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ERP software for mechanical and plant engineering

The ERP software that gets you ready for digital transformation

Whether mechanical and plant engineering, contract or project manufacturing: All companies in the manufacturing industry move in the tension triangle between flexibility, speed and quality. If you want to continue to be successful tomorrow, you have to be efficient, versatile and innovative. That's why it's a good feeling when you don't have to master these challenges alone, but can rely on your software and your ERP partner.

With the powerful ERP industry software for the manufacturing industry based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central you can grow flexibly and are ready for future challenges such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and new business models such as pay-per-use or predictive maintenance. From strategy and implementation to live operation and the support of your solution, our team is at your side with extensive consulting expertise.

  • Efficient processes: Consistent processes between design and production, automated workflows, mobile data acquisition in storage and logistics, and electronic data exchange with customers and suppliers ensure greater productivity throughout the company
  • Best practice included: Industry-typical functions such as production from batch size 1, quality assurance and project management are already included in the software
  • Integrated solution: Manufacturing, project management, purchasing, technical field service, logistics, customer service, CRM and financial accounting in one software
  • 360 ° view: With a clear customer, order and offer history, you have all the relevant information at your fingertips
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365: All business applications on one database for seamless business processes

Manufacturing cockpit

All information at a glance thanks to clear structure representation with folding technology. Traffic light systems for deadlines, quantities and changes simplify the procurement situation. Changes in scheduling can thus be made easily.

Production planning and control (PPS)

In the area of ​​production planning and control (PPS), the industry software ensures that material, personnel and operating resources are always in the right quantity at the right time in the right place. Optionally, a graphic production planning can be integrated.

Product version

Map the complete product life cycle in KUMAVISION from the drawing to the prototype and 0 series to the series. Revisions control the BOMs and work plan usage in the disposition and procurement process.

CAD, CAE, PDM integration

The integration of design and process engineering systems into the ERP software for mechanical engineering takes place via a bidirectional, parameterizable interface. Articles, variants and parts lists are derived automatically.

change management

Changed production bills of materials and work plans are automatically transferred to the ongoing disposition and production processes. The target/actual comparison shows at a glance which production stages can be changed.

quality management

QS-relevant material stocks or production steps can be easily stored in the ERP system. Test orders are automatically generated from this - depending on requirements as incoming, intermediate or final inspection.

Warehousing and Logistics

The ERP solution enables machine building efficient warehouse management. It includes different storage types such as rack, hand, container, lock or return warehouses and supports both fixed-storage and chaotic storage bins.

BDE and PZE

The ERP solution for mechanical engineering is optimally prepared for recording operating data, machine times and working hours. In addition to barcode-based solutions, electronic connections are possible.

For all areas of the company, for all requirements in mechanical and plant engineering

Every business area has different requirements for the ERP software. The ERP industry solution from KUMAVISION brings individual functions, views and evaluations for every role in the company. The result: More agility and flexibility for all employees in the manufacturing industry.
Geschäftsführung

Well positioned for the future: With the ERP software from KUMAVISION you benefit from maximum future security: Because the industry solution has a modular structure and can be flexibly expanded. At the same time, Microsoft Dynamics as a technological basis offers you the best basic conditions for the strategic and technological further development of your company.

  • Continuous further development of the ERP industry software in close dialogue with users and decision-makers
  • Numerous best-practice processes that you can use immediately and thus avoid expensive individual developments
  • Powerful platform for ERP, CRM and business intelligence as well as other business applications from Microsoft with a uniform database
  • Easy implementation of new business models such as pay-per-use
  • Convenient reporting, better strategic and operational decisions through up-to-date key figures
  • Direct access to modern Microsoft technology, modern workplace environment
Production
With KUMAVISION ERP you benefit from consistent processes in production and maximum transparency across all processing steps - for the highest product quality on time and on budget.
  • Optimized production planning and control (PPS)
  • Bidirectional CAD / CAE / PDM integration with processing logic
  • Article version management with characteristics management
  • Change management for construction BOMs and routings
  • Production cockpit with quantities, deadlines and change lights (dispositive, constructive, functional)
  • Flexible control for own, third-party, order and warehouse production or purchasing (make or buy)
  • Acquisition of operating data, machine times and working hours - also possible through IIoT
  • Single and multi-level production orders
  • Traceability across all manufacturing steps
  • Growing parts lists and cross-country skiers
  • Detailed capacity planning with graphic planning board (optional)
  • Integration of BDE, MDE, PZE systems
  • Pre-, concomitant and subsequent calculation
Quality Management
Quality at a consistently high level is the basis for customer satisfaction and follow-up orders. With KUMAVISION you have a solution that seamlessly integrates quality management and quality assurance into all company processes - from incoming goods through production to delivery.
  • Test plans with definable test rules and test criteria
  • Integrated test equipment management and test equipment calibration
  • Purchase complaints with direct creation of follow-up documents
  • Quality control over all manufacturing steps
  • Quality control for external work
  • Integrated supplier evaluation
  • Serial and batch number management for seamless traceability
  • Interface for the optional connection of other QA systems
Warehousing and Logistics
More throughput, less capital tied up - KUMAVISION optimizes warehouse and logistics sustainably and offers the ideal tools from the scanner connection to multi-level storage and retrieval, multi-order picking, storage zone management and label printing up to the shipping connection.
  • Mobile data acquisition (barcode, RFID)
  • Mapping of different storage zones and locations with different storage strategies such as free choice of storage location or chaotic warehouse management 
  • External and consignment warehouse including external property management
  • Different storage and retrieval strategies (e.g. FEFO principle - First Expired First Out, 2-stage picking)
  • Quality assurance in incoming goods including test equipment management
  • Creation of individual article labels
  • Deadline inventory and permanent inventory
  • Automated Kanban warehouse through the use of IIoT in the form of dash buttons or digital scales
  • Optional: Connection of shipping service providers such as DHL, TOF, UPS, TNT, DPD and GLS as well as integrated parcel tracking
Sales
KUMAVISION ERP provides the sales management with all the basic data for efficient evaluation and the precise control of sales activities.
  • Efficient data exchange via EDI, EDIFACT, openTRANS, XML (optional)
  • Direct integration of Microsoft Outlook
  • Commission management
  • blanket orders
  • Order entry via customer history and reorder lists
  • Bonus settlement and free goods
  • Efficient processes through automatic workflows with Power Automate
  • CRM solutions for Sales and marketing
Procurement
As an integrated system, the industry solution maps the entire purchasing process and offers a high degree of automation. This saves time and money and increases effectiveness.
  • Automated order proposals
  • Framework orders for tracking volume agreements with suppliers
  • Pricing of even complex pricing models such as graduated prices and promotional prices
  • Invoice verification and delivery reminders
  • Simple return management
  • Clear credit management / debit notes
  • Integrated supplier evaluation
  • Management and monitoring of supplier order confirmations
  • Preference calculation
Finance and Controlling
With the ERP software for mechanical and plant engineering, costs and income can be broken down transparently and comprehensibly down to the individual process, and key figures and evaluations can be easily called up and visualized at any time.
  • Central evaluation of all business processes
  • Inventory evaluation with automatisms for devaluation
  • Upstream, downstream and downstream calculation
  • Sales evaluation at the time of delivery
  • Variable illustration of tax requirements
  • Reading of account statements and advices
  • consolidation
  • XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language)
  • Reminder and interest system
  • Domestic and foreign payments
  • IFRS postings
  • Work-in-progress assessments
  • Asset Accounting
  • cost accounting
Project management
The ERP industry solution from KUMAVISION combines standard business functions for contract and series manufacturers with professional project management. Resources, milestones, assignment of tasks or invoices: everything can be called up immediately and with the latest figures in all project phases.
  • Projects with any number of structural plans, work packages, budgets and project tasks
  • Project procurement through purchasing or contract manufacturing
  • Integration of sales with project supplements
  • Integration with accounts payable and accounts receivable advance invoice
  • Project delivery note with integration in materials management, QA and logistics
  • Project time recording in the ERP software or using the app
  • Integrated resource and capacity planning with a graphic planning board
  • Project travel expense accounting
  • Project controlling with target / actual comparison
  • Project evaluation according to HGB and IFRS
Service
With the ERP solution from KUMAVISION you increase the satisfaction of your customers by answering customer inquiries quickly and efficiently. Stay informed at all times thanks to integrated processes.
  • Complaint / complaint management with integrated action control (optional)
  • Maintenance contracts
  • Rent with graphic planning

All views of manufacturing in an ERP software

KUMAVISION creates continuous transparency in the manufacturing process through dynamic structural views. Every production order, every project can be presented from different perspectives:
  • From the perspective of Construction: Which drawing booth is in the structure where positioned?
  • From the perspective of Disposal: Which articles have to be procured by when?
  • From the perspective of Process engineering: In which functional assembly are which materials planned, which parts belong together across assemblies?
  • From the perspective of Logistics: Which parts and assemblies must be made available when and where in shipping or on site at the customer?
Digitalization guide for the manufacturing industry

Digitization guide:
10 application scenarios for industry

Would you like to develop new business areas and markets? Do you want to make your company more successful through digitized processes? In this guide, we will use 10 application scenarios to show you how you can start the digital transformation of your company today.

In this guide you will learn:

  • Using 10 examples of how digitization improves processes in the manufacturing industry
  • How to implement digitization projects easily, quickly and without great risk
  • Which is why you shouldn't just think about your ERP system when it comes to digitization
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