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Enhancing Lean Practices: Lean Adoption in the Industrial Machinery and Components Industry
Customer churn rates are higher than ever: although businesses say they are devoted to loyalty, their management systems and budgets do not support that claim

components industry lean  the Industrial Machinery and Components Industry Enhancing Lean Practices: Lean Adoption in the Industrial Machinery and Components Industry s If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SAP for Industrial Machinery & Components (SAP for IM&C) is a comprehensive set of solutions designed to integrate and streamline your enterprise, increase competitive advantage, and reduce costs. Source : SAP Resources Related to Lean Adoption Read More
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Process Manufacturing: Industry Specific Requirements Part Three: Textiles
As with any manufacturing operation, process manufacturing has special system requirements such as formulas, unit of measure conversions, and packaging recipes.

components industry lean  to its basic, reusable components such as tow (a rope-like band of filaments), or flock (the finely minced filament that makes up the cloth of upholstery and carpeting). It resembles discrete manufacturing insofar as some of its ingredients are comparable to parts. Textile ingredients that resemble parts include the substrate and basis material that makes up the cheesecloth or mesh backing for the fabric, and core, the solid cylindrical tube upon which fabric can be wound. The textile industry shares the Read More
TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 6, 2012
SOFTWARE SELECTIONSAccuride Corporation selects cloud-based Plex Online ERPIndustry tags: Manufacturing

components industry lean  Manufacturing This Indiana-based automotive components manufacturer and supplier has performed a significant multi-year ERP software evaluation and selection project, resulting in the selection of the cloud-based ERP system from Plex Systems. A single application is to replace seven separate ERP systems, or over different 200 applications, that are running in the head office as well as its subsidiary manufacturing facilities. This implementation is important for Accuride, as it simplifies its IT Read More
Must-have ERP Features for the Automotive Industry
This paper summarizes the benefits an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution provides to the entire manufacturing process,

components industry lean  record raw materials and components; identify machines/assets, tooling, and MRO supply crib items; locate parts; calibrate gages; create, read and identify shipping labels; and track labor, time, and attendance via employee badges. A seamless flow of materials through receiving, inventory, production, and shipping is enabled by barcoding, with all details tracked within Plex Online. 7) Built-in EDI Templates EDI is required for doing business with many OEMs. Setting up and maintaining an EDI system can Read More
The Next R(E)volution of Lean
By seeing a business as a

components industry lean  value streams will include components of all four types of Process Areas: Management Oversight, Customer, Product and Support. It's important to note that most, if not all, business transactions cross process boundaries. Consider that Customer Service occurs most often after Delivery, which only occurs after Sales, only possibly after Assemble/Manufacture, which can't proceed without R&D and Supplier Management, which only occurred because of Marketing promotions, and all this only because there was Read More
Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations
While lean/flow leverages practices to stay ahead of actual demand, traditional approaches better coordinate secondary, back-office systems like accounting and

components industry lean  two unique and expensive components in addition to common parts that could benefit from flow methods of smoothing spikes in demand. Also, only certain industries like high-tech, aviation and defense (A&D), and consumer packaged goods (CPG) have been the best candidates to adopt flow manufacturing, because they can most feasibly achieve feedback from reconfiguring the shop floor into dedicated production lines for product families, around which flexible and cross-trained work teams are established. Read More
CRM Vendors Cash In On The Financial Services Industry
Last year’s deregulation of the financial services industry changed the competitive pressures on banks, brokerages, and insurance companies. Firms in this

components industry lean  with Siebel's operational CRM components such as call center management, field force automation, and contact management (also commercially tested). This is a stronger commitment than either E.piphany or Broadbase have made to date under their partnership agreements. Their agreements do not require significant dollar investment by the vendor to develop a product. Although partnerships with systems integrators may indicate less commitment than an acquisition and a branded product offering (i.e., Siebel Read More
ERP for the Utilities Industry
Utilities (gas, water, electricity, and energy) software is typically built off customer billing systems encompassing a suite of modules covering fleet

components industry lean  for the Utilities Industry Utilities (gas, water, electricity, and energy) software is typically built off customer billing systems encompassing a suite of modules covering fleet management, maintenance management, GIS, AMR, financials, and human resources, among others. Read More
Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer's Guide
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Microsoft Dynamics Solution for the process manufacturing industry - focu.biz Chemical Industry

components industry lean  Dynamics Solution for the process manufacturing industry - focu.biz Chemical Industry Read More
Lean Asset Management--Is Preventive Maintenance Anti-Lean?
How can we determine the right maintenance strategy for a specific asset? To meet the objectives of lean, we need to evaluate the cost of failure in terms of

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Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain
Most lean manufacturing deployments target production operations, but can also be extended to other supply chain processes. To realize the multiplicative

components industry lean  to have all the components of the supply chain responding in harmony to customer demand. Manufacturers, who have traditionally focused on making products to forecast, pushed them into the supply chain with high levels of inventory to counter unplanned variability. These same manufacturers relied on brand equity and catchy marketing campaigns to create demand, and move excess products. Real consumer demand information was hidden in components of the supply chain and not visible in any actionable format. Read More
LEAN OPINION POLL: Are Lean Concepts and ERP Systems Still Antagonists?
It’s been many years since this question of compatibility between lean practices and enterprise resource planning (ERP) was rigorously discussed and brought

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Lean Manufacturing: A Primer
Lean manufacturing emphasizes the minimization of the amount of all the resources (including time) used in the various activities of the enterprise. The typical

components industry lean  Manufacturing: A Primer Introduction It is not exactly breaking news that, due to the need for driving down costs and increasing efficiency, manufacturers (if not enterprises of all kinds) are increasingly subject to massive pressures. These pressures, however, often invalidate the traditional materials requirements planning (MRP) batch- and push-based production planning and associated economies of scale product costing approaches. This is Part One of a multi-part note. For this reason, there has Read More
A Portrait of the Enterprise Software User in the Pharmaceutical Industry
The pharmaceutical industry faces strict regulatory requirements in the approval of drugs for treatment of diseases. Software can help pharma successfully

components industry lean  Portrait of the Enterprise Software User in the Pharmaceutical Industry My article depicting a portrait of the Indian enterprise software user prompted me to develop a new series of articles that describe enterprise software users in other geographies and industries. Having worked previously in the pharmaceutical industry, I decided that my next article would focus on the enterprise software buying intentions and behaviors in that sector. Through an analysis of Technology Evaluation Centers’ (TEC’s) Read More

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