Configure a packaging line to establish a connection with a Wipotec OCS system on the shopfloor.


List of Procedures


Creating a Packaging Line


Before You Begin


Make sure that you have created a shopfloor channel with Wipotec-OCS source.


Procedure


1. In the Manufacturer for Pharma application, open the 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 Add new +.



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


FieldDescription
NameEnter the name of the 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 for Pharma API.
Shopfloor channel

Select the shopfloor channel with the Wipotec-OCS source that you created earlier. The channel establishes the connection to the shopfloor.


3. Click Create.


Next Steps


You can now send production orders to the packaging line.


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Searching for and Viewing a Packaging Line


Procedure


1. In the Manufacturer for Pharma application, open the 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 line "OCS VM Dev" and are viewing its details:



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Updating a Packaging Line


Procedure


1. In the Manufacturer for Pharma application, open the Packaging 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.


FieldDescription
NameEnter the name of the packaging line.
Tag
Enter the packaging line tag. The tag identifies the packaging line when production orders are sent to the packaging line over the Manufacturer for Pharma API.
Shopfloor channel

Select the shopfloor channel with the Wipotec-OCS source that you created earlier. The channel establishes the connection to the shopfloor.


4. Click Update.



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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 Manufacturer for Pharma application, open the 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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