Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain articles

Manufacturing and Supply Chain IT articles comprising case studies, product information, opinion articles, reports, new contract wins, product launches, opinion from the trade associations, government departments, research analysts, the vendor community. These articles are about specific industry IT solutions and topics relating to how improvements and efficiency gains can be made by the use of information technology within supply chain applications.

All topics are covered in these articles which include ERP/MRP, Manufacturing Software, Advanced Planning, Demand Forecasting, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management Software, Automatic Identification/Datacapture, Voice-Directed Warehousing, Printing & LabellingTransport Management, Asset Management Software and Mobile Computing.



Coding and marking specialist to the engineering, manufacturing and logistics industries, Imaje UK, has announced new features for their versatile S8 inkjet printer range.


Coding and marking specialist Imaje has designed the printer for industries that demand reliable and easy to use large character coders to print one or two lines of text on to the top or a side of a carton.


With a production cycle of just 1.8 seconds per CD-R, Europa Magnetics at Cramlington, Northumberland, is one of the most efficient disk manufacturing plants in Europe.

Brunel University Signs Exclusive 4.5 Million Deal with Close Venture Management to Fund Spin Outs

In an exclusive agreement with Brunel University Enterprises Limited, Close Venture Management has agreed to set aside ten per cent of a projected 45 million VCT to invest in spin out companies from Engineering Departments and the Wolfson Centre for Materials Processing.

Gateway to RFID success

Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is set to provide the next big shift in supply chain IT. A much-needed support network for retailers, suppliers and packaging firms alike is led by not-for-profit UK standards body, e.centre. David Weatherby, EPCglobal project manager for e.centre explains what this means for industry.

ThyssenKrupp puts SATOs Industrial Label Printers to the Test

Industrial label printers are used in harsh conditions. Dirt, dust, and heat, combined with round-the-clock operation, call for robust equipment. A steel mill is a demanding environment and therefore the requirements for an automatic labelling system are equally high.

IT and industry the times they are achanging

IT and industry  the times they are achanging

The demand side is awakening. Cambashi reports on the findings of its latest quarterly review.

Can you pinpoint a faulty pipe before your profits leak away?

Can you pinpoint a faulty pipe before your profits leak away?

As blue chip manufacturing companies seek new methods to streamline processes, reduce costs and increase ROI, more and more are beginning to realise the key lies in making real time, mission critical data available to their shop floor managers at the point-of-activity.

Weekly report on viruses and intrusions

This week's report will focus on six Korgo variants, the Downloader.JH Trojan and a hacking tool called IPScanner.A.

IMIN launches to take the stress out of home retail delivery

Home shopping retailers who want to improve communication with their customers to prevent failed deliveries are the target for a new web based software application called IMIN.

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