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How can digitalisation support our industrial enterprises?

Triin Ploompuu, Member of the Board at the Federation of Estonian Engineering Industry:
“We can’t see it ourselves, but digitalisation in Estonian industry is actually fast!“

Engineering industry is considered to be the most important health indicator of a country,
since this is the sector that produces articles for all other sectors.
We asked Triin Ploompuu, a Member of the Board at the Federation of Estonian Engineering Industry,
about the state of affairs in the Estonian engineering industry following the coronavirus-induced emergency situation,
as well as the dangers and opportunities regarding exiting the crisis.

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Smart developments in agriculture 🙂

Our innovative development team always thinks of new ideas.

Yesterday they came up with the idea of how to measure soil temperature in a greenhouse.
Yes, we know there are different ways to do that, but the coolest way is to do measures with our blackbox!

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How to maximise the efficiency of a manufacturing company during a crisis?

Here you can read the article (magazine “Tööstus & Tootmine”), where Indrek Jaal shared his thoughts and suggestions on how
to handle in difficult periods and increase the efficiency of your production!

REAL-TIME MONITORING SOLUTIONS WILL HELP

A real-time monitoring solution is a very good complementation to the classic Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) which is already used by numerous manufacturing companies in Estonia. While ERP is mostly designed for integration of fields of activity such as sales, marketing and finances which involve the company’s office, the aim of real-time monitoring solutions is to increase the efficiency of manufacturing. Real-time monitoring provides an instant overview of how the production machinery is operating at any given point in time.

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Our remote work ABC 4.0 recommendation for factories 

Working remotely is something that most of us are going to experience over the next couple of weeks or even months.
However, working remotely for more than one or two days is a new practice for most people and organizations.

We know these are troubling times. Overseeing the factory from a distance is more needed at this point than ever.
Canceled meetings and group discussions are bad for the business and to the customers.
Teamwork is disrupted and deadlines are overdue!

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A little chat with Valdis Noriņš (Latvian Timber International director) about their user experience and thoughts regarding our products and services.

What prompted the need to increase your production efficiency? What were the challenges your company was dealing with before you started using GlobalReader’s products and services?

There were no specific challenges in particular before we started collaborating with GlobalReader. We just realised that with GlobalReader we would gain so many new possibilities by monitoring our production line better.

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Fun Fact no 3 – Get more accurate cost price of the product

One of our clients CFO had the most troubling issue.

Since operators wrote down production feedback on paper, the amount of work being done and the time spent on one product was very hard to get and analyse. Introducing our planning tool (online work scheduling tool) besides machine
work time monitoring gave an unexpected result…

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Fun Fact No 2 – How NOT to buy a new machine 🙂

A real dialogue with a client!

Client: We would like to increase our productivity and therefore thought that we should also buy a fifth machine.

Us: At the moment you’ve got four machines, and you’d like to purchase a new machine to increase your production volume?
Client: Yes.

Us: Let’s just have a look at how effective have your machines been so far.

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We are hiring! Interested?

We are looking for a software engineer to join our team!

You are a good match if:
– you have experience in software engineering in any language
– you can write reliable code with security and scalability in mind
– you have interest in IoT and machine learning
– you have interest in robotics, embedded systems Arduino etc.

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