the five difficult problems the manufacturing business faces with TPiCS
Production Control System
Strategic Due Date Adjustment Option
tailored to the purpose.
the systems attached to TPiCS-X free of charge
systems such as the Microsoft Excel-based system development tool “StiLL” and
the form printing tool “OPRO” will be attached to it free of charge.
Customer Order Acceptance, Production, Manufacturing Number, History, Process, and Quality Control
Development themes of
To eliminate customization (program development.)
the basic functions so that no customization
will be necessary.
the user to easily add their own items, and to display, enter and print them on
the screen of TPiCS-X.
the user to easily design the standard forms that come with the product.
the user to hide functions (make them invisible) unnecessary to them.
the table definitions so that the user can add functions for themselves using
Microsoft Access and such if customization
is required by any means.
To make the system easy and comprehensible with high functionality.
the navigation function. (TPiCS-X automatically creates the expedient masters
with simple settings.)
automated checking for transactions and masters.
the visual operation possible on the bill of materials.
the auto-generation function of basic masters.
the user to view masters and the production schedule
the function to return to the state before the operation if
erroneous operations occur.
3. To enhance the production
them as the most important functions to promptly respond to demand fluctuation
of f-MRP, to produce in speedy cycles, and to realize factories
tolerant of changes.
able to promptly and
releases of drawings,
engineering changes, additional orders, cancels, etc. by using the configuration
information of CAD.
due dates replied from part suppliers into the system and be able to perform the
MRP calculations based on the replied due dates.
traceability. (Traceable from parts and materials, and from actual shipping
results as well.)
Handle multiple production, inventory and supply locations.
the manufacturing number control into f-MRP. (Implementation
of the manufacturing number control
tolerant of changes.
Achieve the automated
Achieve the due date reply function.
Achieve the automated engineering change (running change) function. (Automatic
switching to new part once inventory of old one finishes.)
Achieve the function to issue purchase orders to the supplier who matches your
needs and offers the most competitive prices by registering unit costs by
period, quantity and supplier.
the automated execution function of the system. (It will make the operation
easier once the system
gets on track.)
Achieve the automated generation function of
control charts. (Generation of
on production amount, the number of delays,
inventory value, and yield.)
Achieve the automated progress inquiry function. (Possible to use the Internet
browsers for progress inquiries.)
Achieve the function to deal with the options (standard options) and allow the
user to add and reduce parts in the specification with it.
the user to produce multiple parts all of which are linked to another part. (Set
Achieve real-time work orders issued to job sites.
Support multiple currencies.
the user to operate the system in an environment of which database has only
active data and is, therefore, light by separately managing masters for
discontinued products and such.
Achieve the function
in liaison with
the job scheduler.
Perform the MRP calculations on memory to speed up.
Correspond to RoHS and
Law on Promoting Green Purchasing.
the user to send “Due Date Reply Request” to part suppliers and to receive
“Replied Due Date” from them using the Internet and e-mail environment. (→
Strategic Due Date Adjustment Option.)
the user to send
forecast data via e-mail.
Achieve the functions of such as ”Inventory Inquiry,” “Customer Order Entry” and
“Due Date Inquiry” from the browsers on the notebooks and
cellular phones using
Tx Web Server Option.
screens are available here.
Due Date Inquiry
the user to enjoy the high-speed and steady processing with their distant
factories and main office via
a broadband Internet connection.
TPiCS-X hoping that many users use it as inexpensive and comfortable as