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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Mold, Plastic and Injection Manufacturing molding is the process by which a material is sculpted using a mold. The material in a soft or liquid form is pushed into a mold through a needle or nozzle and left to harden … 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

Additive Manufacturing: Building an Exciting Future

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The term “additive manufacturing” has a delightfully logical origin: it describes the process by which materials are “added” to a product layer by layer. First developed at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (MIT) the technology has both changed the … 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

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