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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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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.

steel casting  is produced. This liquid steel is either sent to a continuous casting plant, or it is poured into molds and cools to make steel ingots. If sent to a continuous casting plant, the liquid steel is poured into the top of a mold whose bottom end is open and water-cooled. During passage through the mold, the liquid steel solidifies and takes the shape of the bottom end of the mold, generally forming a slab or a bloom. This solidified steel is continuously removed from the bottom of the mold at the same rate Read More

Case Study: Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA


German iron foundry Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA has a broad product range. Focused on casting and surface refinement, the company manufactures products for a variety of industries. This would be challenging for any business software system. But Düker has had great success with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system since 1997. Find out how the company has kept its software current without losing control over its activities.

steel casting  Study: Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA German iron foundry Düker GmbH & Co. KGaA has a broad product range. Focused on casting and surface refinement, the company manufactures products for a variety of industries. This would be challenging for any business software system. But Düker has had great success with the same enterprise resource planning (ERP) system since 1997. Find out how the company has kept its software current without losing control over its activities. Read More

EXEControl


The EXEControl enterprise resource planning (ERP) system encompasses business functions for manufacturers, distributors, retailers, rental companies, and service companies, and is the flagship product of EXEControl Global Solutions. The company focuses its expertise on manufacturing, distribution, retail, rental, service, and general accounting systems. EXEControl helps clients improve their business processes in a range of businesses, from cemeteries to steel, seafood distribution to paper conversion, and jewelry manufacturing to airplane parts distribution.

steel casting  businesses, from cemeteries to steel, seafood distribution to paper conversion, and jewelry manufacturing to airplane parts distribution. Read More

How to Select an ERP System When You’re Dead


When Nietzsche declared in 1882 that “God is dead,” I’ll bet he had no idea that ERP system vendors were already queuing up to fill the gap. He just wasn’t the practical, forward-thinking kind, that was his problem (Nietzsche, I mean, not God). Now, in heaven, they take the long view. So when they started casting around for a replacement to their legacy system, they took the time to conduct

steel casting  to Select an ERP System When You’re Dead When Nietzsche declared in 1882 that “ God is dead ,” I’ll bet he had no idea that ERP system vendors were already queuing up to fill the gap. He just wasn’t the practical, forward-thinking kind, that was his problem (Nietzsche, I mean, not God). Now, in heaven, they take the long view. So when they started casting around for a replacement to their legacy system, they took the time to conduct a thorough software evaluation process. Which meant, of Read More

Cogep


Cogep is a consulting firm specialized in the management of strategic assets for both public and private organizations since 1989. We provide in-depth expertise and world-class computerized management tools, support companies in activities related to planning, organization and control of the maintenance of strategic assets, (production equipment, vehicles, real estate and technological equipment), inventories and purchases. Backed by experience in the field, along with implementations throughout North America, Cogep has earned the reputation as a company that is close to its customers and that offers top-quality products and services. Since it designs the software, Cogep is constantly adapting and improving its product based on the needs of customers and market demands. Customers benefit from our approach and have immediate access to improvements through their service contracts, at no extra cost. Whether it is through Cogep or our network of partners, our objective is to provide software users with comprehensive support, from decision-making, implementation, to ongoing optimization of the solution. Our team is comprised of engineers, technicians, computer analysts and managers. These professionals, men and women in the field, are attuned to your exact needs; they know your environment and limits. Skilled in making quick and informed decisions, you can trust in our team’s expertise to find the right solution to your needs. Our software is currently in use by a wide range of customers who use it in one or more of the following situations: Production equipment: mines and steel, pulp and paper plants, saw mills, agri-food sector, manufacturers, water and waste treatment plants, petrochemical plants, etc. Building sector: government and municipal buildings, private buildings, shopping centres, office buildings, hospitals, etc. Transportation: truck, bus, train or taxi fleets, municipal service vehicles, specialized heavy equipment, etc. Technological equipment: computing equipment, computerized amusement systems, production robots, specialized medical equipment, etc.

steel casting  Production equipment: mines and steel, pulp and paper plants, saw mills, agri-food sector, manufacturers, water and waste treatment plants, petrochemical plants, etc. Building sector: government and municipal buildings, private buildings, shopping centres, office buildings, hospitals, etc. Transportation: truck, bus, train or taxi fleets, municipal service vehicles, specialized heavy equipment, etc. Technological equipment: computing equipment, computerized amusement systems, production robots, Read More

The SaaS Advantage


More providers of traditional software solutions are moving to software-as-a-service (SaaS) models that meet today’s competitive needs for agility and real-time information, without requiring manufacturers to make a large up-front financial outlay. Confidence continues to increase thanks to pioneering SaaS providers who are able to point to a history of successful implementation. Learn more about the benefits of SaaS.

steel casting  with solid concrete and steel, using the same techniques as a bank vault. It is built to withstand high winds, tornadoes, snow storms, and other natural disasters, as well as burglary and other physical attacks. It has been designed and constructed with the most advanced principles and techniques. But what happens if a fire, earthquake, flood or other disaster impacts that center? Again, there is a backup. In this case, Plex has a second data center located in Asheville, North Carolina, more than 500 Read More

Synalloy Extends Its Deacom ERP Solution to Another Division


Deacom, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution developer, announced yesterday that its client Synalloy has decided to expand its Deacom ERP system to another division. Being a holding company, Synalloy operates five separate business units mainly related to the production of steel, alloys metal, plastic pipes manufacturing, and some specific chemical solutions. One of the business

steel casting  to the production of steel, alloys metal, plastic pipes manufacturing, and some specific chemical solutions. One of the business divisions has been a client of Deacom for years, and I would guess that the division has a great deal of experience both with the software and with the vendor. So when Synalloy recently acquired a new company (it''s not named in Deacom’s press release, but all indications point to tank and vessel manufacturer Palmer of Texas), the issue of implementing a new ERP software was Read More

Not Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series explained Plex Systems’ ebullience and growth despite a hostile and depressed environment, especially in the discrete manufacturing sector. While the software as a service (SaaS) model is now mainstream in many functional areas of business, the article concurred with Frank Scavo’s recent assertion that, for the time being, there is only one true SaaS enterprise resource

steel casting  material (e.g., bundle of steel, box of parts, gaylord of resin, engine block, etc.) gets a unique label, often a barcode. When a worker goes to record production at a work center, they or Plex Online identifies the specific material/parts being consumed. Plex Online then depletes the source material and creates an electronic link between the input and output. This happens at every operation, including the shipping step. If it is determined that there is a problem with a given source material/part, the Read More

Improving the Flexibility of Learning Management to Expand its Reach and Meet Corporate Training Obj


Tenaris, an organization operating in the steel and energy industries, faced a number of business challenges, including managing the complete spectrum of training from e-learning to classroom and integrating informal and formal learning methodologies. The company chose SumTotal Learning Management as a platform for training initiatives and to administer a variety of learning activities for both internal and external audiences.

steel casting  organization operating in the steel and energy industries, faced a number of business challenges, including managing the complete spectrum of training from e-learning to classroom and integrating informal and formal learning methodologies. The company chose SumTotal Learning Management as a platform for training initiatives and to administer a variety of learning activities for both internal and external audiences. Read More

What’s New in the World of Design Components and Kernels?


Those folks that follow the 3D and 2D computer aided design (CAD) space are aware that all major design, manufacturing, and engineering software products are based on geometry modeling kernels and a variety of other development components. Spatial Corp., a Dassault Systèmes subsidiary, is one prominent provider of 3D development software components for technical applications across a broad range

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On November 1, 2012, RedPrairie Corporation and JDA Software announced their merger. Under the terms of the agreement, the entities affiliated with RedPrairie will effect a cash tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of JDA common stock for $45 per share. My initial positive and negative thoughts on the merger were outlined in Part One of this blog series. Cynical and jaded market

steel casting  and JDA Software Merger, Part Two: How Will it Work and What Should we Think? On November 1, 2012, RedPrairie Corporation and JDA Software announced their merger. Under the terms of the agreement, the entities affiliated with RedPrairie will effect a cash tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of JDA common stock for $45 per share. My initial positive and negative thoughts on the merger were outlined in Part One of this blog series. Cynical and jaded market observers will see this merger Read More

Software Works, Inc


Overview Software Works, Inc (SWI) is an ERP/CRM solutions supplier delivering a range of ERP Products from major ERP suppliers, lementation consulting services, software development, and ERP value-added products that fit the needs of customers. With expertise in Software Services, Technology Services, and Business Intelligence, SWI customers receive a full service solution – a solution that works. Doing business for nearly a decade, SWI has delivered results to hundreds of customers in a variety of industries, industries such as food/beverage, biotech, chemicals, steel, and pharmaceuticals. SWI industry expertise and long history of project experience in financials, distribution, and manufacturing (process and discreet) are key components in SWI delivering solutions that work. Software Services This business unit provides customers with ERP/CRM implementations, integration, project management, training and solution support, and value-added development of enhancements and products for your ERP/CRM solution. SWI Software Services also provide packaged product solutions for automating data intensive transaction processes with products such as wireless bar coding (via a thin-device configuration) and automated payment processing. Technology Managed Services This business unit provides services such as corporate/site infrastructure analysis, security/risk assessment, network, OS and hardware health, and future growth requirements assessment. Database Management Services are available to assure failure recovery, maximum performance and uptime. Business Intelligence SWI specializes in the Business Intelligence delivery and integration of end-user, ad-hoc query, reporting and analytics - deploying the worlds leading BI products from Business Objects. With extensive ERP/CRM experience, SWI specializes in helping companies get the most from their ERP/CRM investment. The SWI slogan, Putting Intelligence to Work is what we do with the Business Object product suite, SWI has helped a host of companies such as Barr Laboratories, Nioxin, and Boars Head to leverage their ERP/CRM enterprise data into information that makes people smarter.

steel casting  as food/beverage, biotech, chemicals, steel, and pharmaceuticals. SWI industry expertise and long history of project experience in financials, distribution, and manufacturing (process and discreet) are key components in SWI delivering solutions that work. Software Services This business unit provides customers with ERP/CRM implementations, integration, project management, training and solution support, and value-added development of enhancements and products for your ERP/CRM solution. SWI Software 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.

steel 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

Epicor ERP 10: ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments Competitor Analysis Report


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.

steel casting  the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. Read More

Business Intelligence for Process Industries


The IT investments that have allowed firms in process industries to increase the efficiency of their operations and supply chains have also created vast stores of data. Unfortunately, many companies are still unable redeploy that data to drive innovation. Learn how the next generation of business intelligence (BI) tools can help your company gain a competitive advantage by harnessing the information IT systems generate.

steel casting  part of the ThyssenKrupp steel group. Rasselsteins 2,400 employees turn out about 1.4 million tons of packaging steel yearly, serving over 400 customers in 80 countries. Says Denker: “We use BI extensively for planning purposes, and our planning process is very tightly integrated with our sales team and financial profit analysis. Our division decided to run one plant instead of two, so we have been at near-capacity for over five years, but we manage what products we produce when and for what profit Read More