Pyramid Software partners with four types of customers...

  1. Manufacturers
  2. Consultants
  3. Systems Integrators
  4. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)

Manufacturers

Pyramid Software partners with manufacturers through continual process improvement initiatives, often resulting in the implementation of Manufacturing Execution Systems. Our experience with information systems from the enterprise level down to the production floor gives us a comprehensive perspective of your business. We know how implement systems that increase profit margins, increase market share and comply with government, industry or customer requirements.


If your operations involve non value-adding work, let us show you how to eliminate it! Here are only a few examples of how we've helped our customers.


  1. Automation of decisions made or actions taken at the point of manufacture, eliminating or reducing avoidable substandard materials and rework.
  2. Management and dissemination of procurement schedules, production schedules, product specifications and product test data, eliminating labor-intensive paper trails and errors.
  3. Management of work-in-process inventories - including traceability and genealogy - providing real-time and accurate audits.
  4. Automation of data collection for real-time assessment of current manufacturing capabilities and product conformance to standard.
  5. Simplification of production operations through integrated systems, reducing the reliance on experienced operators and increasing shift-to-shift consistency.

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Consultants

Pyramid Software partners with consultants through lean, scheduling optimization, six-sigma or other quality system initiatives. We know that accurate, timely and cost efficient data collection is an integral part of any process improvement program. Here are a few examples of how we've worked with consultants to acheive successful results.


  1. Process "as-is" vs. "to-be" modeling
  2. Best manufacturing practices studies
  3. Cycle time data collection and analysis
  4. Quality parameter data collection and analysis
  5. Work flow simulation modeling and analysis
  6. Vendor-managed inventory systems
  7. RFID and bar-code identification systems

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Systems Integrators

Many systems integrators face a common challenge. With an ever-increasing requirement from customers to integrate shop floor systems with database back-ends, provide custom RFID or bar code identification systems, and provide MES-level functionality, how do you build a staff that stays up-to-date with the latest technologies and remain profitable? Pyramid Software can show you how. Here are a few examples of how we've worked with systems integrators to manage their projects in the most profitable manner.


  1. Initial sales support and determination of project scope and objectives.
  2. Project design including hardware/software specifications and implementation cost.
  3. On-site technology mentoring for database design, network design, Windows CE software development, MES fundamentals, ActiveX, COM and DCOM.
  4. Development of commonly used functions packaged as ActiveX scriptable components for containment in various HMI products and toolsets.

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Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)

Pyramid Software partners with providers of manufacturing equipment (OEMs) to provide value-add software products through the OEMs normal marketing and distribution channels. Based on our experience with manufacturing systems and the systems integration industry, Pyramid Software is an ideal candidate for designing and developing value-added software solutions to an existing line of hardware and/or equipment.

Common services performed for original equipment manufacturers are:


  1. Agent for the development and documentation of goals and objectives for the product - including scope of work and systems design.
  2. Database and application development services for desktop and hand-held devices.
  3. Development of multi-lingual resource DLLs to enable world-wide distribution.
  4. Development of master installation CDs.
  5. Development and release of system documentation and users manuals.
  6. Development and delivery of product instruction courses.
  7. Systems testing, training, documentation and version release maintenance.

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