Industry Watch -September 16, 2015

Celebrate National Manufacturing Day on October 2nd

Manufacturing Day℠ is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Supported by a group of industry sponsors and co-producers, MFG DAY is designed to amplify the voice of individual manufacturers and coordinate a collective chorus of manufacturers with common concerns and challenges.

There are many ways to celebrate Manufacturing Day. The only real requirement is that an MFG DAY event should be designed to expose more people to present-day manufacturing while showcasing manufacturing in a positive light.

Learn more about MFG DAY and how you can get involved.

Canadian Manufacturing and Technology Show

The Canadian Manufacturing and Technology Show (CMTS) returns to The International Centre in Mississauga, ON September 28th through October 1st. CMTS is Canada’s largest manufacturing mecca. More than 8,000 manufacturing professionals attend CMTS to discover the latest manufacturing advancements, attend high-level technical sessions and keynote presentations from industry experts and network with other professionals.

While you are at CMTS, be sure to stop by booth 1048 and see how the IQMS manufacturing automation and ERP system can help you increase productivity and profitability.

 News and Information

IQMS Recognized for Innovation and Leadership 

IQMS was honored with two 2015 Stevie Awards at the American Business Awards ceremony, September 11th in San Francisco, California. At the company level, IQMS was honored as one of the year’s Most Innovative Tech Companies. In the individual competition, Randy Flamm, chairman and founder of IQMS, was recognized in the Executive of the Year category. 

Read more about IQMS awards and the American Business Award program .

Customer Video: Improving Manufacturing Profitability with Data and Automation

Medical and consumer products manufacturer Tessy Plastics has become a paperless, automated company that is continuously improving their operations. Watch this short video to learn how Tessy's partnership with IQMS has helped them:

  • Improve profitability
  • Automate the plant floor
  • Deliver efficiency and performance details to information centers on the plant floor
  • Impress auditors in a recent AS 9100 certification .

Watch now!

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Infinite vs. Finite Scheduling - Which is better for your shop floor?

When faced with a surge in new business, a good production planner has a few cards up his sleeve to manage capacity and demand modifications, but his greatest tool is the scheduling program.

Implementing the correct scheduling software might be one of the most important decisions you make when it comes to improving operational efficiency. Download this Scheduling Face-Off Feature to learn more about the pros, cons and benefits of infinite versus finite scheduling and decide for yourself which option is best for your business.