IQMS Manufacturing & ERP News - May 08, 2013
Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Savings Quantified
In manufacturing, your money is made on the shop floor. The right MES solution can provide you the power to identify and proactively address inefficiencies on your factory floor. To help your company justify an investment in production and process monitoring and other MES tools, IQMS has quantified savings based on our customers’ actual experiences with EnterpriseIQ. Savings include:
- 14 to 20% reduction in machine downtime
- 10 to 15% savings in raw materials
- 15 to 30% decrease in rejects
- 25%+ Increased inventory turns
Aerospace and Defense Manufacturer Selects IQMS Manufacturing ERP System
For more than four decades, Rebling Power Connectors has been manufacturing high current battery receptacles and disconnectors for the Aerospace and Defense industry. However, Rebling was struggling with a common manufacturing challenge: Too many disconnected software systems required to run its business. Disconnected systems also made complying with ISO 9001 standards an arduous process.
During the ERP selection process Rebling found that IQMS offered them specific pieces to their manufacturing operations that the other systems didn’t address. Other systems offered a band-aid workaround, rather than the built-in industry-specific features IQMS offers.
With one comprehensive, extended ERP and MES system Rebling Power Connectors will now be able to comply with ISO 9001, AS9100 and ITAR requirements with ease and peace of mind...more
See EnterpriseIQ ERP and MES in Action at Vendor Shootout™ for ERP
As the nation's leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) software evaluation, comparison and selection event, the Vendor Shootout™ for ERP provides a comprehensive guide and framework for enterprise software selection and benefits realization within the manufacturing and distribution industries.
Moderated by Panorama Consulting Solutions, the 17th Vendor Shootout™ for ERP, June 12-14th at the Chicago Marriott in Naperville, IL, will include an expanded, content-rich agenda consisting of live, scripted enterprise software demonstrations from IQMS and other top Tier I and Tier II ERP vendors supplemented with educational ERP workshops.
The side by side comparison is an excellent opportunity to see for yourself how IQMS' EnterpriseIQ is the ERP Software of choice for industry leading manufacturing companies.
Learn more about the Vendor Shootout™ and take advantage of early bird pricing available through Friday, May 17th...more.
Mobility and Automation Advancements in the Manufacturing Workplace
IQMS Vice President Glenn Nowak was recently interviewed by Network Products Guide on his insight into the future of manufacturing automation. The executive interview featured in the April update discusses "What sorts of advancements are being made in regard to mobility in the manufacturing workplace" as well as the extensive value and benefits automation and a comprehensive ERP and MES can bring to the manufacturing supply chain....more
IQFeature of the Week -- Business Activity Monitoring
Did you know that...EnterpriseIQ allows you take a proactive approach to critical business issues by evaluating mission critical data and turning it into actions and alerts?
The IQAlert module of EnterpriseIQ is a completely customizable, query-based solution that evaluates and monitors business and shop floor events and activities and turns them into actions and advisories BEFORE you need it.
IQAlert will automatically send text messages, email messages, print reports, or launching special processes relating to anything in the entire IQMS system. Whether it is a "time" driven event (update the schedule, schedule reports to print, perform an employee review), or an event driven event (slow machine performance, inventory falling below a predefined level, changes in an order release), IQAlert will "alert" you….more
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