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AutoCoding Systems Ltd is a global provider of enterprisewide control and automation solutions for all packaging line devices for a broad range of industries, including a comprehensive knowledge of the requirements for the food and beverage sectors.

Proven Solutions With over ten years’ experience the business has installed hundreds of systems within the UK and Ireland, as well as more recently in the US, Mainland Europe and Australia. Our standard applications deliver value through automatic device and line set-up, removing operator intervention and eliminating the risk of packaging and coding errors. The system can be easily expanded upon with further modules to include dynamic acquisition and reporting of line performance data, helping to drive continuous improvement. We also have a range of standard solutions for managing off-line coding ‘print rooms’ including case and tray-end label production and the control of promotional stickering/labelling.

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All applications can seamlessly be added to each other as well as interface to other existing customer systems and reside comfortably within the customer’s IS infrastructure. These can be links to an ERP, WMS, Quality System or Planning System, etc. Our systems are widely recognised for their engineering quality, ease of use and relevant functionality. We have many years of successful project experience working directly with leading UK manufacturers as well as excellent OEM relationships with all leading suppliers within production automation and coding industries. This ensures we deliver the best possible solution that precisely meets your requirements.


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For System Integrators/Partners

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We have an established network of System Integrators where our solutions can be sold alongside the products and services they already provide.

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AutoCoding Systems carefully selects those partners who already have a proven, viable business within their own geographical area/ market. We work with those Systems Integrators who can readily deploy and support our standard solutions.

In recent years the business has established very close links with line equipment manufacturers. The product is well suited to the OEM market, for example to other coding manufacturers, where they can use the AutoCoding product to not only control their own equipment, but also other existing devices and coding brands. AutoCoding Systems has a comprehensive list of device drivers and a dedicated team to undertake any new software development to DLGFRPPXQLFDWLRQZLWKDVSHFLĂ€FGHYLFH:HFDQDOVRSURYLGHRXU own UI or integrate with the OEM’s brand preferences to provide a customised and consistent “look and feelâ€?.

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The solution is suited for global use and is multi-lingual with all the PDLQ(XURSHDQODQJXDJHVZLWKVLJQLĂ€FDQWRWKHUODQJXDJHVVRRQWR be added.

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PROVEN PRODUCTS from AutoCoding Systems

AutoCoding The entry level product starts with a centralised application deploying secure set-up and message data to one or more devices on a limited number of lines. As the scope of the system grows, additional modules and applications are available. It is then recommended that a dedicated HMI for each packaging line is used for ease of visualisation and operator interaction. 7KLVSUHVHQWVWKHRSWLPXPKDUGZDUHFRQĂ€JXUDWLRQIRUDGGLQJRWKHU “value-addâ€? modules, as detailed below. These can be used as stand alone applications or integrated with the AutoCoding system. ,QDOOFRQĂ€JXUDWLRQVORFDO,2LVSURYLGHGWRLQYRNHDOLQHVWRSLQWKH event of the system detecting an error or fault with the device or in-line inspection.

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Automatic capture of real-time manufacturing data to identify and evaluate where potential problems, performance limitations and constraints exist. Provides accurate machine performance information via a suite of highly professional reports, including all the usual KPI and production metrics, eg OEE and downtime pareto etc. Resulting information assists in structuring continuous improvement efforts, identifying a need for deeper analysis and WKHMXVWLĂ€FDWLRQRILQYHVWPHQWWRUHGXFHHOLPLQDWHPDQXIDFWXULQJ constraints. This makes business improvement decisions more easily measureable and accountable.

Automated system capture of in-line/off-line QA/QC processes with consolidated reports for compliance and traceability. User interface can also display relevant electronic documentation and standards for the packaging line.

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Modular Applications Positioning of our products within the MES space To ensure the system fully operates as an integrated MES, the standard solution can integrate seamlessly with all associated IS infrastructure systems, eg Planning, ERP, other MES, WMS, etc. Often there is a data connection between the front and back of the system infrastructure of a business, usually via the ERP. However, there are gaps in the system connectivity in the middle, where actual products are created, coded, packed and inspected. The AutoCoding product can provide an integration framework for these and ensures a seamless end-to-end solution.

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Packaging line activity can be viewed remotely via a web browser on a PC, tablet or Smartphone

At its entry level form, this innovative centralised solution comprises many of the latest developments in software techniques. The entry level product is scalable and can start with a single coding device, extending to multiple devices on multiple lines. It is, therefore, well placed to serve as the standard software solution for those equipment manufacturers that wish to offer a world class software solution for their own products and perhaps do not have the in-house software engineering resources, or time, to create and develop their own.

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By removing operator intervention in the setup processes of devices on the line, the risk of error is immediately reduced. By obtaining product data from a reliable source, such as the ERP or Planning System, and with the addition of a validation or inspection system, the risk of coding or packaging errors is all but eliminated. AutoCoding is an extremely powerful modular application from single device set-up and control through to an integrated MES for the packing line. )HDWXUHVDQGEHQHÀWVRIWKHV\VWHPDYDLODEOHWKURXJKVFDODEOH modules: ‡ 5HPRYHVWKHULVNRILQFRUUHFWFRGLQJWKURXJKRSHUDWRUHUURU ‡ 5HPRYHVWKHQHHGIRURSHUDWRUSURJUDPPLQJRIFRGHUV labellers and barcode scanners ‡ $XWRPDWLFFDOFXODWLRQRIGDWHFRGHIRUHDFKSURGXFW ‡ $XWRPDWLFVHOHFWLRQRIFRUUHFWGHYLFHDQGFRGLQJOD\RXWIRUHDFK product ‡ 3URYLGHVYHULÀFDWLRQRIFRUUHFWSURGXFWSDFNDJLQJWKURXJKLQOLQH barcode scanning

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Shoplogix™ Performance Monitoring AutoCoding Systems have partnered with Shoplogix enabling us to offer a superior automated OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) reporting solution to assist factories to increase productivity. ‡ 6KRSORJL[KDYHLQVWDOODWLRQVLQRYHUFRXQWULHV AutoCoding Systems is their exclusive partner in the UK and Ireland ‡ 7KH6KRSORJL[VROXWLRQFDQEHLQWHJUDWHGZLWKH[LVWLQJ AutoCoding hardware ‡ 7KHYLVXDOLVDWLRQRIPDQXIDFWXULQJ.3,GDWDLVDQDWXUDO extension of the AutoCoding product

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(IÀFLHQF\/RVV$QDO\VLV The AutoCoding/Shoplogix solution concentrates on capturing real-time manufacturing data which is then visualised, via a suite of highly professional reports, to display accurate machine performance information. ‡ .H\PHWULFVFDQEHPHDVXUHGYLDSDFNVFDQQLQJIRUH[DPSOHVWDUWDQGHQGMRE times, set-up time, line speed, downtime [no product being produced] ‡ $XWRPDWLFDFTXLVLWLRQRIGDWDSURYLGHVUHDOWLPHDFFXUDWHLQIRUPDWLRQ ‡ $OOHTXLSPHQWVSHHGVGRZQWLPHDQGUHDVRQFRGHVFDQEHFDSWXUHGZLWKRXW additional personnel, with all data archived electronically for reporting in real time ‡ 5HSRUWVDUHDFFHVVLEOHWRYLHZDWDQ\WLPHYLDDQHWZRUNRULQWHUQHWFRQQHFWHG device, such as PC, tablet or Smartphone

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Vision Precision AutoCoding Systems are able to offer solutions for all levels of vision. These range from relatively simple ink detection, in the case of date coding, through to ‘smart’ cameras for more capable detection of code presence, location and alphanumeric text recognition OCR) and on to more complex bespoke vision using customised algorithms for multiple inspections at high line speeds. Vision by itself can deteriorate into a ‘line policeman’ causing too many nuisance line stops. Used correctly within AutoCoding it becomes a powerful tool to drive up coding and packaging compliance and quality standards.

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Quality All manufacturing involves routine quality checks at various stages of the process. These are quite often manual checks undertaken at set times during operations. AutoCoding Systems’ “paperless� quality module automates in-line/offline QA/QC processes with data capture and subsequent reporting.

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Clear Efficiency Often coding and labelling must take place away from the packing line itself. With “Print Room� the same controls as AutoCoding are available.

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Pallet Labelling With manufacturers producing a variety of goods for different customers, it is of paramount importance to ensure pallets of products are identiÀed and labelled correctly. Manual labelling is time consuming and prone to human error. Automation of pallet labellers is, therefore, becoming a necessity. Auditable and controlled labelling of pallets, from different lines, ZLWKLQIRUPDWLRQVXFKDVEDWFKFRGHRUGHU,'OLQH,'6.8DQG 66&&LQIRUPDWLRQHQVXUHVFRPSOLDQFHZLWKWKHUHTXLUHPHQWVRI WKH(8)RRG6DIHW\5HJXODWLRQ (& 1R

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Loma TRACS Reporting Tool An example of AutoCoding Systems working with an OEM – the Loma TRACS Reporting Tool. The Loma reporting tool is designed to monitor the performance of PXOWLSOH/RPDFKHFNZHLJKHUVDQGPHWDOGHWHFWRUVSURYLGLQJLQVWDQW feedback across all production lines in a central format. The PCbased real-time data analysis tool offers improved operational control, HIÀFLHQF\DQGHDV\DFFHVVFRPSOLDQFHUHSRUWLQJ ‡ ,QIRUPDWLRQUHODWLQJWRFRQWDPLQDQWGHWHFWLRQUDWHVZHLJKWDQG RYHUÀOOUHFRUGVFDQEHFRPSLOHGTXLFNO\ ‡ ,QHIÀFLHQFLHVFDQEHLGHQWLÀHGDQGDGGUHVVHGTXLFNO\UDWKHU than waiting for historical data ‡ &RVWRISURGXFWJLYHDZD\FDQEHUHFRUGHGDQGWUDFNHGDJDLQVW baseline performance targets ‡ 3URGXFWLRQSURFHVVHVFDQEHDGMXVWHGTXLFNO\HQVXULQJSURGXFW giveaway is kept to a minimum and unit weight targets are achieved ‡ 7KHWRROFDQHDVLO\EHDGDSWHGWRLQFOXGHRWKHUEUDQGVRI checkweigher and metal detector

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Reliable Support Any automated system can have problems from time-to-time. At AutoCoding Systems we are always available to assist our customers to diagnose the root cause of a problem and provide a solution quickly. Through remote links and locally available resources, we offer a support service to be proud of, for both hardware and software. ‡ +HOSGHVNDYDLODEOH ‡ 5HPRWHV\VWHPWHFKQLFDOVXSSRUW YLD931

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Strategic Partnerships AutoCoding Systems has a strong commitment to our partnerships with OEMs. We have a long and successful track record working with all the major coding and labelling companies, as well as packaging equipment and software providers. This co-operation is imperative, not only to ensure we can offer creative and robust automation solutions to our customers, but also to enable our partners to add value to their product offerings.

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Global SI Network AutoCoding Systems’ reputation has now extended beyond the UK and our customer base is now expanding internationally across Europe and rest of the world. As a result of participation in major overseas exhibitions, we have developed strong partnerships with a number of Systems Integrators in Europe, Australia and several throughout the US. We are already discussing many potential multi-region projects which previously may have been a challenge for either party to attempt alone. Using joint expertise and technologies, as well as professional partnering RQSURMHFWVKDVRSHQHGXSPDQ\PXWXDOO\EHQHÀFLDORSSRUWXQLWLHV

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AutoCoding Systems are pleased to work with the following Systems Integrators In the USA

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AutoCoding Systems Limited Cedar House, Sutton Quays Business Park, 6XWWRQ:HDYHU&KHVKLUH:$(+ Telephone:    Fax:   Web: www.autocodingsystems.com Email: info@autocodingsystems.com

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