UniCam eMES 11 Now Available for Download

We are pleased to announce the availability of UniCam eMES Version 11. Designed specifically for Electronics Manufacturing, UniCam eMES provides closed-loop traceability for process and product control.

New Features and Enhancements in UniCam eMES 11

  • Routing – The introduction of sub-routes provides the ability to manage complex repair processes as well as alternate processes for all or only a percentage of units in a lot.
  • Quality Checklists – now supports assignment of check lists for lots at each route step in the route definition.
  • Factory Alerts – real-time factory alerts provides an efficient method for the administrator to immediately communicate critical information to all operators, or to target specific operators based on the product or lot they are working on, or on their location in the factory.
  • Cogiscan Integration – Seamless integration of Cogiscan® track, trace and control (TTC) solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry enables out-of-the-box shop floor connections for material and logistic data in electronic production.
  • Web Viewer – A new page is available in the MES portal that provides electronic document/ work instructions viewing, with a “smart search” feature for a specific product or for all documents in the system.
  • Windows 10 Support

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The product is available for download now. For upgrade support, please don’t hesitate to contact us using our support request form, or call 855-642-2848 Option 2.

For more information on the UniCam eMES program for your business, contact us.

Cogiscan Partners with Siemens PLM Software to Provide a Complete Industry 4.0 Solution for Electronics Manufacturing

We are excited to formally announce the partnership between Siemens PLM Software & Cogiscan Inc, the Leading Track, Trace and control solution provider for the electronics manufacturing industry. We believe this partnership will give our customers robust visibility and control over the manufacturing process including material consumption tracking, and management.

As a partner of both Siemens & Cogiscan, Acuity Electronics is in the unique position to offer deep expertise of both platforms, as well as the ability to deliver total integration.

Below is the formal press release from the Cogiscan website.

BROMONT, CANADA, October 2016

Cogiscan Inc., the leading Track, Trace and Control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, is partnering with Siemens PLM Software to provide a complete manufacturing software solution to enable Industry 4.0 for Electronic Manufacturers.

The Cogiscan suite of TTC solutions includes world-class material control, traceability and TTC analytics to achieve significant improvements in visibility, quality and productivity. Siemens PLM Software is a world-leading provider of product lifecycle management and manufacturing operations management software for all industries, including the out of the box SIMATIC IT Unicam eMES solution for Electronic Manufacturing.

Together, Cogiscan and Siemens will help companies realize innovation by optimizing their processes, from planning and development through manufacturing, production and support.

Cogiscan is the industry leader in Track Trace and Control technology, with the largest library of machine interfaces due to their unique partnerships with all major equipment vendors. SIMATIC IT Unicam (the Siemens Manufacturing Execution System for electronics) makes use of this proven technology to provide all of the specific material control functions while collecting complete and accurate data from every machine and process.

“We are very proud to partner with a leading manufacturing solutions provider such as Siemens,” stated Vincent Dubois, Cogiscan Co-founder. “This announcement is aligned with our mission to enable seamless factory automation through collaboration with leading equipment and software providers.”

“Siemens PLM Software is committed to creating partnerships to help enhance the end-user experience of our customers,” said Andrew Swiecki, Head of Partner Processes and Software & Technology Partners, Siemens PLM Software. “We are pleased to work with Cogiscan to provide open, integrated solutions that help to improve the productivity of our mutual customers.”

About Cogiscan Inc.
Cogiscan is the leading track, trace and control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry. The scalable Cogiscan platform perfectly integrates with all major equipment types, and is highly configurable to enable a personalized solution to each customer’s specific production needs. Since 1999 Cogiscan has attained several international patents for TTC hardware and software, and has won multiple awards throughout the years.

The Siemens Software Download Server Has a New Look!

In an effort to make the software download process for your electronics manufacturing solutions faster & simpler, Siemens PLM Software has changed the look and feel of their Download Center.

Simply look down the left-hand side of your screen, choose your product, and then dive in deeper to get what you need. Or, just type what you’re looking for in the search bar on the top of the screen and it will find it for you.


As always, you will need your webkey to login to the download center. For instruction on creating your webkey, as well as licensing instruction, view our licensing series here.

For step-by-step instruction on the download process, we’ve created a handy guide: Download the document

We hope you find this change helpful to your install and update process. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 855-642-2848 (option 2 for Support), or by using our handy contact form.



Come See Us at DAC 2015!

The Design Automation Conference is coming up soon! Held June 8th-10th at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, the DAC is the oldest and largest conference in electronics manufacturing.

The Acuity Electronics team will be on hand at the Siemens PLM Software booth, Booth 915, to discuss our solutions for test engineering, PCB assembly, manufacturing management and Gerber reverse engineering.

Please stop by and visit us to learn more about our integrated solutions for electronics manufacturing. We look forward to seeing you there!

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