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Cumulus Grows Certified Inductive Automation Team

Cumulus Grows Certified Inductive Automation Team Cumulus Consulting has increased its Ignition certified development team to five developers, after three more Cumulus team members recently completed Inductive Automation’s Ignition Core Certification Training. Cumulus’ Grant Acheson, Craig Snow and Anusha Maddineni each received their certifications after first completing the 40 hours of training and the 8-hour […]

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 […]

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 […]

Auto Bolt Undergoes Digital Transformation with the Help of Cumulus and Plex

Auto Bolt Undergoes Digital Transformation with the Help of Cumulus and Plex Auto Bolt is a proud American cold-heading bolt manufacturer with over 65 years of experience in quality bolt-making. In 2017 the company took the leap and decided to take on the implementation of the Plex Manufacturing Cloud as the foundation for the company’s digital […]

PowerPlex 2018 Recap

This year’s PowerPlex user conference was an awesome event and a tremendous success for everyone that attended and took part in the valuable exchanges throughout the week in Detroit.  More than 1,000 great minds in manufacturing came together to share our collective experience and expertise in meeting industry challenges and leveraging innovative applications for the […]

Digital Transformation Solutions

Business and technology are changing – rapidly. We are in the initial stages of a new era and the next industrial revolution, popularly termed Industry 4.0. Harnessing the transformative power of the digital age is currently on every business leaders mind. Business and technology are evolving. From a disconnected model based on fragmented and disparate […]

5 Important Factors for Choosing Your ERP

5 IMPORTANT FACTORS FOR CHOOSING YOUR ERP If you have been tasked with researching an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for your organization, we know that you’ll have many questions: Should I choose a cloud or on-premise ERP? What are the benefits of a cloud vs. on-premise ERP? What factors do I need to consider […]

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