In today’s manufacturing climate, any company would ideally strive for better, faster, and cheaper ways to produce their goods. Doing so gives them an advantage over their competitors and therefore makes them a more desirable choice for consumers. The key is to reduce manufacturing time and cost while still ensuring all production requirements are met and problems are successfully avoided. Through the use of production line monitoring, both constraints can successfully be met. This would allow companies to save time and money and therefore give that necessary advantage.