Primac - Production Systems

By: Vercom  09-12-2011
Keywords: Custom Work, graphic arts, Art Technology


The PrimacĀ® Shop Floor Information System (SFIS) brings state of the art technology to the graphic arts plant floor. SFIS automates the collection of labor time, material usage, and job status information from all areas of the plant - from pre-press to shipping. Data is more accurate and errors are caught at the source.Using networked PC's with touch screen technology running in a client-server ..


Whether you operate on full cost absorption or direct costs plus markup, you can establish detail job cost/production standards. These standards combine with estimating data that includes operations, materials, outside services, shipping and miscellaneous costs required to complete a job. Further, you can calculate profitability and value-added for estimates and actual job costs. All job cost repo..


Primac's Invoice Management System (IMS) is a derivitive of our Job Ticket Framework designed to give Primac users turn-key capability to design and print customer invoices in a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) environment. It is dynamically linked to Job Costing and allows users to retrieve invoices in real time. IMS has a number of powerful features usually found in Trans Promo and Direct ..


Primac's Job Estimating module meets a wide and varying demands for Estimating Print Jobs. It provides the flexibility to support different types of printing, including custom long-run, standardized short-run, roll label, case-bound book manufacturing, folding carton, flexographic and converting.Inherent in the design philosophy of the different estimating systems is the recognition of estimating ..


Primac's Production Scheduling System completes the closed-loop production information system necessary to manage graphic arts production in today's world of "just-in-time" deliveries, volatile schedules, and tight job turnaround. This is by far, the most sophisticated Production Scheduling System available today - integrated with Primac's powerful Job Costing System, Job Estimating System, Shop F..


Primac's Job Ticket System (JTS) is a flexible tool for designing and implementing custom work tickets that uniquely fit your job information requirements. This system allows users to define and maintain multiple ticket layouts that reflect diverse product lines. Using the Microsoft Visual Studio Development environment and Primac's custom plugins you can create more than just job tickets by pulli..

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Primac - Job Ticket System

Using the Microsoft Visual Studio Development environment and Primac's custom plugins you can create more than just job tickets by pulling in data from any number of systems within your work ticket. Use paperless tickets directly on your shop floor work station or design ticket print to meet your requirements with all the design functions of Crystal Reports.


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Primac - Production Scheduling

This is by far, the most sophisticated Production Scheduling System available today - integrated with Primac's powerful Job Costing System, Job Estimating System, Shop Floor Data Collection System, Inventory and Purchasing Systems.


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Primac - Shop Floor Information System

Using networked PC's with touch screen technology running in a client-server environment, SFIS not only provides a faster and easier way for plant personnel to enter labor and material transactions, now adds the ability to bring more information back to the plant floor. SFIS automates the collection of labor time, material usage, and job status information from all areas of the plant - from pre-press to shipping.


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Primac - Job Estimating

The Job Estimating System is the basis for detailed instructions fed to the plant, for each individual job fed to the Production Scheduling System, for the Job Jacket produced by the Job Ticket Framework, and for the estimate-to-actual comparisons within the Job Costing System. Inherent in the design philosophy of the different estimating systems is the recognition of estimating as more than simply providing the customer with a quote for a job.


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Job Costing System

All job cost reports, estimates, estimate-to-actual reports, actual-to-standard reports and other efficiency reports are all based on the direct costs, optional overheads, and production standards you have defined in the Job Costing System. These standards combine with estimating data that includes operations, materials, outside services, shipping and miscellaneous costs required to complete a job.


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Primac - Products

All of these segments have unique requirements from client information management, various forms of pre-media and prepress to multi-faceted finishing capabilities to highly specialized distribution methods ranging from simple individual delivery tickets up to thousands of detailed run lists with bill-of-lading.