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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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Process Manufacturing: Industry Specific Requirements Part One: Introduction
As with any manufacturing operation, process manufacturing has special system requirements such as formulas, unit of measure conversions, and packaging recipes.

formulas and recipes  as ingredients versus parts; formulas versus bill of materials; several units of measure (i.e., pounds, ounces, and liters) versus EA (each). There are, however, subtle differences. Process manufacturing is scalable. For example, if the formula calls for a 1,000 pounds of oranges but you only have 500 pounds, you can still make orange juice; just not as much. If you only have three tires, you are going to have wait for the fourth tire before the car can start rolling off the production line. In process,

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Core PLM Product Data and Recipe Management--Process RFI/RFP Template

Product Data Management (PDM), Engineering Change Order and Technology Transfer, Design Collaboration, Process and Project Management, Product Technology Get this template

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Process ERP vs. Discrete ERP Differentiation


People often ask us "what's the difference between process and discrete ERP?" We model both systems in such a way that they share many common components, nevertheless process manufacturing industries have unique requirements that differ from discrete manufacturing industries. Here's a rough overview of the difference. A quick definition from APICS (The Association for Operations Management

formulas and recipes  Process Manufacturing Product Costing Formulas/Recipes Shop Floor Control Process Model (Formulas and Routings) Field Service and Repairs Process Batch Control and Reporting Production Planning Conformance Reporting Project Management Process Manufacturing Costing Product Data Management (PDM) Material Management Product/Item Configurator Product Costing   Shop Floor Control   Production Planning If you're talking about requirements involving bills of material (BOM), listing the component parts for Read More

Aptean Announces Ross ERP V7.0.3 Release


Aptean announced the release of Ross enterprise resource planning (ERP) version 7.0.3. This release of Ross ERP builds on Aptean’s support for process manufacturers. The release includes enhancements to core functions for allergen management; inventory back-flush, tank management, and single euro payments area (SEPA) controls; product lifecycle management (PLM) integration; centralized pricing

formulas and recipes  work with recipes and formulas, e.g., food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. See how Ross ERP stacks up against other process manufacturing solutions using the proprietary TEC Advisor tool now . Read More

Process Manufacturing: Industry Specific Requirements Part Three: Textiles


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.

formulas and recipes  manufacturing: ingredients versus parts; formulas versus bill of materials; several units of measure (i.e. pounds, ounces, and liters) versus EA (each). There are, however, subtle differences. Process manufacturing is scalable. For example, if the formula calls for a 1,000 pounds of oranges but you only have 500 pounds, you can still make orange juice, just not as much. If you only have three tires, you are going to have wait for the fourth tire before the car can start rolling off the production line. Read More

Core PLM for Process Industries Software Evaluation Report


Core PLM, Product Specification and Recipe Management (PDM and RM) for Process Industries covers the base foundation of PLM for the process (or recipe-based) manufacturing industries such as food & beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical and others. It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, recipes, formulas, production processes, design tools, document management and collaboration.

formulas and recipes  of material specifications, recipes, formulas, production processes, design tools, document management and collaboration. Read More

Managing Process Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX


Some firms rely on out-of-the box functionality to help reduce risk, minimize custom development, and increase predictability of successful implementation usage. This book simplifies explanations in order to understand the functionality related to operations and supply chain management in process manufacturing.

formulas and recipes  of Recipe Information Using Formulas and Routings : The recipe for a manufactured item is defined by the assignment of a master formula and an optional master routing. The assignments are termed a formula version and routing version, and a manufactured item can have multiple versions of a formula and/or routing. Different versions may reflect different sites, different quantities being manufactured, planned changes based on effectivity dates, or an alternate formula or routing. An alternate formula, for Read More

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formulas and recipes  , are conceived as formulas that everyone, everywhere, in every situation writes the same way. So when people started talking about changing fundamentals during the dot-com boom, a lot of financial people just snickered. Sure, a lot of companies were being sold at values ridiculously inflated over the value shown on the balance sheet, but all that meant was an impending correction—and boy did that correction come. The boom turned into a bust, and many of the highest-flying companies went broke. Read More

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formulas and recipes  company's success . New formulas are being created to help develop professionals within organizations. Words such as coaching , mentoring, and 360 feedback are constantly used in conversations and to implement them, companies require personalization and efficient tool management. This will allow a company to obtain all the advantages the tools offer and to use them throughout the whole organization. Expanding the salary criteria . In companies, people do what they are paid to do and not what they Read More

The Fragile Consumer Packaged Goods Market and Private Label Products


The drive towards private labels has many impacts on the industry. A consumer packaged goods manufacturer's business strategy must recognize this and deal with the opportunities and threats it creates.

formulas and recipes  Fragile Consumer Packaged Goods Market and Private Label Products Introduction On average, 45 percent of products sold in Europe are private label products; this compares with 25 percent in the US. Store brands now account for one of every five items sold in US supermarkets, drug chains, and mass merchandisers. A study by the Gallup Organization found that 75 percent of consumers see private label brands as having the same quality, guarantee of satisfaction, packaging, taste, value, and performance as Read More

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formulas and recipes  functional modules, particularly in Formulas/Recipes and Conformance Reporting. More details about the modules in the Dominant zone are available in the Functionality Benchmark section of this report. The area of functional focus within the green Dominant zone indicates two things. First, it indicates which of the most competitive modules contribute the most pull in raising the product's score above the average. Second, it indicates where the product has a significantly greater level of support for Read More

The Fatal Flaws for Process Manufacturers


Every piece of software you consider holds the potential for fatal flaws. Miss the fatal flaws and it is difficult to project what the future holds for you. Process manufacturers have greater odds of running into Fatal Flaws than other companies.

formulas and recipes  you select handle multiple formulas for the same end-item in planning, in costing, in execution? Your relationship with your customers shows some potential for fatal flaws. If you have complex pricing (deals and promotions in CPG) or must provide customers with extensive documentation (certificate of analysis, Material Data Safety Sheets) fewer software products will have the features you need. The vendors and process Fatal Flaws Today, most vendors claim to focus on process . Many of these vendors are Read More

The Undying Users’ Quest for Exploring and Discovering Info - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series depicted the differences and some subtle similarities between the well-established enterprise applications giant SAP and up-and-coming vendor Endeca Technologies. The post ended with the new fundamentals for the future of enterprise applications that were outlined at the Endeca Discover 2009 conference. Part 2 of this blog series explored how SAP

formulas and recipes  etc.) to very complex formulas and visual graphs and charts. Thus, users can instantly get not only a list of records but also visual graphs, and they can also continue to navigate and select sub-sets of the records. As soon as the new data sub-set is selected, the graph is instantly updated. These spend analytic capabilities are sold as an additional module on top of  Endeca’s MDEX environment , at a fraction of the basic MDEX Engine price. Becoming an Application Directory Platform? Therefore, I Read More

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In this blog post, I’ll examine how growth-oriented organizations will build their IT infrastructure around ERP, and then integrate systems in other related areas to optimize their ERP capabilities. In the Beginning There Was ERP The recent TurtleSpice ERP series featured on the TEC blog features a fictionalized company within the process industry going through the decision process to

formulas and recipes  product offerings. In addition, formulas have to be recorded in accordance with production batch sizes and for the purposes of traceability in order to satisfy compliance requirements. Furthermore, it’s essential to have the ability to track both finished goods for sales and order processing and raw materials for inventory re-order and replenishment linked to a purchasing module. Thus, the ERP system should be the central control system by which subsequent systems can exchange information as additional Read More

Lose the Starry Eyes, Analyze: Reviewing the Ideal Candidate for EMR Innovations ProcessPro


This is an examination of EMR Innovations' ProcessPro ERP solution. Companies can begin determining if it is worthwhile to pursue a relationship with EMR Innovations by considering the selection criteria which are most supported by the vendor. We ask the question, all things being equal, which modules are the most complete in their contribution to the product's functionality.

formulas and recipes  criteria. The process model formulas and routings , is not a highly supported group of criteria. Finally, production planning, which deals with capacity planning, as well as forecasting and production schedules does not include a wide-range of features. Human Resources The graph in Figure 7 reveals why the human resources module does not contribute a lot of functionality to the overall product, which is consistent with our first look at Figure 3. Figure 7. EMR Innovations did not indicate any support for Read More

Financial Reporting, Planning, and Budgeting As Necessary Pieces of EPM Part One: Executive Summary


Enterprise performance management (EPM) is an emerging portfolio of applications and methodologies with business intelligence (BI) architectures and technologies at its core.

formulas and recipes  allows customized accounts and formulas to be used to calculate revenues and cost of sales, whereby formulas can be customized to meet organizational needs such as production, staffing, raw materials, and outside revenue planning. This concludes Part One of a two-part tutorial. Part Two will discuss challenges and make user recommendations. Read More