Aug 17, 2016
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software should make running your manufacturing business easier. At its best, an ERP gives you visibility, efficiency, and increased profitability. Unfortunately, the reality for many manufacturers is ineffective...
In order for our workforce to be a conduit rather than a barrier to the productivity improvements promised by Smart Manufacturing, we must take action without delay.
To sell a Smart Manufacturing initiative to your boss and the c-suite, start with the why, not the how.
Aug 02, 2016
At the heart of lean manufacturing is the elimination of waste. But there’s another principle at work in lean as well: adding value. When you design a product, you also want to think of the value customers are willing to pay for in addition...
Everything you wanted to know about two important Smart Manufacturing/Industrie 4.0 concepts, but were afraid to ask.
Aug 01, 2016
Effective supply chain communication is critical to virtually every area of your manufacturing business. Relationships between suppliers and OEMs can sometimes be tenuous but they require intense collaboration to work. ...
The Smart Manufacturing imperative.