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.


ERP vendor XKO Software rebrands as Solarsoft and heads out onto the acquisition trail

Solarsoft Business Systems Limited, (formerly XKO Software Ltd) will extend its product range through further acquisitions over the next 6-12 months

Epicor Productivity Pyramid unites people, processes and applications for a more productive, connected user experience

Epicor Software Corporation has announced the Epicor Productivity Pyramid, which brings together three powerful tools Epicor Information Worker (IW), Epicor Portal and Epicor Service Connect

Otto Roth and IFS - the right connection

Otto Roth and IFS - the right connection

Otto Roth Group, a German distributor of fasteners and manufacturer of assembly elements, has selected IFS Applications to provide comprehensive ERP support that enhances agility and communication throughout the units and divisions that make up the group.

New President of Wonderware appointed

British engineering firm Invensys plc. has announced that Sudipta Bhattacharya was taking on a new role within the organisation as president of the Wonderware business unit of Invensys.

Tyneside Safety Glass gains clear real time view of operations thanks to SYSPRO

Tyneside Safety Glass gains clear real time view of operations thanks to SYSPRO

The largest UK independently-owned safety glass manufacturer is already benefiting from a major productivity and efficiency boost thanks to SYSPRO ERP, 5M investment in new machinery, lean manufacturing techniques and Kaizen management improvements

Sage 50 HR 2007 software suite ships with embedded MySQL database

Sage plans to embed MySQL into additional products in the UK and other countries

Report Highlights QAD for Delivering Strong Overall Licensing and Pricing Strategy

QAD, Inc. has announced that Forrester Research cited QAD as a leader in Enterprise Apps SLP and strong performer in Enterprise Apps SLP

Dataupia conducts operational BI benchmark

Dataupia Satori Server excels at supporting high number of users, data loading, data availability and data centre efficiency

IFS ships new advanced configurable CAD

IFS, at its world conference in Berlin, Germany announced new features to further enhance IFS Applications existing functionality for engineering contractors.

SSL WinMan provides ERP solution that is more than skin deep to leading cosmetic company

SSL WinMan is delivering its WinMan.NET ERP solution to independent cosmetic house John Gosnell & Co

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