Or is it the other way round? Both batch execution systems (BES) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) systems have been defined by mature Instrument Society of America (ISA) standards. Below we will discuss the voracity of this claim as it demonstrates an interesting dynamic in the market for automation and supervisory control in today’s batch processing industriesRead More
Life Sciences Complying with EHS RequirementsRead More
Verizon Awards $1M to IoT Startups
Verizon launched a competition, Powerful Answers, amongst Internet of Things (IoT) startups and now has the three final technology categories in place, with the mention of twelve companies included. The competition will award the champion one million dollars to support their company.Read More
When we talk of traceability in manufacturing, most people today immediately think of the pharmaceutical industry as the main beneficiary of such technology. Indeed, one might say that much of that industry was initially an unwilling recipient of serialization being forced upon it.Read More
Asset performance management (APM) is typically thought of as being most relevant to asset-intensive industries that operate 24-7 and rely heavily on asset availability for their production volumes. Examples may include utility, petroleum, or mining industries.
LNS Research was pleased to be part of the MESA International North American “Unconference" event last month in Milwaukee, WI. Organized with an interactive structure and a focus on attendee-generated discussion, the two-day event included six sessions aimed at helping attendees tackle their manufacturing initiatives and attain best practices within manufacturing and the Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) space.
Product recalls. Supplier quality issues. Increasing customer demands. For manufacturers, these are all problems that can quickly pop up and throw a huge wrench in the operational gears, significantly impacting the bottom line. Dealing with them efficiently and effectively is key to keeping operations running smoothly and customers happy.
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There’s been increasing talk about incoming conflict mineral reporting requirements among manufacturers across the U.S.–not to mention suppliers around the globe–and the impacts these rules are going to create. And that’s understandable. After all, the new requirements are going to have a seismic effect on how manufacturers do business and achieve visibility and traceability across their entire supply chains.