Cre8tive Technology Recognized as Epicor Global Partner of the Year

Cre8tive Technology & Design honored for contributions to customers and revenue generated to Epicor  San Diego, CA – Cre8tive Technology & Design has won Epicor’s 2018 Global Partner of the Year award in the annual Epicor Partner Program Awards. Recipients were selected by Epicor Software Corporation based on contributions to customers, business generated with Epicor as […]

4 Developments to Watch in Additive Manufacturing

You only need to look at an airplane seat belt buckle for proof that additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is set to revolutionize the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry. Switching from a conventional buckle to a 3D-printed buckle can cut 55% off the weight, or 160 pounds total, from an Airbus 380. Over the […]

Posted by CTND on 31. 10. 2018

4 Ways ERP Gives Small and Midsized Manufacturers a Competitive Advantage

Major manufacturers have been enjoying the benefits of ERP for years, but manufacturing shops with smaller budgets have sometimes questioned the value of the investment in ERP. Now, as we enter Industry 4.0, small and midsized manufacturers must adopt ERP systems if they want to stay competitive in the marketplace. Without it, they won’t be […]

Posted by CTND on 24. 10. 2018

3 Ways to Implement Risk-Based Thinking in Your Quality Management Strategy

Aerospace and Defense (A&D) manufacturers know how crucial it is to keep up with the latest in quality and safety standards; if you don’t stay compliant, you risk losing your standing in the industry. The new ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100 Revision D are all about improving the management of risk in A&D corporations by implementing […]

Posted by CTND on 3. 10. 2018

3 Costly Supply Chain Risks for A&D Manufacturers

Supply chains for aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers have been reshaped by digital transformations. Access to real-time data enables manufacturers to streamline end-to-end planning, warehouse management, and decision making. Predictive analytics allows for better forecasting of demand and supply. Automation tools enable manufacturers and their suppliers to increase efficiency of production and reduce lead times. […]

Posted by CTND on 26. 9. 2018

How to Prepare Before You Move to Cloud-Based ERP

Cloud-based ERP systems are widely recognized as integral components to modern manufacturing facilities, and many manufacturers are making the switch to reap the benefits of the cloud. Moving from an on-premise ERP system to a cloud-based ERP system requires careful planning, as ERP impacts every aspect of your operations. Before you make the transition to […]

Posted by CTND on 19. 9. 2018

4 Ways ERP Improves Efficiency for Furniture Manufacturers

As a furniture manufacturer, you need to be one step ahead of new technology, fluctuations in price and demand, and skilled labor availability. In this intensely competitive landscape, it’s more important than ever to streamline your workflows and reduce the time it takes to get your products to market. A modern enterprise resource planning (ERP) […]

Posted by CTND on 12. 9. 2018

Leveraging ERP in Industry 4.0: How to Overcome Resistance to Change

Whether you are an established organization or an emerging growth-stage manufacturing company in the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry, you must get up to speed with Industry 4.0 in order to remain competitive. A comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) system acts as a foundation to Industry 4.0, allowing you to streamline your processes and successfully […]

Posted by CTND on 5. 9. 2018

3 Ways Industry 4.0 Can Solve Supply Chain Challenges

Your manufacturing company must continually balance a multi-faceted supply chain. A challenge at any point along the chain can throw off the entire manufacturing production process. Fortunately, Industry 4.0 brings with it the opportunity to improve transparency and predictive analysis across the entire supply chain. Defined by interoperability, information transparency, technical assistance, and decentralized decision-making, […]

Posted by CTND on 22. 8. 2018

6 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your ERP

Your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is the lifeblood of your organization, but like any other element of your business, it can become outdated — especially in the face of the rapid digital transformation that’s currently sweeping through the manufacturing industry. If you aren’t working with an up-to-date solution, you could be missing out on […]

Posted by CTND on 18. 7. 2018

Using ERP to Overcome the Generational Skills Gap in Manufacturing

The manufacturing skills gap is expected to result in 2 million jobs going unfilled over the next decade, according to a study from the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte. There’s a serious shortage of young people entering the workforce who are interested in these jobs and who have the practical skills to do them. On top […]

Posted by CTND on 11. 7. 2018