IQReport November 03, 2016 - Manufacturing and ERP News From IQMS

IQReport November 03, 2016

7 Traits of Highly Successful IoT Implementers

According to a recent article in IndustryWeek, some 60% of companies are planning on deploying IoT technology in the next five years to remain competitive. Few of them, however, have experience working with the technology. So where does one start?

Organizations planning IoT projects don’t need to reinvent the wheel. They can find inspiration in the organizations that have already successfully navigated their way through an IoT project.

How did they do it? A closer look reveals that companies that reap the benefits of IoT have much in common, both in attitude and approach. Click here to read the complete IndustryWeek article.

"Sharpen Your Edge" at FABTECH

FABTECH, North America's Largest Metal Forming, Fabricating, Welding and Finishing Event is coming to Las Vegas, NV November 16-18, 2016. More than 28,000 attendees and over 1,300 exhibiting companies are expected to gather once again to celebrate metal manufacturing at its best. FABTECH provides a convenient venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions to all of your metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing needs. Click here to learn more about FABTECH.

(Be sure to stop by booth C19075 and see the IQMS tools that will help you improve productivity and profits.)

IQMS News & Information

Powering Growth Through Automated Manufacturing

Since 2009 IQMS customer Plastics Components Inc, (PCI) has more than tripled in size, and the company has seen a historic growth rate of 22.4 per cent over the last six fiscal years. What's their secret?

"Central to our success has been our commitment to complete process automation to provide the highest quality parts at the lowest possible cost to a diverse range of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)." says, Tom Duffey, President at PCI.

The cornerstone of their operation, what Duffy calls the “nervous system” that keeps everything running the way they want it to, is their manufacturing-centric enterprise resource planning (ERP) system from IQMS.

Read more about PCI, their growth with end to end automation including how they run a "lights out" facility (literally no one in the building 90 percent of the time).

IQMS Welcomes Software Consultancy Proximity to our Partner Network

We are excited to announce that Proximity, a software consultancy with deep expertise in manufacturing solutions, has joined our partner network.

Proximity develops, maintains, and supports high-performance software solutions and applications for companies across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Established in 2007, the consultancy has an outstanding team of more than 40 experts with extensive experience in delivering solutions tailored to the real-world needs of businesses in the manufacturing, logistics and retail sectors. Click here to learn more about the partnership.

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WMS: Reducing Inventory Costs & Improving Warehouse Efficiency

A warehouse management system (WMS) greatly improves inventory control and shipping accuracy, while simultaneously reducing labor, time and data entry errors.

Download this Warehouse Management Savings infographic and see how a WMS system will help improve specific areas of your manufacturing facility. Download now!