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Why manufacturing software is better than Excel?

With the rise of IT in our everyday lives comes the dependence on certain tools, to communicate, to assist and to help us with work.  In the early days many companies – although slow to adopt – found a piece of software that worked for them, they invested in it and became reliant on it.

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A New Production Process – the Essential Advice for Setting Up

Our world is developing fast, new markets are emerging and third world markets are becoming stronger. With this comes new businesses – many of which will be manufacturing companies – and the implementation of new production processes.  This is also the case for existing companies in more established markets upgrading or implementing production processes.

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Manufacturing software – how much does it cost?

When you make a decision to purchase or upgrade your old accounting, ERP or manufacturing software (MRP), the next logical question is – how much the software actually cost? Let’s compare MRPeasy and Microsoft Dynamic NAV (former Navision). At Microsoft Dynamics NAV Community website (https://community.dynamics.com/nav/b/erpsoftwareblog/archive/2012/09/05/how-much-does-a-typical-erp-implementation-cost) we found the following information, published by Greg Kaupp, CEO of ArcherPoint, LLC, […]

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Is it Time to Replace Your Legacy ERP System?

By 2016, heavily customized ERP implementations will be routinely referred to as “legacy ERP,” according to Gartner, Inc., American analytical company. Gartner said that as alternatives to monolithic, on-premises ERP and enterprise applications continue to mature, CIOs and application leaders must take action to address the fast-approaching reality of “legacy ERP.”

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Production capacity available instantly online at MakeTime.io

No parts, no delivery. This is what it all boils down to. Think about a complex assembly like a tractor or a sedan. One late supplier stalls the production of countless vehicles. A missed shipment of painfully simple parts costing $.05 apiece can delay the delivery of millions of dollars worth of tractors, cars, and airplanes, […]

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What is 3D Printing & How Do 3D Printers Work?

There are several web resources who educate the general public about 3D printing. One of them is 3DPrint.com. Recently they published a nice informative guide on 3D printing, how it works, and what are the various technologies involved.

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