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Process Improvement Comes First

By:  Donald Clark CFPIM, CSCP Companies around the world implement ERP systems for a wide variety of reasons:  some to eliminate manual efforts, some to run their businesses in an integrated environment, some for regulatory reasons, and on and on.  I think that if you ask many people why they undertake an ERP implementation, you [...]

2019-09-25T05:00:53-08:00June 24th, 2010|Industry Insights|Comments Off on Process Improvement Comes First

Discrete and Process Manufacturing.. What’s the difference?

Thanks to Josh Chalifour at Technology Evaluation Centers for this post: A quick definition from APICS (The Association for Operations Management) describes discrete manufacturing as “the production of distinct items such as automobiles, appliances, or computers,” whereas process manufacturing covers “production that adds value by mixing, separating, forming, and/or performing chemical reactions. It may be [...]

2019-06-20T13:10:28-08:00April 14th, 2009|Made-to-Stock Manufacturing|Comments Off on Discrete and Process Manufacturing.. What’s the difference?