MIS for Corrugated Converters

Increase productivity
and efficiency for
corrugated converters

HiFlow offers a Management Information System (MIS) solution tuned to the needs of corrugated converters with end-to-end production and management systems designed to improve productivity and profitability.

The management system that automates and accelerates your corrugated business

With corrugated in such high demand in today’s e-commerce environment, efficiency in the corrugated printing and converting process is more important than ever. From the onboarding of a job through final invoicing and shipping, HiFlow MIS/MES is the umbrella that covers your entire business and production ecosystem.

With over 70 configurable modules we tailor our software to fit your unique packaging business.

Buy what you need now, and add other modules later, as you need them.

Imposition Built in.

FEFCO and ECMA Libraries Included!

When estimating is dependent on the CAD department for generating a layout plan, lead time becomes a big factor.

Give your estimators the tools to lay out jobs in an optimum way to minimize costs and increase throughput.

Packaging Design

Visualize the packaging design using different materials or textures; dynamically create packaging designs that enable visualization of characteristics such as thickness and type of material.

Packaging Imposition

Bring the speed and power of HiFlow’s Imposition module to your estimators, making turnaround by prepress and estimating faster and more cost effective.

Dies & tools meet
smart automation.

Organize your dies and tools with HiFlow. Access the tool library for accurate estimating and real-time production availability.

TOOLS MANAGEMENT

Prevent downtime and reduce make ready times, remakes and labor costs. Organize your dies and tools with HiFlow.

MATERIAL AND TOOL AVAILABILITY

HiFlow’s Material and Tool Availability module creates real-time visibility of material and tool availability and increases speed of production. It minimizes errors in scheduling.

FAST estimating and
job creation

Estimating for corrugated includes:

  • Various corrugated boards
  • Types of corrugated shafts
  • Lead edge feed options
  • Machine hour rate
  • Efficiencies for flute types (B, E, EB, EE)
  • Side trim, web width utilization
  • Slitter and wet-end changes
  • Material consumptions for various flute types
  • Cost of glue, paper
ESTIMATING

Get jobs moving quickly by turning inquiries into quotes with just a few clicks. Then turn your entire estimate into a visual diagram of the entire production process.

Sales Planning

Easily determine the most profitable customers and products, and access predictive planning and sales forecasting.

Quote Generator

Automatically generate a professional-looking quote, complete with pricing details and a breakdown of costs.

Planning & Scheduling for Corrugating Converters

Production Scheduling

Using smart algorithms, HiFlow’s scheduler enhances your scheduling process and ensures that work is completed on time and resources are optimally utilized.

Schedule Viewing

Display real-time production schedule data on large monitors on your shop floor! View job priority, due date, and job numbers, by machine or department.

Shop Floor Monitor

The Shop Floor Monitor module allows any shop floor worker to clearly see all the data about current jobs and job order progress at each stage of production.

Reduce costs, downtime and waste through optimum planning.

In the planning view, users see what needs to be produced; and our algorithm computes the optimal production schedule to reduce costs and make readies.

Optimum scheduling using smart automation

HiFlow’s production scheduling automation sets a queue of jobs in optimal sequence for your plant, minimizing downtimes.

Inventory of Materials

By leveraging an Inventory of Materials module, packaging businesses can streamline their inventory management processes. Make data-driven decisions regarding inventory control and optimization.

Product Inventory

Get efficient and accurate product delivery, streamline the stock-taking process and automate the generation of delivery documents.

Barcode Management

HiFlow automates inventory systems with a robust Barcode module. Automate product identification, and get extremely fast recognition and implementation of data.

Batch Traceability

The Batch Traceability module captures and records detailed information about the production process, materials used, and the movement of products within the supply chain.

INVENTORY LOCATIONS MANAGEMENT

Manage inventories with a six-level system that enables efficient inventory organization and retrieval. Track physical locations where inventory items are stored in real time.

Benefit from
a clear view into warehouse and
inventory operations.

HiFlow’s Warehouse Management Solution (WMS) modules make it easy to track reels. It tracks the number of rolls in stock and recommends to purchasing when it’s time to reorder. It records roll stock consumption with complete traceability so that planning is able to reconcile inventory with orders.

HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?

The Comprehensive
Q&A to HiFlow 4.0

  • What is an MIS for packaging?
  • How do MIS and shop floor data collection (MES) work together?
  • What’s the difference between HiFlow and ‘out of the box’ ERP systems?
  • I am a medium-sized commercial shop expanding into corrugated. Can you help me?
  • Can I configure the solution to meet my future needs?
  • I already have prepress software (ESKO) that the team loves. Can you integrate with it?
  • How long is the implementation period? Is your staff available to us throughout this period and beyond?

You are not just a customer. We partner with you during implementation and beyond to help you achieve your business and production goals.

Read about how companies like yours have increased efficiency, reduced labor costs, and leveled up in the marketplace.

I have all the data I need to assess the current situation and make decisions. I have predictive data: we can really see how well we’re performing.

Jeff Collins, VP of Manufacturing

 

We found HiFlow’s modules to be very comprehensive. They covered all of our departments – from sales & customer service, estimating and scheduling, to production and warehouse.

Artur Szor, Vice Chairman of the Board

 

The lack of accurate data flows between warehouse and production resulted in inventory overages – we easily got rid of this during the first year of using HiFlow.

Marcin Sawicz, CEO

 

I love the modern business intelligence. It gives us unrestricted access to information in real time and offers us the possibility of making faster and more optimal decisions.

Bolesław Jacinowicz, Chairman of the Board

 

I can certainly say that thanks to HiFlow, our company now bypasses any previous manual processes and we efficiently manage our entire production cycle.

Dariusz Makowiak, co-owner

 

We selected HiFlow because it had most of the required functionalities and met the demands of our clients in the pharmaceutical industry.

Lukasz Szczepanski, CFO

 

HiFlow leverages technology that will help us proactively manage and grow our business. From SCADA monitors to smart scheduling, the MES gives us the real time data we need.

Amy Plier, Principal

 

The entire HiFlow team – sales, developers, support – they’re very
helpful and very knowledgeable.

Kevin Kollman, Owner

 

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