You can establish a connection to the packaging line through a shopfloor channel or you can simply register the packaging line without connection to the shopfloor. Once you have a packaging line, you can send packaging orders to it.

  • When your configuration does not have a connection to the shopfloor from Movilitas.Cloud, you can skip the packaging line registration.
  • When your configuration has a connection to the shopfloor from Movilitas.Cloud, you must register the packaging line.


List of Procedures


Creating a Packaging Line


Before You Begin


If you want a connection to a Wipotec-OCS machine from Movilitas.Cloud, make sure that you have created a shopfloor channel with Wipotec-OCS source. For more information, see Wipotec-OCS shopfloor channel.


Procedure


1. In the Serialized Manufacturing application, select Packaging --> Packaging lines tab. The application displays the list of packaging lines and the Create packaging line form.


Note: When viewing the details of a packaging line, you can open the Create packaging line form by clicking Create.



2. Fill in the form as described below. The required fields are marked with an asterisk (*) in the form.


FieldAction
Packaging line nameEnter the name of the packaging line.
Packaging line tagEnter the packaging line tag. The tag identifies the packaging line when production orders are sent to the packaging line over the Manufacturer V2 API.
Select shopfloor channel

Select the shopfloor channel that establishes the connection to the shopfloor.


You can select one from the list of previously configured channels, but you can leave this field blank if you just register your packaging line.


3. Click Save.



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Searching for a Packaging Line


Procedure


1. In the Serialized Manufacturing application, select Packaging --> Packaging lines tab. The application displays the list of packaging lines.


2. Enter the packaging line name in the search field.

  • The list of the packaging lines is filtered based on the search criteria.
  • You can reset the filter by clicking the Reset filters icon.


3. Select the packaging line to view its details.


In the following example, we are searching for the packaging lines having "test packaging" in the name and we are selecting one of the search results:




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Updating a Packaging Line


Procedure


1. In the Serialized Manufacturing application, select PackagingPackaging lines tab. The application displays the list of packaging lines.


2. Find the packaging line in the list you want to update.


3. Modify the required fields in the Update packaging line form.


FieldAction
Packaging line nameEnter the name of the packaging line.
Packaging line tagEnter the packaging line tag. The tag identifies the packaging line when production orders are sent to the packaging line over the Manufacturer V2 API.
Select shopfloor channel

Select the shopfloor channel that establishes the connection to the shopfloor.


You can select one from the list of previously configured channels, but you can leave this field blank if you just register your packaging line.


4. Click Save.



Next Steps


Optionally, you can include next steps here, if you want to guide the user over multiple procedures.


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Deleting a Packaging Line


Before You Begin


Before deleting a packaging line, ensure that the packaging line is not executing an order.


Procedure


1. In the Serialized Manufacturing application, select Packaging --> Packaging lines tab. The application displays the list of packaging lines.


2. Find the packaging line in the list you want to delete.


Example:



3. Click the delete icon and confirm the deletion by clicking Yes.



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