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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Unwitting manufacturers are being ripped off by lawyers

Unwitting manufacturers are being ripped off by lawyers

A study of 100 legal bills faced by manufacturing companies since the recession started in June 2008 revealed that nearly a quarter of all bills are inflated.

Advanced manufacturing building Britains future

Advanced manufacturing  building Britains future

A significant package of measures to help UK manufacturers seize the opportunities provided by emerging technologies has been launched by Business Secretary Lord Mandelson.

Swizzels Matlow sweetens supply chain success

Swizzels Matlow sweetens supply chain success

Swizzels Matlow, the British confectionery manufacturer, has successfully deployed Manhattan Associates Manhattan ILS: Integrated Logistics Solutions.

Snapfulfil Finds Its Voice!

Snapfulfil Finds Its Voice!

Snap-On-Demand Solutions announces it has signed a new partnership agreement with top-VOX UK, suppliers of Pick by Voice systems to the logistics industry.

LOral renews confidence in Zetes

LOral renews confidence in Zetes

LOral, has completed a series of enhancements to its existing voice solution based on Zetes 3iV Crystal.

Chesapeake supply chain sees the light

Chesapeake supply chain sees the light

It soon became clear that creating a centralised procurement department would eliminate duplication and make the most of the organisation's economy of scale.

Infor MyDay generally available for Infor ERP VISUAL

Infor MyDay generally available for Infor ERP VISUAL

Infor has announced general availability of Infor MyDay for Infor ERP VISUAL, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for small to medium businesses in the discrete manufacturing industry.

VIDEO: Strategic Sourcing

Common Challenges faced by most enterprises in the area of Strategic Sourcing.

PA1200cw corner wrap label printer/applicator launched

PA1200cw corner wrap label printer/applicator launched

This multi-function printer/applicator can print and apply a label to 2 adjacent product surfaces - front and side or front and top.

Transporeon sees chink of light for economy

Transporeon sees chink of light for economy

First signs that there is an improving outlook for the UK economy have been detected by Transporeon.

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