IQReport May 11, 2017
[Aberdeen Report] ERP's Roll in the Modern Manufacturer: Supporting the Needs of Industry 4.0 and IoT
The manufacturing industry is in a state of change. New business and production models, industry standards, best practices, and technology have enabled top performing manufacturers to separate themselves from the rest of the pack.
To support manufacturing change and provide a platform for innovation, forward-thinking manufacturers have adopted a series of technologies, including cloud, analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT). The result is an ability to combine intelligent automation with analytics, enabling a more productive and efficient manufacturing environment.
Click here to download the recent Aberdeen report to uncover how you can utilize ERP as the foundation for innovation in the new manufacturing environment and separate your organization from the competition.
It's Smart to Stay Connected on the Factory Floor
There are many buzz words used today to describe smart manufacturing. Terms like Industry 4.0, Factory 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Edge Computing, Connected Manufacturing, Digital Twin, Big Data, Machine Learning and many versions of Analytics.
So, where is the value to manufacturers in all of this? Another way to state this question would be to ask “Is it really smart to invest in information technology that we do not understand?”
IQMS Director of Industry Relations Elected to MESA Americas Board
IQMS Director of Industry Relations, Ed Potoczak, has been voted to the Americas Board of Directors of Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) International.
MESA is focused on empowering manufacturers to improve their business results and production operations through the optimized application and implementation of information technology and best management practices. As a member of the 2017-2019 MESA Americas Board of Directors, Ed will contribute to MESA’s initiatives aimed at helping the manufacturing community use information technology to provide real-time visibility into the production process. Learn more.
PH Molds Ltd. Selects IQMS ERP Software to Optimize Manufacturing and Business Operations
PH Molds Ltd. has selected IQMS to facilitate its growth by centralizing management of the company’s manufacturing and business operations.
The migration to IQMS from its legacy system supports PH Molds’ drive to bring better visibility into project planning, optimize the management of its production schedules and streamline the processes of its ISO 9001 Quality Management System. Learn more about PH Mold and why they chose the IQMS ERP solution.
Best Practices for Optimizing the Production Scheduling Process
Scheduling your shop floor to maximize production capacity while meeting fluctuations in customer demands is a complex process. There is a constant challenge to synchronize the availability of equipment, tools, materials, workforce and vendors to meet customer deadlines.
Click here to download the whitepaper, Best Practices for Optimizing the Production Scheduling Process, to learn more about the coveted tools and best practices used by three manufacturers to boost production scheduling efficiency, cut costs and increase plant capacity.