Combining Discrete and Process Manufacturing for Steel Manufacturing ERP

The steel industry is a unique industry in that it carries characteristics of both process and discrete manufacturing. Most ERP systems are angled toward either manufacturing type, but not both. For steel manufacturing ERP, you need to find a system that can cater to both the process aspects and the discrete aspects while still remaining a powerful solution. Below are some key features that steel manufacturing ERP must have to work well in a mixed manufacturing setting.

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Eliminating Common Pain Points with Energy ERP

Oil and gas companies need specific technology to meet their business needs. Unlike your mom and pop shop down the road, they are typically working in multiple locations and dealing with multiple stakeholders. These situations present unique needs when it comes to accounting, visibility and data. The answer to eliminating these pain points for oil and gas companies is by implementing an Energy ERP specific solution that is made to handle these unique situations. Below, we’ve highlighted the 4 major challenges facing oil and gas companies and how Energy ERP can help.

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5 Ways to Make Life Simpler with Regulatory Compliance ERP Software

In some industries, there are strict regulations that need to be followed set forth by the government. Although these are put in place for good reason, mostly to protect employees and consumers, they can be a huge hassle for manufacturers. Keeping track of all the necessary items to prove you are in compliance with regulation takes a lot of time and sometimes the necessary documents can be hard to find. To top it all off, if you’re found to break any of the rules you’re hit with a hefty fine.  For these reasons, compliance reporting truly isn’t something that should be done manually. Regulatory compliance ERP software can take the headache out of these regulations and making sure you adhere to them.
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How to Choose a Rubber and Plastic Manufacturing ERP System

One of the most difficult processes of implementing a new ERP software is knowing where to start. Every vendor can tout their rubber and plastic manufacturing ERP system as the best one out there, but how do you know for sure? There are some general indicators for selecting a rubber and plastic manufacturing ERP system that are a great place to start when deciding which ERP system is the best for your business.
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4 Unknown Necessities in Medical Device ERP

When it comes to choosing medical device ERP, manufacturers have a lot to put on their checklist. In such a highly regulated industry, medical device manufacturers need an ERP system that complies with FDA 21 CFR Part 11, Physician Payment Sunshine Act, cGMP CFR 820 requirements and ISO 13485. In the search to find a good medical device ERP that can comply with all those industry-specific regulations, sometimes manufacturers push other important benefits to the wayside.
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Food and Beverage Manufacturing ERP is a Must-Have

Between allergens and contamination, food and beverage manufacturers have a lot they need to be on the lookout for in order to avoid a recall. One of the most common recalls among food and beverage manufacturers is undeclared allergens, meaning the ingredient list didn’t correctly reflect a common allergen such as peanuts or milk. The other two common reasons were contamination with salmonella or listeria. Serious consequences like illness or death of the consumer is the last place a food and beverage manufacturer wants to find themselves.
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