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Real-time Shop Floor Integration, Simplified (with ERP)
As a demand-driven manufacturer, you know how crucial up-to-date information is. But when shop floor data is collected with pen and paper, then transferred

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Tying the Shop Floor to the ERP System


Enterprise resource planning (ERP) on the shop floor is critical. High-performing manufacturers have found that full integration of real-time operational data collected from the shop floor to the top floor is key to reducing costs, streamlining operations, and improving customer satisfaction. Learn how integrated ERP brings manufacturers improved quality, increased production throughput, less scrap, and other benefits.

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Curbing MESsy Shop Floor State of Affairs - Part I


Those that follow manufacturing-oriented enterprise applications have likely noticed for some time an uptick of conversations about the need to better integrate high-speed manufacturing operations (the real-time world of the plant) with the planning and engineering departments (the transactional and design world of enterprise systems). The nirvana (or utopia) hoped for thus far has been to provide

mes shop floor integration  “At what cost?” Conversely, MES is good at providing the record of production that is supplied by plant operators (e.g., engineers, supervisors, machinists, etc.), who thereby inadvertently turn into mere data collectors. The execution system is able to provide answers to the questions like “What are the schedule changes?”, “What is the product build history?”, “When will it be done?”, “How is the product quality?”, and “Where is the batch?”, but without any awareness of the Read More

What’s Happening on Your Shop Floor?


While many ERP software companies claim to support manufacturing companies, their solutions do little more than accounting, order entry, and other office tasks. They are not suitable for use on the shop floor. Fortunately, today’s integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can provide the shop floor control and manufacturing execution systems (MES) functionality that manufacturers need. Find out more.

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Curbing MESsy Shop Floor State of Affairs - Part II


Part I of this blog series expanded on some of TEC's earlier articles about companies' need for better links between the plant ("blue collar trenches") and the enterprise ("white collar ivory tower"). It also pointed out the difficulties in achieving this idea. An obvious solution would be a tightly integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution system (MES) package that

mes shop floor integration  ERP vendors with native MES capabilities, starting with IQMS and its EnterpriseIQ suite [ evaluate this product ].  Mid-2008,  IQMS launched a new Automation Group to expand the interface capabilities of its EnterpriseIQ ERP system with manufacturing equipment on the shop floor. Look for a separate article on IQMS down the track. In the meantime, you can find more information about the vendor here and in TEC’s earlier article entitled “Manufacturer's Nirvana -- Real-Time Actionable Information. Read More

Integrating All Information Assets Part One: Why is integration an issue?


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Manugistics Lays Groundwork For Talus Integration


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Laying the Foundation for Customer Data Integration


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