Automotive

WinLIMS® aides the fabrication process by providing the documenting framework for complex work flows and an efficient tracing the chain of processed components allowing for a quick overview of the whole product lifecycle. The high performance of WinLIMS® can be used for serial requests in the fabrication as well as special requirements e.g. in R&D. 

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Meeting Your Automotive Laboratory Needs

The high potential of WinLIMS® for our automotive customers is because of the adaptability in all of their working areas. The serial request management fullfills all needs in in the production process including instrument interfaces and interfaces to 3rd party software and is working platform independent. WinLIMS® provides a document managment system and a specification management.

Especially the high adaptability makes WinLIMS® a valuable tool in the R&D sector e.g. in the development of new prototypes and testing. The WinLIMS® experience includes modern e-mobility such as common automotives.

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Our Current WinLIMS Customers

QSI’s experience within the Automotive industry is unmatched by any other LIMS supplier. This is due to the incredible functionality provided and the value received. Here’s a short list of WinLIMS® users within the Automotive industry:

Powerful LIMS Functionality

WinLIMS™ provides all of the functionality that is required to run a modern laboratory right ‘out-of-the-box’ so you can start using your WinLIMS™ software within hours of installation.

Role-Based Security System

WinLIMS® role-based security system can be integrated with Active Directory to limit users to only the information and functionality that is associated with their role within the laboratory to ensure the integrity of your data.

Version-Controlled Configuration Templates

Product specifications, test methods and other information that is subject to re-versioning is managed within WinLIMS® ensure data accuracy and product quality with a full audit trail of all changes that are made.

Multiple Sample Login Options

Samples can be manually created individually or in batches via PC or handheld device to accommodate the workflow of your operation.  Creation of samples can also be initiated via interface to 3rd party applications (e.g., ERP systems) to eliminate duplication of effort and user error.

Sample Tracking & Workflow

Laboratory and product workflow status are automatically assigned by WinLIMS® to guide samples to and through the laboratory.  Dashboard web parts allow instant access to this information to efficiently monitor lab work and your facility’s production process.

Multiple Results Entry Options

A variety of manual and automated results entry screens and tools allow results to be entered into WinLIMS® in a manner that is natural to your work environment.  All data entry provides instantaneous feedback that indicates the quality of the product being tested to allow rapid management decisions.

Result, Sample, and Production Review

Multiple levels of peer and management review of test, sample and product information is provided to ensure that the release of information conforms with your organization’s policies.  If appropriate, release of information can be automated as long as all data conforms to product specification limits to add efficiency.

Powerful Calculation Capabilities

WinLIMS® includes a powerful calculation engine that allow both simple and complex calculations to be performed based on the entry of raw data.  The use of automated and validated calculations simplifies the entry of result while ensuring that all calculations are accurately and consistently performed.

Document & File Integration

Documents that represent product specifications and testing methods can be attached to their associated WinLIMS® records to provide instant access during the testing process.  In addition, WinLIMS® includes a full document management system that can be used to manage all of your organization’s documents in a controlled manner.

Instrument Calibration & Maintenance

WinLIMS® includes an instrument/equipment management module that inventories all instruments to automatically schedule maintenance.  In addition, all calibration and control information is captured and provides on-going statistical information to ensure the integrity of data that is obtained.

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Online SOC/SPC Charting

Statistical evaluation of data using the Western Electric rules is immediately available at the time of results entry that allows process information to be evaluated to avoid production problems.  On-line SQC charts can be issued with the click of a button to efficiently monitor historical information.

Integrated Reporting

A variety of site-specific reports are issued by passing information from any page or query to the report by the click of a single button.  Reports can be saved in a variety of formats (e.g., PDF, Excel, Word, etc.) to simplify the sharing of information to consumers and allows them to receive the data in the format that is germane to their needs.

External Web-Based Reporting

A web page is available that allows external (non-lab) users to generate reports in a self-service environment to eliminate distraction and time required for the lab to produce reports.

Inherently Multi-Lingual

WinLIMS® menus and pages are inherently multi-lingual.  This allows users within multi-national laboratories to see the menus, pages, messages, etc. in local language for more comfortable use.  In addition, the software automatically offsets time zone differences and presents dates and numbers based on the culture of the local country adding to the ease of use.

Integrated Audit Trail

Modifications made to all data is recorded within the WinLIMS® audit trail which is essential for organizations that serve regulated industries.  The audit trail also allows you to investigate issues that arise when data is erroneously modified.

Component tracing

The flexibility of the WinLIMS data model allows for complete and accurate component tracing that can be specifically tailored to the production and/or assembly processes. The complete product life cycle including the production chain of all sub components can easily and neatly be monitored.

Inventory Management

WinLIMS provides transparency over the whole Lifecycle of Assets and Inventory Goods. This includes the origin purchasing process, replacement planning and approval.

Planning of tasks and resources

Planning of resources and tasks is crucial to the successful management of complex production and assembly processes. WinLIMS features a highly customisable tool to automatise this task as far as possible. Operational schedules are then generated automatically based on the time required for each individual step.

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