Manufacturing Business Technology: Reducing Downtime And Improving Inventory Turns

Like many other manufacturers that introduced some of the first Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems years ago, Marwood faced a dilemma. Its outdated DOS-based system needed another upgrade, and management had to decide whether it was worth the investment to throw more money at a system that was far less than state-of-the-art.

Feb 28, 2013

Tillsonburg, Ontario-based Marwood Metal Fabrication is a multi-facility, stamping and modular assembly supplier. Marwood produces an extensive range of components for use in the automotive manufacturing industry. Like many other manufacturers that introduced some of the first Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems years ago, Marwood faced a dilemma. Its outdated DOS-based system needed another upgrade, and management had to decide whether it was worth the investment to throw more money at a system that was far less than state-of-the-art...