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Survey Results: Shop Floor Investments that Drive Manufacturing Growth

Survey Results: Shop Floor Investments that Drive Manufacturing Growth How are the fastest growing plastics manufacturers able to achieve more revenue growth than their peers? The answers are in the results from this recent survey of US plastic and metal manufacturers. Today’s most successful manufacturers develop a unique series of process and production skills that enable them to translate their machinery & plant investments into greater production run flexibility and quality. Download the survey results…

Customized Automation Tools To Help Improve Operational Efficiency

Customized Automation Tools To Help Improve Operational Efficiency Customized innovations on the shop floor are the way of the future for many manufacturing companies to operate leaner, seek operational efficiency and boost market differentiation in today’s competitive marketplace. Where do you turn to get the automation program started? You have two options: Team up with your ERP vendor or develop it on your own. The whitepaper, Customized Innovation, discusses the benefits of each option, as well…

Shop Floor control that will help you reduce downtime, eliminate overruns, and improve quality

Shop Floor control that will help you reduce downtime, eliminate overruns, and improve quality In the realm of demand-driven manufacturing, where manufacturers must consistently do more with less, real-time visibility to information from the shop floor is imperative. DELMIAworks goes beyond the collection and integration of shop floor data. Real-time shop floor functionality is a core component within the manufacturing ERP system. We make this data visible and actionable – in an instant – to…

Improve Production Performance with Real-Time Monitoring

Improve Production Performance with Real-Time Monitoring The need for real-time data from the plant floor has never been greater for manufacturers looking for ways to improve processes, increase the efficiency of plant floor resources, and remain agile and responsive to dynamic customer demands.   Starting with the translation of product designs and concepts, to initial Bill of Material (BOM) pricing, production scheduling, product inspection and quality, and fulfillment, DELMIAworks real-time monitoring keeps every production phase…

20 Tips to Consider When Selecting a Manufacturing Execution System

20 Tips to Consider When Selecting a Manufacturing Execution System The best MES implementations bring greater accuracy, control, scale, and speed to shop floors and are one of the strongest growth catalysts any manufacturer can have.  So how can you be sure you select the right MES solution for your business that will deliver these results?  Download the whitepaper, 20 Factors to Consider When Selecting an MES Solution, to be sure the application suite you select…

Top Reasons Companies Change ERP Systems

Top Reasons Companies Change ERP Systems Each manufacturer has specific business challenges; each has a different path when finding the perfect ERP solution. There are typically seven reasons a manufacturing company invests in a new ERP system.  If you can relate to any of these reasons it might be time to start looking for a new solution. QuickBooks and spreadsheets can no longer handle your business Your customized solution has become unmanageable Your legacy software…

Avoid the No.1 Most Common ERP Implementation Problem!

Avoid the No.1 Most Common ERP Implementation Problem! According to a Panorama Consulting Services’ ERP Report, 54 percent of implementations take longer than anticipated and 56 percent cost more than budgeted. The “Implementation Tips from the Trenches” whitepaper provides readers with the top tips and tools to keep your ERP implementation on time and under budget based on hard-earned experience from the front lines.   Learn how to:  Avoid the #1 implementation problem that plagues companies…

Best Technology Practices for Traceability Reporting

Best Technology Practices for Traceability Reporting Assuring that track and trace capability is built-into your manufacturing operating system provides you peace of mind when conducting a product quality inspection as well as gives you the ability to practice continuous improvement. Having the right technology tools and quality strategy will help you: Trace process routing operations from material and purchased components, to finish goods Tie the source and manufacturing process records to the actual BOMs and…