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ERP software for discrete manufacturing News
November 23, 2011
Research firm ARC Advisory Group also says more manufacturers are using PLM-based social media along with improved PLM-MES integration and three-dimensional simulation.
April 06, 2011
But DIRA Framework is really nothing new- - and advocates say that’s the point.
June 22, 2009
Companies are looking beyond SAP and Oracle for manufacturing ERP software, lending credibility to the consolidation strategies of the Tier 2s.
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Material requirements planning (MRP) is a system for calculating the materials and components needed to manufacture a product. Continue Reading
A manufacturing execution system (MES) is an information system that connects, monitors and controls complex manufacturing systems and data flows on the factory floor. Continue Reading
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Small manufacturers that want full-functioning ERP systems don't have to go to the major vendors, as smaller ERP companies offer cost-effective systems and more personal service. Continue Reading
Led by Manesh Patel, Sanmina moved from an on-premises system to 42Q -- a cloud MES -- for real-time manufacturing and supply chain visibility, improved quality control and yield. Continue Reading
One expert differentiates between discrete and process manufacturing, and gives discrete manufacturers guidance on what considerations they should weigh when choosing an ERP system. Continue Reading
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Manufacturers of chemicals, food and beverage, gasoline, and pharmaceuticals have much to gain by employing the use of industrial internet of things technology. Here's a look. Continue Reading
Discrete manufacturers face challenges related to demand forecasting and inventory management, to name just two. Here's a look at why -- and what can be done. Continue Reading
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Chemical companies, food processing companies, makers of pharmaceuticals and other process manufacturers have specific ERP needs. Here's what you need to know about finding the right software. Continue Reading