IQReport June 08, 2017 - Manufacturing and ERP News From IQMS

IQReport June 8, 2017

How to Set Up a Lean Factory That Works

Lean manufacturers have a leg up on speeding products to market, reducing costs and keeping customers happy. In a recent IndustryWeek article, Tim Voss of Daniel Penn Associates shares insights into creating a lean factory with a seamless flow of people, material and information.

Click here to learn more more about creating a lean factory.

Digital Transformation and What it Means for Manufacturing

Computer Business Review (CBR) reports that digital transformation has changed the way technology-dependent businesses function creating fundamental changes to business models and interactions with partners and suppliers.

What does this mean for manufacturers? The CBR article highlights recent IDC Manufacturing Insights research that features seven key drivers that are the force behind the digital transformation and what it means for the future of manufacturing.

Read Computer Business Review's article on Manufacturing's Digital Transformation.

IQMS News & Information

IQMS Positioned as One of the Pacesetters in FrontRunners Quadrant for ERP

IQMS is pleased to be positioned as one of the Pacesetters in the Software Advice FrontRunners Quadrant for Enterprise Resource Planning, April 2017. Software Advice, a Gartner company, gave the IQMS EnterpriseIQ manufacturing ERP system a rating of four stars out of a possible five based on reviews and ratings from 125 end-user customers.

To create the Frontrunners Quadrant, Software Advice evaluated more than 600 enterprise resource planning (ERP) products, selecting those with the top scores for their capability and value. Scores are based largely on reviews from real software users, along with other product performance details, such as what features are offered and how many customers they have.

The full report can be found at

Allied Moulded Selects IQMS ERP Software to Gain 360 Degree View of Their Operations

Allied Moulded Products, Inc has selected IQMS to improve visibility across its manufacturing and business operations. 

Allied Moulded had looked at several software packages over the years, but decided to focus their evaluation on ERP vendors offering cloud solutions. After conducting extensive research, the company selected IQMS for its leadership in technology innovation with its cloud solution and integrated MES technology,

Most importantly, because IQMS combines robust ERP and MES functionality into one comprehensive solution—in which all data is managed by the same embedded Oracle database—the company no longer needs to review multiple databases to get visibility into its operations. Learn more about Allied Moulded and why they chose the IQMS ERP solution.

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Gartner Research Report: Market Guide to MES Solutions

A recent Gartner study found that manufacturing executives are looking to Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) to bring manufacturing and the supply chain together.

The new Market Guide for Manufacturing Newsletter provides access to the complete Gartner Market Guide for MES research report as well as real use cases of how manufacturers are using MES solutions to align their manufacturing supply chain.

Read the MES Market guide now to learn how an MES solution can increase the efficiency of your manufacturing supply chain. Download Now!