More than three quarters of consumers in Germany attach great value to a well-groomed appearance. On the other hand the market is under strong competitive pressure, demanding quick responses and continual new product ideas. This has a direct impact on the production sector, requiring a high degree of flexibility as well as cost-effective processes.
There are other, very relevant, influencing factors: the digitization of value chains in the cosmetics industry. According to experts, the challenges are to provide a balance between customization and complexity, cost and segmentation and between service levels and inventory levels. Production and logistics are also impacted by Industry 4.0, with the concept of an overarching network of all players, equipment and other resources involved in the value creation process.
FELTEN has the special expertise both to prepare systematically for future situations and also to create appropriate technical infrastructure today to generate significant benefits. As an industry leader, PILOT:Cosmetics offers an innovative solution for production management which with its trendsetting technological approach guarantees totally new dimensions in service quality and profitability. This future-proofed industry solution provides cosmetics manufacturers all the requirements necessary for economically efficient production. It includes the compliance requirements under GMP and cosmetics directives, the structured management of batch records, seamless tracking and tracing and fully electronic documentation (EBR) of all process steps with batch documentation etc.
With the MES industry solution PILOT:Cosmetics, industry can permanently reduce production costs, significantly increase the power capacity and produce noticeably higher quality, to properly use its full efficiency capability. They can also easily respond to changing market requirements using flexible process models. Additionally it is designed to actively support digital conversion and already provides high added-value on the road to Industry 4.0.