Zebra Technologies Corporation (Lincolnshire, IL) has released of its Material Flow “Wireless Replenishment Starter Kit,” a manufacturing replenishment system that provides real-time visibility on the plant floor so manufacturers can respond quickly to changes in inventory, production status, and customer requests. Designed to support and automate Lean manufacturing techniques, Material Flow replaces traditional kan-ban and push systems, eliminating the need for manual and labor intensive processes, says the company. The quick start kit is based on wireless technology and comes with a complete system to get one or multiple assembly lines up and running with lean replenishment principles. The system includes all the hardware, software, and services to launch, including 20 Wireless Request Buttons to initiate part calls in the system.
Check it out at www.zebra.com.