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SAP Manufacturing
Managing complexity while enhancing agility is a real challenge. To respond to customer needs, manufacturers must reduce their time to market and time to volume. And to respond to demand and supply shifts, they must be able to adapt to changing situations. To meet these challenges, companies require integrated solutions ensuring that manufacturing runs at the pace of their business.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: SAP Manufacturing SAP Manufacturing Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: Managing complexity while enhancing agility is a real challenge. To respond to customer needs, manufacturers must reduce their time to market and time to volume. And to respond to demand and supply shifts, they must be able to adapt to changing situations. To meet these challenges, companies require integrated solutions ensuring that manufacturing runs at the pace of their business. SAP Manufacturing
10/19/2006 11:11:00 AM

Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary
Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary. Papers and Other Package to Use In Your System for Manufacturing. 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.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary Source: Infor Document Type: White Paper Description: 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
12/3/2007 3:11:00 PM

How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing
Lean manufacturing is a transformational exercise that requires an organization to cast aside long-held beliefs and business processes. The five main steps to achieving lean transition are defining value, mapping the value stream, making the activities flow, responding to customer demand, and continuous improvement.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing How to Achieve Lean Manufacturing P.J. Jakovljevic - February 15, 2006 Read Comments How Should One Go About Achieving Lean? Part One of this series provided one definition of lean manufacturing (see Lean Manufacturing: A Primer ). However, another way to encompass the lean philosophy is Womack and Jones 1996 definitions of the five main steps to achieving lean transition for enterprises. These steps are now widely accepted as a sort of lean manufacturing life cycle. The
2/15/2006

How to Choose a Manufacturing System
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for a Manufacturing System. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. If you’ve worked for more than one manufacturing company, you know that each one is different. Different processes, systems, problems—all these variations mean you need a system tailored to your needs. And with so many available solutions, you could spend months looking at demos, and still not find it. However, you can start by asking yourself eight simple questions.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: How to Choose a Manufacturing System How to Choose a Manufacturing System Source: Sage Document Type: White Paper Description: If you’ve worked for more than one manufacturing company, you know that each one is different. Different processes, systems, problems—all these variations mean you need a system tailored to your needs. And with so many available solutions, you could spend months looking at demos, and still not find it. However, you can start by asking yourself eight simple questions. How to
12/8/2006 12:51:00 PM

Reconnecting with a Tried-and-True Manufacturing ERP Vendor
What has QAD, a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies, been up to lately? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reconnects with QAD and looks at how the company has leveraged strategic channels, highly scalable solutions, and technology partnerships to address the unique requirements global manufacturers and maintain a competitive position in the global manufacturing ERP market.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: Reconnecting with a Tried-and-True Manufacturing ERP Vendor Reconnecting with a Tried-and-True Manufacturing ERP Vendor PJ Jakovljevic - November 23, 2011 Read Comments At Progress Software ’s recent Progress Revolution 2011 user and partner conference (see TEC ’s related article ), TEC reconnected with QAD Inc. and met with Epicor Software (see TEC’s related article ). For those not familiar with the vendor, QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies
11/24/2011 10:56:00 AM

Process Manufacturing: Industry Specific RequirementsPart One: Introduction
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.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: Read Comments Introduction Traditionally, manufacturing is categorized by two methods: process and discrete. Many differences exist, but most can be grouped into two areas: those derived from material issues and those derived from production issues. Process materials are different than discrete materials. Process materials are powder, liquids or gases; they must be confined; and they are more difficult to accurately measure. Process materials are close to their natural sources (farms, mines, etc.) and
5/26/2004

Manufacturing Environments and Integration with Other Functions
This continues a reprint of the summary chapter from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Navision by Dr. Scott Hamilton.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: Manufacturing Environments and Integration with Other Functions Manufacturing Environments and Integration with Other Functions Dr. Scott Hamilton - July 6, 2005 Read Comments Design Factors Shaping System Usage in Manufacturing Environments In addition to the factors mentioned in Part One for distribution environments, the major factors shaping system usage in manufacturing environments include the definition of product structure, variations in production strategy, and lean manufacturing practices.
7/6/2005

Demand-driven manufacturing cross-industry brief
The challenges that face the manufacturing industry today are also opportunities. Manufacturing is being revolutionized in its processes, routines, and ways of doing business through the growing emergence of order driven production methods. This shift towards demand driven manufacturing is emerging in tandem with the larger currents caused by globalization. This cross industry brief focuses on the manufacturing industry from the standpoint of a demand driven IT solution and is aimed at manufacturing and distribution businesses. It describes some major market trends and issues, provides an overview of IBS supply chain solution, and offers details on how the IBS solution for demand driven manufacturing can address current needs of the industry.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: Demand-driven manufacturing cross-industry brief Demand-driven manufacturing cross-industry brief Source: IBS Document Type: White Paper Description: The challenges that face the manufacturing industry today are also opportunities. Manufacturing is being revolutionized in its processes, routines, and ways of doing business through the growing emergence of order driven production methods. This shift towards demand driven manufacturing is emerging in tandem with the larger currents caused by globalization.
5/25/2005 10:37:00 AM

Harvey Vogel Manufacturing Co.
Learn how Harvey Vogel Manufacturing Co., a metal stamping and value-added assembly company, improved job costing and reporting.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: Harvey Vogel Manufacturing Co. Harvey Vogel Manufacturing Co. Source: Epicor Document Type: Case Study Description: Learn how Harvey Vogel Manufacturing Co., a metal stamping and value-added assembly company, improved job costing and reporting. Harvey Vogel Manufacturing Co. style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Related Industries:   Manufacturing,   Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing Related Keywords:   Reporting,  
4/29/2005 9:33:00 AM

Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
A supply chain management system (SCM) is a critical success factor for implementing lean manufacturing. The SCM system helps define product structure, costing information, financial information and reports and is a useful tool in the decision-making process.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Dr. Scott Hamilton - August 10, 2009 Read Comments This is an excerpt from the book Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 by Dr. Scott Hamilton. The book can be ordered on amazon.com . Reprinted with kind permission of the publishers. Introduction An integrated supply chain management (SCM) system represents a critical success factor for effective implementation
8/10/2009

Manufacturing: Realizing Enterprise ROI
Today more than ever, companies are looking for near-term return on investment (ROI)—and the sooner, the better. That’s why successful solution vendors must now use a much more analytical approach to selling. Customers want assurances that an investment will pay for itself over an acceptable time period—either by increasing the top line, decreasing operating expenses, or both.

MANUFACTURING EVALUATION FORMS: Manufacturing: Realizing Enterprise ROI Manufacturing: Realizing Enterprise ROI Source: Sage Document Type: White Paper Description: Today more than ever, companies are looking for near-term return on investment (ROI)—and the sooner, the better. That’s why successful solution vendors must now use a much more analytical approach to selling. Customers want assurances that an investment will pay for itself over an acceptable time period—either by increasing the top line, decreasing operating expenses,
12/8/2006 9:25:00 AM


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