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Unimin Selects IFS Applications


Unimin Corporation, North America’s largest supplier of frac sand, has selected IFS Applications 8 to assist in optimizing its supply chain and global operations.

sand casting  largest supplier of frac sand, has selected IFS Applications 8 to assist in optimizing its supply chain and global operations. Unimin, a wholly owned subsidiary of global industrial minerals company SCR-Sibelco of Belgium, is a leading producer of non-metallic industrial minerals with 46 mining and mineral processing sites, 11 offices, and more than 2,400 employees across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.   To improve operational efficiencies, the company wanted greater real-time visibility into its supply Read More

What Are Your Competitors Telling You? A Case Study: SAP's New Advertising Campaign


SAP has a new marketing campaign. What does this mean for competitors, prospective buyers, and business-to-business marketing professionals? This case study explains why it's important to dig deeper when a company of interest to you changes its marketing campaign.

sand casting  Are Your Competitors Telling You? A Case Study: SAP''s New Advertising Campaign Overview You need to pay close attention to your competitors'' marketing campaigns, and not just to stay on top of their positioning strategies. Detecting a change signals the need to thoroughly re-evaluate the competitor and to consider how that change may affect you. Such a change could indicate a management change at your competitor, a new company strategy, a change in target market, pressure from other competitors, or Read More

Finding Opportunity in Rising Fuel Costs: Strategies for Industrial Equipment Companies


The rising price of fuel has set in motion a series of more profound changes for both consumers and industry. But those companies that take comfort from the recent easing of fuel prices and whose management actions go no further than attempts to mitigate the immediate impact of fuel price increases will end up at a serious disadvantage in the market. Find out how your company can find opportunity in changing fuel markets.

sand casting  their heads in the sand. The upward trend is clear, and emerging economies such as China, India, and Vietnam will continue to increase the demand for fuel. Every company in the industrial equipment industry and supply chain is facing similar challenges, choices, and opportunities. The companies that will thrive in the coming months and years will be those that are able to: Identify market opportunities at an early stage. Work with customers to define current and future needs. Make decisions on accurate Read More

Nine Ways to Use ERP to Make the Manufacturing Supply Chain Lean


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sand casting  on a foundation of sand. If you can increase demand forecast accuracy, you can decrease your inventory and increase your level of customer service at the same time. Unfortunately, most companies divide responsibility for the demand forecast among multiple departments. Sometimes, the process is owned by the sales department, and they tend to be too optimistic, because optimism is in their nature and they want to avoid disappointing a customer by being out stock. At the end of the day, no one is Read More

Manufacturing Software for an Integrated Steel Plant


Manufacturing processes for an integrated steel plant typically encompass three distinct types of manufacturing: flow manufacturing, process manufacturing, and mill manufacturing, meaning that such a plant is effectively a mixed-mode manufacturer. Software systems for these manufacturers' diverse needs are of critical importance. Learn about specific software capabilities you should be looking for.

sand casting  Software for an Integrated Steel Plant An integrated steel plant is huge by any measurement. Capacity is generally more than 1 million tonnes per annum, and in many big plants, it is more than 10 million tonnes per annum. The raw materials that are consumed are also in huge quantities, be it coal (coking coal or non-coking coal depending on technology used for iron making), iron ore, limestone, dolomite, or any other raw material. Properties of these raw materials vary greatly. Despite the Read More

Software Selection Slagging


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sand casting  that they have vetted thousands of criteria on hundreds of vendors. It would be difficult to make an informed comment without actually experimenting with a free trial of our tools or talking to anyone. Maybe I can shed some light. While we didn''t exactly state that we''d vetted thousands of criteria on hundreds of vendors, I can see how the phrase may have been read that way. Still, when it comes down to it, the misquote turns out to be rather right. Consider this, we''ve researched and modeled about Read More

“Lightweight” Product Process: How to Develop and Market Better Products Faster


“Process.” From entrepreneurs to corporate managers, the word brings up associations with running in sand, pouring molasses, or enduring water torture. But product process needn’t be a torture. In fact, if done right, it is the key to better teamwork, and less friction in your company. It is actually a tool that will help your company deliver better products—faster.

sand casting  associations with running in sand, pouring molasses, or enduring water torture. But product process needn’t be a torture. In fact, if done right, it is the key to better teamwork, and less friction in your company. It is actually a tool that will help your company deliver better products—faster. Read More

Remedy Corporation: Poised for a Comeback?


Once the toast of Wall Street, Remedy has redefined its business. With products in CRM, service management and e-procurement (and others), and propelled by something unusual – profits – the company is hoping to regain its former luster.

sand casting  experience playing in that sand box. We prefer software companies to keep their focus on licenses. Looking at the balance between product and service revenues, as shown in Figure 5, we see that the ratio has been edging toward services. A different measure reinforces this: while total revenues grew at 45% from 1998 to 1999, support revenues grew at 55%. If this were just a one-year movement it could be attributed to new products or to the Guaranteed@Remedy program. But the ratio has been moving slightly Read More

CRM: Creating a Credible Business Case and Positioning It with the CEO Part Two: Linking CRM with Organizational Direction


An effective business case must link CRM with achieving organizational objectives; but this step is just the beginning. Credibility implies that the document clearly delineates assumptions regarding cause and effect plus the mechanism that will be used to assess results and declare success.

sand casting  will be built on sand, and will lack a solid foundation. The obvious question then is how to get the CEO engaged in the process early? There is a very simple way of demonstrating the value of CRM to the CEO. Once convinced that the operational strategy makes sense, the CEO must assess his or her appetite for making CRM operational. If the answer is no, then perhaps a functional deployment may be practical but otherwise, it is better to avoid the inevitable. CRM as an Operational Strategy The applications Read More

Content as a Service: a New Model for E-learning Content Delivery


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sand casting  Star Search -Talent Management Made Simple Originally published - June 13, 2008 So, what is talent management, anyway? When I think of talent, I think of musical and artistic talent: stage performers, actors, and singers. I think of Star Search , Canadian Idol, and America’s Got Talent . When I think of talent management, I think of talent agencies and talent scouts. But talent management reaches far beyond Hollywood’s casting couch and the doors of Motown’s recording studios. Talent management is Read More

Mining & Quarrying


Mining is the extraction from the earth of materials used in different human activities (industry, trade, energy production, etc.). There are four major types of materials: precious metals and minerals (gold, diamonds, silver, etc.); materials used to produce energy (coal, uranium, etc.); base metals (copper, iron, etc.); and building materials (stone, sand, gravel) extracted from quarries, which are open-pit mines. There are two major types of activities specific to the mining industry: exploration, which involves the search for materials; and extraction, which is the activity of getting those materials out of the earth.

sand casting  and building materials (stone, sand, gravel) extracted from quarries, which are open-pit mines. There are two major types of activities specific to the mining industry: exploration, which involves the search for materials; and extraction, which is the activity of getting those materials out of the earth. Read More

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