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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still stay within the constraints of the plant floor. Of course, we want to maintain the integrity of the original formula and routing. Additionally, companies making multiple end items from a single incoming ingredient have a series of requirements that must be addressed. In place of a traditional bill of materials, they require a model that accounts for multiple outputs, often called by-products, co-products, and waste. With this model, companies require scheduling which reflects the logic of the plant.