As with any manufacturing operation, process manufacturing has special system requirements such as formulas, unit of measure conversions, and packaging recipes. However, within the realm of process manufacturing, specific industries have needs that are more critical than others. This article explores these critical needs for the food and beverage, chemical, and a hybrid industry -- textiles, so that you can focus on these requirements when evaluating enterprise-wide software.
re-pack 55-gallon drums). Bulk storage using tanks and silos and the need to maintain, record, and track temperature and spoilage attributes. Special needs of fresh, chilled, and frozen ingredients and products. Container management for beverages. This concludes Part One of a three-part note. Part Two discusses process manufacturing requirements for the chemical industry. Part Three discusses process manufacturing requirements for the textile industry and provides a summary. About the Authors Joseph J.