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Most Common Challenges

  • The hard copy traveler also acts as data collection forms
  • Lack of detailed work instructions is root cause for yield issues
  • ERP/MES often does not support 2D/3D illustrations
  • ERP/MES does not enable easy feedback from operators
  • The hard copy traveler limits efficient change management


  • Provides light-weight browser-based interface
  • Provides textual directions integrated with illustrations
  • Enables data capture about both the parts and process
  • Provides links to process documentation
  • Integration connectors eliminate re-entering data


  • Reduces problem-solving labor by capturing production data
  • Improves data completeness by validating at source
  • Improves yield by providing organized instructions
  • Improves shop efficiency by providing bi-directional application