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Getting to error free quotation of complex products

Selling products with a high degree of customization can be a challenge. Aside from the issues at the forefront of everyone's mind, like knowing what options are available which are not, keeping staff up to date on that availability and actually showing the customer what configurations would look like, the challenge of quoting the options properly can be headache in itself. One solution is Infor's Configure Price Quote (CPQ) software. CPQ offers several features that ...
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October is Manufacturing Month

Across the nation Manufacturers were recently recognized for their contributions to all our lives on Friday October 1st, denoted as "Manufacturing Day."  Wisconsin and other states have taken that appreciation 1 step further recognizing October as Manufacturing Month. Wisconsin Manufacturers ...
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4 Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Myths

  Many firms labor under a few assumptions about MES systems that are simply not true in today's implementation of manufacturing execution systems. These assumptions may hold people and firms back from achieving measurable gains in their throughput, resource utilization and ...
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Paper-Less presents MV2 MES at Microsoft Community Summit in October!

Community Summit North America (NA) is the largest independent gathering of the Microsoft Ecosystem. Thousands of people come together from around the globe each year for valuable insights and practical ideas that help them do more with Dynamics 365 and the ...
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Why transition to the cloud? Why now?

The world has changed dramatically since March 2020. Supply chain models and concepts that we took for granted have been stretched, and in some cases, broken. New business models, new market opportunities, and new ways of working have emerged. As ...
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Paper-Less Releases Version 5.4.0 Service Pack 2!

  Paper-Less is excited to announce the release of Paper-Less MES 5.4.0 Service Pack 2. Paper-Less makes it a top priority to continue providing our valued customers with the most efficient manufacturing execution system software (MES) in the industry - ...
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FABTECH 2021 in Chicago. Paper-Less presents MV2 MES!

  2021 marks 40 years of FABTECH.  The premier event for the metal fabricating industry.  Growing from a regional tradeshow into one of North America's largest industry events.  And Paper-Less has been helping fabricators and manufacturers succeed for nearly 30 ...
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2021 Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin Contest

    This marks the 6th year of this annual contest, celebrating the novel and needed products manufactured by people in our hometowns.   Wisconsin Manufacturing Manufacturing is a part of Midwestern heritage.  And Wisconsin companies make an impressive and ...
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Fostering supply chain maturity through a shift to a digitized ecosystem in the cloud

The evolution of supply chain business models has been accelerated by unprecedented disruptions. As a result, there has been a clear shift from analog supply chains models of the past into a trajectory towards a digitalized ecosystem. These new business ...
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Manufacturers accelerate technology adoption in race to the new normal

  The state of the industry today Manufacturers worldwide are eager for signs of recovery and are also bracing for the next wave of change it will bring. The new normal will be fiercely competitive. While some manufacturers spent the ...
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Trucking into 2021

Few working in the American trucking industry will deny that 2020 brought unique challenges to almost every sector of the trucking industry. The ongoing pandemic caused many motor carriers to scramble in Q2, with some losing a significant portion of ...
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Four keys to establishing intelligent supply chain control

For supply chain professionals in your organization to receive the flexibility and agility they need to increase speed, drive down costs, and satisfy customers, there are four critical components your company must possess. These include real-time visibility, predictive insights, prescriptive ...
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Manufacturing in the Midwest

To this day I have a distinct memory… being a youngster on the school bus, recognizing I was getting close to downtown because of the smell of yeast. As you might have guessed, the town is Milwaukee, and that smell ...
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