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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BEC interview with Tom Hamlyn, Logistics Director at Aliaxis

BEC interview with Tom Hamlyn, Logistics Director at Aliaxis

Welcome to the third of BEC’s exclusive customer interviews.

This time it’s with Tom Hamlyn, Logistics Director at Aliaxis, a global leader in the production and distribution of advanced plastic piping systems. Tom has worked at Aliaxis for over 20 years, heading up the Logistics Department since 2015.

RIO developing new logistics services for the entire supply chain

RIO developing new logistics services for the entire supply chain

The RIO ecosystem is growing. At the trade fair ‘transport logistic’ in Munich, RIO is presenting new services, new partners, and the RIO universe for your pocket.

Professionals reveal how they are benefiting from 3D printing technology

Professionals reveal how they are benefiting from 3D printing technology

The research conducted by www.Case24.com.

One of the fastest-growing developments in the world of technology has been that of 3D printing. It is the process of depositing successive layers of material (e.g. plastic, metal, wax etc.) in a 3D printer, to create a physical object envisioned from a digital model.

Manufacturing employers favour workers that are adaptable, willing to upskill and resilient

Manufacturing employers favour workers that are adaptable, willing to upskill and resilient

New research from job board, CV-Library, reveals the key skills that manufacturing employers are favouring right now, including the ability to adapt (69%), a willingness to upskill (47.6%) and resilience (47.6%).

Ian Craig Haulage improves mpg by 10 per cent using TomTom Telematics

Ian Craig Haulage improves mpg by 10 per cent using TomTom Telematics

Scottish haulier Ian Craig Haulage has improved mpg by 10 per cent using TomTom Telematics’ WEBFLEET fleet management solution.

BigChange brings real-time visibility to SYNETIQ transport operations

BigChange brings real-time visibility to SYNETIQ transport operations

SYNETIQ, the UK-based vehicle salvage and recycling company, has introduced a high tech system from Leeds-based BigChange that provides real-time 24/7 visibility of its collection and delivery operations.

Manhattan Associates creates new program to advance warehouse robotics and automation

Manhattan Associates creates new program to advance warehouse robotics and automation

Manhattan Associates Inc. has launched the Manhattan Automation Network, a program designed to speed the development and implementation of modern distribution centre automation and robotics in partnership with leading warehouse automation solution providers.

Revealed: Britain's fastest growing jobs - data from job site Indeed

Revealed: Britain's fastest growing jobs - data from job site Indeed

‘IT engineer’ is the fastest growing job in Britain, with demand from employers outpacing that for any other role, according to data released by the world’s largest job site, Indeed.

Sage research reveals 99 per cent of process manufacturers preparing for growth despite challenging market conditions

Sage research reveals 99 per cent of process manufacturers preparing for growth despite challenging market conditions

Sage, the cloud business management solutions provider, has released its global state of the nation report on process manufacturing, revealing a sector that’s taking charge of its own destiny despite growing change and uncertainty.

Research finds manufacturing industry hindered by a lack of data skills, but businesses are working hard to address this

Research finds manufacturing industry hindered by a lack of data skills, but businesses are working hard to address this

New research from analytic database firm Exasol has found that without data analytics 75 per cent of manufacturing business leaders operational decision-making would either be completely or significantly disrupted.

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