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Is Kenandy Turning into a Manufacturing Workday?
In anticipation of the upcoming Dreamforce 2013 mega conference by salesforce.com, we recently had an intro briefing with Kenandy’s top brass. The new company’s

what is flexible manufacturing  ERP deals or know what to do with them if they stumble across them. In fact, it is Kenandy that has pulled salesforce.com in to some deals, not the other way around. The Salesforce Platform at the Core The Force.com platform (part of the overall Salesforce platform, see Figure 3) is the “secret sauce”, as Kenandy doesn’t have to reinvent the wheel regarding security and other automatic facilities such as global search, adding fields, workflow framework for any transaction, drill-down/drill-around, Read More
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How to Choose a Manufacturing System
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

what is flexible manufacturing  for companies like yours. What is the R&D budget for the software supplier as a percentage of sales? A company that's not putting at least 10 percent of sales revenue back into product development can't possibly keep pace with technology. You want to buy software from a supplier that's serious about having great products today and tomorrow. Does the supplier offer frequent updates and an upgrade path? Good software suppliers update their software frequently, making new features and bug fixes available to Read More
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

what is flexible manufacturing  business (e.g., payroll), and what activities are non-value adding and non-essential to the business. The impact that necessary, non-value adding activities have on the value stream must be minimized, while non-value adding, non-necessary activities must be eliminated from the process. To that end, a value stream mapping (VSM), which is a logical diagram of every step involved in the material and information flows from the order to the delivery of a product, can be done for the current process and the Read More
Lean Manufacturing: A Primer
Lean manufacturing emphasizes the minimization of the amount of all the resources (including time) used in the various activities of the enterprise. The typical

what is flexible manufacturing  manufacturing and support processes. What is commonly referred to as lean manufacturing today is an extension of the proverbial Toyota Production System ( TPS ), which was originated by Taiichi Ohno and first saw use in the 1950s. The conditions that led to its development stemmed from the aftermath of World War II, when Japanese automotive manufacturers faced serious competition from American counterparts. At this time, Japanese manufacturers not only were rebuilding their war torn factories, but also Read More
The Seven Keys to World-class Manufacturing
What does it mean to be a world-class competitor? It means being successful in your market against any competition@regardless of size or country of origin. It

what is flexible manufacturing  details to understand exactly what is happening and how to drive those activities toward the goals and objectives. Management information and analysis is only as good as the data it is based on. Therefore, data must be collected as quickly as possible and with the least amount of human intervention, which tends to introduce delays and errors. It is equally important to collect data from supply chain partners through automation as much as possible. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the most commonly Read More
Manufacturing Software for an Integrated Steel Plant
Manufacturing processes for an integrated steel plant typically encompass three distinct types of manufacturing: flow manufacturing, process manufacturing, and

what is flexible manufacturing  Software for an Integrated Steel Plant An integrated steel plant is huge by any measurement. Capacity is generally more than 1 million tonnes per annum, and in many big plants, it is more than 10 million tonnes per annum. The raw materials that are consumed are also in huge quantities, be it coal (coking coal or non-coking coal depending on technology used for iron making), iron ore, limestone, dolomite, or any other raw material. Properties of these raw materials vary greatly. Despite the mix Read More
Bar Codes in the Manufacturing Process
Today’s business software packages depend on real-time data collection to provide information crucial to the entire manufacturing operation. As more companies

what is flexible manufacturing  Codes in the Manufacturing Process Today’s business software packages depend on real-time data collection to provide information crucial to the entire manufacturing operation. As more companies turn to enterprise-wide software for process improvement and cost reduction, there is a significant opportunity to enhance these systems by adding bar coding and radio-frequency identification (RFID) applications throughout manufacturing facilities. Find out more. Read More
What Are Manufacturing Execution Systems?
A manufacturing execution system (MES) can be defined as a collection of business processes providing event-by-event, real-time execution of planned production

what is flexible manufacturing  that inform operations personnel what is going on in the plant currently and a very short history into the past. Quality control information is also gathered and a laboratory information management system [LIMS—applications used to manage the collection of samples, collection and formatting of test results, and the reporting of results by sample or product category, whereas these applications may be environmental-, medical- or research-focused] may be part of this configuration to tie process Read More
Ramco Enterprise Series - Discrete Manufacturing
The Ramco Discrete Production (DP) application is a manufacturing, planning, and control solution. Ramco DP was designed to address enterprise manufacturing

what is flexible manufacturing  Enterprise Series - Discrete Manufacturing The Ramco Discrete Production (DP) application is a manufacturing, planning, and control solution. Ramco DP was designed to address enterprise manufacturing requirements, ranging from production planning to scheduling and execution. It addresses the made-to-stock and made-to-order manufacturing environments, with the ability to handle ordinary configure-to-order requirements. While most organizations can benefit from DP applications, those enterprises with Read More
Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 for ERP for Process Manufacturing Certification Report
Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) for process manufacturing solutions in the ERP

what is flexible manufacturing  Dynamics GP 10.0 for ERP for Process Manufacturing Certification Report Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) for process manufacturing solutions in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and Read More
Giving Manufacturing Companies a Fast Start
The all-in-one manufacturing functionality supports industry best practices in the following categories:materials management; production planning ...

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Workforce and Expense Management Supports Lean Manufacturing Initiatives: Applying Lean Manufacturing Initiatives to Workforce and Expense Management
Lean manufacturing initiatives and strategies can also be effectively applied toward a business’s largest controllable expense: its workforce. This paper

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Process Manufacturing (ERP)
The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and

what is flexible manufacturing  Manufacturing (ERP) 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 order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes Read More
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

what is flexible manufacturing  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 Read More
Petrochemical Manufacturing
Companies in the petrochemical industry manage the operations and processes that transform crude oil and other raw materials into chemical products. There are

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