Manufacturing Traceability Software for Modern Manufacturers

Powerful batch traceability with Katana. End-to-end traceability from raw materials to the sale of finished products, with batch and lot numbers.
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Katana has been specifically designed for the needs of modern manufacturers who want to scale.
Finished Goods & Material Availability
Katana takes available raw materials and automatically allocates them to production orders, as well as finished goods to sales orders. Built in batch traceability with expiry date tracking allows you to use the right stock at the right time – at the best quality. Real-time updates of inventory and operations, and complete order fulfillment at your fingertips.
Bill of Materials (Product Recipes)
You can create a specific bill of materials (or product recipe) for each product and product variant; you can add both materials and subassemblies to your recipes. Based on your bill of materials, Katana will make automatic inventory adjustments, calculate manufacturing costs and check the availability of materials for manufacturing orders.
Priority-Based Production Planning
With Katana’s unique manufacturing tracking system, you can simply drag-and-drop to prioritize manufacturing orders. The priority of manufacturing orders affects material availability and production deadline calculations. Stay in control of your operations and never miss a deadline again.
Multichannel Sales Support
Centralize all your sales orders into one visual dashboard and gain multi-channel inventory visibility. Track the status of manufacturing orders at multiple locations and inventory levels at different warehouses.
Shop Floor Level Control
Track floor level operations digitally with the Katana shop floor mobile app and establish paperless tracking. Katana allows you to prioritize the task list for every operator and production line. Create and manage shop floor operators from your MRP. Retain control of production progress for MOs with shop floor task progress (WIP) updated directly in your MRP.
Updates in Real-Time
Quickly get an overview of tasks in progress (WIP) with automatic order updates in real time directly in your MRP. Removing the need for daily or weekly basic status updates and inefficient spreadsheets. Get multichannel inventory visibility and manage various sales channels in one easy-to-use, visual platform.

Traceability software built into your MRP for end-to-end traceability.

Manufacturing tracking made effortless with batch traceability and quality tracking from Katana.

How? Batch tracking software allows you to keep track of elements of a product using a lot or batch number. Assign batch numbers to manufacturing and sales orders to stay in control of expiring stock, never lose track with batch identification and ensure product recall process.

Try before you buy! Sign up for a 14-day free trial, so you can experience first-hand what Katana can do for your business.
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Track and trace production from raw material to manufacture, and finished goods to sale.

Katana was built to make running your whole business easier. From inventory to purchasing to production and sales, you’ll have end-to-end control of your manufacturing process. With Katana you can:
End-to-end traceability for products with batch tracking
Track the expiration of items and stay in control of expiring stock
Drag-and-drop priorities for customer orders and manufacturing tasks
Identify delay risks related to material supply lead times
Real-time inventory control of finished goods and raw materials
Purchase missing raw materials from suppliers on time
Sync sales with e-commerce and accounting platforms
Seamless integrations with popular online services.
From accounting to e-commerce.

What’s stopping you from giving it a try?

There are no commitments to trying out Katana. If you don’t like it simply let the 14-day free trial expire.

But once you’ve experienced what it’s like to have traceability built into your MRP, you’re going to struggle to imagine a world without it.
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Testimonials

500+ modern manufacturers around the world trust Katana
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Great choice for small manufacturers.
”I tried several different MRPs before settling with Katana. Some were too clunky, others too expensive, complicated and elaborate. I felt a bit like Goldilocks. Katana was just right.”
Ellowyn Isaacson
Soap manufacturing
foxencanyonsoap.com

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Katana is a life saver - I would recommend.
”I discovered Katana last year after a long time searching for a platform to help with our in-house manufacturing. Katana has been a life saver in terms of keeping track of stock with raw materials and finished products. I would definitely recommend!”
Farryn Watts
Health and Beauty
farrynamber.com

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Streamlined our business processes.
”Katana has been an effective integration for streamlining our business processes from purchase orders to manufacturing and inventory with Xero.”
Israel Sanchez
Coffee Roasting
brewmstickcoffee.co

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Exactly what we were looking for.
”The best feature is the ability to build items to order instead of having to build them to stock first. This was exactly what we were looking for. The way the software automatically updates stock depending on how you prioritize jobs is also really good.”
Daniel James
Furniture and Home Decor
gregsglass.com

FAQs

What is traceability in manufacturing?

Traceability is the system of tracking all inventory and manufacturing processes, from raw materials to production, to distribution to consumption.

What is the importance of traceability?

Traceability is vital in the supply chain of manufacturers for production and quality control. It provides the ability to easily recall products, track production from raw materials to finished goods, and identify defective items back to the production batch.

What is traceability in quality control?

Traceability is essential for quality control as it allows you to easily recall products, keep track of perishable inventory and identify defective items back to the production batch.

How to track production in manufacturing?

Simplify and improve your production processes by adopting lean manufacturing principles and digitalizing your inventory and production management with a modern MRP. Keep track of raw materials to finished products with batch numbers, to ensure effective recall and end-to-end traceability.

What is traceability of a product?

Product traceability in a supply chain is the ability to identify, track and trace elements of a product as it moves through the supply chain.
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