Category Archives: Manufacturing

Anything related to manufacturing

State Grants Help Local Manufacturing Companies

If you are a small to mid-sized manufacturer and are interested in growing your business, a state grant or private funding could very well be a viable option for you.  The United States Government and the manufacturing industry have teamed … Continue reading

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Federal Grants Help Provide Manufacturing Jobs & Training

OJT, or On-the-Job Training, is a federally funded program that no one seems to know about.  Here, in New Hampshire, OJT works through the New Hampshire Works and is a part of the Workforce Incentive Act (WIA). There are a great … Continue reading

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Empowering Manufacturers to Deliver Quality Product, On-Time (Part 1 of 3)

The Benefits of an Integrated, ERP, MES and Scheduling Systems Much is made these days of the Global, Interconnected world we live in, from Social Media to Smart-phones, but how interconnected is your own shop?  Does purchasing know that Sales … Continue reading

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Manufacturing ERP Software Is No Longer A Commodity

By the mid-1980’s MRP (materials resource planning) had become a blooming software industry expanding in 1.3 Billion dollars in sales throughout American manufacturing.  MRP quickly became a necessity amongst major manufacturers in order to stay competitive in the marketplace.  Fast … Continue reading

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Free Educational Webinar ERP & PLM : Better Together

Join ProfitKey, along with special guest Omnify Software, on Thursday, November 21 2013, 2:00-2:45pm ET Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://omnifysoftwebinars.webex.com/omnifysoftwebinars/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=661972981 Small to mid-sized manufacturers are constantly working towards new ways to streamline business practices & information (eliminate duplicate … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Software: Friend or Enemy? A Roundtable Discussion

Manufacturing software has been around for many years and has grown from simple material planning to enterprise-wide systems, tying your entire shop floor and front office together.  Many manufacturers still consider systems such as ERP (enterprise resource planing) as a … Continue reading

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APICS Extra Live: The Perils Of Procedural Intertia

“If you ask a physicist about inertia, you will learn that it’s the tendency of matter to remain either at rest or in uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force.  It’s the reason a loaded shopping cart is … Continue reading

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