Building products manufacturing is a very unique industry. It spans residential, commercial, and industrial sectors and includes products as diverse as pavers, shingles, insulation, glass, cabinetry, doors, and fasteners, to name a few. This results in an unusually wide range of manufacturing processes, within an industry that often features significant regional competition and multiple manufacturing sites in order to produce products closer to their final destination - reducing transit and other logistical costs.

Engineering and IT resources are often shared amongst sites even while continuous improvement processes remain an essential tool for controlling costs. Vorne XL is ideal for this type of environment as it scales easily from machine to plant to enterprise, creates visibility across regional sites to keep the business coordinated and cost-efficient, and is truly fast and easy to implement. XL provides critical insights for effectively driving process improvement and actualizing change with 100+ metrics and 20+ data dimensions.

Other benefits of XL that customers love include no software to install, no servers to maintain, no recurring fees, and no contracts. Instead you get unlimited users, free technical support, a 3-year warranty, and free software updates. All in an inexpensive, off-the-shelf product.

Building products manufacturing facility.

Driving Improvement for Building Product Manufacturing

Our building products customers strive to make something more durable, eco-friendly, or cost-effective than their competitors. It is critical to be able to optimize the process while maintaining the product quality that their customers require.

The Vorne XL Productivity Appliance empowers building products manufacturers to monitor their processes in real time, improve throughput, and maximize efficiency, all while preserving the integrity of their products. XL drops onto your existing process, making it a quick and easy solution that requires little to no changes on the line. This is a unique and critical advantage of Vorne XL.

Production report with KPIs for every machine in a building product factory made in the Vorne XL software.

Key Benefits for the Building Products Industry

Vorne XL is completely agnostic to the type of equipment in your manufacturing process. This is a huge advantage as you can easily apply XL to any process and get the same deep wealth of information. XL includes I/O to integrate with your process, a scoreboard for your operators, and built-in reporting for your managers. Even better, it easily and incrementally scales from machine to enterprise. Monitor your preform block pavers and ovens, mills, saws, planers and grinders, cold headers or extruders and other equipment with one solution, quickly seeing benefits such as:

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    Simple Setup XL can be installed by your existing team with minimal involvement of your IT department, with no expensive external resources or equipment necessary.
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    Intuitive Unified Interface Benefit from instant, plant-wide production visibility through web-based reporting. Ensure your team has effortless access to the data they need without introducing or requiring complex infrastructure.
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    Plant Floor Display and KPIs Eliminate over or underproduction by displaying real-time KPI’s and production targets, empowering operators to produce exactly what is needed at the time it is needed.
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    Automated Alerts Be proactive in managing your lines with metric alert notifications by email and/or text to the right personnel, escalating when necessary.
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    Visibility on Tangible Losses Identify, discuss, and take action based on powerful production KPI’s. Pareto your downtime by reason. Express OEE in terms of lost time. Establish your continuous improvement roadmap with ranked Top Losses and much more.

Learn More About Vorne XL

We would be happy to show you XL, deep dive into your challenges and your processes, and answer any questions you may have. We also offer free 90-day trials. In fact, we have completed thousands of successful XL trials. Did you know that 91.9% of companies that try XL buy XL?

Metrics, Dimensions, and Dashboards

Vorne XL provides you with an incredible data foundation and an outstanding suite of reporting tools to effectively drive your continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, and digital transformation initiatives. With XL you get immediate access to over 100 highly accurate and actionable metrics and 20 data dimensions - in real time and for deep retrospective analysis through historical reporting. There are dozens of built-in reports, and you can easily create your own reporting dashboards.

Important KPIs for a precast line gathered in a dashboard in the Vorne XL OEE software.

Vorne XL User Success Stories

XL helps manufacturers in almost every industry improve their process productivity. You will love our free support, free software updates, 3-year warranty, transparent pricing, fast implementation, and of course, the wealth of product features. That is why we have so many customers that share their success stories.

Building Products Specialties

Our XL Productivity Appliance, with its fully integrated OEE reporting system, works well across an extremely broad range of building products industry specialties. Here are some of the more common specialty areas where XL is used:

  • Architectural Glass
  • Cement and Concrete Products
  • Ceramic Tiles
  • Commercial Doors and Windows
  • Construction Adhesives and Sealants
  • Drywall and Insulation
  • Electrical Wiring and Cables
  • Flooring Products
  • HVAC Equipment
  • Lighting Fixtures
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Plumbing Fixtures and Fittings
  • Roofing Materials
  • Structural Steel and Precast Concrete
  • Timber and Wood Products
  • Wallboards and Wallpapers
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