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Dassault Systèmes Acquires SIMPOE
On the heels of recent tuck-in acquisitions, Dassault Systèmes has made yet another industry-specific acquisition, again for an undisclosed amount. This time it

sheet metal forming  expertise in composites and sheet metal.

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ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments

The ERP for Mill-based and Material Converting Environments knowledge base focuses on a range of industrial activities that add value to raw materials by processing them into a form suitable for further manufacturing or for immediate end-use. These activities include traditional mills that turn grain into flour or extract sucrose from sugar cane; the spinning and weaving mills of the textiles and carpets sectors; the rolling plants of steel, aluminum, and other metals semi-fabricators; to the continuous outputs of paper and board mills. 

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O'Brien Steel Deploys Invera’s STRATIX ERP


O’Brien Steel, a carbon general line metals steel service center, has implemented STRATIX metal service center software from Invera, a metal industry enterprise resource planning (ERP) software specialist. O’Brien Steel implemented critical metal industry features.

sheet metal forming  of high-quality plate products, sheet products, structural products, tubing, bar products, grating products, and snow plow edges. The company offers substantial plate processing capabilities including laser plate cutting, plasma plate cutting, oxy-fuel plate cutting, contour beveling, drilling, sawing, forming/bending, grinding, blasting, stress relieving, and machining.   O’Brien Steel implemented critical metal industry features such as real-time order status, online production planning, shop-floor Read More

Supplier Parks - Back to the Future


As supply chains become increasingly integrated and synchronized, we are witnessing the evolution of the business/production models (in some industries) that merge virtual integration with elements of the older vertically integrated enterprise. This has profound consequences, in particular for suppliers to OEMs.

sheet metal forming  In this combined campus, sheet metal and other raw materials are trucked into one side and finished autos roll out the other end sound familiar? Figure 2 - Ford's Chicago Supplier Park But this is very different than the Rouge-style vertical integration of the past. 11 suppliers are co-located on one campus, forming a physically integrated plant, with different sections run by each different supplier 2 . Bodies stamped out by Tower Automotive and Sanderson Industries pass through a huge door to have Read More

SYSPRO - Awaiting Positive IMPACT From Its Brand Unification


By further perfecting its mid-market value proposition and by also unifying its corporate and product brands (i.e., often conflicting IMPACT Encore product brand has been discontinued), SYSPRO should certainly give other incumbent mid-market players and intruders a run for their money.

sheet metal forming  MYS for Metals enables sheet metal distributors to maximize the use of metal remnants, saving them from the scrap heap. Metals, such as Titanium, can be very costly so the ability to restock drops and use them to fill future orders is extremely critical. The system enables metal distributors to fill orders for customer specific dimensional requirements, automatically calculate yields from full sheet and remnants and returns remnants to inventory, creating new part numbers. The remnants (drops) maintain Read More

Justification of ERP Investments Part 1: Quantifiable Benefits from an ERP System


Studies that surveyed manufacturers about the impact of ERP systems on firm performance indicate that company size and industry do not affect the results. Benefits have been indicated for large and small firms, whether they make standard or custom products or are in discrete or process manufacturing environments. This section explains the quantifiable benefits in terms of several areas of improvement. Reprinted from Maximizing Your ERP System by Dr. Scott Hamilton.

sheet metal forming  Benefits on the Balance Sheet Benefits from improved business processes and improved information provided by an ERP system can directly affect the balance sheet of a manufacturer. To illustrate this impact, a simplified balance sheet is shown in figure 3.1 for a typical manufacturer with annual revenue of $10 million. The biggest impacts will be on inventory and accounts receivable. In the example, the company has $3 million in inventory and $2 million in outstanding accounts receivable. Based on prior Read More

The Profitability Perspective: How Automated Reporting Drives Better Decisions


Driving sustainable growth requires profitability-focused planning and performance management. Most companies have some type of profitability reporting—but many are investing a lot of effort to produce this information. And the limitations to the information companies currently compile may have a significant impact on decision making. Learn how automating profitability reporting can help your company improve decisions.

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Solarsoft iVP Certification Complete


I’m pleased to announce that TEC recently completed certification of iVP, Solarsoft’s flagship ERP product for discrete manufacturing. Download the certification report here.TEC Certification is an impartial analyst review of a software product that verifies the product's ability to address real-world business processes. This allows TEC members to make better-informed decisions about

sheet metal forming  iVP Certification Complete I’m pleased to announce that TEC recently completed certification of iVP , Solarsoft’s flagship ERP product for discrete manufacturing. Download the certification report here . TEC Certification is an impartial analyst review of a software product that verifies the product's ability to address real-world business processes. This allows TEC members to make better-informed decisions about which software systems are the best fit for their businesses. Solarsoft has Read More

abas Business Software: Process Manufacturing (ERP) Competitor Analysis Report


The process enterprise resource planning (ERP) knowledge base anticipates as many factors as possible to assist businesses in the process manufacturing field, which typically involves mixing, separating, forming, or performing chemical reactions (for example, paint manufacturers or refineries). The knowledge base includes criteria for determining batch control and reporting, formula and routing, and material management capabilities. It also provides information for other enterprise management modules such as human resources and financials.

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Drink-IT: Mixed-Mode Manufacturing (ERP) Competitor Analysis Report


The mixed-mode manufacturing ERP knowledge base addresses diverse criteria for multiple types of production environments and strategies. Companies that need to switch production without interrupting their operations may seek both discrete and process manufacturing requirements of their ERP solution. These may include mixing, separating, forming, or performing chemical reactions, as well as functionality for production planning, shop floor control, and product costing.

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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

sheet metal forming  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

Data Sheet: CarrierDesk


Communication between shippers and carriers can be a challenge, but without an automated solution specially designed for fleet management and load scheduling, it’s even more challenging. With a web portal designed to provide efficient communication between shippers and carriers, you can boost the performance of your execution, settlement, and reporting activities—with a quick return on investment (ROI). Learn more.

sheet metal forming  Sheet: CarrierDesk Communication between shippers and carriers can be a challenge, but without an automated solution specially designed for fleet management and load scheduling, it’s even more challenging. With a web portal designed to provide efficient communication between shippers and carriers, you can boost the performance of your execution, settlement, and reporting activities—with a quick return on investment (ROI). Learn more. Read More

SYSPRO: Mixed-Mode Manufacturing (ERP) Competitor Analysis Report


The mixed-mode manufacturing ERP knowledge base addresses diverse criteria for multiple types of production environments and strategies. Companies that need to switch production without interrupting their operations may seek both discrete and process manufacturing requirements of their ERP solution. These may include mixing, separating, forming, or performing chemical reactions, as well as functionality for production planning, shop floor control, and product costing.

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Mill Industries: A Generic ERP Challenge


Mills are factories where value is added to raw material by processing it into a form suitable either for further manufacturing, or for immediate end-use. However, general enterprise resource planning software typically does not meet the requirements of these industries.

sheet metal forming  starting item (such as sheet metal or a coil) and the finished item (an assortment of cut and converted items) are the same item in the customer's mind, and the system has to follow that logic. There has to be the flexibility for the user to determine what constitutes a separate item number (for example, a mild steel grade, a mild steel grade standard size sheet, or a mild steel grade standard size sheet that is an inch thick), whereas the end item variants can be handled under the same item number, but Read More

Verticent


Founded in 1992, Verticent provides enterprise software to the metal service center, metal fabrication, metal distribution, milling, and configure-to-order (CTO) industries. The company's offering includes customer relationship management (CRM), sales force automation (SFA), e-business, and business intelligence (BI) solutions for small-to-medium manufacturers and distributors. Verticent also provides solutions for specific vertical industries, including an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for the metals industry. Verticent is headquartered in Tampa, Florida (US).

sheet metal forming  Founded in 1992, Verticent provides enterprise software to the metal service center, metal fabrication, metal distribution, milling, and configure-to-order (CTO) industries. The company's offering includes customer relationship management (CRM), sales force automation (SFA), e-business, and business intelligence (BI) solutions for small-to-medium manufacturers and distributors. Verticent also provides solutions for specific vertical industries, including an enterprise resource planning (ERP) Read More