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SFC (Shop Floor Control)

Shop floor control (SFC) is software that manages manufacturing work orders. It tracks and schedules work activities performed in manufacturing environments such as production plants. It provides users with insights into employees, materials, and manufacturing processes. Some SFC tools generate data visualizations that make it easier to view manufacturing work orders. Most software, however, calculates work orders based on their operation and completion.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About SFC (Shop Floor Control)

SMBs might use SFC because it provides them with valuable business intelligence without the need for additional staff or resources. SFC proves useful for those in the manufacturing sector, as inventory valuations and materials planning relies on accurate data calculated by SFC. Production managers can manage inventories and order replacement materials based on predictions made by this software.

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