How to Keep Perfect Batch Records?

Batch records are documents that detail the journey of raw materials becoming batches of finished goods. Even though the term is mostly associated with process manufacturing, especially the pharma industry, every company that manufactures its products in batches or series can benefit from keeping batch records. Here is how to do it.

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Industrial Machinery SMEs Are Facing a Transformation

Industrial equipment and machinery manufacturers are the cornerstone of the manufacturing industry. Building the technology used to increase efficiency in other businesses, industrial machinery builders have always been at the forefront of industrial innovation. Today, these changes are especially profound.

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Production Costs – A Simple Guide

There are several ways to classify the costs associated with the production of goods. Production managers rarely need to look away from total manufacturing costs, which consist of direct material costs, direct labor costs, and manufacturing overheads. However, production accountants and business owners often need to see the bigger picture.

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Supply Chain Planning – A Quick Guide

Recent years have seen unprecedented disruption in the global economy. Large-scale events such as trade wars, tariffs, COVID-19, and port throughput issues have created massive pressure on the company’s supply chains.

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Santa Claus’s Software Magic

Christmas has always been Santa’s favorite time of the year. But until a couple of years ago, making sure that everyone in the world was blessed with holiday cheer was also very stressful. He has, however, been trying to reduce his holiday stress levels and a little bit of software magic goes a long way […]

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Week 50 in Manufacturing News

Past 90 Days Sees the Largest Streak in Manufacturing Technology Orders in More Than 23 Years; UK Manufacturing Production Meets Estimates With 0% in October; Australia PMI Manufacturing Dropped to 57.4, PMI Services Dropped to 55.1.

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What Is SKU Rationalization?

Determining which products to continue selling and which ones to discontinue is a challenge most businesses need to face at some point. Because there are many aspects to consider before cutting your product catalog, the process of SKU rationalization is here to help you find a balance between too many and too few SKUs.

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