News - April 29, 2015

New Tier I Advanced Warehouse Management System Now Available

IQMS recently released a new rules-based directed pick and put away distribution system that rivals Tier 1 Warehouse Management System (WMS). IQMS customers can now gain the capabilities of an advanced WMS solution with the added benefits of a being completely integrated into an ERP solution for business-wide traceability, accountability and efficiency.

Advanced WMS was a collaboration between IQMS, Tessy Plastics Corporation and supply chain solution consultant, Blue Horseshoe. "We focused first on best practices, then on incorporating best-in-class WMS functionality, with an eye toward the future. The result is a strategically evolving first-class WMS package."said Chris Femia, vice president of Blue Horseshoe’s Strategy Division. Learn more about IQMS' Advanced WMS.

Three Rules for Managing Your Manufacturing Data

The future of manufacturing lies in the hands of the businesses that can best capture and manage their shop floor data. But the increase of information does not come without challenges. For example, once you have the data, what do you do with it? When embarking on a big data initiative, there are three rules to follow to make the most of your newly acquired information.

The whitepaper "Three Rules for Managing your Manufacturing Data"will help you understand how to leverage your volumes of data to improve the decision-making process. Download your copy now.

Learn How IQMS Helped Horizon Die Become a Better Manufacturer

Horizon Die is a first generation company that is pushing the envelope on technology. They take on the tough technical challenges other metal stamping suppliers decline. As a premier provider of high speed, high volume, tight-tolerance, precision metal stampings having all production and order requirements at their finger tips is crucial to their growth and success.

Watch this short video to learn how IQMS manufacturing ERP solution is helping Horizon Die control costs, plan production and meet the challenges of manufacturing a high volume manufacturing facility.

Learn why IQMS is the Manufacturing ERP Authority at These Upcoming Conferences

  • May 12-14 -- EASTEC, West Springfield, MA, Booth 4216: New England’s premier manufacturing exposition.
  • June 2-4 -- The Big M, Detroit, MI, Booth 507: Produced by SME, The Big M is designed to convene manufacturers around the manufacturing industry’s most vital issues.
  • June 2-4 -- Manufacturing Leadership Summit, Carlsbad, CA: Focusing on the New Era of Creative Manufacturing and featuring the Manufacturing Leadership Awards Gala
IQFeature of the Week -- Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

Did you know that...IQMS provides an MES solution that integrates with other ERP systems as well as EnterpriseIQ?

Accurate and real-time visibility into your production and factory floor is a critical component to the success of your manufacturing operation. With IQMS' standalone Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software or the complete MES and ERP solution, you can increase visibility and transparency into every aspect of your manufacturing operation.

Since 1993, IQMS has been a leader in two-way communication by tracking and gathering detailed production data from shop floors and delivering it to ERP systems for proactive decision making. From state-of-the-art process monitoring tools that track process data parameters (such as item numbers, work center details, lot numbers, dates and time) to shop floor machine data collection (such as planned versus actual production, unplanned downtime, real-time production quality, up-to-the-minute production costs and Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE)), IQMS has the tools to help you control costs and solve your most trying production challenges.

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