3 Common Challenges in Inventory Management

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

3 Critical Solutions Offered by SMe Software

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

Three Distinct Types Of Manufacturing Processes

Here at SMe Software, we dedicate ourselves to serving the needs of small and medium-sized manufacturing companies. Within that seemingly narrow definition, there is actually a great deal of diversity. That diversity certainly applies to the industries that we work … Continued

Manufacturing by Industry: Electronics

Electronics manufacturing encompasses a wide variety of productions–from optoelectronics to circuit boards, and everything in between.  Though the industry is diverse and multi-faceted, one constant is important for all types of business: smart, efficient management. The SMARTer Manager system can … Continued

Is Advancing Technology a Double Edge Sword?

      I came across an article this morning that indicated, according to reports published Thursday, computer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) could cut as many as 30,000 jobs to compensate for dwindling demand for personal computers as more people are … Continued

Dealing With the Labor Shortage in the Manufacturing Industry

      As I was researching and posting relevant (I think) information regarding the lack of skilled labor to accommodate the growth in the manufacturing industry. I came across several articles, but one that really caught my attention. Please … Continued

Tool and die makers desperately casting for workers

An interesting article regarding the Tool and Die industry. Once again, good news on the manufacturing front, but more concern of a shortage of workers to accommodate the growth. Read the article here.

China offshores manufacturing to the U.S.

I’m busy doing some industry research and came across this article that I wanted to share. It seems that several Chinese conglomerates are moving their manufacturing processes to the United States. Well isn’t this an interesting turn of affairs? While … Continued