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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Snapfulfil publishes top five tips for winning at warehousing

Snapfulfil publishes top five tips for winning at warehousing

Warehouse management solution specialist, Snapfulfil, has published five "top tips" on what to look for when selecting a new warehouse management system (WMS).

Wo-manufacturing giants encourage girls into sector

Wo-manufacturing giants encourage girls into sector

Women make up 47% of the overall UK job market [1], but in some sectors, the gender gap is much broader. In traditionally male dominated sectors such as manufacturing and engineering, women are still struggling to make their way.

Inform IT-solution powers integrated vehicle storage, preparation and distribution processes at NVD

Inform IT-solution powers integrated vehicle storage, preparation and distribution processes at NVD

NVD, Irish provider of finished vehicle logistics services, has adopted a new software solution from Inform for the end-to-end management of vehicle storage, preparation and distribution operations.

Schmitz Cargobull telematics seals deal for Lancashire Logistics reefer order

Schmitz Cargobull telematics seals deal for Lancashire Logistics reefer order

Lancashire Logistics is looking at switching its entire fleet to Schmitz Cargobull's trailer telematics after being impressed by the system's capabilities following the acquisition of six new reefers.

Renewable energy key to clean future, say Manufacturers

Renewable energy key to clean future, say Manufacturers

New research from Haven Power, one of the UK's largest business electricity suppliers, reveals over 60% of businesses in the manufacturing industry think renewable energy solutions are the key to ensuring a clean future. Additionally, half of those surveyed believe more needs to be done to reduce carbon emissions.

Logility positioned as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for supply chain planning system of record

Logility positioned as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for supply chain planning system of record

Logility, Inc. today announced the company has been positioned by Gartner as a Leader in the August 2018 Magic Quadrant for Supply Chain Planning System of Record. This Magic Quadrant examines vendors that provide supply chain planning (SCP) system-of-record solutions.

Supply chain and logistics providers prepare for Hard Brexit

Supply chain and logistics providers prepare for Hard Brexit

One in six (17 per cent) of UK manufacturers have identified supply chain disruption as being the single biggest factor that will impact their business post Brexit.

A fifth of UK businesses have found wage abuses in their supply chain

A fifth of UK businesses have found wage abuses in their supply chain

Research from the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has revealed that 21% of UK supply chain managers have seen wage violations in their supply chains over the last two years.

Manufacturing output and orders remain robust - CBI

Manufacturing output and orders remain robust - CBI

Manufacturing output growth eased in the three months to August, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

Locking it in: Reducing the risks of additive manufacturing

Locking it in: Reducing the risks of additive manufacturing

With new frontiers constantly being pushed, few would deny that the opportunities presented by 3D printing/additive manufacturing are a plenty – including possibilities around virtual inventories and even distributed manufacturing.

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