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

What is Advanced Manufacturing?

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What is Advanced Manufacturing? The ongoing debate. There is an ongoing debate in manufacturing circles as to what exactly constitutes advanced manufacturing. As acclaimed manufacturing magazine IndustryWeek notes, this debate is more than just an interesting intellectual exercise. Our definition … Continued

Industrial Equipment and Machinery Manufacturing—How MRP Can Help

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Industrial Equipment and Machinery Manufacturing is a diverse industry that produces an impressive range of products. Though the prevalent narrative in American culture would have you believe that Industrial Equipment and Machinery manufacturing is now something that happens exclusively overseas, … Continued

What Do Industry Leaders Look for in Warehousing and Distribution Software?

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In today’s high-tech world, there are software solutions for virtually every issue imaginable. As the famous slogan goes: ”there’s an app for that!” The challenge, (as anyone who’s ever downloaded a crummy app from the play store knows) is finding … Continued

Discrete Manufacturing: Why Software Matters

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What do yachts, smartphones, children’s toys, and refrigerators all have in common? They are all products of discrete manufacturing. Discrete manufacturing creates items that are easily distinguishable and can be broken down into their component parts. Discrete manufacturing is distinguished … 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

What is the Most Important Part of Your Hand?

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  When asked by manufacturing businesses to explain the importance of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Material Requirements Planning (MRP), and other important manufacturing programs and software, we’ve found that a seemingly strange rhetorical question can help emphasize why all businesses … Continued

How Manufacturing Management Software Improves Morale

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  When most business owners consider the potential benefits of investing in manufacturing management software, their first instinct is to look at the situation in strictly financial terms. How can manufacturing management software directly impact my bottom line? This is … Continued

Job Shop and Tracking Software

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  Careful control of materials and processes is important for all types of manufacturing–but it is especially critical for small businesses. After all, because small businesses frequently deal with custom orders and unique, detailed specifications, they must be prepared to … Continued

One Alternative To Three Distinct Systems

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  Over the years, manufacturing has benefited enormously from the growth of technology. Though some small and even medium-sized businesses still use “homegrown” in-house technology solutions, the majority of companies are now switching over to standardized systems that offer increased … Continued