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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DP World launches worldwide digital platforms throughout the supply chain to move global trade online

DP World launches worldwide digital platforms throughout the supply chain to move global trade online

DP World has launched cutting-edge online logistics tools and services, covering sea, land and air shipping around the world. The connected ecosystem of platforms will enable freight forwarders and any business, to book shipments of cargo from and to anywhere in the world, by any combination of sea, land and air.

Cambian Engineering Solutions uses Siemens Digital Industries Software solution to optimise design by linking to virtual reality

Cambian Engineering Solutions uses Siemens Digital Industries Software solution to optimise design by linking to virtual reality

Members of the team at Cambian Engineering Solutions are not only design­ers and fabricators; they are also riders and climbers with a sound understanding of what creates the best experience when navigating a skate park or a climbing wall.

Top tips when making an application for the Government’s Job Retention Scheme and a warning to get it right

Top tips when making an application for the Government’s Job Retention Scheme and a warning to get it right

HM Revenue & Customs (‘HMRC’) opened taking Job Retention Scheme (‘JRS’) applications at 8am today (Monday) but employers must make sure that their claims are correct and are accurate - those that don’t risk being seen as fraudulent, say London tax and advisory firm Blick Rothenberg

Mates in Mind calls on employers to act now to support long-term mental wellbeing during pandemic

Mates in Mind calls on employers to act now to support long-term mental wellbeing during pandemic

Following the release of data exploring the significant impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the mental health of the public and calls from experts and charities to research the long-term impact of the crisis.

Manufacturing’s finest hour

Manufacturing’s finest hour

America and its allies won World War II in large part because of our country’s massive manufacturing effort. The number of tanks, planes, trucks, ammunition and other essential war materials produced within a few years was unprecedented. These gave us an unbeatable advantage over our enemies on the land, in the sea and in the air.

Microlise provides free tracking, optimisation & communication solutions to public sector, not-for-profit & private organisations involved in pandemic effort

Microlise provides free tracking, optimisation & communication solutions to public sector, not-for-profit & private organisations involved in pandemic effort

To support what is now a massive humanitarian and logistical effort and for as long as the crisis continues, Microlise is providing asset tracking and communication solutions free of charge to frontline public sector and not-for-profit organisations.

3D printing moving into mainstream manufacturing, says GlobalData

3D printing moving into mainstream manufacturing, says GlobalData

3D printing technology is slowly cementing its role as a key part of the manufacturing mix, continuing its journey towards industry 4.0. It has already lowered the barriers to entry for manufacturing, allowing enterprises across many industries to respond to customer demands while offering greater customisation of products and speed to market, says GlobalData, the data analytics company.

How the manufacturing industry can mitigate economic risk during COVID-19

How the manufacturing industry can mitigate economic risk during COVID-19

By Richard Blatcher, Director of Business Intelligence for Manufacturing at PROS.

Disruption in the supply chain is a direct indicator of a wider impact on an entire industry. Of course, Covid-19 is creating unprecedented disruption in many B2B industries, in fact, a new poll of supply chain managers shows over 75% of companies are reporting disruptions in some capacity due to coronavirus related restrictions.

8 in 10 UK, US & Chinese firms consider switching to alternative finance providers for trade financing in 2020

8 in 10 UK, US & Chinese firms consider switching to alternative finance providers for trade financing in 2020

Over 8 in 10 (83%) UK, US and Chinese firms are considering switching to alternative finance providers over traditional banks for trade finance this year, which can provide access to faster and more agile funding to help navigate the effects of COVID-19.

Uniting passion and skills to help support health workers

Uniting passion and skills to help support health workers

Cisco is working with local organisations and volunteers to print protective face visors for health service providers in Reading, England.

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