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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

industrial machinery dealers  Lean Adoption in 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

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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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Best Practices in Extending ERP: A Buyer’s Guide to ERP versus Best-of-breed Decisions


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industrial machinery dealers  predominantly from manufacturing industries: Industrial machinery manufacturers (26%), metals and metal products (12%), automotive (19%), High Tech (8%), CPG/Food & Beverage (16%) and aerospace and defense (9%) manufacturers, medical devices (11%). Other sectors responding included construction/engineering, and retail and distribution, chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Geography: Study respondents were from North America (65%), Asia Pacific (14%), Europe (17%) South America (1%) and the Middle East and Read More

Quote-to-order Solutions and Key Performance Indicators


Providers of complex products, systems, and services should view quote-to-order (Q2O) systems as enablers that can improve competitive advantage. At the same time, users should remember that Q2O solutions are not necessarily advantageous for all manufacturing departments or businesses.

industrial machinery dealers  other industries, such as industrial machinery or capital equipment, there may only be a handful of configurations, specifications, and quotes performed on any given day, although these are likely to be extremely complex and may still involve some back-office function. In any case, product scalability issues should be assessed early on when evaluating a configurator solution, since subsequent problems may not be easily overcome at the time of deployment. The major challenge is the seamless conveyance of Read More

IBS-Slow but Steady (and Demand-Driven) May Win the SCM Race


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industrial machinery dealers  components, food, industrial supplies, industrial machinery and equipment, medical equipment and supplies, paper and packaging material, pharmaceutical and healthcare products, independent wholesalers, and business-to-business (B2B) distributors. This vertical strategy has been sales- and marketing-related, and has manifested itself in IBS' product development agenda. IBS' professional services consist of analyses of business processes and improvement potential, customer support, development of Read More

The Basics of Quote-to-order Systems


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Case Study: High-tech Manufacturer Gains Business Visibility, Streamlines Processes with Dealers


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Lectra First PLM Software Vendor to Achieve TEC Certification for PLM for Fashion and PLM for the Distribution of Fashion Products and Accessories


Paris, January 4 2011 — Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions for industries using soft materials—textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composites—has announced that Lectra Fashion PLM V2R2, its product lifecycle management solution designed specifically for the fashion industries, has just been awarded certification from TEC. Lectra Fashion PLM is the only solution to have achieved TEC certification in the fashion and fashion products and accessories distribution sectors.

industrial machinery dealers  using soft materials—textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composites—has announced that Lectra Fashion PLM V2R2, its product lifecycle management solution designed specifically for the fashion industries, has just been awarded certification from TEC. Lectra Fashion PLM is the only solution to have achieved TEC Certification in the fashion and fashion products and accessories distribution sectors. Despite constant pressure to innovate and improve quality while maintaining profitability, some Read More

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industrial machinery dealers  responsibilities in the modern industrial environment. Also we have seen a vast increase in the knowledge of how equipment fails and how, equally importantly, we can detect it. This along with the need for higher reliability in our fixed and mobile assets has helped create an enormous advancement in condition monitoring tools and instruments. Thus we not only have the knowledge of how equipment behaves but we have also a vast array of tools to manage and apply this knowledge. Lastly we have seen Read More

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LNS Research provides advisory and benchmarking services to help line-of-business, information technology (IT), and industrial automation executives make critical business and operational decisions. LNS research focuses on providing insights into the key business processes, metrics, and technologies adopted in industrial operations.

industrial machinery dealers  information technology (IT), and industrial automation executives make critical business and operational decisions. LNS research focuses on providing insights into the key business processes, metrics, and technologies adopted in industrial operations. Read More