Supplier News

  1. 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.
  2. 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
  3. Achieving Best Practice Performance In Automotive Parts Distribution
    Globalization and structural issues have caused the automotive market to become more competitive than ever, with pressure to deliver increasing levels of service at lower costs. Submitted by RedPrairie
  4. ProSoft Technology’s New PC56-SLS: An In-Rack PC With Wonderware Suitelink-Daserver
    The PC56-SLS is the first collaboration between ProSoft Technology and Wonderware, and was first initiated at the request of General Mills, a leader in food manufacturing with global net earnings in excess of 1.2 billion dollars last year...
  5. Surfware Now Shipping SURFCAM Velocity II
    SURFCAM Velocity II includes Surfware’s patented new RapidRough technology, a single-step roughing through pre-finishing operation that significantly reduces both programming and machining time in cores, cavities and complex multi-surface parts...
  6. Emerson Recognized For Enabling Energy Efficiency, Optimizing Power Plants
    AMS Optimizer, a component of Emerson’s PlantWeb digital plant architecture, provides the set points and equipment selections necessary to achieve optimum process operation on Eastman's Kingsport, Tennessee, utilities plant...
  7. Network-Enabled HPLC Controller Delivers Remote Analysis Access
    The network-ready controller makes it easy for researchers and scientists to check the status of all networked HPLC systems, enabling the creation of a centralized administration across the network...
  8. Surfware's TrueMill Technology Receives 2005 Technology Of The Year Award
    Surfware, Inc. announced that its patent-pending TrueMill technology was selected as one of the five Technologies of the Year for 2005 from IndustryWeek...
  9. SURFCAM Velocity Demonstrates At Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show
    Surfware Inc., developer of SURFCAM CAD/CAM Systems, will demonstrate SURFCAM Velocity with its patent-pending TrueMill technology at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) 2005...
  10. RFID State Of The Art — Technology And Executive Overview
    The promise of Radio Frequency Indentification (RFID) inventory control is best understood by reflecting on how we have been controlling inventory with bar codes over the past fifteen years. Bar code technology in use today requires that every case and pallet be scanned for all inventory functions, such as receiving, moving, shipping, etc. Submitted by Miles Technologies