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If you’re currently planning on implementing a Manufacturing Execution System or other applications in the Manufacturing Operations Management space, you may think you have all the shop-floor areas and situations that still use manual, paper-based processes identified, but this may not necessarily be the case.
Recognizing the ever-increasing impact high energy usage has on facility budgets and corporate sustainability agendas, facility managers and engineers are focusing on facility-wide energy management.
In the competitive world of manufacturing, few things are worse than failing to deliver products on time. Delivery delays can permanently damage relationships with customers or, even worse, drive them toward a competitor.
While enabling a mobile workforce can raise concerns about security, data protection and integrity is typically greater with a hosted solution than with an in-house implementation.
Bad software is not the primary reason ERP systems, in general, have earned a bad industry reputation. Rather, trouble usually arises because of the tricks, empty promises and false guarantees made as an ERP vendor’s sales representative works to close a deal.
Undeniably, U.S. supply chains suffered structural damage due to many years of offshoring. However, daily evidence indicates that domestic relationships are being strengthened and rebuilt, which is exactly what happened when one automotive designer and engineer met a U.S. manufacturer and they began to collaborate.
Successful manufacturers need to keep track of inventory from the moment it's ordered from the supplier to the moment it is delivered to their customer.
A dedicated, remotely hosted Exchange Server enables companies to save money on the cost of ownership and administration. And it comes with a significant dividend: the ability to redeploy IT staff for other projects and initiatives.
Forget everything you’ve heard about business software. Today, solutions exist that provide similar functionalities found in ERP, but without the startling price tag and complexity.
Model-based predictive control techniques have become a pragmatic choice in the industrial world. While there have been significant benefits with sustained value tools they have not been able to solve the whole problem in an integrated, systematic way.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in June for the 13th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 61st consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
Institut National D’Optique realized that it needed a better way to share critical knowledge and information across teams, to ensure an accurate, consolidated view of all information, in near real-time, and get new employees up to speed quickly in order to be efficient.
The costs and inefficiencies of paper forms are no longer lost on manufacturing businesses that are ramping up efforts to shift paper forms and manual processes to mobile apps — and to integrate mobility with key business processes.
Specialized offerings not only make IaaS providers more competitive and differentiated, they give manufacturers greater choice — a true win-win.
In addition to their insight on new opportunities within the custom tolling and chemical reclamation marketplace, the technological approach embraced by ORG CHEM Group has been key to their growth and differentiation within a very competitive industry.
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The Internet of Things is not a futuristic technology; it’s here today.
Here's a look at three ways a warehouse management system (WMS) can pave the way to success in a multi-channel marketplace.
When it comes to increased agility, it’s hard to argue there’s such a thing as too fast, and even small improvements in the ability to quickly ramp production up or down can translate to significant long-term bottom-line gains.
It is important to have a proper program for reporting and tracking both productive and non-productive aspects of operations. Looking for ways to remove idle time and eliminate bottlenecks requires diligence over time and a focus on continuous improvement.