Creating a Plant in SFactrix.ai is the first step towards composing a virtual setup of your factory floor. Plant is a digital representation of your organization/factory floor under which the work centers, assets, etc are placed. It is inclusive of all production units and hierarchies of an organization. Hence creating a Plant is primary to the functioning of all features in SFactrix.ai.

Pre-condition – An account should be created in SFactrix prior to creating a Plant. You should be an Account Admin to create a Plant.

How to create Plant or Factory?

o Login to your SFactrix.ai account by going to https://app.sfactrix.ai.

o From the settings page, under organization settings, click on the ‘Plant’ card.

o Click the ‘Add Plant’ button towards the right corner of the Plant page.

o The "Add Plant" form will appear. Fill the form with proper data as shown below.

o Click the submit button. You will have successfully created Plant.

Please note the details of each parameter required to complete the plant creation.

Field

Description

Plant Name

Name the Plant based on the type of operations.

Operation

Brief the operation of the Plant

Monthly Production Capacity

Number of products produced in the Plant in a month

UoM

(Optional)

Mention the ‘Unit of Measure’ of production (ex: count, kg, ml, lt etc)

Location

Select the timezone of the Plant location. All metrics will be calculated based on the plant timezone only.

Time Zone

Select the time zone of your Plant from the drop-down menu

Latitude

(Optional)

Enter the latitude for the location of your Plant. This field is optional.

Longitude

(Optional)

Enter the longitude for the location of your Plant. If your Plant is in a remote location, you can google to know the latitude and longitude. This field is optional.

How to edit or update Plant?

You should be an Account Admin to edit or update the Plant specifics.

Steps to edit or update Plant in SFactrix:

o Use your credentials and Login to your SFactrix.ai account.

o From the settings page, under organization settings, click on the ‘Plant’ card.

o Plant display page will appear.

o Click the ‘Edit’ icon on the work center card you wish to edit/update.

o Make the necessary edits/update Plant specifics.

o Click on ‘Update’ button to save changes.

How to delete a Plant ?

You can delete the Plant only if are an Account Admin.

Steps to delete Plant in SFactrix:

o Login to your SFactrix.ai account.

o Click on ‘Plant’ card from the settings page, under organization settings.

o Plant display screen will appear.

o Click on the ‘Edit’ icon on the Plant card you wish to delete.

o Click the ‘Delete’ button on the Edit Plant page to delete the selected Plant.

o Click on the ‘Yes’ button when you receive a pop-up stating, ‘Are you sure to delete (Plant Name)’. This deletes the Plant chosen.

Unable to delete a Plant setup?

  1. You can delete the Plant only when the Work Center, Asset, Work Order, and the Job linked to the Plant are deleted.

  2. You can delete the Plant only if are an Account Admin.

Can I retrieve the deleted Plant?

You will not be able to retrieve the deleted Plant yourself, however, you can raise a support request and our support team will help you retrieve the deleted Plant. Since this involves a lengthy process, we request you to mindfully delete the Plant only when the Plant is not required.

What's next?

Once you are done creating the Plant, next step is to create the Work Center. Work center is a classification of a Plant and represents different departments of an organization.

Click the below link to learn more about the Work Center and its features.

https://help.fogwing.io/en/articles/5772786-how-to-create-and-manage-work-center-in-sfactrix

For any feedback and enquires on the functionalities of the Plant, write to our support team at [email protected]

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