Process manufacturing software, Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Lot Traceability, Batch Production

Process manufacturing is concerned with the use of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), such as those used in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, biotechnology and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) environments. The key point to define process manufacturing is that once the raw ingredients or formulas have been used and mixed they cannot be returned back to their original individual state. In other words, once the product has been constructed the individual ingredients cannot be distilled and extracted back out again.

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Digital supply chains mean better planning for large-scale projects

Digital supply chains mean better planning for large-scale projects

Digitalisation paves the way for more reliable planning when implementing complex, large-scale projects and the accompanying logistics processes.

UK manufacturing sector holds the line as bad debt looms, data from Creditsafe reveals

UK manufacturing sector holds the line as bad debt looms, data from Creditsafe reveals

Building on its recovery last quarter, the UK manufacturing sector has posted another solid performance across key financial indicators, as sales rose 3.94% and active companies increased by 16.66% year-on-year, according to new figures from the Creditsafe Watchdog Report.

Maxoptra polishes customer service at Flooring Specialist

Maxoptra polishes customer service at Flooring Specialist

Wood and Beyond, a London-based supplier of high quality hardwood products, is boosting customer service with a real time route planning and scheduling solution.

Brexit has transformed SMEs' recruitment strategies

Brexit has transformed SMEs' recruitment strategies

Half of SMEs (50%) have changed the way they recruit as a result of Brexit, according to research from Albion Capital, the leading independent investment manager.

What, where, how much: Krones AG improves internal transport processes with inconso's software solution

What, where, how much: Krones AG improves internal transport processes with inconso's software solution

With the implementation of an SAP-based software application for internal transport processing, Krones AG is another step closer to establishing comprehensive stock and movement transparency.

On the road to a greener 2018: How digital transformation enables sustainable logistics

On the road to a greener 2018: How digital transformation enables sustainable logistics

By Kushal Nahata, CEO of FarEye.

The logistics industry generates around 6% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to the findings of the Global Logistics Emission Council (GLEC) Framework.

The future is bright for UK manufacuring, says adi Group

The future is bright for UK manufacuring, says adi Group

A recent report by Santander and EEF has highlighted the growth potential of the UK manufacturing sector. A welcome change from the doom and gloom of recent years, the report found that the sector generates 10 per cent of the UK's total economic output and produces a staggering 44 per cent of the goods and services we export to international markets.

Concrete company increases productivity through paperless scheduling solution

Concrete company increases productivity through paperless scheduling solution

A concrete company has seen its productivity boosted by more than 25 per cent after switching to a paperless system for ordering and job scheduling, underpinned by telematics.

Intelligent transportation systems enable growth and innovation in mobility infrastructures

Intelligent transportation systems enable growth and innovation in mobility infrastructures

With increasing pressure on cities' mobility infrastructures due to rising urbanisation, city governments all over the world are constructing new roads, bridges and tunnels, and using intelligent transportation systems (ITS), to mitigate transportation-related challenges and requirements.

'Bumper' orders continue for manufacturers through to year end – CBI

'Bumper' orders continue for manufacturers through to year end – CBI

Manufacturing order books were stable and close to a 30 year high in the three months to December, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

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