Cutting table optimization
PMC Software Inc. of Flemington, N.J., introduced its Look Ahead glass optimization software. The product offers increased glass optimization yields, productivity and throughput, according to a company release. Scheduled runs of unique glass colors and thickness are organized in real-time at cutting tables based on actual in-plant production needs. The software looks ahead in the daily schedule and pulls glass cuts from the first rack in the next schedule to improve the yield of the previous schedule.