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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3D printing poses a ‘grave and growing threat’ to people’s privacy, experts warn

3D printing poses a ‘grave and growing threat’ to people’s privacy, experts warn

3D printing technology poses a ‘grave and growing threat’ to individual privacy because of the potential for products to reveal private information about individuals, experts have warned. People could use cameras, laptops or mobile phones to track and trace the origins of 3D printed objects and how they have been used if they have watermarks.

Make UK launches HR package to help businesses

Make UK launches HR package to help businesses

Make UK Legal Services has launched a new suite of downloadable toolkits to support organisations to adapt and future-proof their business in this volatile working environment.

Uncertain times call for certainty in your supply chain

Uncertain times call for certainty in your supply chain

In today’s uncertain environment, there are more factors than ever before that organisations need to consider when managing risk in their supply chains. Whether it’s mitigating the impact of COVID-19, the long-term effects of Brexit or the effects of global tariff changes, organisations need to have contingency plans in place.

New assurance first for plastic pollution reduction

New assurance first for plastic pollution reduction

Businesses in the manufacturing sector can now take significant verifiable steps to manage plastic waste and its impact on the environment, due to the launch of what is claimed to be the world’s first best-practice standard for Responsible Plastic Management (RPM).

Port of Piraeus vehicle logistics goes digital with INFORM

Port of Piraeus vehicle logistics goes digital with INFORM

To further expand the strategic importance of its port for the international vehicle trade, the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) S.A., member of COSCO SHIPPING Group, has decided to invest into end-to-end digitisation and optimisation.

Halt to surveillance audits due to coronavirus lockdowns set to cause thousands of ISO certifications to lapse

Halt to surveillance audits due to coronavirus lockdowns set to cause thousands of ISO certifications to lapse

Thousands of valuable ISO management system certifications earned by UK companies may now be at risk because auditors from Certification Bodies may not have been able to attend organisations’ premises to conduct essential re-certification audits during the current coronavirus pandemic.

IAE chooses NiceLabel’s Label Cloud to streamline label production and works order processes

IAE chooses NiceLabel’s Label Cloud to streamline label production and works order processes

IAE, the UK manufacturer of livestock handling equipment, equestrian stabling, steel fencing and shelters, has implemented Label Cloud from NiceLabel, the developer of label design software and label management systems.

Flying the flag for young drivers in the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards 2020

Flying the flag for young drivers in the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards 2020

A driver from Howdens Joinery Ltd has won the Young Driver accolade in the Microlise Driver of The Year Awards 2020.

Wipro and Uniper collaborate to implement a blockchain-based small-scale liquefied natural gas (ssLNG) trading/fulfilment platform

Wipro and Uniper collaborate to implement a blockchain-based small-scale liquefied natural gas (ssLNG) trading/fulfilment platform

Wipro Ltd, the global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, has announced the successful implementation of a blockchain-based small-scale liquefied natural gas (ssLNG) trading/fulfilment platform for Uniper Global Commodities SE and its 100% LNG-for-trucks subsidiary Liqvis GmbH.  Uniper SE is an international energy company headquartered in Germany.

Manufacturing downturn eases after survey-record dip – CBI

Manufacturing downturn eases after survey-record dip – CBI

Manufacturer output volumes in the three months to August continued to fall quickly, but the pace of decline eased somewhat from last month’s survey record decline. That’s according to the latest CBI monthly Industrial Trends Survey.

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