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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.

real time shop floor plm  by shop floor personnel Real time Online Built-in bar code labeling Built-in support for mobile/wireless handheld units Built-in integration with machine PLCs Built-in integration with weigh scales, packaging machines, and other equipment Looking deeper, the following areas are critical when determining exactly what is happening on your shop floor. Engineering   Part List Robust shop floor reporting must track a master list of Parts, including all associated part data, such as part description, part

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Curbing MESsy Shop Floor State of Affairs - Part III


Part II of this blog series expanded on some of TEC's earlier articles about companies' need for better links between the plant floor and the enterprise offices. It also pointed out the difficulties in achieving this noble idea, and gave examples of some vendors with success in providing integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution system (MES) solutions. Another

real time shop floor plm  UI for capturing all real-time inputs, outputs, information, alerts, decision-making process and actions. Different plant roles (e.g., executives, managers, supervisors and operators) will have somewhat differently tailored screens serving the respective knowledge-worker. But in all cases, the UI features the Microsoft Office familiarity combined with consumer-style screens like automatic teller machine (ATM) or restaurant/retail shop point of sale (POS) terminals. For example, a supervisor will see Read More

Grupo Karim’s Selects NGC’s Fashion PLM and SCM Solution


NGC Software, a provider of product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and shop floor control software and services for brands, retailers, and consumer products companies, has announced that Grupo Karim’s, a diversified global company with core businesses that include private-label apparel manufacturing, has selected NGC’s fashion PLM and

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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.

real time shop floor plm  top floor for a real-time snapshot of traceability and machine output. Tony Kaczmarek, president of Kors Engineering, has seen dramatic transformations occur when ERP ties the shop floor to the top floor. Integrated ERP systems make plant floor activities more visible to all employees. In fact, Kors Engineering has found that most companies learn more about their systems the first day they bring their equipment online than they've known after decades of operation. Plex Online has the industry's most Read More

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

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Time Tracking and Attendance Primer: Beyond the Clock


Punch clocks, clock card machines, Bundy clocks, time recorders. Most organizations are opting for newer methods to track their employees’ time and attendance. Today’s time tracking technology is not just about capturing hours—it’s about where those hours are allocated and how productive they are. TEC analyst Sherry Fox reviews some of the key features of current time tracking software and highlights some popular vendors.

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New Arena PLM Offering Handles Quality


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