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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UK manufacturers missing out on £183bn due to lack of finance

UK manufacturers missing out on £183bn due to lack of finance

Research from Wyelands Bank, set up to help small and medium businesses, shows UK mid-sized manufacturers could be missing out on £183bn in revenues due to insufficient access to finance.

Autotalks gains momentum in China after a successful C-V2X field test with a Chinese tech giant

Autotalks gains momentum in China after a successful C-V2X field test with a Chinese tech giant

Autotalks, the V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions provider, is gaining momentum in the Chinese market following the successful completion of the C-V2X field test with a Chinese technology giant.

Siemens and EDAG cooperate in projects for the industrial application of additive manufacturing

Siemens and EDAG cooperate in projects for the industrial application of additive manufacturing

Siemens is intensifying its cooperation with the EDAG Group as a leading global independent engineering company for the automotive industry, in order to further promote industrial applications of additive manufacturing (AM) and to make engineering and production processes more efficient.

Stobart Energy drives fleet management improvements with Freeway

Stobart Energy drives fleet management improvements with Freeway

Stobart Energy has deployed the latest technology to ensure its 200-strong fleet is maintained to the highest standards and meets stringent safety standards.

Stobart Energy fleet engineers have been equipped with rugged tablet computers as part of a new system from Freeway Fleet Systems that gives managers total visibility of the fleet’s status to improve utilisation, cost control and compliance.

BigChange gives a lift to Gartec mobile business performance

BigChange gives a lift to Gartec mobile business performance

Gartec, the supplier and installer of passenger platform lifts, has transformed its fleet and service operations with a single system that provides end-to-end digital working, eliminating paperwork using mobile devices.

Ivalua believes businesses are in ‘no-deal denial’

Ivalua believes businesses are in ‘no-deal denial’

Smart procurement firm Ivalua has warned that businesses trading with Europe need to urgently review supply chain operations ahead of Brexit, or risk being unprepared for the cliff edge posed by leaving without a deal.

Manufacturers may be drawing back from China to ‘safer bet’ Europe, report finds

Manufacturers may be drawing back from China to ‘safer bet’ Europe, report finds

Increased costs and rising political instability may be driving manufacturers to reduce sourcing from China in favour of doing more business with European suppliers, data in a new report suggests.

When is the best time to exercise?

When is the best time to exercise?

As well as being good for our physical health, exercise has a huge potential to enhance our mental health and wellbeing. Regular physical activity naturally boosts mood as the brain releases endorphins which are ‘feel good hormones’, which subsequently can make us work better.

Keeping ahead of the development curve – ERP Special Technology Report - March 2019

Keeping ahead of the development curve – ERP Special Technology Report - March 2019

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke to a number of experts from the vendor and analyst communities about current trends and areas of development within the world of ERP – including those concerning integration, digital optimisation and the Cloud.

Participants include Panorama Consulting, Frost & Sullivan, Aberdeen Group, Gartner, Epicor, QAD.

Engine manufacturer Gibson Technology chooses Datalogic to drive traceability ambitions

Engine manufacturer Gibson Technology chooses Datalogic to drive traceability ambitions

Datalogic, the global automatic data capture and industrial automation solutions provider, has announced that its Ulyxe laser marking system has been chosen by Gibson Technology to enable consistent and reliable marking of components used in its high-performance race engines.

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