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Archive for September 2019

Guest Blog: How to Determine Your Equipment Effectiveness

Do you know if your equipment is making or costing you money? Can you answer this question confidently and accurately, or do you have to guess the answer? Before we get to the bottom of this ever-important question, I want to dig into a few of the terms I will be using so we are…

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Is Your ERP Healthy?

Developing or maintaining a competitive advantage requires continuous investment in your ERP and users.  You need to effectively modernize your system and processes without disrupting day-to-day operations.  A health check of your ERP to measure your system’s effectiveness is as necessary as regularly servicing your automobile. Why take an ERP health assessment? Why wouldn’t you…

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Quality Management in Manufacturing

Quality Management Made Easier with a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Quality management professionals are concerned about all aspects of production operations that impact quality performance and customer satisfaction.  The processes, tools and procedures all come under the spotlight when failures or deviations occur. Consistency in methods used throughout the manufacturing process fall under scrutiny of…

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Accounting and Material Tracking in Manufacturing

Accurate Data & The Production Floor Accounting professionals require accurate data from all sources throughout the company.  In a manufacturing company, the production floor represents an incredible challenge when it comes to obtaining complete, detailed and accurate information for raw materials inventory, WIP, finished goods. Don’t forget time and attendance, production, labor and quality costs…

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