Wood Products, which consist of lumber, plywood and gypsum mills have similar challenges as all other manufacturers. They have multiple systems supporting the manufacturing process that need to be monitored. In addition, downtime is critical and needs to be minimized as CapEx investments are highly scrutinized. SeQent provides a hardware/software bridge between Alarms & Events that occur in capital equipment and information technology applications and provides Real-Time information to hourly and salaried staff.

Wood Products/Pulp and Paper

SeQent Solutions help Wood / Pulp & Paper Manufacturers By:

  • Providing a Proactive monitoring solution (for Life Safety / Building Management, Maintenance, Production, Quality and Systems)
  • Reducing unscheduled downtime
  • Enhancing your Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, TPS, Six Sigma Investigations, etc.
  • Reduce production lead time
  • Reduce cost associated with material waste, labor, and energy consumption
  • Improve overall assets and operational effectiveness and performance (OEE and KPI’s)

Use Case

  • 6 year relationship
  • Building Products Corporate IT Standard
  • HMI/Data Collection – Activplant
  • Maintenance & Product Faults
  • Run Rates / Piece Counts
  • Quality Status
  • OEE / KPI’s
  • Team Communication
  • Motivational Information – Target & Actual
  • North American Plywood
  • North American Lumber
  • North American Engineered Wood Products (EWP)
  • Oriented Strand Board (OSB)
  • Smartphones & Analog Two-Way Radio System
  • Industrial LED Displays
  • FirstPAGE Admin, Clients, Server and Gateways