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The Importance of Plant-level Systems
The information technology (IT) environment in manufacturing is facing a dramatic change. Traditional systems must evolve to support near real time

plant mangement  and interoperability between various plant automation, manufacturing execution, and enterprise level systems. The upsurge of interest in standards-based interoperability indicates that manufacturers need better options to connect business processes throughout the organization. Investments made in systems managing production processes in plants and within entire supply chains are playing a larger role and gaining in value as companies move toward using data collaboratively to support business processes.

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ERP for Municipalities

In this model, we assume the municipality controls water, sewers and roads. We assume also that it collects municipal or county taxes and manages many of its own assets such as vehicles and water treatment plant. ERP software for Municipalities nearly always includes Finance, Customer Care and Billing For a complete municipal ERP suite, the following modules are usually included: - Human Resources - Maintenance Management - Asset Management - Project Management ( including Grant Management) - Quality Management - Analytics - Product Technology Of the above, Project and Quality Management modules may not be required for smaller Municipalities.    

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Asset Performance Management: The Secret to Uncovering Hidden Profits and Ending Operating Surprises


Top performers optimize their assets. It’s true in any field—sports, the arts, and business. Yet in business, optimizing performance of capital assets often plays distant runner-up to the more glamorous pursuit of top-line growth. That’s not surprising, given the importance of increasing sales revenue. But it can cost you—and lead to operating surprises that are even more punishing.

plant mangement  lost revenue, but fines, plant or location closings, litigation, damage to reputation, and a loss of investor confidence that can pummel a company's stock price. In the public sector, a loss of taxpayer confidence can reverberate through all levels of government. Asset Performance Management reduces the prospect of revenue and operating losses by ensuring: Forward-looking Risk Management Asset Performance Management allows organizations to monitor, model and forecast performance against stringent Read More

Perfect HCM


Perfect HCM is a comprehensive human capital management solution that empowers you to drive workforce productivity and business growth within your organization. By effectively managing core human resource functions (HR & Benefits Management, Payroll & Tax Mangement and Time and Attendance) and strategic talent management functions (Applicant Tracking, Performance Management and Learning Management), you can reduce administrative costs, eliminate error-prone HR processes, attract, develop and retain higher quality employees and improve organizational planning and decision-making. The Perfect HCM suite is web-based, fully integrated and features highly intuitive user interfaces and workflows, flexible configuration, single sign-on accessibility, robust reporting, analytics and automated alerts. The suite is delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), so no incremental hardware investment or in-house technical maintenance is needed.  

plant mangement  HCM Perfect HCM is a comprehensive human capital management solution that empowers you to drive workforce productivity and business growth within your organization. By effectively managing core human resource functions (HR & Benefits Management, Payroll & Tax Mangement and Time and Attendance) and strategic talent management functions (Applicant Tracking, Performance Management and Learning Management), you can reduce administrative costs, eliminate error-prone HR processes, attract, develop and Read More

A Glance at AVEVA’s Future of Plant Design


AVEVA, a computer aided design (CAD) pioneer, opened its doors under the name CADCentre in 1967 as a breakaway of a research initiative of Cambridge University. Its history is closely related to the Silicon Fen phenomenon, which is the UK equivalent of the high-tech and information technology (IT) hub Silicon Valley. Important milestones in the history of the company include the release of the

plant mangement  at AVEVA’s Future of Plant Design AVEVA, a computer aided design (CAD) pioneer, opened its doors under the name CADCentre in 1967 as a breakaway of a research initiative of Cambridge University. Its history is closely related to the Silicon Fen phenomenon, which is the UK equivalent of the high-tech and information technology (IT) hub Silicon Valley. Important milestones in the history of the company include the release of the world’s first plant design management system (PDMS), in 1976, plant Read More

5 Steps to the Benefits of EAM Software


As someone coming from a plant maintenance background who has spent several years implementing enterprise asset management software, Jerry Browning, business consultant for IFS North America, has learned a lot about EAM solutions. This white paper provides his thoughts about what the benefits of EAM software really are, in simple and straightforward terms, and five specific ways these benefits may manifest themselves in an organization.

plant mangement  someone coming from a plant maintenance background who has spent several years implementing enterprise asset management software, Jerry Browning, business consultant for IFS North America, has learned a lot about EAM solutions. This white paper provides his thoughts about what the benefits of EAM software really are, in simple and straightforward terms, and five specific ways these benefits may manifest themselves in an organization. Read More

TOMMS


TOMMS would be an ideal system as it has proven track of records and knowledge information build into the product which makes it highly configurable and simple to deploy. It has been applied successfully in multi industries like facility, plant and fleet maintenance industries. TOMMS supports multiple sites, multiple languages, multiple users and various currencies.TOMMS can be deployed anywhere over the world and internet enabled.TOMMS comprise of eight key modules to meet their company objective in managing and maintaining their asset in order to achieve higher return of asset (ROA) and return of investment (ROI). The primary basic modules are Maintenance, Material and Purchasing which enables any organization to implement a comprehensive maintenance management.

plant mangement  multi industries like facility, plant and fleet maintenance industries. TOMMS supports multiple sites, multiple languages, multiple users and various currencies.TOMMS can be deployed anywhere over the world and internet enabled.TOMMS comprise of eight key modules to meet their company objective in managing and maintaining their asset in order to achieve higher return of asset (ROA) and return of investment (ROI). The primary basic modules are Maintenance, Material and Purchasing which enables any organiza Read More

Analyst / SCT Share Vision at SCT User Conference


The SCT User Conference featured industry analysts from Gartner Group, AMR Research and Meta Group each sharing its vision for the future of enterprise systems with the audience. Customers, in special interest groups and in presentations discussed their success with SCT’s products. SCT showed both their existing product set plus their vision for the future with a series of product announcements and prototypes of future products.

plant mangement  syrup business' complex, worldwide, multi-plant supply chain with Fygir. At headquarters, Coca Cola does multi-plant strategic sourcing, production, capacity and distribution decisions. At each plant, optimal production sequences are determined considering production constraints, operational efficiencies, manufacturing preferences, run rates, change over/setup times, as well as labor and space utilization. Cargill Latin America discussed the management of multiple business units in grains, flour, oils, ci Read More

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plant mangement  updated March 5th, 2008 Plant execution software systems have many different scopes, forms, and formats, and they mean different things to different folks. Although plant execution software is used widely in a number of industries, it is rarely described similarly, and its functions are hardly ever identical. An execution system used at an electronics discrete manufacturing facility is similar only in concept to one used at a food processing plant, and these differ substantially from that used by a Read More

So What’s the Big Deal with Chemicals?


Due to the inherent challenges of the industry, most chemical companies are still unable to profitably respond to highly variable demand, or to execute predictable product supply strategies.

plant mangement  race to add new plant capacity as well as to eke out some return on colossal capital investments before the cycle turns downward yet again. But, regardless of the economic cycle (up, flat, or down), chemical companies have to maintain tight but smooth supply chains that feature visibility, flexibility, responsiveness, and speed in forecasting demand, as well as the agility to ramp up (or down) plant output and manage customer expectations (and increasingly—the latest vogue—their consigned Read More

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plant mangement  Many tasks related to plant maintenance and purchasing were done manually—both cumbersome and limited in analysis abilities. After an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation, Energen has a system that is integrated and automated. Learn more. Read More

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plant mangement  complexities and details of plant floor operations, whereby engineers can better interact with shop floor operations by updating design and manufacturing instructions without the use of bulky paper or paper-based sign-off processes. Approvals can now be streamlined through digital representations that are captured and maintained for as long as deemed necessary. Total Paperless Manufacturing Apriso for Paperless Manufacturing expands from a basic paperless offering—electronic work instructions and report Read More

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plant mangement  of movement between robots Plant design and optimization offers better management for factory layout data, an interface between Teamcenter PLM and the plant simulation module, enhanced features to simulate and analyze production systems, and increased three-dimensional (3D) factory layout visualization. Quality management has been enhanced with higher fidelity analysis of dimensional variations for parts and components, better access to product and manufacturing information (figure 3), in-context Read More

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