A world-class trim optimization system used for reel and sheet production in the paper & board, plastic film, metal, converting, and nonwoven industries. Powerful, state-of-the-art multi-threaded algorithms find the most efficient trim solution to achieve the best possible result for your business needs.
Now incorporating machine learning and patented algorithms, X-Trim® is the most widely deployed and deeply functional trim optimization system in the world. Minimizing waste to improve bottom-line profits, X-Trim is capable of handling a wide range of deckling calculations and is designed to resolve the most complex of problems. X-Trim has consistently achieved savings of up to 4% of production capacity compared to other systems in the marketplace.
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Manage multiple primary machines, whether these represent machines in different sites or master stock of different sizes while also taking into account transportation costs and load planning issues. Given an order that may be split across more than one primary machine, the program determines how best to split it according to optimization criteria and run-length constraints.
Associated with each primary machine there is an operating cost and the value of waste; these are used for global optimization.
Meet orders from any mixture of finished and semi-finished products, including the following routes:
• Jumbo reel stock
• Parent reel stock
• Sheet stock
Users can also consider using obsolete stock, trimming around defects on jumbo stock reels, while taking care to only place splice-tolerant orders on top.
By predicting the outcome with realistic accuracy, machine learning within the software allows the user to better decide how to make use of their time. For mid & large solutions, machine learning can predict the likely benefits of applying pattern reduction.
Refined models will become available and deployed as training sets are extended.
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Each order may have a position constraint, such as “not at the edge” for situations where the profile characteristics of the primary machine are perceived to be non-uniform. Other position constraints include front & back, left & right, minimum distance from the edge, and various other options.
Sophisticated mathematical optimization can post-process a solution to achieve minimum knife changes, changing the sequence of the patterns and the parent reels within them. This can achieve savings, depending on the circumstances, of over 40%.
Our solutions seamlessly integrate into many popular industry platforms, bringing together world-leading expertise to help our customers capture the benefits of both services.
This includes SAP, Microsoft, Oracle and various commercial ERP systems.Learn about our integrations
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