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AI expected to transform supply chains despite it only being used by a quarter of manufacturers in their supply chains

AI expected to transform supply chains despite it only being used by a quarter of manufacturers in their supply chains

More than four out of ten (43%) of senior decision-makers at mid-market discrete manufacturers identified artificial intelligence (AI) among technologies likely to have the greatest impact on supply chains over the next three years, putting it well ahead of other innovations like the Internet of Things (31%) and blockchain (24%).

Stop the touches: How to eliminate labelling mistakes from your production line

Stop the touches: How to eliminate labelling mistakes from your production line

Worldwide, operator error is one of the top causes of labelling mistakes, necessitating costly product recalls which can have a devastating effect on a company’s brand reputation.

SYSPRO releases significant updates to ERP solution

SYSPRO releases significant updates to ERP solution

Manufacturing and distribution businesses are set to benefit from optimised production processes, enhanced traceability and new digital tax automation as SYSPRO makes significant upgrades to its industry-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution.

Centric transfers Oracle JD Edwards business unit to Steltix

Centric transfers Oracle JD Edwards business unit to Steltix

Centric IT Solutions transferred its Oracle JD Edwards business unit to the Oracle Platinum Partner Steltix on 1 July 2020.

Summer statement should put Industry and skills centre stage of recovery plan – Make UK

Summer statement should put Industry and skills centre stage of recovery plan – Make UK

Britain’s manufactures are urging the Chancellor to pull every financial lever at his disposal in his forthcoming Summer Statement and put Industry, skills and job creation at the forefront of plans to rebuild the economy with skills, green and digital technologies at its heart.

Manufacturing industry optimistic for recovery from COVID-19 despite supply chain concerns, finds SteelScout survey

Manufacturing industry optimistic for recovery from COVID-19 despite supply chain concerns, finds SteelScout survey

A new survey from SteelScout has found that more than 60% of professionals in the manufacturing industry expect the sector to recover from COVID-19 and return to business as usual by mid-2021.

Glaston wins automotive order to leading supplier of products for the leisure and mobile transportation industries

Glaston wins automotive order to leading supplier of products for the leisure and mobile transportation industries

Glaston Group has closed a deal for a B’CHAMP pre-processing line, a Glaston Matrix serial bending furnace and high-performance laminating equipment with US based company Lippert Components Inc., a leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle industry. The order is booked in Glaston’s Q2/2020 order book. The lines will be delivered during the last quarter of 2020 and first quarter of 2021.

Avoiding planning pandemonium in a pandemic: How can you forecast in the new normal?

Avoiding planning pandemonium in a pandemic: How can you forecast in the new normal?

During the pandemic, the foundations on which retailers, brands and Consumer Products companies rely to determine trade volumes, pricing and promotions have been shaken and, in some cases, broken.

AVEVA positioned as 2020 Asset Performance Management leader

AVEVA positioned as 2020 Asset Performance Management leader

AVEVA, the engineering and industrial software solutions provider, has been named a market leader in the Verdantix 2020 Green Quadrant for Asset Performance Management (APM) Solutions.

Rockwell Automation levels up industrial computing portfolio following acquisition of ASEM SpA

Rockwell Automation levels up industrial computing portfolio following acquisition of ASEM SpA

Rockwell Automation has introduced its VersaView 6300 family of Allen-Bradley industrial computers, which will be available starting August 2020.

Handheld announces major upgrades to its NAUTIZ X2 all-in-one Android rugged computer

Handheld announces major upgrades to its NAUTIZ X2 all-in-one Android rugged computer

Handheld Group, manufacturer of rugged mobile computers, has announced major upgrades to its Nautiz X2 enterprise rugged handheld. A new processor and more memory plus an upgraded operating system transform the all-in-one Nautiz X2 into a faster and more powerful device than ever before. Even with these upgraded features, pricing remains unchanged.

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