Cotton Ginning & Pressing

Cotton Ginning & Pressing Industry is affected by agro climatic risks and fluctuation in the raw cotton prices due to changes in the minimum support price and the Government’s procurement policy. The Industry also has to manage processing capacity constraints, and high operating costs.

Lighthouse ERP for Cotton Ginning & Pressing companies is designed to handle complete needs in most efficient, effective & accurate way. Lighthouse ERP has continuously evolved since 1987 and Lighthouse is committed to provide a industry- specific, comprehensive and robust solution for the Textile Industry. Lighthouse' technical expertise and mapping of key requirements is the key behind its success.

Key highlights for Cotton Ginning & Pressing Industry

Efficient Supply Chain: Cotton purchase–Storing heap wise, bag wise weight and quality etc.

Capture Production with Bundle no. thus keeping finished Inventory Bundle no. wise

All inward and outward movement is tracked at Security Gate, Weighbridge, Quality lab and store/ yard locations

Plant movement: various scenarios including Inward, Outward, Stores Related, Purchase or Sales Return, Rake Inward, Inter-Yard Transfers, Waste or Scrap movement etc.

Traceability throughout the manufacturing process: Track lots by  style, color, size, range and quality

Complete Financial Control:

Manage Division wise & consolidated finance books Costing/ efficiency , Ledgers & Profitability. Inter division Sales & Purchase on a real-time basis

Expenditure analysis for subcontracting, production etc.

Accounts approval and bill passing for Purchase, Services (jobwork/ contractors) or Freight scenarios

Material costs, Overhead costs and Process wise costs; detailed product costing and variance analysis to control product costs

Various Stock MIS with 10 level drill down: Group->Entity->Division->Plant->Dept->Cost Center->Equipment->Item Group->Item->Issue Slip

Effective Production Planning & Control

Production planning: Monthly Production Schedule, Material Requirement Plan, Rough Cut Plans and process parameters like temperature, pressure etc.

Process wise production: minutely capture process details like blending, opening, carding, pin-drafting, roving, spinning, and when required: plying and dyeing.

Shift wise Production with Batch, Lot & Godown Control

Standard to actual yield calculations to manage variance analysis

Quality Control:  linking of quality parameters at inward, production and outward stage

Sophisticated and Accurate MIS on Production Costing / Plant Performance .

Plant maintenance to run operations smoothly and reduce shutdowns.

PLC & DCS Integration with ERP

Sales & Dispatch:

Consignment Sale transactions: Stock transfer invoice for consignment agent and subsequently invoices as per actual sales.

Enquiry & Quotation followed by three level order cycle Sales Contract, Sales Order and Delivery Orders.

Sales Invoicing generated instantly, by linking to Weighslips and Delivery Orders

Flexible pricing methods cash discounts, quantity discounts, fixed period sales contracts, credit control etc.

Third Party Integration

Lighthouse ERP also provides integration with various third party devices like weighbridges, machine level data for production and quality, bar coding for finished goods.

Results you can expect with Lighthouse ERP

Better quality of products produced.

Better recoveries from iron ore (through process control)


Improve productivity, reduce lead times and procurement costs

Support growth without adding resources

Fully integrated with following ERP Modules