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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
3/7/2007 4:19:00 PM
Issues and Competitive Strategies For the Chemical Industry
Chemical manufacturers are faced with change at unprecedented levels. Some manufacturers are experiencing tremendous growth, while others are simply trying to keep their doors open. Regardless of current strengths and weaknesses, every company in the industry faces every type of operational pressure, and no company can afford to wait for the pace of change to slow before making key decisions.
: Competitive Strategies For the Chemical Industry Issues and Competitive Strategies For the Chemical Industry Source: Aptean (CDC Software) Document Type: White Paper Description: Chemical manufacturers are faced with change at unprecedented levels. Some manufacturers are experiencing tremendous growth, while others are simply trying to keep their doors open. Regardless of current strengths and weaknesses, every company in the industry faces every type of operational pressure, and no company can afford to
3/27/2007 10:45:00 AM
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
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! Best Practices for ERP Implementation Sales Process Map The Importance of Data Representation: Best Practices in Creating a Usable Report 3 Key
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Is ROI King In Evaluating IT Investments? Part 2. Measuring the Impact of IT Investments
If the underlying business assumptions change, the cash flow projections may be critically flawed but the KPI’s can still be relatively reliable indicators of the impact of an IT project. In the long run, IT project KPIs may be the best indicators for IT managers to use in evaluating the results of their IT investments.
: experience in food and chemical manufacturing and can be reached at email@example.com . Olin has over 25 years experience in the software industry and is the founder of Process ERP Partners ( www.processerp.com ). He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org They co-write a monthly column for Food Engineering ( www.foodengineeringmag.com ) and are the co-founders of the Food, Chemical and Life Science CIO Forums which are found at www.foodcioforum.com , www.chemcioforum.com , and www.lifesciencecioforum.com
Boutique Vendors Can Bring Big Value
What is a boutique vendor? It tends to be small and highly focused. It is typically very strong in its chosen area. It will often prove to be the solution with the greatest source of value. These qualities make it worthwhile to expend the effort of looking at boutique vendors that focus on your situation.
: industry segment, like automotive, chemical or dairies. If they serve multiple industries or verticals, they should be very similar industries that share common needs. Environment - The environment can be the hardware and/or software environment. A vendor may offer solutions that work in single or selected computing environments, for example, extending a specific ERP system. A very focused vendor may combine two or three of these approaches, for example, providing analytics to defense contractors who use
Overcoming Chemicals Industry Challenges through Optimization of Distribution and Inventory
For chemical companies, optimizing the distribution network and rationalizing inventories are the keys to an efficient supply chain and smoother operations. They must also resolve the challenges posed by environmental regulations and the need for seamless data integration.
: and Rationalizing Inventories Most chemical companies are still unable to profitably respond to highly variable demand, or to execute predictable product supply strategies. A previous note, So What s the Big Deal with Chemicals? , presented the current state of the chemicals industry, including a discussion of the challenges the industry faces. Part Two of the series So What s the Big Deal with Chemicals? Optimizing the distribution network and rationalizing inventories at each point in that network are
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
Special Report: Condition Monitoring
Condition monitoring is a critical component of predictive maintenance. In this special report for the chemical processing industry, you’ll learn six steps to implementing a condition-based maintenance program; condition-monitoring techniques that can increase equipment uptime; how to protect your condition-monitoring program during the recession; and how to supplement your condition monitoring program to reduce downtime.
: special report for the chemical processing industry, you’ll learn six steps to implementing a condition-based maintenance program; condition-monitoring techniques that can increase equipment uptime; how to protect your condition-monitoring program during the recession; and how to supplement your condition monitoring program to reduce downtime. Special Report: Condition Monitoring style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Related Topics: Computerized Maintenance Management System
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AspenTech Keeps on Enhancing aspenONE » The TEC Blog
but users (typically heads-down chemical and process design engineers) per module are low. High costs per module have limited cross-selling opportunities of other modules as a result. While aspenONE is not a cloud platform by any stretch of imagination, it is refreshing that its subscription (pay per use) pricing resembles those of cloud software providers. Continual Enhancements AspenTech is on a quarterly release cycle, meaning that each quarter brings a new set of enhancements to the aspenONE
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