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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Almost half of manufacturing workers don’t tell their employers about hidden health issue

Almost half of manufacturing workers don’t tell their employers about hidden health issue

Almost half of workers in the manufacturing industry have a hidden health issue they’ve never disclosed to their employers, with younger employees the most likely to withhold information from their bosses, according to new research.

Dassault Systèmes introduces new 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS

Dassault Systèmes introduces new 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS

Dassault Systèmes has announced new 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS commercial offers that provide SOLIDWORKS users with a connected, integrated and automated way to streamline their creative process, and save time and money.

Telematics solution delivers six-figure savings for Lynch Plant Hire

Telematics solution delivers six-figure savings for Lynch Plant Hire

UK hire specialist Lynch Plant Hire & Haulage has reportedly benefitted from six-figure savings and a 30 percent reduction in fleet-related incidents. This was all achieved in the last year, following the implementation of Connexas Group’s vehicle telematics solution.

Under pressure: 78 percent of people feel more pressure from their employer than family when making big decisions

Under pressure: 78 percent of people feel more pressure from their employer than family when making big decisions

Business executives in the UK are more anxious about big decisions at work than critical decisions at home that impact their family, according to a new study conducted by Oracle NetSuite.

Road transport industry failing to react to rising pressure for increased environmental responsibility, according to Paragon survey

Road transport industry failing to react to rising pressure for increased environmental responsibility, according to Paragon survey

Three quarters (75%) of transport planning professionals have seen increasing pressure on their logistics operations to reduce environmental impact in the last 12 months, yet two thirds (66%) believe that much more needs to be done to keep pace with public pressure for action.

Koch Industries agrees to acquire all of Infor

Koch Industries agrees to acquire all of Infor

An affiliate of Koch Equity Development LLC, the investment and acquisition subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining equity stake in Infor - the business cloud software solutions provider – held by Golden Gate Capital.

Next Generation Slotting: Intelligent warehouse organisation with inconsoSLM

Next Generation Slotting: Intelligent warehouse organisation with inconsoSLM

The use of mathematical algorithms does not stop at warehouse organisation. The logistics software specialist inconso presents a new release of inconsoSLM (Slotting Management System) designed for distributing stocks to available areas and locations in the warehouse.

Apprenticeships forging the way ahead for innovative, global Britain says Make UK

Apprenticeships forging the way ahead for innovative, global Britain says Make UK

As National Apprenticeship Week begins, Make UK is celebrating the success of manufacturing apprenticeships which are providing a much needed skills boost for our sector and playing a key role in upskilling employees for new exciting digital roles as in automated production.

The top technology predictions for the worldwide manufacturing industry in 2020

The top technology predictions for the worldwide manufacturing industry in 2020

It is no secret that the manufacturing sector is critically important for both developed and emerging economies. From producing necessities like food for a nation to creating much‐needed jobs, the sector is a source of innovation, productivity and global trade.

ERP and the Cloud - what’s the scoop?

ERP and the Cloud - what’s the scoop?

With the ever-increasing uptake of Cloud solutions, Lumenia Consulting explains that it is constantly asked about how the various deployment options for ERP stack up. There are as many flavours of ‘Cloud’ as there are ice-creams, so Lumenia Consulting has set out the fundamentals in its latest whitepaper, ‘ERP and the Cloud, What are Your Options?’

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