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Implementing Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment
Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  Lean Manufacturing Principles in an A&D Environment Lean manufacturing is a management philosophy, enabled and supported by various techniques, to eliminate non-value adding activity. However, aerospace and defense (A&D) government regulations impose very different business practices from those followed in the commercial sector. Can lean manufacturing principles really work in A&D? The answer: it depends on the architecture of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Read More...
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Front-office Lean-Taking Lean Manufacturing Beyond the Shop Floor
Lean manufacturing practices are employed to some degree on almost every manufacturing floor, but many companies aren't realizing the real benefits of lean by

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  operation can benefit from implementing lean practices in their front office operations. The only pitfall of following a lean front office strategy is that a small company with a simple business model may adopt too rigorous a lean program, which would have the effect of bogging down their operations rather than eliminating waste. Formal lean programs run by certified professionals are fine for some organizations, while others can benefit most from adopting one or two practices to eliminate waste where it Read More...
Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
A supply chain management system (SCM) is a critical success factor for implementing lean manufacturing. The SCM system helps define product structure, costing

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  shop floor processes and implementing lean methods at one or more work cells. The project may involve changes in the factory layout based on value stream mapping. Illustrative changes include the definition and design of work cells, supermarkets for floor stock areas, and a reduction in bottlenecks. The pilot project uses kanbans for manufacturing and visual coordination tools, and typically supports tracking of floor stock inventory and an order-based approach to costing. A supplier has been identified Read More...
TEC Lean and Green Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide
While the need for sustainable development is affecting how organizations do business, the idea of environmental and corporate responsibility as value drivers

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  is no doubt that implementing lean principles can lead to a greener business; but it's important to recognize that lean alone cannot achieve this. Lean strategies although not driven by a responsibility framework like green strategies are can help businesses move toward operational efficiency which aligns perfectly with green initiatives. Technology: What to Look for in a System What can technology offer companies looking to adopt lean and green strategies? Can one solution do it all? The truth of the Read More...
Lean Tools and Practices that Eliminate Manufacturing Waste
A number of lean manufacturing tools and practices have long been used to reduce manufacturing waste. These include the five S's, visual controls, standardized

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  leveled production is by implementing takt time (the term is based on the German word for an orchestra conductor's baton, used to regulate the speed, beat, and timing at which musicians play), which means basing the production rate on an estimate of how many units per hour must be processed at each work canter in order to meet market demand. Takt time sets the pace of production to match the rate of customer demand, and becomes the heartbeat of any lean production system. As the pacemaker of a lean Read More...
Manufacturing Strategy: An Adaptive Perspective
Adaptive manufacturing enables companies to produce goods efficiently and manage variability proactively. However, it must be managed as an end-to-end, closed

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Mixed-Mode Manufacturing (ERP)
The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help

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Enabling Lean Transformation
This white paper discusses solutions that can be leveraged to help support lean initiatives and foster the growth of a lean business. It explores how a lean

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  Lean Transformation This white paper discusses solutions that can be leveraged to help support lean initiatives and foster the growth of a lean business. It explores how a lean business can benefit greatly from effective modeling, and provides a detailed example of how one software solution can be effectively adapted to a lean approach. Read More...
ERP for Food Manufacturing
Today, food manufacturers face significant challenges, including increasing costs, government regulation, safety concerns, low margins, and constantly changing

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  Deacom ERP,Deacom white paper,food manufacturing,food industry,ERP for food manufacturing,enterprise resource planning,ERP system Read More...
ERP in Manufacturing AXIS
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) provides a necessary infrastructure, along with the transactional detail and system of record that any manufacturing business

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Selecting ERP for Your Defense Manufacturing Business
In this white paper, how the unique characteristics of a defense manufacturing operation lead to separate and distinct needs in the area of enterprise software

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Announcing Agilisys (Formerly SCT’s Process Manufacturing & Distribution Business) - Finally Fully Focused On Process Manufacturing
The new independent company will certainly benefit from having control of its own financial destiny, being able to make decisions based upon its own needs and

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ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy
This Aberdeen Group report, based on over 170 survey respondents in manufacturing, provides best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. Today, 92

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  ERP,enterprise resource planning,manufacturing,2012,ERP strategies,ERP implementation,integrating ERP,tailor ERP Read More...
Cloud ERP for Manufacturing: 6 Considerations
There is no shortage of cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) software offerings nowadays, for almost any vertical manufacturing market segment. But

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  cloud erp,cloud enterprise resource planning,cloud erp for manufacturing,data ownership,cloud computing erp,cloud based erp,erp cloud,cloud erp software,erp in the cloud,cloud erp solutions,erp on cloud,erp cloud computing,data ownership policy,institutional ownership data,ownership data Read More...
Implementing Energy-Efficient Data Centers
But in the white paper implementing energy-efficient data centers, you'll learn how to save money by using less electricitywhether your data cente...

implementing lean manufacturing techniques  in the white paper Implementing Energy-efficient Data Centers , you'll learn how to save money by using less electricity—whether your data centers are still in the design stage or fully operational. You'll discover how to employ the two basic kinds of energy consumption reductions—and why one of them delivers up to twice the energy savings when compared to the other how to migrate to energy-efficient computing platforms how to reduce the energy consumption of your IT equipment how to increase the Read More...

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