Who Uses This Software?

TrakSYS serves thousands of manufacturers in over 100 countries and in a variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, food and beverage, packaged goods, automotive, petrochemicals, and more.


Average Ratings

37 Reviews
  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall
  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $6,500.00/one-time/user
  • Pricing Details
    TrakSYS platform pricing is based on activated features and functions.
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    In Person
  • Support
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Parsec Automation
  • parsec-corp.com
  • Founded 1987
  • United States

About TrakSYS

TrakSYS is a next-generation Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) platform that helps manufacturers to optimize operations, using real-time production data and tools to take corrective and preventive action. Maximize asset utilization and efficiency, reduce production costs, and improve profitability. TrakSYS includes functionality to manage every aspect of operations, including inventory, production, quality, and maintenance.


TrakSYS Features

  • Document Management
  • Forecasting
  • Quality Control
  • Quote Management
  • Resource Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Traceability

TrakSYS Reviews Recently Reviewed!


TrakSYS is a powerful MOM software

Mar 01, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: it is capable of being a highly vital tool because its agility and configurability can be adapted to any manufacturing sector and provide important KPIs, is able to adapt to many web browsers and also with a very good translation system.
The software is well structured, it also has a very secure process for updating project configurations.

Cons:
it lacks an embedded tool to prepare PDF reports, a dashboard printing functionality, and increase the catalog of graphics, such as Radar, Radial and Gauss type.

Overall: With the use of TrakSYS I have increased my knowledge of manufacturing processes, in addition to achieving satisfied customers because they speed up and reduce their tasks, effort and improve the decision making opportunities or tying problems that arise in your company and all thanks to the use of TrakSYS in their companies.

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Traksys is a powerful software capable of transforming floor data into information of great value.

Mar 15, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Traksys allows you to make connections to different sources (BD, Files, ERP, PLC's, etc), making it quite flexible in the data feed and in this way provide more and more valuable information.

Its configuration is quite simple, also brings predefined developments for quick and simple implementations, but of great value.

Another important aspect is the integration of code development modules, which makes it possible to take solutions to specific problems of the different sectors.

Cons: In the configuration of styles and settings of web part elements according to the use of bootstrap has a slightly distorted operation when adding some graphics, but in general I think it is an excellent software.

We have supplied TrakSYS to customers for many years - they have all benefited

Mar 02, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Simple, straightforward install and out-of-the-box functionality. Endlessly extendable and flexible to meet requirements accurately. Dramatic and dynamic presentation of user-interface, which in TrakSYS X has taken a massive leap forwards. A great, solid, powerful back-end and a clean modern front-end.

Cons: It is not easy to get on board with the entry level pricing. There is a major obstacle to smaller customers wishing to get the benefits available but not able to justify the initial outlay spend. A new model for licensing would resolve this.

Overall: It is the best tool for us to inform our customers about their OEE and highlight the real reason they aren't performing to the maximum potential in their process.

my work experience in several industries has been important for my development

Apr 05, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: that can be developed by modules or a complete integration that is easy to use and connect with data communication devices and connection with external systems, has flexibility for developments in different companies.

Cons: that sometimes does not allow to add styles in the designs made for exclusive plants and that there are parts that do not allow to add configurations required by the company in which it is developing as are the graphics and that sometimes does not take the colors correctly .

Overall: That I have learned a lot and from several manufacturing issues since it is required for specific developments such as downtime and spc.

Very good html5 based solution, always ahead of its time. Extremy good support!!

Mar 16, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Very flexible, you can use included modues and features or you build them by your own. If doing so you can use VisualStudio or write c# code direclty in the solution.
Also easy to scale.
Works with validated environment.
Great documentation, snippets and support!

Overall: Flexible and scaleable solutions that fist the need of of our customers

TrakSys helps detect operating weaknesses and provides opportunities for improvement.

Mar 08, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: TrakSys can be considered as a very powerful system, a level of acquisition, management and analysis of data, becoming valuable information for companies from multiple sectors. TrakSys can be adjusted to the needs of the company and people interested in analyzing this information, which allows having a better control over the processes.

Cons: Predefined web parts have few modifiable characteristics. At the resource level, it is limited to only include the files and images previously loaded.

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Great OEE solution

Mar 01, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: We use this as an OEE solution on plant production lines. We have large screens on the wall with dashboard information carrying real time info. It's fairly easy to use once configured. It's not going to improve OEE for you unless you use the data to manage your process. It's important that many people know what the data is, where it comes from, what it means. It's even more important that a few key users dig into the data on a regular basis to identify trends and opportunities in the business.

Cons: Not much to dislike. When configured well, the only thing to dislike is the lack of time available to explore the data it presents about your operation.

Overall: We get detailed and accurate information about our equipment operation, downtime, and plant trends. It helps make business decisions and focus improvement teams.

Great rapid prototyping. Much nicer to use with improved documentation.

Apr 02, 2018
3/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Great to have a solid API for large data entry. The database and configuration utilities are the main strength of this application.

Cons: Web interface is slow. It could use a lot of improvement to keep more operations client side. We know that after making certain changes, the logic service must be restarted. Why not automatically detect and prompt to restart? To maintain the option 'not now' might be necessary. Possibly some sort of dirty flag to visually indicate that the logic service needed to be restarted. OPC-UA support should be a great improvement over current OPC support.

Overall: Fast and easy to use.

Very nice product, quite complete. Good company

Mar 06, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I especially like the graphical user interface of the product. It is very powerful and does not require any compilation to deploy.

Cons: I believe the product would benefit from a good BPMN engine to configure and execute workflows within the product. This would transform the product into a real complete MES solution.

Overall: Visibility on, and insight in, the performance of our production lines, in context to product, order, formula, cost

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TrakSYS platform allow me as Senior Consultant to provide solutions cost-effective to our clients.

Mar 15, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It's a stable platform. It uses the latest technology. You can acquire any data in your industrial plant easily. It interconnects the data and makes flow the information. People can take the best and quick decision using real data.

Cons: The Spanish out-of-the-box translations can be improved.

TrakSYS is a modern, flexible MES with good out of the box value and the ability to easily expand.

Mar 06, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: For OEE, users can quickly and inexpensively get running. With features like SPC, Task Management, Work Order Management and a time series Historian TrakSYS allows you to expand and run your entire operation.

Cons: The licensing model is overly complex. However, the licensing model does result in high value. Partners help navigate and make it simpler.

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Great tool for Manufacturing Intelligence projects

Mar 15, 2018
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Flexibility to adapt the tool to all kind of solutions as the C# language integration gives you a lot of development power for example. Great database structure.

Cons: The learning curve could be high depending on the solution complexity as several programming languages (C#, ASP .NET, HTML, ...) are needed.

Today we can analysis everything regarding our efficiency, we increased the OAE/productivity after i

Mar 01, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is friendly, the customer support is very nice, it is allow to customize according our necessity ( flexible ). The remote access is also nice.

Cons: Same times when we had software´s upgrades we always lost some important data.

Overall, my experience has been positive.

Apr 02, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is relatively straightforward to configure and create new applications. The built in parts make it easy to develop consistent look and feel for applications.

Cons: The batch portion of the software has limited out of the box content. This lengthens development times and makes batch oriented applications more complicated in nature.

Overall: As an integrator, this software allows me to provide value to customers by helping them get the most out of there equipment.

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Best-in-class MES that delivers significant out-of-box functionality within one extensible fplatform

Mar 15, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: TrakSYS supports multiple MES functions within a single platform built from the ground up. TrakSYS allows manufacturers to start small and yet provides a platform that supports their growth and continuous improvement journey. It works well with existing systems and does not force manufacturers to rip and replace while still providing a platform to migrate their legacy systems when ready.

TrakSYS is a highly Customizible web interface. Can do nearly anything with the right configuration

Mar 01, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The extensible model of the software packages. The interface is extremely clean and customer service is top notch.

Cons: The answer when asking IF the software CAN do something the Answer is nearly always yes. this can learn to more than normal configuration necessary to accomplish more custom implementations.

Overall: This software allows me to meet the needs of many customers, especially those with more specific not MES OEE needs.

Sturdy

Apr 02, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Pretty solid connectivity to the PLC layer. The software has incredible customizability. It can be customized to the vendors requirements with relative ease.
I also like the ease with which it can adjust itself to different screen types by itself. The software has in-built functionality which allows itself to modify the screen based on the device it runs on, without any intervention from the developers.

Cons: Wish there were more than one language that could be used for writing custom scripts. Right now, you need to be proficient with C# to be able to write custom scripts. I hope that in future they will consider including options to select the language that you want to code in.

It is very easy to work with and has a lot of easy-to-use features for developers!

Mar 01, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like that everything is set up to look sleek and work well right out of the box. The framework works well for discrete systems and allows for quick development.

Cons: I do not enjoy how difficult it is to track systems that do not fit the Traksys standard. Batch systems in particular can be a bit unwieldy without proper care.

Overall: Salary ...

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I am project team lead implementing across an entire business

Mar 08, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support

Pros: Configuration flexibility when the different sites have different control systems, processes and user needs
Graphical capabilities are impressive

Cons: Interaction with other platforms like excel, debases, SAP is not always very smooth. But I know that is probably difficult given all the variables involved

Very easy to use software

Mar 09, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The adaptability of the software and the ability to change as needed. Very easy to limit access to certain parts of the software for technicians .

I have been working with TrakSYS for a few months now as a systems integrator/developer.

Mar 29, 2018
5/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The improvements over the 8R2 platform make the software much more user-friendly and easier to develop. I also like the new look and feel.

Cons: Sometimes it takes a while to select items in slice after slice until I can finally drill down to the item I want to look at. It would be nice to easily access something that is many layers deep.

Also, some of the error messages are not very helpful (e.g. "Unexpected error occurred"). If these could be configured further to provide more useful information, it would make developing custom pages much easier.

Overall: Our customers are very pleased with it and I enjoy developing custom pages with it.

Software takes the hassle out of calculating downtime and process pitfalls in real-time.

Mar 06, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: What kind not jé most is It's ease of integrating into a process without major delays. Time and production is important to any process. Allowing integration into an existing process while maintaining production demands is great. Allowing future module upgrades into our process helps in our budgeting on cost-effectiveness.

Cons: Incorporating computer tablets as a future option to the system to eleviate paper documentation would be ideal if a customer wants to meet customer demands and quality. This would only streamline our data and increase efficiency and reaction times in true real-time.

I Develop and Integrate Traksys for our customers

Mar 29, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The ease of web development/design through content and visual pages helps speed up our development time. The ability to export and import pages helps create pages quickly. The page definitions hub helps organize our page navigation easily.

Cons: The reference documentation leaves a lot to be desired. I spend too much time trying to test if something is possible in terms of scripting. Intellisense helps but looking up object definitions within the reference documentation is a gamble.

TrakSYS have provided DuPont with an efficient tool for tracking and measuring TEEP/OEE

Mar 05, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Parsec has provided excellent support for DuPont as we implement TrakSYS at many plant sites. The TrakSYS software has been updated and upgraded to meet customer needs.

Cons: The Parsec TrakSYS training provides a good general overview of the software. Training that is more specific to plant requirements and usage would be beneficial.

Great presentation, wonderful flexibility, amazing functionality

Mar 01, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like the bite by bite approach of the product, the ability to purchase only what is needed. This software is great.

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This software is a very flexible, easy-to-use solution for both small and big manufacturers.

Mar 16, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: TrakSYS is a complete system that just need small configurations to adapt to all needs. Based on web technologies can be accessed anywhere, it can collect data from all over the world and can easily manage them to prepare reports and dashboards that help companies to improve their performances and reduce their scrap.

Cons: Sometimes both in configuration and during normal usage, browsing the application is not immediate because it requires too many clicks.

Overall: Performance improvement, data collection, scrap reduction, ...

Positive experience implementing TrakSYS on two manufacturing lines in our facility.

Apr 02, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Software interface is intuitive to learn and easy to train employees to use. Reports have been useful in identifying areas for process improvement.

Cons: Would like to see more features geared towards batch manufacturing processes. Currently, it feels like more customization is needed to fit batch processes out of the box.

Overall: Still in early phases of implementing system, but definitely has helped identify some focus areas for improvement.

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I provide basic demos of the software to manufacturers who collect OEE and QC information manually

Apr 25, 2018
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Very nice operator screens, dashboards and reports.
Version 10 looks nice and clean
Full of all MES functionality, not just OEE
going paperless is a must - for QC, ie, connect your weighscales and speed up this task

Cons: Custom reports may take time to construct.
There are not many system integrators, normally one per country
That's about all, its a really good product

Overall: OEE measurement is accurate

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This is the most easily configurable and extensible MES platform that I have used in my 15 years

Mar 21, 2018
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Great out-of-the-box functionality
Lots of configuration options
Most easily Customized/Extended without negatively impacting upgrades
Product is stable - does not need to be restarted
No major bugs found to date

Cons: I really can't think of anything I don't like about this MES platform/product. I've used 10+ MES platforms over the past 15 years and this is by far the best.

Very good for visualization, not very good for statistics

Apr 02, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Visualization and gauges are very good. OPC capability is very good also but it is quite hard to set up and launch.

Cons: Interaction with graphics (click on graphs) it is not the best, it is not intuitive, it is not easy to know that there is something inside a graph

Overall: Good interphase to type log books and data.

Help our customers customize, maintain, update, or change their TrakSYS system

Mar 28, 2018
2/5
Overall
1 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The system is practically infinitely configurable, which allows an experience user to be very powerful when designing a system. A well planned and achitected system can be immensely powerful.

Cons: The product is not very intuitive as to how a specific system is configured. A large amount of time is needed to familiarize a system with its architecture. Debugging issues can also be incredibly difficult. When large numbers of machines/alarm lists/downtime reasons/etc. need to be added, the system does not scale very well with the web-based interface.

Vendor Response

by Parsec Automation on March 29, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We understand your comments regarding the challenge of configuring TrakSYS for a specific system. Each factory is unique, and we made TrakSYS flexible enough to tackle virtually any manufacturing challenge, while still making it as simple as possible to use. To be sure, implementing a TrakSYS solution is not something you just jump into, but once you get the hang of it, TrakSYS is actually quite intuitive. (That's what our long-term users tell us anyway!) Why don't you join us for one of our training classes? We hold them every six weeks at our headquarters. Check out our website for the schedule. Or, if you have specific questions, you can reach out to our support team through our website.

Very impressed with the functionality.

Mar 27, 2018
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The customization ability of the product is what separates it from other products. The C# code behind capabilities with the front end expression syntax is fabulous.

Cons: The builtin pages are not editable so if you have even the smallest of requests to tweak a builtin page then you have to try to remake the page from scratch. Should be an editable version of all the builtin pages.

Went to training and learned about TrakSys 10.1

Mar 15, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Many features are available out of the box but at the same time very customizable. The people behind the product are also very helpful.

Cons: Since I am just starting to use this software, my only negative is that there is so much too this product that I have hard time remembering where to go to make changes to certain aspects of the program but I am sure that will change with time.

Good software with a lot of functionality

Mar 30, 2018
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Relatively easy to configure for different options to understand what is happening within your process.

Cons: The software is more set up for discrete systems. It is not as easy to use for continuous or batch processes and nothing like this is covered in the training.

Overall: Still learning since I am new to this TrakSYS role with Dupont.

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Total product

Mar 06, 2018
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Traksys contains many applied packages. The service and sales support is very good. The documentation is well taken care of

Cons: the Diversity of licenses and difficult to calculate. The total price is higher than competing packages

Overall: The diversity of subpackages within Traksys

Good so far (not experience yet on real manufacturing production environment)

Mar 28, 2018
3/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Simple Architecture (only one server to start), simple installation (next...next..next...), Web based (so everyone from administrator, developer, and final user can access from anywhere easily)

Cons: At same time the software is opened (that is good) allowing lot of customization, sometimes this is not good. I think more "framework" is helpful.

Vendor Response

by Parsec Automation on March 29, 2018

Thanks for your suggestion about 'more framework' for TrakSYS. Good news! Starting in 2018 we now offer what we call 'solution frameworks'. Our frameworks give you pre-fabricated functionality (gauges, tables, calculators, reports, etc.) that you can simply plug in as you see fit. This greatly reduces the time and effort required to build a solution. We think you'll like it! To find out more about our solution frameworks please visit our website or reach out to us today.

Fairly straight forward software that provides a very user-friendly monitoring system.

Apr 03, 2018
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Easy to lay out dashboards for users
- Separate batch and discrete operation setups
- Very open system

Cons: - Can get lost in the navigation - there are almost too many features that you can get in deep and can't back out slowly

Overall: It is a great way to monitor a process in real-time and a really helps to track problem area/processes/equipment.