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16th July 2014, Shanghai

Stoll sets new standard in production planning

With its Production and Planning System developed especially for knitters, Stoll says it is setting a new standard in knitting production for agile and innovative companies - knitting development and knitting production are merged into one system and optimized with platform-independent technology.

“Thanks to the Stoll Production and Planning System, reaction times and adherence to schedules are improved and the flow time shortened,” Stoll says. “These things are crucial for survival in markets that are always changing with increasing speed.”

The Stoll Production and Planning System is the central hub for all production processes and production data with Stoll machines. © Stoll

The Stoll Production and Planning System can be accessed everywhere and at all times. The web-based solution with a modern and user-friendly control interface can be operated from any browser as well as from mobile devices such as a tablets or smartphones.

The Stoll Production and Planning System is the central hub for all production processes and production data with Stoll machines. The machine-optimized planning is said to enable a quick disposition and a high production workload.

All production data is freely available and can be statistically evaluated for the further production optimization and standard evaluations can be optimally expanded with the user’s own evaluations.

Thanks to the high integration of knitting machines and end devices, quick reaction to production malfunctions is possible – the operator summon being just one example. The prompt detection of missing parts is also supported. 

The Stoll Production and Planning System is also designed for integration into existing ERP systems.

Overview of the Stoll Production and Planning System:

  • Can operate up to 1000 machines
  • Web-based solution
  • ERP interface
  • Fully automated production in auto-production mode
  • Communication platform (Skype/Phone)
  • Remote operation of the machines
  • Overview of the production capacity
  • Reporting with reports individual to each customer
  • Real-time monitoring of production
  • Simplification of working processes 
  • Graphical order disposition
  • Planning for external machines
  • Splitting orders over different machines
  • Integrated solution, meaning no additional investments in terminals or supplementary hardware are necessary

The main advantage of the Stoll Production and Planning System is said to be the increase in productivity that the customer can achieve through use of the system.

Overview of other customer benefits:

  • Optimization of processes
  • Ability to plan production
  • Overview of the production cycle
  • Compliance with supply commitments
  • Quick reactions to malfunctions
  • Detection of wastage and messages notifying about errors and undesired standstills
  • On-time completion
  • Central call-up of patterns, loading automatically
  • Overview of free capacities

H. Stoll GmbH & Co. KG is a globally active and renowned manufacturer of flat knitting machines based in Reutlingen (Baden-Württemberg, Germany). The traditional company was founded in 1873 and employs around 1,000 people worldwide.

The “Stoll” brand’s portfolio includes flat knitting machines and pattern software, which are used for producing fashionable, technical and medical textiles. Products are delivered to over 70 countries around the world. Stoll is able to provide a comprehensive service program thanks to its subsidiaries, sales and service centres, and numerous agencies. Innovative technological developments and a largely German-based production system enable Stoll to create the necessary conditions for many knitting trends, which, in turn, are underpinned by Stoll’s in-house trend collection.


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