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.
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a produced item, the system must deal with recycles . Recycles can have a significant impact scheduling, planning, and costing. Other aspects of the F&B industry that you must be aware of are: Flexible packaging alternatives (i.e. consider the different ways you can purchase soda). Re-pack functionality (i.e. don't have soda in 1 liter bottles but can 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