In March 2020, the Movement Control Order (MCO) started in Malaysia due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This pandemic had caused every company to face economic and financial problems. On the other hand, online sales started growing rapidly due to the pandemic. This forced traditional companies to transform themselves with digitalization. And, some questions come into mind “How do company survive during MCO?” “What problems do they face and how do they manage to solve them?” “How can SMEs from manufacturing and agriculture industry adopt digitalization and/or IoT solutions?” To answer these question, and to know more, click on the video
Hexa IOT originates from the engineering department of HEXA Food Sdn Bhd, a SME food manufacturer in Malaysia. The department focuses on improving company competitiveness by researching and implementing new technology to reduce labor requirements in manufacturing processes, lessen machine downtime and improve the quality of the product.
Hexa IOT is formed to share solutions suitable for SMEs in their journey towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4). It combines technologies of sensor, camera, machine learning, analysis tool and many more internet-of-things related components in hybrid-based processes combining on-premise and cloud-based solutions.
It’s programmed to provide visibility in your production floor, maximizing your machine yields, reducing labor-intensive processes, creating a safer working environment as well as enabling faster and better decision-making.
Specialization & Experience in Manufactuaring
With 12+ years of accumulated manufacturing experience as a manufacturer, we formulate practical and smart manufacturing solutions that make a difference towards improving your factory’s productivity, efficiency and competitiveness.
Focus on SME Manufacturers
The focus is on solutions for ordinary SME manufacturers, which means providing simple-clean tools, automation and system-to-system communication that are easily adopted for on-going staff movement with the aim of reducing labour intensive manufacturing.
Empower Better Decision-Making
One of the key objectives in designing our system is to empower better decision-making, with immediate alert notification when there are any unusual environment inconsistencies, and for materials used in production to be classified automatically.
To provide business benefits :
Providing specific automation in the production process and help make real-time adjustment.
Monitoring the environment to minimize the risk of machine downtime and quality of the product.
Improving workers’ overall safety and facility security by monitoring the KPIs of health and safety.
Empowering managers to make fast and informed decisions with real-time log information.
OEE remains one of the most important data in manufacturing. Our OEE Module, with IoT solutions, will assist companies to determine their OEE easily.
Keeping track of every single machinery/equipment/motor maintenance record can be quite an enormous task if not impossible. With our Maintenance Module, you are able to keep track of these record easily and efficiently.
There are many IoT solutions in the market, which are designed for enterprise level companies. Besides being difficult to set up, most require engineers or software programmers to operate, and this may not be convenient for SMEs.
As we are manufacturers ourselves, we understands the common challenges facing IoT adoption among SMEs. Our goal is to design inexpensive, easy to use IoT solution for SMEs, focusing mainly on manufacturing, agriculture and environmental sectors.
Industry 4.0 started in 2011 and is the current trend for automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things (IoT) and cloud computing. This video presents various SEA countries’ company initiatives, experience, insights, challenges, and future industry 4.0 plans in the changing business environment. Also, it highlights why digitalization is important for SME manufacturers and how they can adopt IoT solutions to improve their output and throughput. To know more about it, click on the video
Title : Case Study: From spices to IoT
Hexa Food Sdn Bhd had manufactured flour and spices to food companies for over 16 years. They started to explore the use of Internet of Things (IoT) to address food safety and quality problems. To know more about how they implement IoT in their production line and how IoT bring benefit to them, click on the article link.
Title : Spicing Up the Business with 4IR | Fourth Leap
“Learning is free”. Hexa Food Sdn Bhd lives by this motto and has shown how they started their IoT journey by learning simple digital tools which resulted in a marked improvement in efficiency. This article explains how Hexa Food Sdn Bhd started their IoT Journey from scratch.
Title : Automating for the Future: Hexa’s Journey of Digitalising Their Food Manufacturing Process|Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
Everyone has the opportunity to take their business toward digitalisation. With the backing of Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Hexa Food Sdn Bhd embarked on their IoT Journey with our IoT solutions. This article is about how they started their IR 4.0 journey.
Title : How Malaysia’s industries are tapping IoT
There are four industries including manufacturing industry that claim to have benefited from various IoT deployment and it has changed their business. To know more about how they adopt IoT in their business, click on the article link.