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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.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: 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

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 areas of hidden waste are over-production, waiting, transportation, over-processing, motion, excessive inventory, and defective units.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: Lean Manufacturing: A Primer Lean Manufacturing: A Primer P.J. Jakovljevic - February 13, 2006 Read Comments Introduction It is not exactly breaking news that, due to the need for driving down costs and increasing efficiency, manufacturers (if not enterprises of all kinds) are increasingly subject to massive pressures. These pressures, however, often invalidate the traditional materials requirements planning (MRP) batch- and push-based production planning and associated economies of scale product costing
2/13/2006

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.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: 15.0% 12.1% Employment was generally on the rise in 2006 vs. 2005, as were expectations for employment in 2007 vs. 2006: 58% of plants report increasing employment in 2006, and 22% report that employment levels remained the same; 61% of plants anticipate employment increases in 2007, and 24% anticipate no change in employment. The employment change based on grouped category data was a 2.5% increase for 2006 vs. 2005, and an anticipated 3.4% increase for 2007 vs. 2006. 1 Not surprisingly, of those plants
12/3/2007 3:11:00 PM

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.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: this package? Look for General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, and a very strong Inventory Control module as a minimum set. You may also want to ask each perspective supplier about the availability of additional modules such as Payroll, Fixed Assets, or other vertical modules. Which mamanufacturing modules are available? Light Assemblers should look for a product that offers features like BOMs, sales kits, and product configuration. Discrete manufacturers
12/8/2006 12:51:00 PM

MRP II and the U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance
The U.S. manufacturing industry is more productive than that in many countries, and jobs are growing. But for these trends to continue, U.S. manufacturers will have to keep their edge by investing in technologies that allow them to do what they do better, faster, and more efficiently. One of the key components of enterprise resource planning (ERP) packages is called manufacturing resource planning (MRP-II) or, as it is also known today, sales and operations planning (SOP). Download this paper to find out how MRP-II can help you manage change.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: MRP II and the U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance MRP II and the U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance Source: Ziff Davis Document Type: White Paper Description: The U.S. manufacturing industry is more productive than that in many countries, and jobs are growing. But for these trends to continue, U.S. manufacturers will have to keep their edge by investing in technologies that allow them to do what they do better, faster, and more efficiently. One of the key components of enterprise resource planning (ERP) packages
5/16/2013 5:24:00 PM

ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy
This Aberdeen Group report, based on over 170 survey respondents in manufacturing, provides best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. Today, 92% of manufacturers have implemented ERP. Still, recent data finds that a successful ERP implementation goes well beyond just putting it into place. ERP, and the organization itself, should be constantly moving forward. Successful manufacturers tailor ERP in reaction to business change and needs including adding new functionality or mobile access.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: ERP, enterprise resource planning, manufacturing, 2012, ERP strategies, ERP implementation, integrating ERP, tailor ERP.
1/15/2013 1:56:00 PM

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 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.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: Bar Codes in the Manufacturing Process Bar Codes in the Manufacturing Process Source: Miles Technologies Document Type: White Paper Description: 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)
5/14/2010 3:44:00 PM

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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10/30/2009

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.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: QAD officially announced the general availability of QAD Enterprise Applications 2011.1 Enterprise Edition (QAD 2011.1 EE), the latest release of its ERP suite (which can be delivered on premise, on demand, and as a hybrid model). QAD 2011.1 EE delivers enhancements across the entire QAD Enterprise Applications suite, spanning updates from foundation-level architectural framework to new product modules, including QAD Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) 12.4 . Collectively, these key upgrades focus on
11/24/2011 10:56:00 AM

Dealing with Chaos: 4 Steps to Manufacturing Success
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for Manufacturing Success.Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. Manufacturing today is fraught with uncertainties in the supply chain due to a variety of global issues, including weather and exchange rates. You can counter supply problems with “safety stock.” But this extra inventory goes against the rules of an efficient lean environment. How can you stay demand driven, without a supply snafu? Find out how an information management system can help forecast your supply chain needs.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: the automotive industry in general that demand-driven operations and a focus on supply chain eiciencies can pay big dividends in almost any manufacturing environment. Today, however, the manufacturing world is characterized by uncertainty. The dramatic swings in the cost of oil and all related petroleum-based materials are just one example of many. Critical raw materials are suddenly in short supply as weather patterns disrupt fragile supply chains. Wildly luctuating exchange rates change the economics
3/4/2008 12:11:00 PM

Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain
Most lean manufacturing deployments target production operations, but can also be extended to other supply chain processes. To realize the multiplicative benefits of real time information and reduced inventory, companies must assess their production environment and supply chain activities.

GENERAL SUPPLY CHAIN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING: Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain Moving Beyond Lean Manufacturing to a Lean Supply Chain Michael Bittner - September 13, 2005 Read Comments Background Most of the buzz and activity around the adoption of lean manufacturing concepts within an enterprise has been linked to the shop floor. Production operations have been the target of most lean manufacturing deployments, but lean manufacturing principles and techniques can be extended beyond the shop floor to processes that are unique
9/13/2005


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