Month: August 2019

10 Ways Design-To-Manufacturing Drives More Revenue

Bottom Line: Speeding up new product development cycles, improving product quality and increasing yield rates happen when manufacturers unify diverse production systems encompassing simulation/Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Electrical, Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Inspection, work instructions, and ERP systems to create a unified design-to-manufacturing platform. Getting the diverse base of manufacturing systems in sync with each other opens up new …

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Four Common Challenges Facing The Manufacturing Industry In 2019

The manufacturing industry continues to show strong resiliency, shaking off global trade uncertainty, finding ingenious workarounds to its labor crisis, while still innovating new products using design-to-manufacture workflows. 76% of all manufacturers prioritize improving shop floor productivity as their most valuable growth strategy, 1.4 times more important than marketing improvements to drive more leads (44%) …

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Legacy ERP Systems: Is it Time for an ERP Replacement?

A legacy ERP system is an older enterprise software solution that is no longer being enhanced.  Legacy ERP systems were typically first created in the 1980s or early 1990s and are often based on older technology, such as the IBM AS/400 platform, Progress Software or even DOS.  Their original user interfaces were character based, although many have …

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How Blockchain Can Improve Manufacturing In 2019

The business value-add of blockchain will grow to slightly more than $176B by 2025, then exceed $3.1T by 2030 according to Gartner. Typical product recalls cost $8M, and many could be averted with improved track-and-traceability enabled by blockchain. Combining blockchain and IoT will revolutionize product safety, track-and-traceability, warranty management, Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO), and lead …

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Managing Merged Manufacturing Operations

Revere Packaging invests in IQMS/DELMIAWORKS manufacturing ERP software to optimize production, scheduling, and profitability of its eco-friendly products The history of Revere Packaging Holdings, LLC is almost as old as the United States of America, tracing back to the founding of Revere Copper & Brass by Paul Revere in 1801, six years after his famous …

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