROXIA MDE/BDE is as a “data provider” the basis for automated premium accounting, valid key figures for production planning as well as the continuous improvement process (CIP) at GAH. The measurable success: 5% increase in the utilization rate of certain equipment and 6% improvement in delivery reliability in standard and customized Internet business.

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Gustav Alberts GmbH & Co. KG is an internationally renowned manufacturer of innovative solutions for home and garden as well as one of the leading system providers for trade and industry. The PROXIA MES solution with control center software, machine and production data acquisition, monitoring and reporting offers the company many advantages.

“PROXIA MES brings the right “MES heartbeat” to our production. As a data provider, the MDE/BDE software, in combination with performance fine planning, ensures a utilization rate improved by more than 5% as well as a 6% higher delivery reliability in individual order production.”

Christian Anheier
Assistant to the management of Gust. Alberts GmbH & Co KG

Highlights and benefits at a glance:

  • Automated premium billing through MDE/BDE recording
  • Data collector and “data provider” for production planning as well as basis for CIP
  • Improvement of adherence to schedules by 6% to up to 95% through the use of PROXIA detailed planning
  • Intuitive resource detailed planning with “capacity blocker” for online orders
  • More flexible production of customized orders
  • 5% increase in utilization rate

Insight at Gust. Alberts GmbH & Co KG