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May 2024


Barcelona, month summary.

Two cumulative updates for GIMM 4.0, CU152 and CU153 have been released this month. This includes these new functionalities:

– UC1451 – New screen to manage production batches in GIMM PROCS. It allows viewing the production batches and the parts assigned to them, opening or closing a batch, forcing the sample of a tank, and confirm the reinforced control.
– UC1471 – The production orders codification in GIMM now supports identifiers having a length of 50 characters (before, it was only supporting a length of 20).
– UC1427 –Several new functionalities added in the WebPicking in a third sprint: new parameter for configuring automatic posting time and kitting posting by workcenter with feedback to the user in the web application.
– Internal Improvement – It is implemented the use of encrypted communications via HTTPS in GIMM Shipping Control System.
– UC1479 – New REST API interface for GIMM PROCS to declare to an external system that a production order was scrapped.
– UC1480 – Extension of an existing GIMM PROCS interface which uploads production to an external system through a REST API. This functionality allows uploading semi-finished products as well.
– UC1427 – Extension of an existing GIMM PROCS interface which uploads production to an external system through a REST API. This functionality allows uploading semi-finished products as well.
– Several new functionalities added in the WebPicking in a fourth sprint: barcode validation with terminal blocked using the Android application.

And a new version of our OEM JIS connector, Synchron.Net (v2.1.0), which includes these new features:

– SUC210. Brings to the tool the option to generate different output files based on configurable templates, as well as the selection of the output destination folder based on the original OEM files data.
– SUC205. For STELLANTIS Corail v2 connector, it has been added for the TRACK message web service, the possibility to include the options on the call to retrieve the model and some of its characteristics.
– Internal improvement. Option to export/import configuration files from one instance to another.
– Technological update. Migration of the framework to .Net Core 8.0.

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April 2024


Barcelona, month summary.

What an exciting month of April we had. For the first time, GIMM was present in the Advanced Factories congress held in Barcelona. This was a great opportunity to meet and explain to our customers, potential new customers and everyone who was interested what we do in GIMM and what we expect for the future of manufacturing industry. See in these LinkedIn posts our frantic activity along these three days:
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Another epic moment of the month was the presentation of our new GIMM User Interface: Link to the news

And finally, a recap of the releases for this month. There is available a new update for GIMM 4.0, the CU151, which includes:

– Internal Improvement – For the GIMM PROCS Packing workstations, the CNTVERIFY function is extended to show to the operator the time to wait when the time to previous operation of one of the positions of the container is still pending.
– UC995 – Added the option to GIMM PROCS to define a time control between the scanning of components in a workstation.
– UC1427 – Several new functionalities added in the WebPicking in a second sprint: new message for new cycle with no content returned.
– Internal Improvement – As part of our technological roadmap, we are changing the technology used for our User Interface to a full web (Blazor). A set of screens related to PROCS have already been released with this cumulative update. Both old and new screens will co-exist while the rest of screens are completely migrated to Blazor.

And another cumulative update for LINCS 2.0, CU040. The new functionalities provided are:

– Internal improvement. In the truck/shipping screen, it is shown the quantity of parts in the racks for open and closed shipments.
– Internal improvement. Enhancement of the messages displayed in the logs.
– Internal improvement. It has been included in the containers’ screen a display of the number of parts in a rack, and the highest-lowest sequence number.

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Your GIMM Solutions team.

March 2024


Barcelona, month summary.

This month we celebrated our annual kick-off in our Barcelona Smart 22@ building, such a good opportunity to meet altogether with most of the GIMM members of Spain. See the images on this link:
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Additionally, we have released a new update for GIMM 4.0, the CU150, which includes:

– UC1174 – Added the option to GIMM PROCS to integrate traceability data from an External Supplier via the integration of XML files with a predefined structure.
– UC1449 – New API REST between GIMM and an Inventory Management Systems (IMS) to inform about produced parts that should be counted in the storage.
– UC1474 – Modification for the WebPicking. The Operator Mode screen layout is modified for the flat type list.
– UC1467 – New API REST between GIMM and an Order Management Systems (OMS) to indicate the status changes of a production order.
– Internal Improvement – For the GIMM PROCS workstations, the STATITEM function is extended for previous NOK mode and previous selected check operation mode.

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February 2024


Barcelona, month summary.

The new releases of February include new functionalities both for GIMM and LINCS2 products.

Two cumulative update for GIMM 4.0, CU148 and CU149 has been released this month. This includes this large amount of new functionalities:

– UC1461 – GIMM PROCS. New screens for the WebStation to manage the first station of a JIT/JIS assembly line (or the input of production orders from external JIT/JIS or planner systems). One screen displays the list of orders to be produced (see image below); the second screen allows seeing the details and additional information of these production orders.
– UC1452 – GIMM PROCS. New API REST interface to declare to an external system that the production for a given production order has started.
UC1442 – GIMM PROCS. New API REST interface to pull JIT/JIS production orders from an external system.
– UC1431 (SP1) – GIMM MFC. First sprint of this new functionality, consisting of defining a new interface between GIMM and an external system, who will indicate the whish times (start, delivery, return) of containers from an origin to a destination (these containers will be delivered by AGV’s).
– UC1453 – GIMM. Improvement in the authentication mode through LDAP. Now, it will be possible to configure a LDAP backup server if the main one is not reachable.
– UC1429 (SP2) – GIMM PROCS. Second sprint of this development to manage the expiration dates for containers and calculation in intermediate operations.
– UC1410 – GIMM PROCS. New process data value that can be used to control the technical start time, and to match with the real operation time.
– Internal Improvement – New GIMM standard report for calculating the recommended hardware based on the real peaks of production. This will help on the dimensioning of the servers to host GIMM.
– Internal Improvement – Following our technological roadmap, it has been updated .Net external libraries to the latest stable version for GIMM web apps: WebStocs, WebStation and WebPicking.
– UC1427 – Several new functionalities added in the WebPicking in a first sprint: on-hold and Piece by Piece management, barcode control, confirmation of sequences received, Kanban report and Kitting report modifications, avoiding queue in PTL, automatic posting, automatic login by URL and sorting modification for Kitting.

And another cumulative update for LINCS 2.0 as well, CU039. The new functionalities provided are:

– LUC189 – Improvement on the ECS bridge performance to have a better response time when working with calculated fields.
– LUC178 – Added the possibility to integrate Fiat degraded files (XML format) when standard call-off files are not available.
– LUC179 – Change in the interface for the HU (Handling Unit) Rack creation in SAP. This modification allows configuring whether LINCS2 container id has to be included in the transaction.
– Internal improvement. LINCS2 FileRouter service is updated to generate a rejected file event every time a file is rejected. Having this event captured, further actions can be configured one this occurs.
– Internal improvement. New User Exit available for the truck management functionality, so it can be configured which fields of the trucks screen should be considered as mandatory when executing the shipping of a selected truck.
– Internal improvement. The HU Rack and Part interfaces for SAP now allow further personalization of the material type parameter, allowing multiple values.

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PROCS - NEW DEVELOPMENT
Another new development requested by our customers. In this case,consisting on adding a new functionality in the ERP API REST.
OEM: ALL

PROCS - NEW DEVELOPMENT
We have received the order from a customer to develop a web application to check the traceability of the parts produced with GIMM PROCS in a cell phone
OEM: ALL

PROCS EMEA-SLOVAKIA-Trnava
Implementation of 5 additional workstations in an existing GIMM PROCS installation to manage a kitting process with RF guns, which will be moved through the different kitting areas in trolleys, scanning the components to pick.
OEM: STELLANTIS

WEBPICKING EMEA-UNITED KINGDOM-Fradley
Project to implement the WebPicking application in 6 part families (this plant already uses the WebPicking). The customer is doing the JIS deliveries to JLR Solihull, and for the production of the commodities to deliver, needs to manage the picking individually per vehicle to deliver. The WebPicking will help the customer on this activity.
OEM: JLR

RVSEVO AMERICA-USA-Old Fort
New installation and setup of rvsEVO tool to download EDI JIS messages from Ford Louisville (Kentucky) using an OFTP2 connection.
OEM: FORD

PROCS EMEA-TURKEY-Orhangazi
PROCS EMEA-TURKEY-Orhangazi
Project to implement 6 additional workstations in GIMM PROCS (they are copies of the existing ones, so to increase the line capacity), and to make additional configuration changes (make shared workstations between lines, add new products, change workstations types, ...).
OEM: FORD

SYNCHRON.NET EMEA-UNITED KINGDOM-Hams Hall
A brand new installation of our EDI JIS connector Synchron.Net for a new customer. Additionally, this project includes developing a new functionalities which will allow making transformations of the raw JLR files received, and also redirecting such files into different folders depending on the value of any field of the original file.
OEM: JLR

January 2024


Barcelona, month summary.

It is the start of a very thrilling year for us, the year of GIMM's 25th anniversary. This will be an special and exciting year, full of challenges, and we are willing to continue this successful path started back in 1999. There will be spectacular news along the year, stay tuned!

The new releases of January include a new product version for WebCore 2.0 and WebCore Client (Android application) due to the migration to the .NetCore 7.0 platform as part of our technological roadmap.

One cumulative update for GIMM 4.0, CU147 has been released this month. This includes the following functionalities:

– UC1444 – GIMM PROCS. New option in the PLC messages screen for printing different editions depending on the Part Type of the item received.

Another cumulative update for LINCS 2.0 as well, CU038. The new functionalities provided are:

– LUC177 - Manage Jaguar-Land Rover forecast files (Eight Day Message) for more than one customer/supplier.
– An improvement in LINCS2 User Interface to add and complete information in the pop-up messages displayed in case an error occurs while managing the shipment of containers.

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If you are not yet our customer but would like to receive more information about our products and services, please go to Customer Area .

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LINCS EMEA-FRANCE-Vernon
New installation of the last version of GIMM LINCS to sequence commodities to Stellantis assembly plant of Poissy.
OEM: STELLANTIS

LINCS EMEA-SPAIN-Martorell
Another project affecting to a SEAT Martorell Tier 1 supplier due to the movement of vehicles between assembly lines, in order to generate room for the production of future electrical vehicles to start in 2024.
OEM: SEAT

PROCS EMEA-MOROCCO-Kenitra
Project to implement a new assembly line in an existing GIMM PROCS installation to deliver parts to Stellantis Tanger. This assembly line is composed by 10 workstations, 5 of them are new, and 5 are shared by other assembly lines since they execute common processes.
OEM: STELLANTIS

SYNCHRON.NET EMEA-GERMANY-Saarlouis
Project to install and configure Synchron.Net to connect the customer with Stellantis Eisenach through the Corail WebService connection.
OEM: STELLANTIS

LINCS EMEA-POLAND-Gliwice
New development for GIMM LINCS sequencing, to integrate one specific format of degraded files coming from Fiat (Stellantis).
OEM: STELLANTIS

PROCS & WEBPICKING EMEA-FRANCE-Allenjoie
Project to implement a new assembly line of 23 workstations in GIMM PROCS to produce commodities for various OEMs. In addition, this project includes a WebPicking implementation to carry on the replenishment of the line stock
OEM: VARIOUS

LINCS EMEA-SPAIN-Sant Andreu de la Barca
New functionality implemented in this GIMM LINCS installation, to send a delivery note, automatically, by email, to predefined recipients every time a reorder is done.
OEM: SEAT

PROCS AMERICA & EMEA-VARIOUS COUNTRIES-Various Locations
6 additional GIMM PROCS auto-implementation (configuration is done by the customer and validated by T-Systems), to add workstation, production lines in existing systems.
OEM: TESLA, GM, VW, STELLANTIS