Discrete manufacturing News
August 02, 2016
News of SoftBank's intended acquisition of ARM has pulled the state of the IoT chip market into the spotlight, as well as ARM's future position in it.
November 11, 2015
SAP will release a new version of S/4HANA that adds manufacturing functions, including inventory; plus, new mobile services for Fiori based on the HANA Cloud Platform.
December 06, 2013
2013 saw manufacturing IT innovation, from mobile computing and 3-D printing and same-day shipping.
March 22, 2013
Expert Matthew Littlefield explains how these long-used efficiency measures can support real-time visibility in manufacturing.
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Discrete manufacturing is an industry term for the manufacturing of finished products that are distinct items capable of being easily counted, touched or seen. Continue Reading
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One expert differentiates between discrete and process manufacturing, and gives discrete manufacturers guidance on what considerations they should weigh when choosing an ERP system. Continue Reading
SAP's flexible PLM system gives discrete and process manufacturers a broad range of options for hosting, implementation, functions and features. Continue Reading
Adept PDM, a scalable PLM tool from Synergis, may allow enterprises to manage product data throughout the entire product lifecycle. Continue Reading
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Discrete manufacturers reap greater business benefits when they ensure planning, procurement, inventory, capacity and quality management are integral parts of their SAP ECC implementation. Continue Reading
Discrete manufacturers face challenges related to demand forecasting and inventory management, to name just two. Here's a look at why -- and what can be done. Continue Reading
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Joy Global added SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence and saw new productivity gains. Find out what they were. Continue Reading
In this tip, expert Jawad Akhtar outlines how to differentiate between discrete, process and repetitive production types and how SAP ERP supports them. Continue Reading
Long a staple in process manufacturing, SAP XSteps now helps discrete manufacturers record production data, as well as automate production processes. Continue Reading