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The Sweet Spot of One Merging ERP Vendor
CMS Software (now known as Solarsoft Business Systems) may not be a huge global player, but its enterprise resource planning solutions address a wide spectrum

copper stamping  Sweet Spot of One Merging ERP Vendor April 2007 saw the merger of CMS Software and XKO Software , two of the smaller players on the enterprise resource planning (ERP) field. The two companies will now be known as Solarsoft Business Systems and Solarsoft Business Systems Limited in their respective Canadian and UK markets. Although some might question the significance of this small-scale merger, the market impact is not insignificant, at least for the two parties concerned. CMS in particular had seen

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Solving Enterprise Problems: The Fully-integrated Solution of IQMS


Though superficially, IQMS, a small, quiet ERP provider, may be similar to its competitors, by offering fully-integrated applications and services that are typically expected from larger tier one vendors, IQMS has truly differentiated itself in the market.

copper stamping  IQMS,enterprise resource management system,ERP,customer relationship management,CRM,EnterpriseIQ,repetitive manufacturing,injection plastics molding/extruding and rubber industries,Oracle,electronic data interchange,EDI,IQ Quality Management,IQMS Asia,Microsoft SQL Server,Manufacturing Enterprise Systems Association (MESA International) Read More

Epicor CMS


Epicor's flagship ERP software for discrete manufacturing, iVP is designed for intensive supply chains. iVP helps eliminate shipping errors, tighten inventory accuracy, and strengthen enterprise-wide control and supplier management. iVP is designed for single-plant to enterprise-level discrete manufacturers in plastics and rubber, stamping and forge, automotive supply chains, and general manufacturing. Solarsoft iVP helps you collaborate with trading partners, optimize internal processes, and control costs.    

copper stamping  CMS Epicor's flagship ERP software for discrete manufacturing, iVP is designed for intensive supply chains. iVP helps eliminate shipping errors, tighten inventory accuracy, and strengthen enterprise-wide control and supplier management. iVP is designed for single-plant to enterprise-level discrete manufacturers in plastics and rubber, stamping and forge, automotive supply chains, and general manufacturing. Solarsoft iVP helps you collaborate with trading partners, optimize internal processes, and Read More

An Improved Architecture for High-efficiency, High-density Data Centers


Globally, data center power and cooling infrastructure wastes more than 60 million megawatt-hours per year that do not contribute usefully to powering IT equipment. This is an enormous financial burden on industry, and is a significant public policy environmental issue. Find out about the principles of a new data center architecture that can be implemented today to dramatically improve the electrical efficiency of your data center.

copper stamping  added benefits of reducing copper costs, reducing floor loading, and freeing up additional space for the IT equipment footprint. Data centers that use transformer-based PDUs typically suffer an efficiency reduction of from 2% to 15%, with the larger percent losses occurring in data centers operating with redundant power paths and lighter IT loads. The use of 415/240 V AC power distribution creates efficiency benefits only in North America ' most of the rest of the world already operates using this or the Read More

Case Study: Fair Isaac Corporation


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Not Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 1


The software as a service (SaaS) model is now mainstream in many functional areas of business, quite outperforming its on-premise counterpart in this tough economic environment. Consider customer relationship management (CRM), transportation management, talent management, payroll processing, travel and expense (T@E) management, strategic sourcing and procurement, and many

copper stamping  Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 1 The  software as a service (SaaS)  model is now mainstream in many functional areas of business, quite outperforming its on-premise counterpart in this tough economic environment. Consider customer relationship management (CRM) , transportation management, talent management, payroll processing, travel and expense (T&E) management, strategic sourcing and procurement, and many other point (or departmental) solutions in Read More

Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary


For a decade, IndustryWeek and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers have provided data to US manufacturers. This year, MPI fielded a similar survey in Canada, offering an intriguing look into the differences between the Canadian and US manufacturing landscapes. This executive summary presents combined data from these surveys, aimed at helping manufacturers meet future challenges.

copper stamping  2007 Executive Summary Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Infor SCM Manufacturing Planning delivers advanced capabilities that go beyond those of traditional ERP-based planning to help you make the best use of your production resources, improve efficiencies, increase throughput, and lower costs. Because one size doesn’t fit all, each solution is business specific with Read More

Case Study: Grand Rapids Spring & Stamping


A supplier to the automotive industry, Grand Rapids Spring & Stamping (GRS&S) implemented an innovative continuous improvement program. The goal: to make incremental improvements in quality, cost, delivery, safety, and morale. With over 8,000 employee-generated ideas now implemented, the company has saved over $1.2 million. Learn how improvements in GRS&S’s manufacturing processes reduce waste and improve the bottom line.

copper stamping  Study: Grand Rapids Spring & Stamping A supplier to the automotive industry, Grand Rapids Spring & Stamping (GRS&S) implemented an innovative continuous improvement program. The goal: to make incremental improvements in quality, cost, delivery, safety, and morale. With over 8,000 employee-generated ideas now implemented, the company has saved over $1.2 million. Learn how improvements in GRS&S’s manufacturing processes reduce waste and improve the bottom line. Read More

Cloud ERP’s Plex Has Record 2013, Aims Higher for 2014


Plex reported another record year in 2013, adding 59 new customers and growing to nearly 400 corporate clients representing more than 1,100 manufacturing production operations worldwide (in more than 20 countries). P.J. Jakovljevic takes a look back at 2013 and ahead for 2014 for the cloud-based ERP provider.

copper stamping  ERP’s Plex Has Record 2013, Aims Higher for 2014 With NetSuite continuing to grow at a hefty pace and Acumatica recently reporting an exceptional year (as well as Rootstock Software and Kenandy , although they started from a much smaller base of customers), Plex , a leading cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) provider for manufacturers, reported another record year in 2013, adding 59 new customers and growing to nearly 400 corporate clients representing more than 1,100 manufacturing Read More

Manufacturer's Nirvana -- Real-Time Actionable Information


How many ERP vendors, including the largest ones, have natively built-in real-time production monitoring, warehousing management, time and attendance capture, and complete quality management systems?

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Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Storage Resources


Organizations of all sizes face similar challenges when managing storage—not enough capacity or protection. Help has arrived with Internet small computer system interface storage area networks (iSCSI SANs)—and they're steadily gaining momentum. With iSCSI SANs, businesses can effectively manage their storage needs, while lowering costs and increasing security. Find out why many industry leaders are choosing iSCSI today.

copper stamping  with 10Gb/sec Ethernet over copper. At 10Gb/sec, iSCSI offers a faster pipe than FC, and will continue to hold that edge even when FC gets to 8Gb/sec in a couple of years. However, iSCSI was never just about performance. The elevator pitch for an iSCSI SAN is that it saves money by using Ethernet; but what users really like are the features they get automatically with iSCSI SANs'load balancing, snapshots and more, says Stephen Foskett, director of strategy services at GlassHouse Technologies Inc., Read More

IBM Continues RS/6000 Performance Focus


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copper stamping  RS/6000 M80 server with copper microprocessors today set a new transaction processing record for midrange servers, outperforming bigger and more expensive systems from Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems. Following the lead of its computing cousin - the record-breaking RS/6000 S80 - the copper-infused M80 now holds the leadership position for midrange servers on four separate performance benchmarks crucial to e-business: Java performance, Web serving, file-serving and transaction processing. We set out Read More

IBM’s Marketplace Solutions: Is Ariba Not Enough?


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Plex Systems Replaces Seven Silo Applications At CCI


I recently read an article about the implementation and go-live experience of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution at a relatively small metal-forming manufacturing company called Clips and Clamps Industries (CCI). This Plymouth, Michigan–based family-owned company is a metal stamping supplier to the automotive industry and produces a variety of custom-made items for its industrial

copper stamping  Systems Replaces Seven Silo Applications At CCI I recently read an article about the implementation and go-live experience of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution at a relatively small metal-forming manufacturing company called Clips and Clamps Industries (CCI). This Plymouth, Michigan–based family-owned company is a metal stamping supplier to the automotive industry and produces a variety of custom-made items for its industrial customers. The business flow therefore involves many Read More

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copper stamping  quantity of the commodity (copper, for instance) at each stage. Also analogous to processing sheets, one needs a quick identification and reservation of the best master reel for a given cut-to-length order, with the ability to optimize cutting to make full use of each reel, as well as subsequent provision of the proper certifications and conformance documents, barcode labels, packaging, shipping papers, and other information the customer needs along with the product. Similar requirements hold for Read More