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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How the manufacturing industry can mitigate economic risk during COVID-19

How the manufacturing industry can mitigate economic risk during COVID-19

By Richard Blatcher, Director of Business Intelligence for Manufacturing at PROS.

Disruption in the supply chain is a direct indicator of a wider impact on an entire industry. Of course, Covid-19 is creating unprecedented disruption in many B2B industries, in fact, a new poll of supply chain managers shows over 75% of companies are reporting disruptions in some capacity due to coronavirus related restrictions.

8 in 10 UK, US & Chinese firms consider switching to alternative finance providers for trade financing in 2020

8 in 10 UK, US & Chinese firms consider switching to alternative finance providers for trade financing in 2020

Over 8 in 10 (83%) UK, US and Chinese firms are considering switching to alternative finance providers over traditional banks for trade finance this year, which can provide access to faster and more agile funding to help navigate the effects of COVID-19.

Uniting passion and skills to help support health workers

Uniting passion and skills to help support health workers

Cisco is working with local organisations and volunteers to print protective face visors for health service providers in Reading, England.

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America installs TouchPath system to increase production capacity

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America installs TouchPath system to increase production capacity

Houston, Texas-headquartered forklift manufacturer Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (‘MCFA’) has implemented international supply chain solutions provider TouchPath’s ‘TouchMES’ manufacturing execution system, integrating it with the company’s ERP system to increase production capacity and support expansion.

BEC Systems Integration interview with Richard Beckwith, Business Development Analyst at Baxi Heating

BEC Systems Integration interview with Richard Beckwith, Business Development Analyst at Baxi Heating

In this exclusive BEC interview, the fifth in the series, the company speaks with Richard Beckwith, Business Development Analyst at Baxi Heating. Based in Preston, Lancashire and part of BDR Thermea Group, Baxi is a market leader in smart heating and hot water solutions.

More than ever the devil’s in the (data) detail, says SnapFulfil

More than ever the devil’s in the (data) detail, says SnapFulfil

Warehouse management systems (WMS) provider, SnapFulfil, is looking up during the economic downturn with an increasingly data-driven approach to help weather the COVID storm and be in a stronger position when it clears.

Lumenia Consulting hosts 15th ERP HEADtoHEAD event – Same great event, but on-line

Lumenia Consulting hosts 15th ERP HEADtoHEAD event – Same great event, but on-line

The Coronavirus/Covid-19 outbreak is affecting the world and challenging us all to change how we do business, as a direct result,  Lumenia Consulting were forced to host their 15th Lumenia ERP HEADtoHEAD event as a virtual on-line event. The event facilitated buyers of ERP to compare 11 leading ERP vendors and their solutions.

Manufacturers: Say goodbye to your rigid, if efficient, supply chains

Manufacturers: Say goodbye to your rigid, if efficient, supply chains

To compete in B2B ecommerce, manufacturers need to learn how to meet the demands of today’s B2B buyers for a retail-like experience in order fulfilment, writes Ken Fleming of Logistyx Technologies.

UK analytics software developer announces first US partnership

UK analytics software developer announces first US partnership

Fast-growing business intelligence and data analytics software developer Panintelligence has announced a partnership with a Boston-based fintech software firm. The partnership marks the first deal originated in the US for Panintelligence since the business established a Boston office in the city last year.

Bureau Veritas offers advice on business continuity amid coronavirus restrictions

Bureau Veritas offers advice on business continuity amid coronavirus restrictions

As the UK becomes the latest nation to bring in substantial restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, safety and compliance firm Bureau Veritas is highlighting a few simple steps to help firms manage their business continuity plans.

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