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Getting a handle on scrap with a shop floor data system

Go beyond end of shift counts with a manufacturing Execution system to get in front of scrap issues. Keeping production costs down is key and scrap production can be a big factor in cost control when manufacturing products. Many times, just calculating how much scrap – whether in the form of failed parts or unused …

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Know what’s going on with MV2’s Andon Dashboards

Getting real-time machine and work center production status for more efficient manufacturing management Downtime is killer, and so are slow production rates. The situation becomes much worse when they’re found out about much later. Just waiting for situational updates may be adding to lost production time. Learning about conditions faster can sidestep or reduce lost …

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Paper-Less Releases Version 5.4.5

We’re pleased to announce Paper-Less Product Release 5.4.5. We’ve made several improvements to the manufacturing execution system software. These changes streamline its operation as well as to resolve some defects. In terms of streamlining performance, we’ve improved the login process for all login types. The release also features performance improvements to BulkLoad Stored Procedure for …

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Manufacturing automation goes beyond robots and machines

There are many ways to increase production throughput. There’s designing the product for easier manufacturing, engaging the use of automation for certain processes and even re-arranging the factory floor to move materials more efficiently. But there’s another method to increase production speed and it doesn’t take nearly the investment these other projects cost: removing paper-based …

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’21 Holiday Edition : How does Santa Claus recruit elves to work in his factory?

Everyone knows that there’s a workshop up at the North Pole that churns out a good percentage of the toys, cookies and candy canes received every Christmas, but you may not have realized that as the world’s population grows, more and more workers are needed in order to do this. Every year, agencies all over …

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3 questions manufacturers should address for digital transformation success

Guest Blog from Infor… Phil Lewis, Infor VP Solution Consulting EMEA, spoke at the virtual Future Factories Summit MENA and offered key insights on how manufacturers can successfully digitally transform, and help propel the sector to new heights. According to Phil, manufacturers should take a step back and ask themselves three questions before starting out on a …

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Paper-Less Releases Version 5.4.4!

Paper-Less is excited to announce the release of MES 5.4.4. Now available for download!  Some of the New Features and Enhancements … Certified Support Certified support for SQL Server 2019 starting in 5.4 SP2 Certified support for Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.0, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox Downtime Monitor Dashboard Component  (see more here) …

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Factoring in the Labor Cost of Down Processes with MES.

MACHINE TIME & LABOR TIME Knowing what machine downtime costs can easily be found by contacting Accounting for the machine’s amortization schedule. It can also be calculated through lost revenue from reduced production during the down period. The savvy manager puts both together to get an accurate number for what a machine costs a company …

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How you can drive business transformation with Infor industry CloudSuites

Guest Blog from Infor… There has never been a better opportunity for you to embrace technology that drives innovation. Transforming and evolving as an organization is now a requirement to thrive and protect continuity of business. Infor helps Lawson S3 customers drive digital transformation and ensure business continuity with Infor industry CloudSuites. Infor CloudSuite customers leverage improved …

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