Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in February, the latest...
A recently released report anticipates demand for cleaner transportation will substantially...
U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles by a modest amount in January as sales plunged by the largest amount in six years.
Burns & McDonnell and Rockwell Automation collaborate to deliver 10 percent increase in production capacity.
Reily Foods Company uses Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP software, implemented by Edgewater Fullscope, for usability, flexibility and support of unique food manufacturing needs. With Microsoft Dynamics AX, Reily is able to have real-time access to data, plus the information it needs to support safety and sustainability practices, including traceability for product recalls.
In a conference call after its earnings release, CEO Elon Musk said the company's production has been constrained by its battery supplies, but that should ease next year thanks to a recent deal with Panasonic Corp. that increases battery shipments to Tesla.
Could 3D printing, also called additive manufacturing, revolutionize the production industry to the same extent as Ford's assembly line?
Despite the ever looming concern about high fuel prices, there is still booming interest in many motorsports vehicles and products. Over the past several years, Sportech, Inc. has experienced an explosive increase in demand for their Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) parts for original equipment manufacturers of motorcycles, snowmobiles, ATVs, and other off-road vehicles.
Ford engineers are developing a highly flexible, first-of-its-kind, patented technology to rapidly form sheet metal parts for low-volume production applications. Once fully developed, the technology (Ford Freeform Fabrication Technology, or F3T) will allow for lower costs and ultrafast delivery times for prototypes – within three business days versus conventional methods that take anywhere from two to six months.
DL500 allows fast and easy in-house production of highly durable labels for a wide range of rough-service applications, including UDI labels for medical devices and healthcare equipment, automobile VIN and under-hood part number, warning and instruction labels, aerospace and solar panel labels, serial tags for outdoor equipment, automobile parts, building materials and much more.
Facing rising operational costs and growing awareness of consumer food safety, growers and companies are under increased pressure to improve efficiency and increase customer satisfaction and safety. To meet these needs while containing costs, food traceability solutions are particularly imperative for achieving rapid responses to potential product recalls.
The greatest advantage, compared to batteries, is that super condensers have long life cycles and are maintenance-free. The UPS bridges up to 30 seconds of voltage failure, thus offering protection against data loss and operation interruptions.
General Motors will rev up engine production at the Kentucky plant that assembles Corvettes. The automaker announced Wednesday it will build specialty, high-performance engines for the iconic sports car at its Bowling Green assembly plant, shifting the work from GM's Performance Build Center in Wixom, Mich. The transfer will add 20 jobs at the Bowling Green plant, where the work force is nearly 700.
When most leaders create annual plans, they typically do not take into consideration the different rhythms that occur in each season. And by not doing that, they can miss out on opportunities to build on natural behaviors that occur throughout the year that can impact performance.
Using enough gift wrap to reach the North Pole from New Jersey, Barnes & Noble's high-tech warehouse spits out a million packages a day.
By automating and streamlining processes from department to department or person to person, you create a holistic, integrated decision-making environment, where you can make proactive operational decisions at every level of your business.
Chinese vehicle production from Toyota and other major Japanese automakers tumbled in October amid a territorial dispute between the two Asian powers that led to boycotts of Japanese products in China. Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday that its Chinese output plunged 61 percent to 30,591 vehicles, its third straight monthly decline.
Some companies have gotten away from putting thesales and marketing perspective into executive sales and operations planning(ES&OP); however, this is risky business in today’s economy. This paperexplores the root causes of ES&OP challenges and provides a case study thatdetails how one market-driven company has been able to successfully sensedemand signals and shape future demand for over five years. It also outlines aclear path to optimized, market-driven ES&OP that enables companies tosense demand signals and changes almost instantly and align their supply chainfaster to respond swiftly to fluctuations in demand.
Selectingan ERP system means success or failure to a manufacturer’s overall performance. These ten questions move you toward success.