Brooks Software, a Chelmsford, Mass.-based provider of real-time applications for enterprises with collaborative, complex manufacturing operations, is offering a suite of aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturing solutions.
The A&D solutions address four key strategies:
- Lean Manufacturing Solution -- Allows A&D contractors to gain additional improvements with their lean manufacturing initiatives as they come under continued pressure to meet aggressive delivery dates and simultaneously improve efficiency.
- Supply Chain Execution Solution -- Helps eliminate the typical information latency inherent in enterprise applications, particularly in multi-site, collaborative environments.
- RFID Solution -- Meets the Department of Defense's RFID mandate requiring a comprehensive, integrated solution that collects, records and presents RFID real-time data to multiple enterprise systems including MES, ERP and PLM.
- Reporting Solution -- Provides A&D contractors with data intelligence tools to ensure that parts and processes are tracked and traced throughout their extended supply chain with enterprise-specified granularity such as onshore vs. offshore origin, supplier origin and batch origin.