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 specialty chemicals industry overview


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ProcessPro, an ERP software vendor from Minnesota, United States, recently presented a live demo session of its software ProcessPro ERP to TEC analysts. Here’s

specialty chemicals industry overview  cosmetic goods manufacturers; and specialty chemicals and products manufacturers. These areas are governed by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Safe Quality Food Institute (SQF), the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF), and the British Retail Consortium (BRC) guidelines. They are also governed by Organic programs and other similar authorities and organizations whose requirements are primarily based on the current good manufacturing practice (GMP) and hazard analysis and

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specialty chemicals industry overview  automotive, high tech, or specialty chemicals, the sequence is similar, but other areas deserve more attention. In particular, there is a strong emphasis on product development where the product with its features and options is defined as well as prototyping and production ramp-up, where concurrent engineering is key. Finally in industries with highly customer-specific products, like industrial equipment or ship building where we find a typical engineer-to-order environment, NPDI starts to a large extent Read More

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specialty chemicals industry overview  implemented along with other specialty functions, employing more advanced technologies such as event management and workflow technologies and using more than 70% of functionality in those modules implemented. Implementations make use of advanced middleware and integration technologies such as SOA. Performance Results So how do small companies perform? What results are being achieved as a result of ERP implementations? Generally speaking our respondents had a hybrid approach to measuring success (Figure Read More

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specialty chemicals industry overview  to be purchased from specialty vendors, but still almost two thirds (64%) purchased a module or extension from their ERP vendor. These findings indicate the pendulum is swinging strongly in favor of companies expecting more functionality from their ERP vendors. Those participants indicating they planned to implement these extensions were asked to assess how likely they were to purchase them from their ERP solution providers. Figure 3 indicates few of those planning to implement these extensions are Read More

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