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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Covid-19 – the danger of consumers substituting product

Covid-19 – the danger of consumers substituting product

An innocent consumer ‘substitution’ could create serious consequences for other supply chains that a critical to society and life, warns supply chain academic Professor Richard Wilding OBE.

The show must go on: Jungheinrich announces Virtual Tradeshow

The show must go on: Jungheinrich announces Virtual Tradeshow

Jungheinrich has created its first virtual online tradeshow to ensure that no one misses out on the reveal of its latest innovations and highlights.

Logistics Scotland Conference 2020: driving the sector to new heights

Logistics Scotland Conference 2020: driving the sector to new heights

Logistics has a key role to play in helping the Scottish economy to grow, according to FTA, the business group representing the sector, through the provision of safe, efficient and cost-effective solutions to the country’s supply chain challenges.

‘Government must honour pre-election R&D pledges’ – Manufacturing leaders call on new Chancellor to implement manifesto

‘Government must honour pre-election R&D pledges’ – Manufacturing leaders call on new Chancellor to implement manifesto

Manufacturing industry leaders are calling on the new Chancellor of the Exchequer to deliver on the Conservative Party’s pre-election pledge to support innovation, ahead of the Budget on 11 March.

Industry partnership launches new handheld label printers

Industry partnership launches new handheld label printers

Panduit and printer technology partner Epson have launched the first two jointly developed printers for the industrial, construction and network infrastructure markets.

Renovotec launches warehouse robotics division

Renovotec launches warehouse robotics division

Renovotec is launching a robotics division specialising in warehouse solutions Renovotec Group. ‘Renovotec Robotics’ solutions will integrate Renovotec’s warehouse process middleware with selected, best-in-class robotics hardware.

Simplified CAD models for digital factory planning

Simplified CAD models for digital factory planning

In digital factory environments engineers very often face the challenge of too detailed CAD models generating heavy data and therefore preventing a smooth handling in factory planning software tools.

Freeway develops predictive stock replenishment software to reduce fleet downtime

Freeway develops predictive stock replenishment software to reduce fleet downtime

Freeway Fleet Systems has developed smart software that simplifies fleet management by predicting the type and quantity of parts needed to maintain a fleet.  Using Artificial Intelligence, the software works out future stock level requirements updating parts suppliers to automate stock replenishment and help eliminate out-of-stock occurrences

Gases and engineering company achieves major safety results with MiX Telematics solutions

Gases and engineering company achieves major safety results with MiX Telematics solutions

MiX Telematics, a global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has announced that Linde, the industrial, process and specialty gases company, has achieved major safety results across multiple countries with the help of MiX Telematics.

UK manufacturing revival as circular economy and servitisation transform business prospects, according to Sage research

UK manufacturing revival as circular economy and servitisation transform business prospects, according to Sage research

Sage, the cloud business management solutions, has launched a report into the UK manufacturing sector.  The results reveal how advanced the nation’s manufacturing sector is, compared to global counterparts, in adopting new processes and thinking to drive growth.

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