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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OTI Lumionics announces new OLED lighting technology for print and packaging

OTI Lumionics announces new OLED lighting technology for print and packaging

OTI Lumionics, the developer of advanced materials and manufacturing processes for OLEDs, has introduced Aerelight for Print technology, a solution that enables light-up elements in print media using paper-thin flexible OLED panels.

76% of employees in the travel, transport & logistics industry are looking for better physical and mental wellbeing support in the workplace

76% of employees in the travel, transport & logistics industry are looking for better physical and mental wellbeing support in the workplace

With a rise in workplace-related stress, illnesses and mental health issues, 52% of working adults in the travel, transport and logistics industry believe that businesses are not doing enough to support the physical and mental wellbeing of their employees, according to a new study.

New 4flow vista release features 3D planning tool

New 4flow vista release features 3D planning tool

4flow vista, the integrated standard software for supply chain design and transportation planning, has been introduced for companies looking for ways to optimise costs when loading all kinds of less than truckload (LTL) freight.

Manufacturers urged to join EEF in tackling productivity puzzle

Manufacturers urged to join EEF in tackling productivity puzzle

Manufacturers are being urged to help boost the UK's productivity performance and get manufacturing productivity growth back on trend by taking part in a major work programme being carried out by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation which will feed into the Autumn Budget Statement.

Truck platooning team to give update at Microlise Transport Conference

Truck platooning team to give update at Microlise Transport Conference

The leader of the world's first platooning trials to take place in a live operating environment will take to the stage on 16th May at the Microlise Transport Conference, giving an update on the findings so far.

Network for next generation of logistics leaders to launch at Multimodal 2018

Network for next generation of logistics leaders to launch at Multimodal 2018

The NextGen Logistics Network, a new community of young professionals in logistics and supply chain, will be launched at Multimodal on 3 May 2018.

TGW's Rovolution robot picker marks new era in materials handling automation

TGW's Rovolution robot picker marks new era in materials handling automation

Automated materials handling solutions specialist TGW Logistics has developed a system for fully automatic split case picking, using robots with its goods-to-person smart piece picking solution FlashPick.

Staying ahead in a changing world

Staying ahead in a changing world

Our forthcoming departure from the EU may throw us some challenges. However, Simon Lewington managing director of Systems Assurance, isn't worried. He argues that with the right investment in IT there is plenty of opportunity for UK manufacturing to flourish.

Anniversary of Article 50: EEF conference addresses Brexit impact on manufacturing in the North East

Anniversary of Article 50: EEF conference addresses Brexit impact on manufacturing in the North East

A year on from the triggering of Article 50, EEF, The Manufacturers' Organisation, on 28 March hosted the Making Brexit Work – Preparing Manufacturers for Brexit conference in Newcastle.

How can digitalisation drive delivery operations to evolve?

How can digitalisation drive delivery operations to evolve?

By Maarten Hemmes, CarPal CEO & Founder.

Re-imagining logistics requires adaptability and constantly ensuring companies are aware of the trends in last-mile delivery.

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