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Process Manufacturing Software: A Primer
This article defines process manufacturing; discusses its formulation, packaging, and pricing issues; talks about interfaces; and provides cautions and caveats.

ingredient formulation  least quantity of an ingredient in stock. Furthermore, ERP software should calculate this for you and allow you to perform what-if analysis. So what's the big deal? What would you rather tell the customer, who needs the 1,000 gallons of your chemical, as input into their finished product? I can't give you the 1,000 gallons for two weeks or I can give you 500 gallons today and the balance next week. The ingredients and when they are added into the manufacturing process must be integrated with the

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