Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Manufacturing Trends

Manufacturing Trends

FMEA, AIAG, VDA, quality, quality management, QMS

Is the New FMEA Handbook a Game Changer for Quality?

In June 2019, the US Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) and German Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA) published the Failure Mode Effects Handbook in a joint effort to improve and harmonize Failure...
life sciences, sustainability, sustainable growth, cloud

The Formula for Fast and Sustainable Growth in Life Sciences

The analysts agree — it’s a good time to be a life science startup. Life science companies have delivered tremendous innovation and seen tremendous growth in recent years — in gene...
digital manufacturing, packaging manufacturing, digital technology, packaging

Taking Packaging Manufacturing to New Levels with Digital Technology

When it comes to the packaging industry, the “digital technology” term often conjures up visions of 3D software, eye-catching labels or unique packaging design that makes engaging digital marketing tools for consumers....
QAD Tomorrow, adaptive manufacturing enterprise, maturity model diagnostic, change, diagnostic, disruption, manufacturing

QAD Tomorrow: What’s Next for Manufacturers?

Thank you to those who joined us for QAD Tomorrow, our virtual thought stream, which was focused on the unforeseen disruption in manufacturing and the new transformation imperative. For those who...

Actionable Insights: Purchasing Inventory Effectiveness

In our previous Actionable Insights blog, we discussed the Equipment Cost Action Center. Next, we will provide an overview of the Purchasing Inventory Effectiveness Action Center as well as the associated...
QAD Tomorrow, virtual event, manufacturing, supply chain

QAD Tomorrow: Planning for the Unplannable

In talking to Manufacturers, the greatest challenge they face today is change. Combine change with uncertainty and the future is anything but known.  Are You Ready for the Next Big Disruption? Metaphors and...
Malaysia, business, economy, manufacturing, supply chain

Doing Business in Malaysia

Malaysia became an independent nation, the Federation of Malaya, in 1957. Prior to that, the British Empire ruled the territory as colonies and protectorates, and Japan occupied the area from 1942...
supplier performance, supplier management, supply chain, integration

Integrated Supplier Management Boosts Performance

The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly increased the awareness among manufacturers for improved communication and collaboration with suppliers. In the past months, many suppliers have seen operational disruptions...
cybersecurity, food and beverage, manufacturing, supply chain, risk management

Why Cybersecurity Matters in the Food & Beverage Supply Chain

Very few tasks today are done without some type of computer or data-based technology. I can still remember grocery stores, department stores and the like using the manual cash registers and...
sustainability, packaging, packaging manufacturing, adaptive ERP

Keeping Sustainability at the Forefront of Packaging Manufacturing

No manufacturer would be blamed if they put operational sustainability plans on the back burner during the current environment. The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting daily life with disruptions in global businesses...

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