IQReport November, 2017 - Manufacturing and ERP News From IQMS

IQReport November 2017

Capitalizing on the Convergence of Manufacturing Quality, IoT and Lean 

The introduction of IoT technologies in product design and smart manufacturing has brought the manufacturing industry to the brink of enabling effective and efficient management of production with virtually perfect quality.

Now more than ever, it is vital for experts in quality and operations technology to work together to help manufacturing plants realize the full potential from the Industrial Internet of Things.

Click here to read Quality Magazine's article, "Capitalizing on the Convergence of Manufacturing Quality, IoT and Lean."

"Next-Generation Manufacturing" About People as Much as Technology 

Manufacturers who want to attract and keep new employees must understand how a cultural evolution is changing the expectations of the newest generations of Americans.

As fast as the world of manufacturing is evolving, so is the workforce. When we talk about next-gen manufacturing, we’re not just talking about products and processes; we’re talking about people. In fact, maintaining our competitive advantage in global manufacturing starts with people.

Click here to read IndustryWeek's article, "Next-Generation Manufacturing About People as Much as Technology."

IQMS News & Information

How Global Interconnect Doubled their Sales and Increased Productivity Without Additional Overhead 

Under pressure to deliver fail safe products while managing a complex global supply chain, cable manufacturer Global Interconnect's antiquated MRP system had reached its limit. "We can't continue to operate this way if we want to continue to grow."

Since making the switch to IQMS, all business operations, accounting, purchasing, and sales orders in conjunction with inventory are "under one roof." This not only introduced tremendous efficiencies to their operations, but it ultimately benefited their expansive and growing customer base as well. Learn more.

IQMS to Present at FABTECH on How Manufacturers Can Double Plant Output to Drive Growth

Heading to FABTECH next week? Join IQMS CMO Steve Bieszczat and Northern Industrial Manufacturing VP Jeff Hohlfeldt as they discuss real-world best practices for doubling plant output and ensuring on-time delivery.

The session will be held 2:50 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. as part of the “Job Shop Solutions” track on Tuesday, November 7, in room 401 D.

FABTECH, is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event that attracts 50,000 attendees. Visit IQMS at FABTECH in booth #C40830 to learn how ERP and MES technology can help you double your plant output. The event runs November 6-9, 2017 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Featured Whitepaper

MES Savings: Real World Improvements an MES System Delivers

In manufacturing, your money is made on the shop floor. Real-time data is a powerful component in helping to identify and then proactively address inefficiencies and challenges on your factory floor.

Are you wondering how real-time data can help improve efficiencies in your plant?

Click here to learn how the IQMS MES solution is helping manufacturers gain extra production time, increase inventory turns, reduce cycle times and much more.