Zero Defects – Ujigami MES

What is a MES?

A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is an integrated hardware and software solution designed to control and measure activities in the production areas of manufacturers. The key focus is to increase productivity and improve quality. An MES must be flexible and adaptable to accommodate fluctuating customer needs, evolving technological advances, and Continuous Improvement efforts.  A truly robust MES is capable of putting your company on a path to Zero Defect Manufacturing.

MES Features

  • Part and Lot Traceability
  • Real Time Original Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Test and Measurement Data Collection
  • Fastening Rundown Data Collection
  • Mistake Proofing (Poka Yoke)
  • Process Control
  • Product / Job Tracking
  • Quality / Defect / Scrap / Rework Management
  • Production Monitoring e.g. Hourly / Shift Counts
  • Downtime Monitoring & Notification
  • Efficiency Reporting (Equipment and Manpower)
  • SPC and Quality Reporting
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Operator Work Instructions Displayed at Workstations
  • Inspection Stations – Control & Monitoring
  • Repair Stations – Control & Monitoring
  • Interface seamlessly with ERP / MRP

Ujigami™ MES delivers a viable and sustainable path to shipping Zero Defects!

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Why Ujigami MES ?

Top 10 Features and Benefits

  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Comprehensive MES - full featured. Operator, inspection, test and repair stations with graphical work instructions; operator certification; quality alerts; scheduling; labelling; inbound and outbound sequencing; etc.
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Both Product and Process Mistake-Proofing - advanced mistake-proofing that tracks the quality of each serialized assembly through the entire production process to ensure the product is properly manufactured with zero defects prior to shipping.
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Advanced Production and Quality Reporting - web based reporting that provides up-to-the-second status information highlighting production and quality concerns before they affect shipping schedules.
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Easily Integrated with Plant Floor Hardware - supports all types of real-time sensors and equipment including pick-to-light, part presence and color detection, fastening controllers, PLCs, conveyors, robots, and measurement devices to immediately identify process errors and defects in material, and to control the process to ensure the proper corrective actions are taken.
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Flexible, Extendible, and Scalable - easy to make changes and enhance the system for line balancing and Continuous product, process, and quality Improvement.
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Fast and Reliable - real-time responses to plant floor activities, yet only uses minimal computing resources. Operates continuously without requiring on-going maintenance or support (e.g. database pruning and archiving is not required).
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Web-Based - easy to use, install, and configure the system. Production issues can be identified and quickly corrected anywhere a web-enable device is available (e.g. smart phone, pda, tablet pc, etc). Entire operator interface can be accomplished with a low-cost touch-screen display.
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Interfaces to ERP, MRP, Scheduling and Finance Systems - minimizes duplication of data and manpower. Ujigami also includes Scheduling and Material Control functions with advanced features to enhance the traditional MES functionality (e.g. automatic line-side material replenishment).
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Ability to Use Low Cost Hardware - thin-client computer-based instead of PLC-based.
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Great Support - Tutelar has knowledgeable staff with real production experience.

Ujigami™ MES delivers all of the features and benefits to make your manufacturing operation a success.

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When to Implement Ujigami for Zero Defects ?

Typically companies consider installing an MES when they are planning a:

  • [icon name=”check-circle” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] New Product Launch or Update
  • [icon name=”check-circle” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Plant Expansion, Re-Tooling or Rearrangement
  • [icon name=”check-circle” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] New Automation, Process or Assembly Stations
  • [icon name=”check-circle” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Quality and Efficiency Initiative
  • [icon name=”check-circle” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Behavior Control Implementation or re-enforcement required

Ujigami sits “on top” of your existing systems providing oversight and control. Ujigami™ MES can be implemented at any time.  Contact us to start on your path to shipping Zero Defects!

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Where Ujigami and Zero Defects fit in your Organization

Ujigami creates a seamless integration from the Enterprise MRP/ERP to the shop floor PLCs and operators.


By harnessing the Industrial Internet of Things ( iiot ) and embracing Industry 4.0, Ujigami integrates with the Business Control Layer and Machine Control Layer, while giving extensive new functionality in the Production Control Layer.  Zero Defects – It’s EASY!


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Who Benefits


Zero Defects Manufacturing with Ujigami MES - Everyone in the organization should benefit and use Ujigami MES


  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Comprehensive Mistake-Proofing
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Receive Real-Time Quality Alerts
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Receive Real-Time - at Station - Work Instruction
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Visual Work Guidance
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Ability to Mark Defects and Contain Bad Product
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Easy Andon Interface to Signal for Help


  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Know Only Certified Operators are Performing Work
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Simple Facility Overview with Easy Access to Details
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Real-time Notification of Problems
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] System Makes Intelligent Decisions E.G.: Prevent missed torques
  • [icon name="check-circle" class="" unprefixed_class=""] Summary and Detailed Reports - Highlight Areas for Improvement

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