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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. 

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DTR Industries Selects IFS Applications


While many might have been aware of IFS’ prowess in asset and project intensive industries as well as in field service management (FSM) of late, many might not be aware of the fact that the automotive industry is one of IFS’ targeted markets. IFS’ Automotive solution provides the tools for managing the interaction between automotive dealers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), suppliers, and

aluminum casting  mixing, metal stamping, welding, aluminum die casting, painting, rubber curing, rubber extruding, plastic injection, and assembly operations. DTR’s main customers include Honda, Nissan , and Toyota. DTR is headquartered in Bluffton, OH, and operates other facilities in Midway, TN; Novi, MI; and Chihuahua, Mexico. DTR is a subsidiary of Tokai Rubber Industries, Ltd. , and IFS Applications has been successfully implemented across other companies in the Tokai group. The blend of process and discrete Read More

Metal Shark Boats Selects Rootstock’s Cloud ERP


Rootstock Software, a provider of cloud manufacturing and supply chain management (SCM) applications on the Salesforce Platform (and available on the AppExchange by salesforce.com, a popular marketplace for business apps), recently announced that Metal Shark, a Louisiana-based supplier of aluminum-built commercial, military, and government boats, has chosen Rootstock’s cloud ERP to help run its

aluminum casting  , a Louisiana-based supplier of aluminum-built commercial, military, and government boats, has  chosen Rootstock’s cloud ERP to help run its highly automated manufacturing processes with precise controls and planning, including 3D modeling and precision cutting. The company, founded in 2005, has quickly established itself by delivering products tailored for the exacting requirements of its customers in the military, law enforcement, and commercial sectors. Metal Shark’s rapid growth, including Read More

RFID--A New Technology Set to Explode? Part One: RFID Technology


For retailers and the other vertical industries, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags present enormous opportunities to improve supply chain operations, since real-time inventory control, tracking, and alerting capabilities could be very important advantages of RFID. As tagged inventory goes through ports, terminals, freight forwarders, and into a distribution center, the RFID tag should provide near real-time visibility of an item's whereabouts at all times.

aluminum casting  a package as cardboard, aluminum or plastic, the technology may greatly simplify and improve waste management and recycling efforts. In a DC, once within range of a reader, the data will be supposedly captured, accepted, and then executed against by a SCE solution like a warehouse management systems (WMS) or a transportation management system (TMS) application suite. With RFID/WMS/TMS integration, it will be possible to have totally automated logistics tracking processes, enabling products to pass Read More

Food and Beverage Industry: Overview of Software Requirements


The food and beverage industries have very special needs, many of which are externally regulated. Read on to discover some of the unique challenges and software requirements for these industries.

aluminum casting  and warehouse non-descript, non-labeled aluminum cans of soup, hence the term, brite stock. Once a confirmed order is received, the private labels are then applied in a separate packaging run. A similar analogy can be made for a MTO scenario. Namely, you wait until the order is confirmed before you complete the manufacturing process. As you would expect from packages serving the food industry, the software should offer catch weight functionality. By definition, catch weight is the recording of the Read More

Solarsoft iVP Certification Complete


I’m pleased to announce that TEC recently completed certification of iVP, Solarsoft’s flagship ERP product for discrete manufacturing. Download the certification report here.TEC Certification is an impartial analyst review of a software product that verifies the product's ability to address real-world business processes. This allows TEC members to make better-informed decisions about

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Encompix--Thriving on Encompassing Complexity Part One: Event Summary


If Encompix has for any reason deliberately maintained its ETO-oriented (engineer-to-order) enterprise resource planning system as one of the best-kept secrets in the complex manufacturing mid-market, it has certainly succeeded so far. However, given a certain number of viable solutions from more renowned and visible (even if not that focused) vendors, the company will have to spread the word much more aggressively from now on.

aluminum casting  of high quality, customized aluminum workboats, from twenty to one hundred feet in length. Rimrock Automation, Inc. of New Berlin, Wisconsin (US), a provider of robotic automation solutions for industry. Rough Brothers, Inc ., based in Cincinnati, Ohio, designs, engineers, manufactures, and installs custom greenhouses with capabilities to build any number of structures using a variety of coverings including glass, polycarbonate, film, and more. Wolf Robotics , based in Fort Collins, Colorado (US) designs Read More

SAP Business ByDesign: ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments Competitor Analysis Report


The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills.

aluminum casting  rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. Read More

How Green Is Your Technology Landscape?


Introducing “Green” to Projects There is a growing trend in IT organizations to reduce the environmental footprints that are typically generated from large enterprise IT project initiatives. To achieve this goal, a group of prominent IT organizations (HP, Dell, Microsoft, IBM, and others) has merged under the banner The Green Grid to promote energy efficiency in data centers and

aluminum casting  bronze, lead, mercury, cadmium aluminum), and plastics (for keyboards, monitors, and towers) containing flame retardant resins. Their internal wiring and printed circuit boards may contain polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The glass of monitors may contain trace amounts of lead. All these elements are known to be potential carcinogens and as such, require specific methods to ensure their proper disposal. The Green Grid consortium is working with both government and environmental agencies across the globe Read More

7 Tips for Hiring Great Consultants


Back in April, I wrote about a consulting firm whose excellent service had earned it rave reviews from a client. The secret to the firm’s success, it turned out, was pretty simple. Its consultants made sure they understood the client, they committed to the project, they kept their promises, and they followed up. In other words, that firm displayed a genuine commitment to excellence that can be

aluminum casting  Tips for Hiring Great Consultants Back in April,  I wrote about a consulting firm  whose excellent service had earned it rave reviews from a client. The secret to the firm’s success, it turned out, was pretty simple. Its consultants made sure they understood the client, they committed to the project, they kept their promises, and they followed up. In other words, that firm displayed a genuine commitment to excellence that can be hard to find. So hard that some of our readers began to wonder how, if yo Read More

Why I Like Vanilla


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software packages can be highly flexible, but custom configurations may cause more trouble than they’re worth when it comes time to upgrade your system. There are good reasons for keeping it simple, and understanding what your business requirements really are. Hugh R. Alley recounts his experience with ERP gone wrong and argues the merits of plain old vanilla, right out of the box.

aluminum casting  Inc, a manufacturer of aluminum railing systems and retractable screen doors. Hugh is responsible for the entire supply chain of the firm, including purchasing, logistics, manufacturing and distribution. Alley has been doing process improvement work for 20 years, and has been advising management about IT system requirements and implementation for 15 years. Educated at University of Waterloo (Systems Design Engineering), Cornell University (Resource Economics), and Vancouver School of Theology, Hugh has ta Read More

Social Media and Customer Experience Feedback


Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and blogs are just a few Internet services that make up the new growing digital world called social media. Many companies have seen the influence these new sites can have on their organizations for both good and bad. All companies should ask themselves, "How can we tap into the power of this new method of communication to improve our business and the experiences we provide our customers?"

aluminum casting  Media and Customer Experience Feedback Enterprise feedback management (EFM) is a term used to describe a company''s goal of consolidating and managing feedback from all sources. Source : Mindshare Technologies Resources Related to Social Media and Customer Experience Feedback : Social Media (Wikipedia) Customer Experience (Wikipedia) Social Media and Customer Experience Feedback Social Media is also known as : Social Media Applications , Social Media Articles , Social Media Basics , Social Media Read More

Manufacturing Software for an Integrated Steel Plant


Manufacturing processes for an integrated steel plant typically encompass three distinct types of manufacturing: flow manufacturing, process manufacturing, and mill manufacturing, meaning that such a plant is effectively a mixed-mode manufacturer. Software systems for these manufacturers' diverse needs are of critical importance. Learn about specific software capabilities you should be looking for.

aluminum casting  Software for an Integrated Steel Plant An integrated steel plant is huge by any measurement. Capacity is generally more than 1 million tonnes per annum, and in many big plants, it is more than 10 million tonnes per annum. The raw materials that are consumed are also in huge quantities, be it coal (coking coal or non-coking coal depending on technology used for iron making), iron ore, limestone, dolomite, or any other raw material. Properties of these raw materials vary greatly. Despite the Read More

"Star Search"-Talent Management Made Simple


One of the biggest challenges businesses face today in the area of human resources is the recruitment and retention of skilled talent. Combining a talent management strategy with an integrated talent management system can help ensure you have the right people in place to meet your organization’s needs.

aluminum casting  Star Search -Talent Management Made Simple Originally published - June 13, 2008 So, what is talent management, anyway? When I think of talent, I think of musical and artistic talent: stage performers, actors, and singers. I think of Star Search , Canadian Idol, and America’s Got Talent . When I think of talent management, I think of talent agencies and talent scouts. But talent management reaches far beyond Hollywood’s casting couch and the doors of Motown’s recording studios. Talent management is Read More

Process Manufacturing Software: A Primer


This article defines process manufacturing; discusses its formulation, packaging, and pricing issues; talks about interfaces; and provides cautions and caveats.

aluminum casting  buy it in 12-ounce aluminum cans, 16-ounce plastic bottles, or 1-liter bottles. If you are restaurateur, you may have the option of getting 5 or 50-gallon metal containers that keep the beverage in syrup form so that carbonated water can be added later. Why is this concept important? How often do you think that Coca Cola changes the formula for Coke? On the other hand, how often do they change the packaging to announce a special promotion? It would be easier to keep track of the weather than promotions. I Read More

Intentia's Movex for Food and Beverage: Gaining a Foothold in North America Part 1: Functions and Features of Movex


Intentia's Movex solution for the food and beverage industries has been highly regarded in Europe and the Pacific Rim. Now, Intentia is ready to gain foothold in North America. Read on to discover why this software for the process manufacturing industries should be on every food and beverage prospect’s shortlist of vendors.

aluminum casting  and warehouse non-descript, non-labeled aluminum cans of soup, hence brite stock. Once a confirmed order is received, the private labels are then applied in a separate packaging run. Finally, the models within Movex are sufficiently robust to accommodate promotional, volume, and regional pricing. From an ERP perspective, Movex has several features that may put it ahead of the competition or, at least, will cause some eyebrows to be raised. As you would expect software serving the food industry, Movex Read More