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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Inventory management software market 2026 - A USD 5 billion revenue opportunity

Inventory management software market 2026 - A USD 5 billion revenue opportunity

According to a recent study from market research firm Global Market Insights, the inventory management software market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $5 billion by 2026, gaining remarkable traction over the 2020 to 2026 period.

Challenged manufacturers seek more IT agility as business returns

Challenged manufacturers seek more IT agility as business returns

Boomi, a Dell Technologies business, has announced results from its ERP Innovator’s Dilemma report, which finds manufacturers investing in modernising legacy ERP systems.

Only 30% of LGV drivers feel valued, finds new Talent in Logistics research

Only 30% of LGV drivers feel valued, finds new Talent in Logistics research

According to a recent survey by Talent in Logistics, just 30% of LGV drivers in the UK feel valued.

'Reluctant returners': Managing absence post-lockdown

'Reluctant returners': Managing absence post-lockdown

Returning to the workplace following lockdown will no doubt be met with mixed responses writes Felicity Staff, Senior Legal Advisor at Make UK.

Manufacturing sector sees a significant surge in confidence, going from 9% to 30% in three months

Manufacturing sector sees a significant surge in confidence, going from 9% to 30% in three months

The proportion of UK small businesses predicting growth has almost doubled in just three months – from 14% to 27% – giving one of the first tangible indications that the Government’s easing of lockdown is having a positive impact on a key area of the UK economy.

SnapFulfil rises above the pandemic cloud with client wins

SnapFulfil rises above the pandemic cloud with client wins

Warehouse technology provider SnapFulfil is beating the pandemic blues with a string of new business wins in both the UK and US

4flow participates in neighborhood courier project with route optimisation and resource planning

4flow participates in neighborhood courier project with route optimisation and resource planning

The research project KOPKIB, which will focus on customer-oriented parcel delivery via neighborhood couriers, is launching its practical testing phase in July.

SYSPRO releases significant updates to ERP solution

SYSPRO releases significant updates to ERP solution

Manufacturing and distribution businesses are set to benefit from optimised production processes, enhanced traceability and new digital tax automation as SYSPRO makes significant upgrades to its industry-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution.

Centric transfers Oracle JD Edwards business unit to Steltix

Centric transfers Oracle JD Edwards business unit to Steltix

Centric IT Solutions transferred its Oracle JD Edwards business unit to the Oracle Platinum Partner Steltix on 1 July 2020.

Summer statement should put Industry and skills centre stage of recovery plan – Make UK

Summer statement should put Industry and skills centre stage of recovery plan – Make UK

Britain’s manufactures are urging the Chancellor to pull every financial lever at his disposal in his forthcoming Summer Statement and put Industry, skills and job creation at the forefront of plans to rebuild the economy with skills, green and digital technologies at its heart.

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