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How to Solve the Manufacturing Talent Gap: Unlock People Potential with Cloud ERP

  • Staff Writer
  • Dec. 19, 2016
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As a manufacturer, you face some tough hiring challenges. A 2016 report from IDG states that nearly one third of those surveyed list the lac… Read More

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3 Ways Technology Enhances Modern Manufacturing Operations

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  • Dec. 12, 2016
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Manufacturers wrestle with a challenging environment—global economic uncertainty, political pressure on trade, and the need to properly time… Read More

Modern Manufacturing

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What Automotive Manufacturers Need to Drive Success in Today’s Complex Markets

  • Stu Johnson
  • Feb. 21, 2017
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Top challenges reported by most manufacturers is ensuring consistent quality in products, responsiveness to customer demands, increasing pro… Read More

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How to Integrate Cloud ERP into Your Manufacturing Business

  • Hemant Makhija
  • Feb. 09, 2017
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The word “integrate” has one connotation to technical people, and it usually involves making systems work together. I would like to use the … Read More

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How Manufacturers Adapt to Changing Times

  • Laura Melchionne
  • Feb. 08, 2017
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As a self-funded, starving college student, I spent the summer of my sophomore year working on the assembly line of...… Read More

Customers

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3 Manufacturers Who Fell in Love with Plex—and Why You May Be Next

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  • Feb. 13, 2017
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When manufacturers begin their search for the perfect match, what do they really look for in a cloud ERP system? If you’re like most of your… Read More

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3 Must-Do Steps for Manufacturers to Cut Costs and Still Grow

  • Dave Morfas
  • Feb. 06, 2017
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Squeezing every dime out of operations in the name of optimal efficiency is a key strategy… Read More

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How American Axle Broke Down the Silos to Gain One Version of the Truth

  • Stu Johnson
  • Feb. 02, 2017
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If you have difficulty getting your arms around how your manufacturing business is actually performing, you are not alone. It’s the number o… Read More

News and Culture

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Firstronic Named an IndustryWeek Best Plant Award Winner

  • Kaitlin Rebella
  • Feb. 16, 2017
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A holistic approach to Lean Manufacturing led to big results for Plex customer, Firstronic. Firstronic, a premier electronics manufacturing… Read More

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Wearables on the Shop Floor: A View from CES 2017

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  • Jan. 31, 2017
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Wearables and augmented reality aren’t so futuristic anymore because more manufacturers are seeing … Read More

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PowerPlex 2016: Women Leaders in Manufacturing and Technology

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  • May 30, 2016
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While at PowerPlex 2016 in Detroit, I attended the Women Leaders in Manufacturing & Technology reception and panel. The panel included Kathr… Read More