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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 areas of hidden waste are over-production, waiting, transportation, over-processing, motion, excessive inventory, and defective units.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER: 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
2/13/2006

Best Manufacturing Scheduling Systems
The market place is awash with many kinds of manufacturing scheduling systems. Due to the dynamic nature of the manufacturing shop floor, it is of utmost importance that a manufacturing scheduling system can take care of these dynamic conditions.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER: Best Manufacturing Scheduling Systems Best Manufacturing Scheduling Systems Ashfaque Ahmed - August 29, 2005 Read Comments Introduction All manufacturing planning and scheduling systems can be broadly grouped into two kinds: static and dynamic . While static systems cannot deal with changing conditions prevalent on shop floors, dynamic systems are able to deal with them to varying degrees, depending on the system s inherent capabilities. Static scheduling systems can be deployed at manufacturing sites
8/29/2005

Demand-driven Planning in Manufacturing
Cover-time planning (CTP) is a

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER: inventory, and increase the flow of goods throughout the supply chain. Therefore, because of the capability of supply chain execution (SCE) software to handle these complex requirements, the trend has been to postpone many light manufacturing operations, such as final assembly, customized packing, labeling, engraving, etc., from shop floors to warehouses and distribution centers (DC). A warehouse management system (WMS) package plays a key role in any company s manufacturing postponement strategy to
8/9/2005

How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing
Lean manufacturing is a transformational exercise that requires an organization to cast aside long-held beliefs and business processes. The five main steps to achieving lean transition are defining value, mapping the value stream, making the activities flow, responding to customer demand, and continuous improvement.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER: customers or distribution channels. Flow manufacturing does not address synchronizing around the supply chain, multiple partners, and suppliers, since it is merely a shop-floor execution tool. If only for this reason, enterprises should still use supply chain planning (SCP) for strategic purposes in which multiple departments (sales and operations, inventory, distribution, collaborative demand management, transportation planning, etc.) are involved, such as planning for resources across an organization,
2/15/2006

TEC 2013 ERP Buyer s Guide for Process Manufacturing
A focus on user experience is driving ERP vendors to deliver lean, flexible solutions that blur the lines between traditional ERP tiers. Read this buyer’s guide and see how vendors are addressing the most pressing process manufacturing challenges—especially for food and beverage companies who face unique pressures in today’s health-conscious market—and how trends like integrated BI, in-memory analytics, mobility, and social media are changing the way process manufacturers do business.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER:   Mobile Commerce,   Lean/Flow Manufacturing,   Manufacturing Simulation,   Operations Planning,   Process Control (HMI-SCADA),   Process Manufacturing,   Process Simulation,   Product Information Management (PIM),   Purchasing Management,   Quality Management,   Sales Management,   Shipping and Receiving,   Dashboard,   Social Media Analytics,   Cloud Computing,   Notebook or Netbook,   Mixed-mode Manufacturing,   Mobile Phone (Smartphone) Related Industries:   Manufacturing,   Food
5/28/2013 3:26:00 PM

IFS Applications (v. 7.5) for Mixed-Mode Manufacturing ERP Certification Report
IFS Applications (v. 7.5) product certification report. Assisted online evaluation of mixed-mode manufacturing ERP solutions. IFS Applications (v. 7.5) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of mixed-mode 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.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER: IFS Applications (v. 7.5) for Mixed-Mode Manufacturing ERP Certification Report IFS Applications (v. 7.5) for Mixed-Mode Manufacturing ERP Certification Report Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Document Type: Certification Report Description: IFS Applications (v. 7.5) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of mixed-mode 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
9/19/2011 4:05:00 PM

Sage ERP X3 (v. 6) for Process Manufacturing ERP Certification Report
Sage ERP X3 (v. 6) product certification report. Assisted online evaluation of process manufacturing ERP solutions. Sage ERP X3 (v. 6) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of process 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.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER: Sage ERP X3 (v. 6) for Process Manufacturing ERP Certification Report Sage ERP X3 (v. 6) for Process Manufacturing ERP Certification Report Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Document Type: Certification Report Description: Sage ERP X3 (v. 6) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of process 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
9/21/2011 1:52:00 PM

Midwest Spring Manufacturing Company
Learn how Mid-West Spring Mfg. Co., a spring manufacturing and stamping wire forming company, improved inventory accuracy by nearly 100 percent, streamlined operations, enhanced customer service, and improved intelligent analysis.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER: Midwest Spring Manufacturing Company Midwest Spring Manufacturing Company Source: Epicor Document Type: Case Study Description: Learn how Mid-West Spring Mfg. Co., a spring manufacturing and stamping wire forming company, improved inventory accuracy by nearly 100 percent, streamlined operations, enhanced customer service, and improved intelligent analysis. Midwest Spring Manufacturing Company style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Discrete Manufacturing Related
4/29/2005 9:33:00 AM

Demand-driven Manufacturing and Warehousing: Challenges and User Recommendations
Among its promising initiatives, IBS offers flexible rescheduling tools that integrate with existing manufacturing resource planning systems. Its warehousing solution also promises better use of space, and automates reception put-away, etc. However, the vendor still must navigate through some rough competitive terrain.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER: even thinking about deploying flow manufacturing software, such as adapting their plants to a flow production model. In other words, they will have to operate in work cells that build families of products (rather than functional work centers producing large batches of components/products), and they will have established rules for sending replenishment signals to their internal, preceding work stations, and external suppliers. These changes will not happen overnight, and the process should begin with the
9/9/2005

Plex Online for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report (2010)
Plex Online -- ERP product certification report | Assisted online evaluation of ERP software for discrete manufacturers. Plex Online is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for discrete manufacturing in TEC's 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.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER: Plex Online for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report (2010) Plex Online for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report (2010) Source: Technology Evaluation Centers Document Type: Certification Report Description: Plex Online is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for discrete manufacturing in TEC s ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance
12/22/2010 2:57:00 PM

Accreditation Report for ERP in the Manufacturing Industry: Ability, LLC
Organizations seeking the services of a value-added reseller (VAR), channel partner, implementer, vendor, or consultant require an evaluation of what this service provider has to offer. This report will assist organizations looking to determine the best-fit service provider for their implementation needs. Based on information provided to TEC by Ability, LLC, this report focuses on real-life implementation projects delivered by the service provider to three of its existing clients.

FLOW MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER:   Inventory Management,   Lean/Flow Manufacturing,   Location and Lot Control,   Manufacturing Execution System (MES),   1 to 25 employees,   26 to 50 employees,   101 to 250 employees,   251 to 500 employees,   Manufacturing Simulation,   Operations Planning,   Product Information Management (PIM),   Purchasing Management,   Quality Management,   Sales Management,   Shipping and Receiving Related Industries:   Manufacturing,   Electronics and High-tech Components,   Aerospace
12/15/2011 2:54:00 PM


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