Manual Data Entry Tools

Log & Digitize Offline Manufacturing Data

Seamlessly digitize and integrate manually-collected data with the rest of your operational data to provide a complete picture of quality, process, & equipment performance at the plant.

Create Completely Customizable Forms to Capture Manual Data

dataPARC’s manual data entry tools provide incredible flexibility with over a dozen options for data entry. Enter data against a record from anywhere within the dataPARC environment, across multiple MDE pages, PCs, and locations.

  • Construct custom data entry screens to support your process.
  • Create familiar views for easy user training.
  • Track every user-entered value via detailed audit trails.
  • Control access with dataPARC’s integrated security model.

Digitize & Visualize Lab Data

Combine dataPARC’s manual data entry tools and industry-leading manufacturing analytics capabilities to create a powerful, cost-effective LIMS solution. 

  • Troubleshoot quality issues by trending lab data & other process data.
  • Centerline your process by establishing limits associated with lab data.
  • Perform SQC for improved First Pass Quality (FPQ).
  • Generate customer required certificates of analysis.

Simplify Shift Reporting

Eliminate paper-based shift reporting and make it easier to record, recall, and respond to safety, environmental, and production issues.

  • Integrate shift reporting with other Operational Data tools.
  • Digitize operational meetings & solve problems during the meeting.

Integrate Manually Entered Operator Rounds

Quickly and easily collect manually entered operator data. Digitize manual data and use tags in trending and analysis alongside your other operational data.

  • Troubleshoot process issues by trending manual data & other process data.
  • Centerline your process by establishing limits associated with manual data.
  • Automate reporting with all the plant data.
Featured Case Study

Kapstone Paper

The global containerboard market is highly competitive, making process optimization essential to a paper mill’s survival. KapStone’s technical team turned to dataPARC to help them centerline their process, identify golden runs, and reduce costs.

Powering Practical Analytics Solutions for 25+ Years

We were trying to optimize the largest facility in our company and PARCview allowed us to overlay data – both lab and process – to break down perceptive barriers and make data-driven decisions.

Stan Case
Plant Manager – Amalgamated Sugar

Our investment in dataPARC is allowing us to focus on system optimization as we leverage the data we are now capturing.

Tyler Fedun
Manager IT Operations – Energy Transfer

We make a lot of different different grades of paper. In order to maximize the dollars for each run, we use dataPARC’s centerline tool to find ‘golden runs’ and those become our target each time we run a grade.

Pami Singh
Director Process Optimization

The World’s Largest Manufacturers Depend on dataPARC

Related Solutions

Tackle common manufacturing challenges with PARCview’s out-of-the box functionality.

Data Integration

Establish a single source of truth for all your manufacturing data. Historian, ERP, MES, lab, & more.

Process Optimization

Analyze, adjust, and control processes to drive improvements in quality & efficiency.

Production Monitoring

Monitor manufacturing production KPIs & downtime events for enterprise-wide visibility.

Quality Control

Real-time quality control tools for continuous or batch manufacturing processes.

Additional Features

dataPARC is a flexible industrial analytics toolkit built upon the promise of easy data acquisition & integration. dataPARC’s core building blocks can be used to build any applications to meet your needs.

Real-Time Trending

Widely considered the best process trending application available, PARCview provides a combination of powerful features and ease of use to help troubleshoot and analyze data. drag & drop, dragging time-axis, time syncing of multi-trends, multi-trend templates.

Dynamic Alarms & Notifications

Use dataPARC’s rule-based alarm engine to build smart alarm definitions that reliably detect compliance events, including data loss, real time, and aggregate exceedance of regulation limits. Forward alarm event data to PARCview’s Logbook, and send notifications via email or SMS.

Custom Report Builder

PARCview’s highly configurable scripting and scheduling application can schedule and deliver recurring reports or other key data to management and other decision-makers. Create event-triggered reports, dashboard report delivery, & scheduled reports.

Excel Add-In

Designed to automate common or tedious Excel tasks and make it easy to build reusable reports, PARCxla enables users to spend more time making important decisions and less time wrestling with data.

Batch Analysis Tools

Arrange multiple batches by product into a comparison or consecutive view. Search for historical batches based on identifying information, such as batch ID or product label. Determine variability at any point in the batch using Run Trend analysis.

Control Charts

Build control charts (x-bar, range, standard deviation, etc.) from existing sources or PARCview formulas. Define simple min/max limits, choose from Western Electric Rules or custom logic. Limits can be managed natively in dataPARC or imported from a 3rd party database.

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