Their production platform in the MES area ranges from the collection of manufacturing data of a small number of plants of varying ages and types (different interfaces and controls etc.) to the interlinking of numerous locations for companies operating globally. At the same time, their services are in high demand in the building of automation systems for all types of industries. bfa solutions ltd produces solutions that are widely used in the following areas;
Pi-Inject is the solution for the discerning manufacturer of injection moulding. Any injection moulding machine can be monitored. This is possible either by implementing a simple logic with integrated controller and manual classification (DigiBox), or by connecting a modern interface such as Euromap 15/63, OPC, OPC/UA, Arburg VE 437/xx, etc. A comprehensive expansion, which includes the automation machines and building technology, is also possible, because the functionality can be extended modulary (e.g. with batch management or energy management).
Pi-Assembly is the solution in the area of automation. The system allows for the monitoring not only of the individual plants in numerous locations, but also of various production lines within a single production plant. At the same time, it allows for the gradual expansion in to a full MES with job management and ERP connectivity with quality management.