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Line Design in Oracle Flow Manufacturing
You have convinced upper management that flow manufacturing will enable your company to leapfrog the competition. You have appointed a flow process leader, and

flow manufacturing white paper  Design in Oracle Flow Manufacturing You have convinced upper management that flow manufacturing will enable your company to leapfrog the competition. You have appointed a flow process leader, and selected a line for your flow pilot. Now it’s time to physically perform your first line implementation. The big question is, what exactly do you need to do to make the transition from discrete to flow? Read More...
Step Up to Lean Manufacturing-Make Value Flow Through Your Bottleneck
Manufacturers everywhere are turning to “lean manufacturing” to help them combat competition from low-cost countries and meet the increasing demands from

flow manufacturing white paper  to Lean Manufacturing-Make Value Flow Through Your Bottleneck Manufacturers everywhere are turning to “lean manufacturing” to help them combat competition from low-cost countries and meet the increasing demands from customers for shorter lead times, more product variety and smaller orders. Lean manufacturing is a philosophy that focuses on customer value-adding activities, elimination of waste and continuous improvement in order to meet pull-driven customer demand. Read More...
A Manufacturing Imperative: Enterprise SOA
In the past, full efficiency was almost impossible for most manufacturing sites thanks to lack of integration between plant systems and business systems. But

flow manufacturing white paper  and coordinating the process flow. The result is the composition, meaning the plug-and-play assembly of components, which appears as an integrated software application unit – even though the components work differently internally and are provided by different vendors. You can easily switch between components in order to create a new software application supporting a different business process. This is done by replacing the “plug” from one underlying component to another one, based on the information Read More...
Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary
For a decade, IndustryWeek and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers have provided data to US manufacturers. This year, MPI

flow manufacturing white paper  with Lean''s emphasis on flow of materials into and out of plants, implementation rates in these three areas are even higher for plants following Lean Manufacturing, Lean and Six Sigma, or TPS: 99%, 55%, and 53%, respectively. In which departments has your improvement methodology been implemented? (multiple responses allowed)   All Plants U.S. Canada (N) 871 739 132 Production 86.1% 86.5% 84.1% Materials management 46.8% 46.8% 47.0% Shipping and logistics 43.1% 44.0% 37.9% Purchasing 32.5% 31.9% 35.6% Read More...
Demand-Driven Strategies for Complex Manufacturing
Many manufacturing companies have adopted or are considering the adoption of a demand-driven strategy. However, if you want to be demand-driven, you aren’t

flow manufacturing white paper  Demand Flow Technology (DFT) Flow Manufacturing Toyota Production System (TPS) Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) There is some significant confusion about the definitions of Flow versus Lean Manufacturing. Is Demand Flow Technology (DFT) really Lean plus Agile with a little bit of JIT thrown in? Isn''t Lean really just a more generic term for the Toyota Production System'' It has been said that Flow Manufacturing is very similar to Lean Manufacturing or even Agile Manufacturing, not to mention several Read More...
Pelion Systems Champions Manufacturing Process Optimization
Manufacturing operations are characterized by a need for factory transformation management. Via software that uses a

flow manufacturing white paper  Systems Champions Manufacturing Process Optimization Background Globalization and outsourcing are proliferating within the manufacturing industry, and most successful companies are implementing demand-driven business models as they seek ways to capture, shape, and respond to the demands of the dynamic global marketplace. This is because as demand visibility improves, manufacturers are called upon to respond to that demand more quickly and with more predictable results. Thus, increasingly, Read More...
Case Study: Proxy Manufacturing


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A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX
Lean manufacturing constructs have been incorporated into the Microsoft Dynamics AX package, enabling firms to support lean and traditional manufacturing

flow manufacturing white paper  Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX New functionality within Microsoft Dynamics AX incorporates lean manufacturing constructs, thereby providing a single system that supports lean and traditional manufacturing practices. This primer focuses on constructs that support basic variations in lean practices and briefly touches on more complex variations. The lean manufacturing application supplements the existing version of Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 , which has been described in the book Read More...
Case Study: Trinity Manufacturing


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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

flow manufacturing white paper  Manufacturing Scheduling Systems 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 where orders are repetitive and there are minimal variations among the products and Read More...
CRM for Manufacturing vs. Regular CRM
A couple of weeks ago, I published a blog post called Customer Relationship Manufacturing. In this blog post, I described the symbiosis between the sales and

flow manufacturing white paper  to be an ongoing flow of communication between sales, production, and customers. Usually, enterprise resource planning (ERP) or CRM systems provide reliable collaboration in one direction only: either sales with production (in an ERP product) or sales with customers (in CRM solutions). Both ways, the information from the customer does not get to the shop floor or it gets there garbled. To address this, business software vendors adopted two strategies: •    Integrate ERP and CRM into a single product Read More...
ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing)
A multinational consulting company specializing in industrial automation turned to TEC for help selecting an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to

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Plex Manufacturing Cloud: Discrete Manufacturing (ERP) Competitor Analysis Report
The discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) knowledge base addresses discrete manufacturing (distinct items such as auto parts or chairs) as well as non

flow manufacturing white paper  Manufacturing Cloud: Discrete Manufacturing (ERP) Competitor Analysis Report The discrete enterprise resource planning (ERP) knowledge base addresses discrete manufacturing (distinct items such as auto parts or chairs) as well as non-manufacturing industries. Research vendors that support a range of functionality for production planning, shop floor control, and product costing. The knowledge base also provides information on financials, human resources, and other enterprise management modules. 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 white paper  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...
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 white paper  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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