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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Free eLearning course launched to help reduce Covid-19 risk during lift truck training

Free eLearning course launched to help reduce Covid-19 risk during lift truck training

RTITB has developed a new eLearning course ‘Managing COVID Risk During Lift Truck Training’, which is available for free to provide support throughout the challenges of Covid-19.

3D printing the future: a roadmap for the year ahead

3D printing the future: a roadmap for the year ahead

By Jeremy Drew, engineering applications manager, Markforged EMEA.The unpredictability of last year brought to light a number of truths in the manufacturing industry. However, one could argue that – for all its challenges – 2020 served to accelerate rather than hinder the sector’s move towards achieving the goal of the adoption of ‘factory of the future’.

Wetter.com and Tesisquare collaborate for weather-driven supply chain efficiency

Wetter.com and Tesisquare collaborate for weather-driven supply chain efficiency

The collaboration between wetter.com and Tesisquare offers B2X supply chain digital solutions with weather data, expertise and forecasting algorithms.

Updated Historian software from Rockwell Automation offers faster, more secure data access

Updated Historian software from Rockwell Automation offers faster, more secure data access

Production workers can now more quickly access the data they need using the FactoryTalk Historian Site Edition (SE) software from Rockwell Automation. According to Rockwell, the new enhancements make it the most reliable and secure release of the software to date.

96% of UK hauliers 'not ready for transition': many need clarity on border legislation and overwhelmed by admin

96% of UK hauliers 'not ready for transition': many need clarity on border legislation and overwhelmed by admin

With nearly 1 in 4 UK hauliers having already lost business due to Brexit, they reveal whether they’re prepared for the post-Brexit transition period.

Jungheinrich is one of the ‘50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders’

Jungheinrich is one of the ‘50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders’

Jungheinrich has joined the ‘50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders’ initiative, a group of the world's leading companies in the field of climate protection and sustainability.

DP Technology introduces the new ESPRIT 4.6

DP Technology introduces the new ESPRIT 4.6

DP Technology, the developer of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software, has introduced a new update to their popular New ESPRIT series.

A bare-bones Brexit deal for traders, but a no-deal Brexit for many other sectors

A bare-bones Brexit deal for traders, but a no-deal Brexit for many other sectors

The trade and security deal the UK Government struck with the EU is a bare-bones deal for tariff-free trade in goods, but a no-deal for many other business sectors, creating significant frictions and less EU market access from 1 January, according to tax and advisory firm Blick Rothenberg.

One million offers in one day: TIMOCOM's freight exchange hits record level again

One million offers in one day: TIMOCOM's freight exchange hits record level again

On 15 December one million freight and vehicle space offers were published in TIMOCOM's Smart Logistics System. This number not only marks a peak shortly before the start of the new lockdown. There have never been so many offers available in the freight exchange on a single day.

Businesses should not be shamed using the furlough scheme, says The Accountancy Partnership

Businesses should not be shamed using the furlough scheme, says The Accountancy Partnership

Business finance experts worry that troubled businesses will be discouraged from claiming the job support scheme funding as employers who claim under the scheme for the month of December onwards will be published online by HMRC.

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