Seaquist Closures Increases Productivity And Inventory Accuracy With Glacier Computers
Seaquist Closures, located in Mukwonago, WI, had a need to increase productivity in conducting quarterly inventories. It produces closures that allow consumers to easily pour, squirt, and spread everything from sports drinks to grape jelly to toothpaste and laundry detergent. Submitted by Glacier Computer
Surfware’s TrueMill Technology Earns 2 Gold Medals
In recognition of the dramatic and demonstrated benefits to the manufacturing industry, TrueMill Technology was awarded the Gold Medal at both the International Machine Tools Trade Fair (IMT) and the Machining Engineering Fair this year
Pressed For Time
Producing precision metal components for some of the world's top automotive companies requires a clock-like operation. In the case of S&Z Tool & Die Co. Inc., finding a plant-floor computer system that could keep up with the daily demands posed a critical challenge. Submitted by Glacier Computer
Acsis Plant Manager Solution Achieves “Powered By SAP NetWeaver” Status
Acsis, Inc. announced that its Acsis Plant Manager solution has earned "Powered by SAP NetWeaver" status
Case Study: Wireless Communication Saves the Day…And the Bottom Line
The ThyssenKrupp Waupaca Foundry in Marionette, Wisconsin reaped a $600,000 ROI when they decided to go wireless
Pursuing Manufacturing Excellence through Real-time Performance Management and Continuous Improvement
Manufacturers are feeling new pressure on their operations coming from many directions. In many companies, it falls to IT to envision new business possibilities in concert with the technologies needed to realize them. At the same time, the usual job of reducing the cost of doing business through increased efficiency and productivity cannot be ignored. This paper outlines how modern solutions can support both strategies at the same time. Submitted by SAP Americas.
The State Of The Art In Finance
In the wake of recent accounting scandals and the
increasingly competitive business environment,
many CFOs and the finance organizations they lead
have started to take on new strategic roles within the
enterprise. This SAP Insight will discuss recent trends and best
practices, as well as provide examples for those companies
with best-practice processes, models, and technologies. Submitted by SAP Americas.
The Challenge To Achieve Perfect Order Management
In today’s business climate, order management is crucial to
corporate success as the demand for perfection increases and
flexibility and tolerance for errors decreases. The global quest for the perfect order is underway. Superior order management can be a competitive edge across
the board, improving customer satisfaction and retention as
well as your bottom line and top line. Submitted by SAP Americas.
Implementing Enterprise Resource Planning: Lessons Learned From The Front
Best practice indicates that a successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation can, in fact, force an organization to reevaluate its business practices and processes, focus on clearly defined goals and objectives, create a higher understanding of the need for data accuracy, emphasize time-phased material planning,
and enable a more effective data-sharing environment. However, such high-level benefits require a new approach to project implementation, one that applies the lessons of the past to reinvent the systems of the future. Submitted by SAP Americas.
State Of The Art In TCO: Managing The Total Cost Of Ownership
IT executives are constantly expected to demonstrate the value of their investment decisions. However, they all know how difficult it is to even list all the ways that "value" can be defined. To help understand and leverage these commonalities, the Americas' SAP Users Group (ASUG), in collaboration with SAP, developed this benchmarking initiative on Total Cost of Ownership. Submitted by SAP Americas