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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AIM Computer Solutions hosts user group event, reveals details of Service Pack 8 enhancements for AIM Vision ERP

AIM Computer Solutions hosts user group event, reveals details of Service Pack 8 enhancements for AIM Vision ERP

AIM Computer Solutions, provider of enterprise ERP technology solutions and business process improvement consulting to discrete and repetitive manufacturers, recently hosted customers at its quarterly user group meeting. Customers attended the event at the company headquarters and accessed the event remotely.

New report from Global Fleet Champions helps fleet managers identify and address driver fatigue

New report from Global Fleet Champions helps fleet managers identify and address driver fatigue

Driving while tired is a high-risk activity and fatigue is a factor in a large number of road crashes [1]. Organisations looking to reduce the risks associated with driver fatigue will benefit from new guidance published by the Global Fleet Champions (GFC) campaign.

VAHLE opens state-of-the-art automated miniload warehouse

VAHLE opens state-of-the-art automated miniload warehouse

PAUL VAHLE GmbH & Co. KG has opened one of the most modern material flow systems of its kind in Kamen. This marks the official end of the transformation of the warehouse, which cost €2.5 million.

Manhattan Associates and Newmine partner to advance unified commerce

Manhattan Associates and Newmine partner to advance unified commerce

Manhattan Associates Inc. has entered into a partnership with Newmine, a consulting and technology company focused on retail commerce optimisation.

IRI launches new solutions to democratise decision-making

IRI launches new solutions to democratise decision-making

IRI – provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights for FMCG retailers and manufacturers – has launched new solutions to automate the process of identifying insights, removing the need for complex data mining.

Cyber attacks reach record levels as UK businesses are attacked every 50 seconds online

Cyber attacks reach record levels as UK businesses are attacked every 50 seconds online

Analysis from Beaming, the business ISP, reveals that businesses in the UK were on the receiving end of 146,491 attempted cyber attacks each, on average, in the second quarter of 2019.

Kinesis seeks partners to expand telematics business

Kinesis seeks partners to expand telematics business

Kinesis is to make its popular cloud-based vehicle tracking service more widely available to potential partners in the UK and overseas following the announcement of a reseller programme.

UK manufacturers could be hit hard by latest holiday pay ruling

UK manufacturers could be hit hard by latest holiday pay ruling

A recent ruling in the Northern Ireland Courts could have a significant impact on UK manufacturing businesses that still aren't including overtime payments, allowances or some commission payments in holiday pay.

Mid-sized manufacturers feel like a ‘small fish’ to their bank

Mid-sized manufacturers feel like a ‘small fish’ to their bank

Research from Wyelands Bank, set up to help small and medium businesses, shows UK mid-sized manufacturers don’t feel valued by their banks. They struggle to access the tailored financial services they need to grow, putting a brake on UK manufacturing growth and job creation.

SupplyOn offers updating of supplier master data with central access for its customers as a service

SupplyOn offers updating of supplier master data with central access for its customers as a service

SupplyOn, the online platform used by 65,000 manufacturing companies for managing business processes in global supply chains, now offers the maintenance of supplier master data and its central provision in a globally used database as a service.

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