How to Foster Customer Satisfaction 

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Making your customers happy with the product you offer is the best way to be sure that they continue patronizing your business. It is also the best way to ensure that they provide you with excellent references. In today’s world, … Continued

7 Benefits of Barcodes 

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Are you considering implementing barcode technology in your business? Since its inception in the early 70’s, barcodes have become nearly ubiquitous in many areas of retail, distribution, and, of course, manufacturing. Here are a few ways that using barcodes could … Continued

5 Tips for Smooth ERP Implementation 

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The early days of ERP implementation can present something of a frustrating paradox for business owners and employees alike. The basics design of ERP software is efficiency, continuity, and ease-of-use, yet the challenges of adapting to a new system can … Continued

Master Production Scheduling (MPS) 

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Master production scheduling is one of the most vital functions that each and every manufacturing company must perform. In the old days, such work was managed painstakingly through the manual collection, analysis, and implementation of information using paperwork and physical … Continued

3 Common Challenges in Inventory Management

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Inventory management represents one of the most important–and, oftentimes, most challenging–administrative aspects of manufacturing. Inefficiencies, and inaccuracies in inventory management can be quite costly and time-consuming to set right, which underscores the importance of ensuring that everything runs smoothly. In … Continued

Tool and Die Manufacturing 

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Tool and die manufacturing primarily involves the creation of tools used in other manufacturing processes. These are generally used as components of larger machines. For example, the cutting edges of blades and tips used for cutting and shaping materials, molds … Continued

Job Shop Scheduling Software 

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One of the biggest logistical challenges facing job shop manufacturers is scheduling. Because job shops handle customized orders, no two jobs are ever exactly the same. This means that the materials needed for each and every job will be slightly … Continued

Mold, Plastic and Injection Manufacturing

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Injection molding is the process by which a material is sculpted using a mold. Material in a soft or liquid form is pushed into a mold through a needle or nozzle, and left to harden in the shape of the … Continued

3 Critical Solutions Offered by SMe Software

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Here at SMe Software, we pride ourselves in helping small and medium-sized manufacturing companies improve their efficiency and overall function with our unique and carefully designed programs. With nearly thirty years of experience in the industry, we have tailored our … Continued

Machine Shop Manufacturing

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Machine shop manufacturing is an umbrella term that covers many different manufacturers of many different products. There are, however, two basic characteristics that all machine shops share:   Machine Shop Manufacturing is Subtractive Manufacturing. It refers to the process of … Continued

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