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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Boosting manufacturing resilience in times of uncertainty

Boosting manufacturing resilience in times of uncertainty

By Ian Richards, Head of Manufacturing, Board.

It is hard to see anything positive on the horizon. At every turn, there seems to be a negative counterpoint to a potential positive, a constant theme for 2020.

46% of UK manufacturers say Covid has adversely impacted their planning

46% of UK manufacturers say Covid has adversely impacted their planning

New research from Lockton, the privately held, independent insurance broker, highlights the devastating impact of Covid-19 on UK manufacturers’ Brexit preparedness.

Schneider Electric launches new TradeOff Tool to evaluate the cost of servicing critical power systems in edge computing environments

Schneider Electric launches new TradeOff Tool to evaluate the cost of servicing critical power systems in edge computing environments

Schneider Electric has launched a new TradeOff Tool, the Edge UPS Fleet Management Comparison Calculator, available on SE.com.

Basware introduces spend insights dashboard to provide visual, single view of entire spend & cost-cutting recommendations

Basware introduces spend insights dashboard to provide visual, single view of entire spend & cost-cutting recommendations

Basware has launched two enhancements to its Analytics solution: a new, highly visual Spend Insights dashboard and a new functionality to enable payment performance analysis.

NX enables iMFLUX to accelerate its mould design and mold building processes

NX enables iMFLUX to accelerate its mould design and mold building processes

Founded in 2013, iMFLUX was created as a wholly owned subsidiary of Procter & Gamble (P&G) as the Ohio-based consumer products giant wanted to improve the technology of plastics processing. Procter & Gamble saw the need to reduce the cost and lead time to launch new plastic part designs.

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution.

New additive manufacturing software creates grid structures

New additive manufacturing software creates grid structures

For the production of lightweight components and implants, the latest version of the 4D_Additive software from CoreTechnologie allows for the fast and easy creation of internal and external grid structures, so-called lattices.

Dakota customer interview with Univar Solutions’ Regional Operations Manager, Suzanne Williams

Dakota customer interview with Univar Solutions’ Regional Operations Manager, Suzanne Williams

Welcome to the first of Dakota Integrated Solutions’ exclusive customer interviews. Dakota spoke with Suzanne Williams, Regional Operations Manager at Univar Solutions, to find out how Dakota has worked with her and her Team to implement a new scanning solution within the company’s warehouse operation.

BICS and Gurtam partner to drive IoT asset monitoring and fleet management in 200+ countries worldwide

BICS and Gurtam partner to drive IoT asset monitoring and fleet management in 200+ countries worldwide

International communications enabler BICS has entered into a partnership with telematics software provider Gurtam to provide IoT asset monitoring and fleet management on a global scale.

After COVID-19, what does the Future hold for 3D printing?

After COVID-19, what does the Future hold for 3D printing?

The past decade has seen an explosion in 3D printing, among hobbyists and professional users alike. The ability to prototype – or even, increasingly, industrially produce – almost any component with just a CAD package and a 3D printer has transformed the manufacturing landscape.

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