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The first Manufacturing Execution System for the foam industry

With SOPHIE, Bäumer offers for the first time a manufacturing execution system (MES) which has been specially developed for the foam processing industry.

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SOPHIE – Wisdom that works The first intelligent and self-learning MES for the foam industry

Realize a fully digitalized foam production with our manufacturing execution system SOPHIE: Thanks to a fully networked production, you benefit from sustainable production and process optimizations. Avoid downtimes, minimize errors, speed up processes, reduce costs and increase your productivity. SOPHIE helps your company to be more competitive and makes you fit for the future.

 

 

Optimal material utilization

...through full transparency on the entire stock (tanks, long & short blocks, residual blocks)

Reduced curing time

...through real-time monitoring and automatic shifting of blocks

 

Complete traceability

...from the finished goods to the respective machine runs

 

Reduction of manual process steps

...through automatic, operator-independent processing, from the order to the finished cut

 

Scrap reduction and quality improvement

...through ideal setting of the foaming unit, optimal trimming and ideal nesting

 

Automatic checks of quality and dimensions

...for further processing and inbound/outbound logistics

 

SOPHIE – Modules and database

It is the interplay of all modules that reveals Sophie’s true strength the comprehensive networking of the entire production.

SophieData

The database SOPHIE data is SOPHIE’s heart.

SophieConnect

SOPHIE connect is the basis upon which the different systems communicate with each other.

SophieProduce

Using its centralized control, SOPHIE produce automates the whole production chain.

SophieInventory

SOPHIE inventory provides a comprehensive inventory of the tank storage, curing racks, crane storage, short block storage and glue drying racks.

SophiePrepare

SOPHIE prepare plans process steps in advance.

SophieMeasure

With the module SOPHIE measure, the measuring of long and short blocks, sheets and finished mattresses becomes very easy.

SophieIdentify

The module SOPHIE identify makes every individual production step accurately traceable, both during production and afterwards.

SophieOptimize

This intelligent module provides data which enables predictive planning of the various production steps.

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Are you ready to get to know SOPHIE better? Make a consultation appointment with us and find out what SOPHIE can do for you and your production.

 

Expansions

SOPHIE does not work alone. Bäumer offers many other solutions that can optimize your production together with SOPHIE.

  • TrueScan

    With Bäumer’s TrueScan, the 3-D measuring of long and short blocks, sheets and finished mattresses becomes very easy. To this end, smart 3-D block measurement devices are placed at various points of the production.

     

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  • Bäumer Nest

    A system for the automatic nesting and optimization of blocks as well as the automation of complicated nesting processes.

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  • Quick Select

    A software for quick and easy order picking on vertical contour cutting machines. All parts of the executed cutting program are displayed on a screen, including their name and location, and are allocated to their respective consignments. Labels printed by the system can then be stuck onto the contour part.

     

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  • WinCAP

    A programming software for the quick, easy and largely automated creation of cutting programs for CNC contour cutting machines.

     

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  • B+ Connect

    A modular service platform consisting of four modules.
    B+ Support: Interface with Bäumer’s service team.
    B+ Shop: Secures the spare parts supply.
    B+ Maintain Organizes maintenance activities.
    B+ Focus: Visualizes processes.

     

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  • Bäumer Cube

    System for 3-D nesting of cuboids on vertical cutting machines.

     

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  • Mattress Nest

    A software for true-to-quantity and fully automated nesting on foam cutting plants. A special nesting algorithm ensures optimal material utilization when cutting short and long blocks. Mattress Nest creates cutting programs for untrimmed blocks on horizontal contour cutting machines.

     

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The Digitalization of Foam Production

You are facing the decision to digitalize your production now or in the near future, but do not know exactly how to do it yet? With our new and exclusive guide “The Digitalization of Foam Production” you will not only get an overview on the topic, but also support on your way to a networked and automated production:

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Trainings and webinars

To qualify your employees: Training for our software and programs - also for SOPHIE.

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What Bäumer offers

Looking for the right machine for your needs?

Bäumer offers a wide range of individual machines that meet your specific requirements. Explore our foam cutting machines to find the right solution for your needs.

Machines

Find out how your processes can benefit from Bäumer.

Process optimization with the right software: With our software solutions, we provide you with the tools that enable you to react quickly to the day-to-day demands of the market.

Software

Customized services for unique processes.

The many different people, machines and processes in a company do not fit into any general scheme. Discover our solutions for a wide range of different needs.

Services