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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CNH Industrial to create a customer-centric aftermarket supply chain with Blue Yonder

CNH Industrial to create a customer-centric aftermarket supply chain with Blue Yonder

Blue Yonder has announced that capital goods company CNH Industrial has selected Luminate Control Tower, along with several supply chain planning solutions such as forecasting and replenishment, as the backbone of its customer-centric aftermarket supply chain for its parts business.

COVID-19 has brought cloud services to the forefront, says GlobalData

COVID-19 has brought cloud services to the forefront, says GlobalData

An unplanned, widespread move to home-working would have brought businesses to a grinding halt had large investments in cloud computing not been made over the past ten years, says GlobalData, the data and analytics company.

Keep the faith on work return but also keep your distance…

Keep the faith on work return but also keep your distance…

The transitional return to work is thankfully on – but companies still face the challenge of maintaining social distancing guidelines while preserving business productivity.

Queen’s Award winners launch another innovative compliance-control product

Queen’s Award winners launch another innovative compliance-control product

TruTac, the tachograph and compliance software provider that recently received a Queen’s Award for Innovation, has launched a new fleet system for the planning and management of HGV and PSV vehicle maintenance and compliance.

Draper Tools invests in automation to support the continuing growth of its business

Draper Tools invests in automation to support the continuing growth of its business

Draper Tools, the hand and power tool distributor, is a family-run company that has been in business for just over a century and has more than 5,000 UK and overseas customers. Historically its customers have been mostly business-to-business (B2B) retailers and distributors but more recently Draper has also begun using its logistics platform to ship to consumers directly on behalf of its customers.

CBI hails manufacturing ‘business heroes’ stepping up to tackle coronavirus

CBI hails manufacturing ‘business heroes’ stepping up to tackle coronavirus

Local businesses are finding practical ways to alleviate the impact of the pandemic on their communities. 2M Group in Cheshire, Croda International Plc in East Yorkshire and Nice-Pak in Flintshire, Wales are just some of the manufacturing firms involved in this campaign, each offering their help to protect lives and the economy from the effects of the crisis.

Improving sustainability in the parcels market: two key focus areas

Improving sustainability in the parcels market: two key focus areas

Sustainability in the supply chain is an issue that continues to move higher up the agenda as consumers increasingly opt for brands with a sustainable business model. 

They are taking multiple factors into account when making purchasing decisions – from the choice of raw materials, through factory locations, to recycling policies – meaning sustainability is permeating the entire supply chain.

Manufacturing activity drops sharply, with fears of worse to come – CBI survey

Manufacturing activity drops sharply, with fears of worse to come – CBI survey

UK manufacturers reported the quickest falls in output volumes and total new orders since 2009 in the three months to April, while business optimism plunged at a record pace. That’s according to the latest CBI quarterly Industrial Trends Survey.

Celonis puts AI to work with launch of new operational applications

Celonis puts AI to work with launch of new operational applications

Celonis has launched the next generation of its platform, enabling customers and partners to develop purpose-built Operational Applications.

EBE Technologies announces AI engine to maximise productivity

EBE Technologies announces AI engine to maximise productivity

EBE Technologies has announced SHIPS Navigator, an artificial intelligence (AI) engine for process and content management.

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