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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Ian Craig Haulage improves mpg by 10 per cent using TomTom Telematics

Ian Craig Haulage improves mpg by 10 per cent using TomTom Telematics

Scottish haulier Ian Craig Haulage has improved mpg by 10 per cent using TomTom Telematics’ WEBFLEET fleet management solution.

BigChange brings real-time visibility to SYNETIQ transport operations

BigChange brings real-time visibility to SYNETIQ transport operations

SYNETIQ, the UK-based vehicle salvage and recycling company, has introduced a high tech system from Leeds-based BigChange that provides real-time 24/7 visibility of its collection and delivery operations.

Manhattan Associates creates new program to advance warehouse robotics and automation

Manhattan Associates creates new program to advance warehouse robotics and automation

Manhattan Associates Inc. has launched the Manhattan Automation Network, a program designed to speed the development and implementation of modern distribution centre automation and robotics in partnership with leading warehouse automation solution providers.

Revealed: Britain's fastest growing jobs - data from job site Indeed

Revealed: Britain's fastest growing jobs - data from job site Indeed

‘IT engineer’ is the fastest growing job in Britain, with demand from employers outpacing that for any other role, according to data released by the world’s largest job site, Indeed.

Sage research reveals 99 per cent of process manufacturers preparing for growth despite challenging market conditions

Sage research reveals 99 per cent of process manufacturers preparing for growth despite challenging market conditions

Sage, the cloud business management solutions provider, has released its global state of the nation report on process manufacturing, revealing a sector that’s taking charge of its own destiny despite growing change and uncertainty.

Research finds manufacturing industry hindered by a lack of data skills, but businesses are working hard to address this

Research finds manufacturing industry hindered by a lack of data skills, but businesses are working hard to address this

New research from analytic database firm Exasol has found that without data analytics 75 per cent of manufacturing business leaders operational decision-making would either be completely or significantly disrupted.

The importance of growing the manufacturing workforce

The importance of growing the manufacturing workforce

Comment by Dean Group – a UK-based investment casting company and UK supplier that sources, manufactures and sells British products.

Exertis announces intention to acquire COMM-TEC GmbH

Exertis announces intention to acquire COMM-TEC GmbH

DCC Technology trading as Exertis1, the route-to-market and supply chain partner for global technology brands across consumer, business and enterprise, has announced the acquisition of COMM-TEC GmbH2, the supplier of Pro AV solutions to resellers and systems integrators across Europe.

Traceability within the manufacturing sector: why it matters more now than ever before

Traceability within the manufacturing sector: why it matters more now than ever before

With increased commitment to quality control and compliance across the manufacturing sector, it goes without saying that traceability is now a greater priority than ever before. From eliminating unforeseen issues, to meeting high end-user expectations, The Access Group discusses why what happens in the factory, should not most certainly not stay in the factory:

Is it possible to make your EDI system more modern?

Is it possible to make your EDI system more modern?

Every technologically advanced solution can be improved – EDI is no exception to that. With the ongoing digital revolution already in high gear, companies that have been using EDI systems over the last decade are now turning to IT service providers for help and guidance in how to make their data exchange processes even more efficient.

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