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Strategies for Profitable Growth: Chemical Industry
Strategies for Profitable Growth: Chemical Industry. Search for Data and Other Software for the Chemical Industry. You may have survived the slowdown of the last few years, but you must still find new growth opportunities to stay competitive. However, you can only cut so much. Midsize businesses in particular need to ask new questions: What strategies and practices are right for the company? And what are the best solutions for facilitating—and even improving them?
: Strategies for Profitable Growth: Chemical Industry Strategies for Profitable Growth: Chemical Industry Source: SAP Document Type: White Paper Description: You may have survived the slowdown of the last few years, but you must still find new growth opportunities to stay competitive. However, you can only cut so much. Midsize businesses in particular need to ask new questions: What strategies and practices are right for the company? And what are the best solutions for facilitating—and even improving
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Supply Chain Planning – Issues for Continuous Chemical Companies
The continuous chemical industries typically share an objective of running at near 100% utilization. This and other realities yield unique requirements for a Supply Chain Planning (SCP) system. This article discusses some of these unique needs.
: – Issues for Continuous Chemical Companies Supply Chain Planning – Issues for Continuous Chemical Companies Olin Thompson - August 4, 2002 Read Comments Why SCP for a Continuous Chemical Company? Why does a continuous chemical company need a supply chain planning system? Because the high fixed cost of the plant drives a management objective of 100% capacity utilization. A common approach to this utilization objective is to set prices at a low enough level to drive to 100% utilization. As utilization
Strem Chemicals, Inc.
Strem Chemicals, which manufactures and distributes specialty chemicals, implemented ProcessPro’s Warehouse Management Solution (WMS). The solution helped them streamline their processes and reduce operational costs, by reducing their overall shipping errors, eliminating the label planning function, and eliminating the dual recording of a majority of their inventory transactions.
: (SCM) Related Industries: Chemical Manufacturing, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Management of Companies and Enterprises Related Keywords: case, ProcessPro, Strem, Chemical, manufacturing Source: ProcessPro Software Learn more about ProcessPro Software Readers who downloaded this case study also read these popular documents! Extending BI’s Reach: Anticipate Outcomes, Forecast Results, and Respond Proactively Best Practices for ERP Implementation
4/29/2005 9:33:00 AM
Sage MAS 500: The Chemical Solution
: Sage MAS 500: The Chemical Solution Sage MAS 500: The Chemical Solution Source: AccuPointe, Inc. Document Type: Brochure Description: ... Sage MAS 500: The Chemical Solution style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Source: AccuPointe, Inc. Learn more about AccuPointe, Inc. Readers who downloaded this brochure also read these popular documents! Extending BI’s Reach: Anticipate Outcomes, Forecast Results, and Respond Proactively Sales Process Map Best Practices for ERP Implementation
7/22/2010 12:58:00 PM
Mill Industries: A Generic ERP Challenge
Mills are factories where value is added to raw material by processing it into a form suitable either for further manufacturing, or for immediate end-use. However, general enterprise resource planning software typically does not meet the requirements of these industries.
: in grade, size, and chemical composition: more than 90 percent of customer ordering patterns can vary considerably. Thus, the software has to allow the user enterprise to efficiently manage and control inventory, effectively plan production, and perform the necessary quality control and traceability process all the way down to each steel heat and the particular national standard grades (for instance, for mild or carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum alloys, and so on). The appropriate software must
Agilisys Continues Agilely Post-SCTPart 3: Challenges and User Recommendations
Still, although it is indisputably better that Agilisys had not stayed any longer under a parent that did not quite fathom its direction, and had even imposed a heavy overhead burden on it to be part of that company, and hindered its growth, the company faces both new and many old challenges.
: sectors (e.g., CPG and chemical verticals) and from a growing number of process enterprise applications incumbents like Ross Systems , Baan Process/Invensys , ProcessProMFG , Infinium , MAI Systems (with its CIMPRO product), and Best Software (with its BatchMaster product). In addition to many of these ERP players that offer supply chain applications, the pure SCM competition will include AspenTech , i2 Technologies , Manugistics , Logility , WAM Systems , SynQuest and Prescient Systems , which has
How to Make Life Interesting after Growing 30,700%
Vertical market maker Chemdex is reinventing itself as a B2B incubator. The purpose? More vertical marketplaces.
: life sciences and medical chemicals and equipment will become an Internet incubator, leveraging its existing technology to build other vertical marketplaces. The new company will be called Ventro and will trade under the symbol VNTR. Market Impact It is hard to argue with the success of a company whose one-year revenues jumped a massive 30,700% percent. Even better, Chemdex recently cheered investors with fourth quarter gross revenues of $19.3 million, 160 percent of analyst estimates, and losses of only
Chemical Industry ERP Showdown:Infor vs. JD Edwards vs. Lawson vs. SAP vs. SSI
Today’s Showdown is based on an industry-specific case study. Five enterprise resource planning vendors were selected for the evaluation. All the results were based on the latest request for information (RFI) supplied to us by the vendors, and all priorities were assigned by the client.
: Chemical Industry ERP Showdown: Infor vs. JD Edwards vs. Lawson vs. SAP vs. SSI Chemical Industry ERP Showdown: Infor vs. JD Edwards vs. Lawson vs. SAP vs. SSI Larry Blitz - March 10, 2008 Read Comments Chemical Industry ERP Showdown: Infor vs. JD Edwards vs. Lawson vs. SAP vs. SSI Hi. I m Larry Blitz, editor of Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) Vendor Showdown series. Today s Showdown is a little different from those we ve run in the past. It is based on an industry-specific case study, and involves
Chemicals and Allied Products: Howard Johnson, Inc.
Howard Johnson’s Enterprises, Inc. (HJE) is a provider of lawn and garden fertilizer products whose discrete manufacturing package assumed a discrete process. It took ProcessPro eight months to implement a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that worked to address HJE’s unique needs.
: Industries: Manufacturing, Chemical Manufacturing, Management of Companies and Enterprises Related Keywords: case, ProcessPro, Howard, Chemical, manufacturing Source: ProcessPro Software Learn more about ProcessPro Software Readers who downloaded this case study also read these popular documents! Extending BI’s Reach: Anticipate Outcomes, Forecast Results, and Respond Proactively Sales Process Map Best Practices for ERP Implementation Talent Management for Small and Medium-size
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Manufacturing Software for an Integrated Steel Plant
Manufacturing processes for an integrated steel plant typically encompass three distinct types of manufacturing: flow manufacturing, process manufacturing, and mill manufacturing, meaning that such a plant is effectively a mixed-mode manufacturer. Software systems for these manufacturers' diverse needs are of critical importance. Learn about specific software capabilities you should be looking for.
: of production. Physical and chemical properties, such as temperature, chemical composition, micro-structure, and surface finish, need to fall within acceptable norms. It is this requirement that dictates if a thorough quality control regime is maintained at every stage of production. Such a system translates into the need to keep the product and the property data about each of its intermediate and final products. Product data needs to be recorded into the manufacturing software system. Critical Issues
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