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Manufacturing Software News covering Industry 4.0 Applications that include automation and data exchange, Case-Studies, Product Information and Best-Practice and Thought-Leadership Articles.

Logistics 4.0:  intelligent supply chains
Logistics 4.0: intelligent supply chains

Europe’s leading canned veg supplier harvests supply chain forecasting

Ammann Group Modernizes Its ERP with Move to SAP S/4HANA

Ivalua Launches Pre-Packaged Solutions for Manufacturers

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Flokk Puts Growth in The Driving Seat with Infor

Infor M3 to Help Improve Just-in-Time Manufacturing at Furniture Leader

LVMH, ConsenSys & Microsoft announce AURA, a consortium to power the luxury industry with blockchain tech

Powerful product tracking and tracing services, based on Ethereum blockchain technology and utilizing Microsoft Azure

YCI Methanol One Company Will Run on Infor CloudSuite Solutions

Cloud deployment and industry functionality solves challenges of small IT team and complex global demands

Iptor announces Version 11 as product transformation continues

Single launch for Distribution (DC1) and Publishing (IP1) leveraging aperīo platform

Mindtree Launches QuikDeploy to Accelerate SAP S/4HANA Transitions

Microsoft Azure-based offering uses pre-defined templates to ensure best-practice deployments using SAP Solution Manager

Rollagranola scales up with MRPeasy

Food distributors and retailers rightly demand the highest standards of their suppliers

Asian manufacturing and logistics sectors power ahead with IoT adoption despite some concerns

New report reveals the readiness of Asian manufacturers and supply chain enterprises in the adoption of innovation in the IIoT

JDA and Panasonic to Establish Joint Venture Company in Japan

Strategic agreement aims to expand provision of companies’ joint solutions to optimize factory, warehouse and retail digital supply chain operations

Flavourtech Selects Epicor ERP to Support Global Growth

ERP system helps reduce business risk and streamline operations

K3 Syspro Calls for Businesses to Use Brexit Delay to Build Resilience Through ERP

Simply employing more people is failing to address the productivity gap - perhaps our greatest economic challenge.

Semcon Increases Focus On Digitized And Sustainable Manufacturing Industry

Demand for digitization in the manufacturing industry is ever-increasing.

InfinityQS Empowers International Elevator Company with Real-time Quality Data for Increased Visibility

Using InfinityQS Statistical Process Control (SPC) software, this elevator manufacturer improved product consistency, reduced production time

85% of manufacturers face significant reliability issues when collaborating across multiple locations

Productivity and collaboration are under threat in manufacturing businesses due to unreliable communication platforms

PTC Fuels Leadership Momentum in Industrial IoT with New Manufacturing Workforce Productivity Solution

Latest Release of ThingWorx Introduces Operator Advisor; Enhances Data Sourcing, Analysis, Visualization, and Security

Optomec Announces Its New Controlled Atmosphere DED Systems for Next-Generation Metal Additive Manufacturing

Optomec today announced the release of the new LENS CS 600 and CS 800 Controlled Atmosphere (CA) DED Systems.

Almost A Third Of SME Manufacturers "Moving Supplier Base From Eu To UK"

From investment to turnover, recruitment to profits, forecasts are down for UK SME manufacturing bosses as they divert valuable resources

Fluid Power 4.0 Smart IIoT-enabled Fluid Power Solutions Create New Business Models & Investment Opportunities

IIoT Ensures the Survival of the Fluid Power Industry Against Encroachment from Electric Drives

Manual Processes Limiting Value of Data in Manufacturing

Real-time Analysis Needed to Make Instant, Actionable Decisions and Improve Efficiency

The UK’s ‘international brand for the fourth industrial revolution' - Made Smarter

Chancellor and Business Secretary both acknowledge the potential which the North West Made Smarter pilot offers the rest of the UK manufacturing

Nobia Selects Qualitest as SAP S/4HANA Quality Assurance Partner of Choice to Accelerate its IT Transformation

Qualitest announced it has been chosen by Nobia to become its quality assurance partner of choice as it migrates to SAP’s S/4HANA platform

Andretti Autosport Shifts into High Performance Additive Manufacturing with Stratasys

Multi-year collaboration agreement builds on decades of experience, empowering Stratasys customers with FDM technology to win in competitive racing

Ryder Disrupts E-Commerce Industry by Enabling Manufacturers to Go Direct to Online Consumers

Ryder’s alternative to third-party marketplaces delivers 270% volume increase with 99.9% on-time delivery in peak season for a global manufacturer

Dassault Systèmes Introduces 3DEXPERIENCE.WORKS

3DEXPERIENCE platform will become the benchmark for business operations for mid-market companies

Continuous Manufacturing in Pharma: Impossible Without Effective Labeling

Manufacturing speed and flexibility upgrades are welcome in all industries. Sometimes, though, the pharmaceutical sector is left behind when other fie

Jabil Advances Additive Manufacturing Market with Integration of Engineered Materials & 3D Printing Machines

Comprehensive Services Expected to Speed Adoption of Additive Manufacturing While Custom Materials Meet Demand for Unique Customer Applications

How has productivity changed within the manufacturing industry over time?

Technology is evolving across every business, allowing companies to become more productive and efficient.

Royal HaskoningDHV acquires Lanner to strengthen its predictive simulation capabilities

Engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has acquired Lanner, a UK-based hybrid software & consultancy firm

Firmenich Joins RE100 and Reaches 100% Renewable Power Across Its European and US Manufacturing Sites

Firmenich is proud to have joined RE100, a global initiative of the world's most influential companies, all committed to 100% renewable power

Konecranes adopts IoT technology to bridge virtual and real worlds using Siemens' digital innovation platform

Konecranes has implemented the Siemens digital innovation platform to accelerate its product development process

Aegis Software Unveils the First MES Solution that Enables Middleware-Free IIoT Manufacturing via the IPC CFX

Aegis’ CFX-Enabled FactoryLogix will turn the live data from machines on the IPC APEX EXPO 2019 show floor

Liberty Speciality Steels Forges Ahead with Infor-First Policy

Steel Producer Achieves Rapid Time to Value with Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise

Top Five Benefits of Adding Market Intelligence to Your Supply Chain

Developing better sourcing strategies and achieving annual savings of $15 million for a manufacturing industry firm

TEDA: Driving Smart Auto Manufacturing in China

A big investment by German car giant Volkswagen in northern China’s Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) earlier this year

Rethinking 'Design' for 'Additive Manufacturing'

Additive Manufacturing (AM), used interchangeably with ‘3D Printing’, is witnessing explosive growth and adoption.

Dassault Systèmes Extend the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to Business Operations for Small and Midsized Manufacturers

IQMS provides all-in-one solution to optimize engineering, manufacturing and business processes

Coop leads the way with allergen food safety labelling with NiceLabel

Swiss food manufacturer Coop has selected NiceLabel to help it streamline and improve its labelling processes at its factories and in-store bakeries.

Angel Trains, ESG Rail and Stratasys Tackle Obsolescence in the Rail Industry

Angel Trains, ESG Rail and Stratasys Tackle Obsolescence in the Rail Industry with UK’s First 3D Printing Manufacturing Solution

Boeing Selected Siemens for Enhanced Automation Standardization and Safety for Manufacturing Operations

Siemens to help standardize automation controls system and human-machine interface

JDA & WMG, University of Warwick Study: Majority of European Manufacturers Are Only at the Early Stages of Dig

Research shows manufacturers still struggling to effectively integrate and analyse supply chain data;

Streamlining Ordering Process with the Help of Inventory Management Techniques

Quantzig has announced the completion of their latest study on inventory management techniques for a multinational manufacturing firm.

Schlumberger Uses Celonis to Support Enterprise-Wide Business Transformation

Oilfield Services Leader Achieves Productivity Results and Expands to Optimize Processes in SAP S/4 HANA Migration

3D Printing Asia Zone assembles renowned additive manufacturing brands at Asiamold

Thanks to considerable support from 3D printing exhibitors, the 3D Printing Asia Zone will return as a key show highlight at Asiamold 2019

Syspro’s New ERP Release Achieving Right Blend Of Functionality And Ease Of Use, Say It Industry Analysts

10 Analyst Firms Review SYSPRO 8, Report Digital Transformation Advances; Aberdeen Remarks on Company’s Manufacturing Presence and New Avanti UI

Pukka Herbs aims to keep global temperature rise below 1.5 degrees

Committed to being zero carbon by 2030 and only the 13th UK company to have climate goal independently validated by the SBTi

More Than Half of Global Manufacturers Will Change Their Supply Chains in Response to Economic Nationalism

New LLamasoft survey finds that nearly half of manufacturers are considering alternate suppliers and are concerned about increased operational costs

Connected PLM Can Help Organizations Overcome Product Complexity During Digital Transformation

Study Finds Collaborative and Connected PLM Environment Leads to Cost Reduction, Quality Improvement, and Accelerated Time to Market

Study Shows Britain’s Thriving Component Industry Will Ensure UK Car Plants Won’t Stall Following a No-deal

UK automotive manufacturers needn’t fear being hit by unexpected delays or new tariffs imposed on EU-sourced components following a no-deal Brexit

voxeljet Launches VX1000-S for Serial Additive Manufacturing for Light Metal Casting Applications

VX1000-S with a five times increased performance, compared to previous systems, resulting in a layer time of only 12 seconds

ESI to Launch its Additive Manufacturing Simulation Solution at Formnext

Enabling Continuous Workflows from Quick Manufacturability Assessment to in-Depth Material Quality Investigation

Touchpath Launches One-Stop Manufacturing Management System

TouchManufacturer increases productivity by up to 30%

Customers demand maximised product uptime – can manufactures deliver?

Research reveals manufacturers know they need to close the gap, but many do not yet have infrastructure in place to support it

Knights in Armour, Robots and Lasers: Ford is First to Fully Automate Process Makes All-New Focus Safest Yet

First fully automated process modernises ancient blacksmith techniques, using furnaces, robots and lasers to craft car parts

PA Consulting enhances global innovation and product design capability through acquisition of Essential Design

Essential are experts in user-centred design, improving customer experiences and driving innovation to market.

AgilePoint Partners with UiPath to Offer RPA and Digital Process Automation Enterprise Solutions

Partnership to help accelerate increased profitability and accuracy for companies embracing digital transformation

Reply Wins Prestigious Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – EMEA in ERPM Cloud

Today Oracle awarded Business Reply with its 2018 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – EMEA in ERPM Cloud.

Accenture Acquires DAZ Systems, Inc. to Strengthen Its Oracle Cloud ERP Services

Accenture Acquires DAZ Systems, Inc. to Strengthen Its Oracle Cloud ERP Services, Expand Capabilities to Help Clients Become Intelligent Enterprise

Only 9% of manufacturers are to invest in digital transformation projects over the next 12-18 month

Findings show that manufacturers lack the understanding of digitalisation and its true benefits to a business

Cemtrex Provides Update on Release of Its WorkbenchXR Mixed Reality (XR) Application

Cemtrex Inc. provided an update on the release of its upcoming Virtual Reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR) application, WorkbenchXR

Shaping the Future - CABKA Opens Innovation Center in Valencia, Spain

CABKA will be opening a research center in order to pool the company's innovative forces and intensify its efforts in developing new technologies

Demand Solutions Wins Manufacturing Leadership Partner Award for Sixth Time

TenCate, a Demand Management Customer, also Honored for Success with Demand Solutions DSX® Platform

The X7 Delivers Right-sized Packaging Automation While Reducing Labor, Shipping, and Material Costs

Order X7™ today; add the custom solution for single- and complex multi-item orders in 2019

New Packsize On-demand Custom Box Production Takes Stage

The M1™ On Demand Packaging® system requires less labor, achieves high corrugated box variability and throughput

PTC Offers Free ThingWorx to Massachusetts Manufacturers, Fueling State-Wide Digital Transformation Efforts

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Local Government Dignitaries, and PTC Executives to Host Advanced Manufacturing Showcase

Aegis Software and Inovaxe Partner to Deliver Integrated MES and Material Handling & Storage Solution

Enabling Manufacturers to Improve Inventory Management, Accuracy, and Visibility Throughout the Connected Supply Chain

Drakes Supermarkets Chooses Dematic’s Robotic Picking System In Australian-First Deployment

Dematic has been chosen to install its robotic piece picking solution in Drakes Supermarkets’

voxeljet AG Fuels the Future of Additive Manufacturing

By harnessing the scalability of powder binder jetting, voxeljet AG is bringing additive manufacturing to the next level

PTC, Rockwell Automation, and the NAM’s Manufacturing to Inspire the Next Generation on Manufacturing Day

Industry Leaders Come Together to Increase Visibility and Interest in Modern Manufacturing Through an Interactive Augmented Reality Experience

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018: North America’s Stage For Industry 4.0

HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 presented game-changing Industry 4.0 solutions over six days during its co-location with IMTS 2018 at McCormick Place

How AWS plans to strengthen its cloud proposition for manufacturing companies

On September 18, PAC attended the AWS Transformation Day 2018 in Munich.

Elemica Receives Best Practices in Product Leadership in the Digital Supply Network for Process Industries

DSN Helps Businesses to Connect, Automate, Anticipate and Digitally Transform

Dassault Systèmes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2019

SOLIDWORKS design ecosystem supports design performance, attention to detail, and solving complex problems

Schneider Electric Adopts Actvcontent’s Automated Manufacturing Execution System

New SaaS platform to enable manufacturers to visualize their factory floors in real-time and streamline key parts of the manufacturing process

Unit4’s ERP Chosen to Support a Ground-Breaking Project Building the World’s Largest Radio Telescope

Unit4, world leader in enterprise systems for services organizations, announces today a new contract to deliver ERP software and services to the SKA

Universal Robots Marks Industry Milestone by Awarding its 25,000 Collaborative Robot in a Gold Edition at IMTS

The Danish market leader of collaborative robots celebrates unprecedented sales, awarding Kay Manufacturing from Chicago a golden cobot

Manufacturing growth slows in UK and EU amid economic and political fears

Two-year slowdown - Optimism continues - Pricing pressures remain

Annual symposium to showcase magnesium’s benefits to manufacturing

Birmingham City University’s annual Magnesium Symposium returns for its second year after a positive response from industry in 2017.

64 per cent of manufacturers reveal a lack of budget is the main barrier to further IT adoption

Research from InfinityQS highlights costs as the main reason businesses are hesitating to invest in digitalisation

The perfect set-up for change

BEUMER Group's single-source-solution for Röfix proves the highest degree of flexibility for bagging, palletising and packaging

How Striving For Zero Defects Helps To Boost Manufacturing Productivity Through Process Visibility

Theresa May hasn’t held back in stressing the need for UK businesses to raise productivity levels

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Adds Exciting New Capabilities to Manufacturing and Professional Services Industries

Earlier this year, customers were provided with the deepest, broadest AI-powered functionality in the ERP market with the 1805 release of SAP S/4HANA

Muted growth for UK manufacturers – how can we boost business

The July Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) continued the trend towards slower growth

How Electronics Manufacturers Can Benefit from ERP

It’s an exciting time to be offering ERP to APAC manufacturers – especially our partners in the electronics industry.

Brightpearl appoints fashion chief as Chairman to accelerate international expansion after £11m growth

Brightpearl today announces a £11 million growth round and the appointment of a new Chairman to help drive further expansion.

The material that holds the world together

BEUMER supplies tailor-made solutions designed to make the production of cement more energy-efficient and eco-friendly

Kurabo International: Bridging the Generation Gap with Lectra

Kurabo began using Lectra’s patternmaking software Modaris to streamline their product development process.

Lectra Fashion PLM 4.0 ranked No. 1 by Industry Experts

WhichPLM finds Lectra outperforms the competition in terms of technical functionality and user experience

Menz & Gasser Tempted to Taste the Benefits of Digital Transformation with Infor

Infor OS, Infor PLM Optiva and Infor ERP at Heart of Change within Italian Food Manufacturer

OSSL Group returns to Made in the Midlands

Midlands-based steel manufacturer and stockholder set to showcase apprentice innovation at regional event

Rimini Street EMEA State of Innovation Readiness Survey Reveals An Inconsistent Approach Among Industries

Hi-Tech and Telecoms, Life Sciences perform better while traditional industries and the Public Sector reveal a concerning picture

BEUMER Residential Service ensures smooth operation on site for the long term

BEUMER Residential Service enables companies to hand over the responsibility for their material flows to BEUMER specialists

Baroque Japan Limited: Connecting the Dots with Lectra Fashion PLM

With 18 fashion brands to its name, Baroque Japan is a rising star in Japan’s fashion landscape.

It takes two…New research shows UK manufacturers must partner to prosper

37% of UKmfg businesses have stalled innovation programmes in past year

FutureDays18: Focus on new saws and additive manufacturing

From 13 to 14 June 2018, KASTO will be presenting cutting-edge sawing and storage technologies at its headquarters in Achern

Elemica Reports Double Digit Network Growth and Announces New Product Innovations in First Quarter 2018

Helping Process Manufacturers Undergo Digital Transformation Leads to Introduction of New Transformative Solutions

Pelican Products, Inc. Improves Sales Order and Invoice Processing with Esker’s SaaS Solutions

Esker, a worldwide leader in document process automation solutions and pioneer in cloud computing, today announced it is working with Pelican Products

Syspro launches Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM)

As factories adopt Industry 4.0 practices, automated data collection enables shorter lead times, reduced loss, and maximum uptime

Rootstock Software Names Per Norling General Manager, International To Spearhead Worldwide Growth

Cloud ERP adoption drives Rootstock’s expansion throughout EMEA & APAC

Ansys 19.1 Delivers The First Comprehensive Solution For Simulation-Based Digital Twins

Latest release boosts productivity and eliminates product complexity across all physics

The Future Of ERP

Massive Profits, Huge Efficiency and Business Made Easy – Be a Part of Business Systems’ Future

UK manufacturing growth slows, but there are some silver linings…

Like many economic updates recently, the latest IHS Markit UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has failed to ignite hopes of an upturn

Synchrono® Presents Get Lean on Inventory at IndustryWeek Expo

Lean practitioners offer real-world examples of how modern eKanban technologies are addressing costly challenges and waste associated with inventory

"Fashion Goes Digital" takes the Lead in Fashion Technology

Customers get Industry 4.0-ready as Lectra unveiled latest product offerings and shared insights at annual fashion VIP event