Month: June 2018

MFGx.io Factory IoT Platform Released

MFGx.io Factory IoT Platform Released Troy, MI – June 27, 2018 – MFGx, LLC announced today the release of MFGx.io, the complete Factory IoT Platform for connecting data, applications, IoT devices and people. Most manufacturers today deal with multiple disparate systems, poor integration or lack of ability for these systems to communicate with each other. […]

What is Smart Manufacturing?

What is Smart Manufacturing? Over the last decade, the evolution of the Internet of Things, big data and the ever-present desire for increased productivity has driven the smart manufacturing movement. But what exactly is smart manufacturing? Today, manufacturers can see and react to the performance of their machines and integrated systems with analytics in real-time. […]

How ERP Optimization Makes Your Business Run Better

How ERP Optimization Makes Your Business Run Better Choosing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is a momentous responsibility. Part of the ERP selection process is establishing goals for the system based on your organization’s needs. Once you’ve chosen the right ERP and the implementation (another huge undertaking) is complete, you can exhale and enjoy […]

9 Rules to Help You Conquer Your ERP Implementation

9 Rules to Help You Conquer Your ERP Implementation An enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation ranks right up there with the largest, most complex and critical undertakings an organization can go through. The right ERP solution is pivotal to a business’ ongoing success, but the implementation process is as critical as the ERP itself. Drawing […]

What is an Operational Execution System?

What is an Operational Execution System? The Wikipedia definition of an operations execution system (OES) is “a suite of manufacturing systems designed to execute operations tasks, such as production, maintenance or inventory tracking.” Also called Manufacturing Process Management and Collaborative Manufacturing, today’s modern OES enables organizations to connect the otherwise disconnected and disjointed subsets of […]

How RFID Technology Resolved Inventory Tracking Headaches

How RFID Technology Resolved Inventory Tracking Headaches In order to maintain an edge in today’s highly competitive manufacturing environment it is critical to have highly efficient and accurate processes and to execute orders accurately, deliver on time, and at an competitive price. So when Viking Products discovered that some critical manual processes were causing inventory […]

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