Category: Manufacturing ERP

Heart-Fab Optimizes Production with MIE Track Manufacturing Software

Heart-Fab, a metal fabricator in Manitoba, Canada, has recently joined MIE Solutions’ client database. They have purchased and implemented the popular MIE Trak Sheet Metal Software system. Known as a prominent metal fabricator, Heart-Fab has publicly expressed its contentment with the new acquisition and has explained that the product has helped improve internal processes significantly […]

Epicor Selected to Deliver Manufacturing Technologies

Epicor Software Corporation recently announced that ELE Advanced Technologies has selected their 9 next-generation enterprise resource planning solution. The Epicor solution will replace ELE Advanced Technologies’ aging business systems and will give them a stronger production process. ELE Advanced Technologies has leveraged enterprise software in its finance operations for the past 20 years but has […]

Manufacturers to Benefit from Plex Systems and Cloud-MFG Partnership

Plex Systems, Inc., recently announced the launch of a strategic partnership with Cloud-MFG, Inc. This innovative partnership allows Engineer to Order and other industrial manufacturers access to a new breed of ETO-specific ERP functionality. This is expected to help the company to manage complex quotations and order entry, track project costing and reduce lead-time, as […]

Duke Manufacturing to Centralize Global Business Operations With Epicor

Epicor Software Corporation, a provider of enterprise business software solutions, has announced that food service equipment solutions provider, Duke Manufacturing, has selected the Epicor 9 next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. With this implementation, Epicor will centralize Duke Manufacturing’s business operations, replacing its vastly disjoined information systems with a fully-integrated, single-source ERP solution. As a […]

Manufacturing ERP System Implementation Strategies

When it comes to implementing a manufacturing ERP system, there are three popular strategies that are used. There are the “Big Bang”, the phased rollout, and the parallel adoption. Below are the advantages and disadvantages of implementing a manufacturing ERP system through the three different approaches. “Big Bang” Implementing the manufacturing ERP system through the […]

What is Process Manufacturing?

Process manufacturing is a distinct industry that requires specialized solutions to solve day-to-day problems. Traditionally, process manufacturing software varies from discrete manufacturing solutions because they are built to tackle the complexities of food and beverage production, chemical and coating, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and others. The software solutions address the pressures of process manufacturing by balancing optimized […]

Microsoft Dynamics Comparison: GP vs. NAV vs. AX

Microsoft Dynamics Currently, there are three Microsoft Dynamics products designed for manufacturing. The Microsoft ERP offerings include Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, and Microsoft Dynamics AX. The three Microsoft Dynamics products all feature financial management, human resource management, supply chain management and IT management. Although the Microsoft Dynamics solutions have many similarities, it is […]

5 Key Manufacturing ERP Features for Automotive Producers

Automotive manufacturers face growing competition in the global economy, and as a result have come to rely on Manufacturing ERP. To ensure their survival in the competitive landscape, manufacturers judge their automotive ERP based on their initial capital expense, operating costs, and ROI. With all of the ongoing activates involved in automotive manufacturing organizations can […]

Sage ERP: A Recipe for Success

Before using Sage ERP, Goose Island Beer, a Chicago based brewing company rated in “America’s 20 Best Breweries”, started to outgrow the basic functions of their accounting software. Feeling frustrated with the state of their business operations, Goose Island Beer recognized that they needed a sophisticated bill of materials and various other features to successfully […]

Microsoft Dynamics AX Saves Kelly Tractor

Kelly Tractor, a provider of heavy-equipment sales, rentals, parts and maintenance services, decided to implement and integrate Microsoft Dynamics AX to address the problem of their aging software systems. The aging software had decreased employee productivity and slowed the company’s growth, so they turned to Microsoft Dynamics AX to optimize their business processes. Kelly Tractor’s […]