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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New solution launched to better meet the growing security needs of international customers transporting high-value or theft-sensitive goods

New solution launched to better meet the growing security needs of international customers transporting high-value or theft-sensitive goods

Ahlers, the provider of solutions beyond logistics, has launched the Ahlers Safe-T solution, to better meet the growing security needs of international customers transporting high-value or theft-sensitive goods.

Videojet launches new Videojet 1880 Continuous Inkjet Printer for Industry 4.0 pioneers

Videojet launches new Videojet 1880 Continuous Inkjet Printer for Industry 4.0 pioneers

Videojet Technologies has launched the new Videojet 1880 CIJ printer. Building on over 40 years’ experience in the continuous inkjet coding market, the Videojet 1880 is designed to enable users to proactively prevent manufacturing downtime using advanced digitally-enabled technology to deliver reliable performance.

Manufacturing PMI: Brexit is biting, government needs to act now – MHA comments

Manufacturing PMI: Brexit is biting, government needs to act now – MHA comments

Following the release of the UK manufacturing PMI, Chris Barlow, Head of Manufacturing at MHA, says the government needs a new policy with a focus on funding, skills and innovation to support UK manufacturers adjust to Brexit:

Compare 14 leading ERP solutions at the Lumenia ERP HEADtoHEAD virtual event

Compare 14 leading ERP solutions at the Lumenia ERP HEADtoHEAD virtual event

Are you in the market for a new ERP? Unsure which solutions to shortlist? Or frustrated with your current ERP system? The Lumenia ERP HEADtoHEAD full-scale virtual event offers a unique opportunity to compare the leading ERP vendors and their products.

SFP launches Guide to Business Survival to support manufacturing businesses

SFP launches Guide to Business Survival to support manufacturing businesses

SFP, the restructuring and turnaround group, has published a new free Guide to Business Survival with easy to follow practical steps which includes a number of remedies to help manufacturing businesses navigate through the current crisis.

Jungheinrich's automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

Jungheinrich's automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

The BLG Logistics Group is investing in an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) system from Jungheinrich at its Bremen site. Two ERC 213a automated trucks will take over the supply and disposal of materials for a coating line in the Bremen logistics centre, from which BLG provides comprehensive services for the automotive sector. The order represents the first automation project of this kind for BLG.

As pressure grows on warehousing, fine tuning motion control will be key to deliver

As pressure grows on warehousing, fine tuning motion control will be key to deliver

In the wake of COVID-19, an increasing number of logistics professionals are considering new automation technologies in warehouses to improve efficiency and respond to market demands. However, improving control of existing systems is just as important. Stephen Hayes, managing director of industrial automation specialist Beckhoff UK, looks at technologies, old and new, that are driving warehouse efficiency.

o9 Solutions Doubles Its Annual Revenue Bookings in 2020

o9 Solutions Doubles Its Annual Revenue Bookings in 2020

o9 Solutions Inc., a leading provider of Integrated Business Planning platforms for the digital transformation of enterprise-wide planning and decision-making capabilities, announced significant bookings growth during 2020.

Jungheinrich's automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

Jungheinrich's automated solution for the BLG Logistics Group

The BLG Logistics Group is investing in an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) system from Jungheinrich at its Bremen site.

Manufacturing workers to abandon UK trade unions by 2040, according to new report

Manufacturing workers to abandon UK trade unions by 2040, according to new report

Less than 10% of manufacturing employees will be members of a trade union in 20 years time, according to new research into the decline of trade unions in the UK.

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