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3 Tips to Avoid New Product Delays In Engineer-to-Order

  • 20 September 2017
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Successful manufacturers need to be experts at process management. Understanding production costs, raw materials needed, and labor hours are all part of overseeing a process efficient enough to ensure customers receive high-quality products on time. Engineer-to-order put your processes to the test. These customized projects use different resources and take employee time away from your traditional products. Lack of proper planning can result in product delays and disrupt the schedule of other orders. That’s why we’re going share our three…

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What Medical Device Manufacturers Value Most About ERP

  • 6 September 2017
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In the past, medical device manufacturers have marketed their equipment without giving much thought to the cost involved. With a changing landscape that includes an older population and rapidly increasing medical costs, private insurers and governments are limiting reimbursement amounts for medical devices. We’ll explore the ways enterprise resource planning (ERP) software allows medical device manufacturers to save money, improve processes, and increase productivity. New Sales and Marketing Models Instead of sending salespeople out to physicians’ offices, many medical device…

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A Better Way to Manage Volatile Raw Material Costs

  • 23 August 2017
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Furniture manufacturers take heart: you don’t have to sit powerless to the ever-fluctuating costs of your raw materials. It’s been a longstanding challenge in furniture manufacturing — in a study from 2012, price fluctuation of raw materials ranked as the key concern among 51% of businesses. The volatility hasn’t improved much in the five years since then. This leaves furniture manufacturers constantly seeking ways to expand and secure their margins. You can’t stop material prices from rising and falling, but…

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What’s Happening in the Metal Fabrication Industry in 2017?

  • 21 June 2017
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While metal fabrication shops experienced a boom in the years that followed World War II, they face a very different environment today. The relatively stable economy and reliable market has given way to an inconsistent market and changing industries. Large deliveries and immense batches have given way to smaller orders. Today’s shops need to acquire specialized equipment and must be able to fabricate and deliver quickly. The end-result is that many shops are finding it difficult to remain profitable. Neither…

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Discrete Manufacturers Can’t Live Without These 6 ERP Benefits

  • 17 May 2017
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Discrete manufacturers are always on the lookout for systems and tools that provide tangible benefits — value that can be seen and experienced on the production floor. It’s no wonder enterprise resource planning (ERP) is spreading through the discrete manufacturing industry like wildfire. As more manufacturing leaders turn to ERP to improve production, they quickly find that the benefits extend far beyond just the plant. ERP is a type of management software that helps automate business functions. ERP solutions use…

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Top Materials Used in Furniture Manufacturing

  • 19 April 2017
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We spend hours picking out just the right furniture for our living spaces; we consider comfort, size, shape, and — perhaps most of all — the material. Would the living room feel more cozy with a leather or fabric sofa? Would I prefer working at an oak or mahogany desk? Furniture is the everlasting staple of interior design, with seemingly endless forms and functions, built out of a great many materials. For furniture makers, considering and assessing the varieties of…

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Inventory Costs & Other Considerations for Manufacturing

  • 23 November 2016
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What’s stocked in your warehouse can inform any number of business decisions, from pricing and sales, to ordering and delivery. For those in the manufacturing industry, it can be difficult to manage the fine balance: You don’t want to have an overflowing storage space, but you don’t want to be too short on inventory, either. As a manufacturer, you need to avoid having too much or too little inventory cutting into your bottom line — and you definitely want to…

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How to Calculate Direct Manufacturing Labor Costs

  • 16 November 2016
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When you own a manufacturing business, your days are filled juggling inventory, shipping, operational costs, tracking, and more. Amid all the tasks you’ve got on your mind, there’s one area of your business that will remain very important: your employees. No matter how automated the manufacturing process may become, there’s always a need for a human being behind the work. It’s essential to calculate the cost of these employees into the budget of your entire business. Thanks to ERP software,…

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Industrial Machinery Manufacturing & the Benefits of ERP

  • 3 August 2016
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The industrial machinery manufacturing industry is a highly skilled market requiring proper and timely administration of many moving parts. This industry manages the production of industry machinery for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, commercial refrigeration, engines, turbines, transmission, elevators, escalators, scales and balances, and more. Industrial machinery manufacturing often has intricate engineering requirements, is exposed to swift changes in the market, and is often at the mercy of the industries it supplies. ERP systems can provide the streamlining and visibility necessary…

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Furniture Manufacturing Challenges Squashed by ERP

  • 25 May 2016
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There are a handful of common challenges that organizations face in the furniture manufacturing industry. For example, much of the product line is built to order, and traceability from original materials to the showroom floor and on to the customers themselves is a much-needed part of the process that often presents difficulty. Furniture manufacturing is also highly competitive, and customer satisfaction paired with cost reduction is key. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software can help ameliorate some of these challenges by…


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