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New ERP system improves processor’s operations

When an ERP system needs to be reprogrammed to keep up, a new system can save money in the long run
October 29, 2012
We shape our tools, and thereafter, our tools shape us … for the better.
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On the road with maintenance management

Older maintenance management systems chained technicians down, but mobile systems keep them moving
October 29, 2012
This cloud-based maintenance management software keeps maintenance people on the run, speeding up productivity.
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When batching systems no longer keep up

Regulatory requirements demand that batch software provide electronic recordkeeping
October 29, 2012
Sometimes no amount of patching and custom coding can match the scheduling and recordkeeping capabilities of a new batch system.
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Miniature, automated chocolate factory assembles bars for guests

September 25, 2012
Though a guest attraction at HERSHEY’s Chocolate world, this automated line works just like its big brothers in the plant.
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Rollers take the pressure out of conveying

September 25, 2012
Add PLCs and motion control, and a smart conveying system is ready to interface to smart wrapping and packaging systems.
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Barcode automation in the field

September 25, 2012
Putting barcodes on produce when it’s picked in the field assures precise tracking; how it’s done is another question.
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CMMS simplifies maintenance management and regulatory reporting

August 28, 2012
Logistics provider uses CMMS to keep on top of maintenance and meet FDA regulatory demands.
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Voices from the cloud help pet food supplier speed warehouse operations

August 28, 2012
It’s not God speaking, but this voice management suite lets warehouse workers pick products hands-free.
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Fieldbus Foundation updates FOUNDATION Fieldbus device coupler test specification

August 28, 2012
Latest enhancements help improve reliability and availability of fieldbus installations.
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Juhayna Food Industries invests $1.15M to build a smarter IT infrastructure

August 11, 2012
Egyptian dairy and juice manufacturer/distributor increases business efficiencies with integrated software.
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