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Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part 1: Tutorial
Flow manufacturing leverages techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day, in any given quantity including the

flow manufacturing jit  MRP Part 1: Tutorial Flow Manufacturing The lean manufacturing support philosophy has recently received increased interest, potentially allowing it to break like a huge wave across industry. The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems of the 1990s have been burdened with the liability of carrying on some well-publicized Material Requirements Planning (MRP) problems like complex bills of material (BOMs), inefficient workflows and unnecessary transactions, activities, and data collections. While several 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

flow manufacturing jit  while some tout that flow manufacturing principles can be implemented successfully, regardless of the industry, type of manufacturing environment, or product volumes, the concept has not been everything to all people so far. It is still challenging or even unsuitable to use in a jobbing shop producing highly configure-to-order (CTO) or engineer-to-order (ETO) products with high setup and long lead times, although when it has been occasionally deployed there, it has met almost as much success as in Read More...
Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste
A number of lean manufacturing tools and practices have long been used to reduce manufacturing waste. These include the five S''s, visual controls, standardized

flow manufacturing jit  rate (i.e., takt time). Flow Manufacturing In fact, traditionally, lean manufacturing always has kept such a continuous flow of materials in mind. Properly designed manufacturing lines or cells are planned and loaded according to takt time and operate smoothly through the use of the aforementioned visual controls and mistake-proof procedures. Flow manufacturing pulls materials from external supplier or internal feeder operations through a synchronized manufacturing process in order to satisfy customer Read More...
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

flow manufacturing jit  Conversely, the lean and flow manufacturing nirvana would be the situation where a manufacturer can afford an EOQ of only one manufactured or purchased product (i.e., EOQ = 1). Waiting . This refers to queuing delays coming from people, processes, or work-in-progress (WIP) inventory sitting idle while waiting for instructions, information, raw materials, or any other resources. Wasteful waiting ties up capital, increases the risk of obsolescence or damage, and often requires additional handling and Read More...
PeopleSoft Gathers Manufacturing and SCM Wherewithal Part Three: The Manufacturing Industry
Even before the mega merger, PeopleSoft had already set it sights on a bigger manufacturing presence. PeopleSoft’s acquisition of mid-to-large ERP system

flow manufacturing jit  techniques behind flow manufacturing. Flow manufacturing is a method that replaces shop-floor silos (i.e., machines grouped by their function) and traditional scheduling and forecasting with process-based or product family-based production lines (often referred to as cells) designed to fill orders based on daily demand. The idea is to be flexible enough to keep work-in-progress (WIP) moving smoothly and continuously, while eliminating bottlenecks and the underutilization of capacity. This particular flow Read More...
Improving the Effectiveness of Your Manufacturing Processes
Learn more about OEE in OEE: Monitor and Improve the Effectiveness of Your Manufacturing Processe.

flow manufacturing jit  the Effectiveness of Your Manufacturing Processes Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is a simple concept, but it promises manufacturers big gains in efficiency and profitability. OEE tells you how well your equipment and assembly lines are performing against full potential. One hundred percent means no downtime, no low cycles—and no defects. Learn more about OEE in OEE: Monitor and Improve the Effectiveness of Your Manufacturing Processe . You''ll discover a simple and practical program that c Read More...
Lean Manufacturing Training: A Project Approach
Manufacturers who are seeking government funding for the introduction of lean manufacturing principles in their daily work environment encounter specific

flow manufacturing jit  Manufacturing Training: A Project Approach Manufacturers who are seeking government funding for the introduction of lean manufacturing principles in their daily work environment encounter specific challenges. This white paper addresses lean training issues common to automotive production suppliers of component parts and sub assemblies. Read More...
Plex Online for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report (2012)
Plex Online is TEC Certified for online evaluation of discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the ERP Evaluation Center. The

flow manufacturing jit  Online for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report (2012) Plex Online is TEC Certified for online evaluation of discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary. Read More...
ERP Features and Functions: Reference Guide to Process Manufacturing Software
This reference guide provides insight into the process manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) features and functions that are accessible on today’s

flow manufacturing jit  stages of the production flow where the quality of the final product can be altered. Workflows need to be defined in order to know when and how to test the quality of the product, and corrective actions need to be defined depending on what happens and when. Non-production Quality Management Quality management should start before the production process and end after the finished products are created. Downstream quality management should be related to purchasing—companies need to make sure that they Read More...
Process Manufacturing: Industry Specific Requirements Part One: Introduction
As with any manufacturing operation, process manufacturing has special system requirements such as formulas, unit of measure conversions, and packaging recipes.

flow manufacturing jit  this article, process and continuous-flow manufacturing are treated as synonymous. Continuous-flow manufacturing is the eradication of product stagnation in and between processes. Once a product has entered the manufacturing process, it moves on without having to be stored. Special considerations to establish a continuous-flow operation, such one-piece-at-a-time production and multi-process handling, , will not be addressed in this article. This is Part One of a three-part note. Part Two discusses Read More...
ERP in Manufacturing 2009: an Aberdeen Report
Find out in the aberdeen report, ERP in manufacturing 2009.

flow manufacturing jit  in Manufacturing 2009: an Aberdeen Report It''s no surprise. According to a recent survey of over 435 manufacturers, the number one enterprise resource planning (ERP) business driver is the need to cut costs. But what are the other major business challenges shaping ERP strategies in 2009? Are manufacturers turning to point solutions or integrated ERP modules to achieve their goals? And which ERP practices are best-in-class manufacturers employing? Find out in the Aberdeen report , ERP in Manufacturing Read More...
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.

flow manufacturing jit  this article, process and continuous-flow manufacturing are treated as synonymous. Continuous-flow manufacturing is the eradication of product stagnation in and between processes. Once a product has entered the manufacturing process, it moves on without having to be stored. Special considerations, such as one-piece-at-a-time production and multi-process handling for establishing a continuous-flow operation, will not be addressed in this article. This is Part Three of a three-part note. Part One discusses Read More...
MISys Manufacturing
A modular system, the first level of MISys Manufacturing provides the basic functionality common to all manufacturing firms'' needs. Additional MISys modules

flow manufacturing jit  Manufacturing A modular system, the first level of MISys Manufacturing provides the basic functionality common to all manufacturing firms'' needs. Additional MISys modules include serial/lot tracking, bin tracking, manufacturing orders, master production scheduling (MPS), material requirements planning (MRP), shop floor control, capacity planning, and more. Read More...
Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition
Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition is a comprehensive software system for job shops and small manufacturers that is provided in a software-as-a-service

flow manufacturing jit  Manufacturing Express Edition Epicor Manufacturing Express Edition is a comprehensive software system for job shops and small manufacturers that is provided in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. Epicor Express combines broad functionality to create an end-to-end solution for manufacturers. It includes functionality for: Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Production Management Product Management Material Management Financial Management Business Intelligence (BI) Express is suited for job Read More...
Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer''s Guide
It''s easy to find outsimply download TEC''s lean and green manufacturing buyer''s guide.

flow manufacturing jit  and Green Manufacturing Buyer''s Guide What''s new in the world of lean and green manufacturing? It''s easy to find out—simply download TEC''s Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer''s Guide . Here you''ll discover how the green movement is impacting manufacturing in all of these key areas: software, technology, process, costs, and regulatory compliance. You''ll also get a buyer''s guide to green solutions from 10 of the leading environmental software vendors, and case studies showing you why lean and green can Read More...

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