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Why Assembly Manufacturers Need an ERP System

Assembly manufacturing completely transformed the manufacturing industry when it was first introduced: mass production became a reality.

Nowadays, many of our most valuable goods, from cars to household electronics, are produced in an assembly line environment.

The key, of course, to assembly manufacturing is speed and increased productivity. Henry Ford famously cut production time of his Model T cars from 12 hours to 94 minutes by introducing assembly lines to his manufacturing plants.

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New Whitepaper: Best Practices for Optimising the Production Scheduling Process

Our partners at IQMS have released a brand new whitepaper, “Best Practices for Optimising the Production Scheduling Process”. You can download the whitepaper here.

IQMS design enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing execution system (MES) software for manufacturers. You can see other whitepapers from IQMS here.

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IQMS launches EDI value added network services for manufacturers

New hosted EDI VAN service provides manufacturers with a secure, reliable and affordable service for the connectivity, transport and integration of all their electronic business transactions


Whether you need to manage supplier purchase orders, invoice your customers or provide business-to-consumer drop shipping fulfilment for online retailers being able to enable online transactions across the manufacturing supply chain via electronic data interchange (EDI) is critical.

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Why Modernise your IBM i Forms Solution?

If you are considering an IBM i modernisation initiative, you will likely have a number of systems that all need to be brought up-to-date.

So where should you start?

Starting with a project that is fast and easy to implement means that your modernisation journey begins with a quick ROI generation. And showing a demonstrable ROI to senior colleagues will bring more support on board, to continue modernising your legacy IBM i systems and processes

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Industry 4.0: Plastics and the New Industrial Revolution

How prepared are you for the next industrial revolution? Industry 4.0 is here and it will have a major impact on manufacturing.

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