Total project automation

Faster Lead-times + Greater Control

Track components from end to end, keep inventories tight, and cut lead times down to days – not weeks.

 

Our combination of advanced processes, extensive automation, and proprietary technologies means better service for you. And with our worldleading Total Project Automation, better service starts the moment you ask us for a quote.

THE SIGNICAST ADVANTAGE, AUTOMATED

GREATER CONTROL

• Get complete traceability of your quote, project, and part

• Identify your part’s progress at any point in time

• We monitor all aspects of the project — personnel, equipment, time, Temperatures, cutting pads — everything

• It means total integrity of information from quote to part number

SHORTER
LEAD-TIMES

• Your delivery date sets the foundation for all operations

• Continuous flow manufacturing keeps all orders moving without delay and no line-down situations

No holds policy: with required information visible to operators, everyone has what they need to make decisions and prevent holds

TIGHTER INVENTORY

• Rev-level quoting makes any revision of any quote automatically available for order

• Inventory is shipped on the appropriate date for accurate, on-time delivery

• Product is available every time you need it with no overstock

ONE QUOTE, ONE PROJECT, ONE PART

Your initial request for a quote flows through our system, automatically collecting relevant information for your estimate at each stop. Once you place your order, it automatically converts to your new part number complete with design data that’s sent through the manufacturing process too – and now you’ve got a part we can monitor it all the way through to your loading dock.

INITIATE

• Request for quote
• Attach design materials
• CAD model
•Prints
• Specs
• Instructions
• Unify under single traceable quote number

QUOTE

• Estimate for primary casting — Number of pieces per mold / Gating setup / Sprue selection / Material selection

• Estimate for secondary operations — Machining / Plating / External operations
• Hands-on engineering expertise — Better manufacturability / Lower assembly costs / Enhanced product features
• Formalize needs
• Deliver quote to customer in 5 days or less

SETUP

• Receive PO for specific quote
• Quote automatically converts to part number
• Set delivery date and back-time every process
• Connect (in real life) all people on the project
• Match all prints and models to part number
• Launch the project

PRODUCE

• The final CAD model is synced across all machines in the production process
• Part production is accelerated through Continuous Flow Manufacturing
• Machines send data back on every part
• Automatic alerts on any parameter
• Monitor hand off to successive operations
• Track part through just-in-time delivery

PROJECT AUTOMATION FAST FACTS

Signicast Total Automation | Investment Casting Process

DEVELOP YOUR PRODUCT FASTER

At Signicast, our innovation doesn’t only get you a better part. It gets you a quicker turnaround time, fewer delays, and delivery of your part exactly when you need it. SEE IT IN ACTION: REQUEST A QUOTE.

 

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Last updated 11.25.2019