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Video: Conquering Short Run Manufacturing Challenges

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Thu, Oct 08, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

Donnelly Custom Manufacturing specializes in short run injection molding with thermoplastics for industrial OEMs. Because the manufacturer is constantly changing materials (Donnelly handles more than 1,000 different resins, dies and inserts), short run manufacturing presents a unique set of challenges.

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Video: A Success Story in Automating and Improving the Shop Floor

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Thu, Aug 06, 2015 @ 09:03 AM

When it comes to the shop floor, medical and consumer products manufacturer, Tessy Plastics LLC, is continuously looking for ways to improve efficiency and accuracy through automation. By utilizing the features in its manufacturing-specific ERP software from IQMS, Tessy has created a paperless shop floor, installed electronic podiums at each work center to track production data in real time and implemented touch screen information centers across its plant for increased communication.

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Video: How Riverside Refractories Excels in the American Steel Industry

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Thu, Jul 16, 2015 @ 08:56 AM

An independently owned manufacturer since 1929, Riverside Refractories supplies heat resistant refractory products to the American steel industry. Every time you drive a car or turn on an appliance, you are using a product that was made with the help of Riverside Refractories.

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Video: Mar-Bal Grows and Succeeds with Help from IQMS

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Thu, Jun 11, 2015 @ 08:44 AM

Mar-Bal, Inc. has been thermosetting products in Chagrin Falls, Ohio for 45 years. An engineering-focused company that specializes in high strength, high heat manufacturing, Mar-Bal is acclaimed for its ability to solve customer challenges.
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Video: How Horizon Die Company Controls Costs and Meets Production Challenges

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Thu, Apr 30, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

Horizon Die Company is a first generation manufacturer pushing the envelope on technology by taking on the tough technical challenges other metal stamping suppliers decline. As a premier provider of high speed (sometimes up to 10,000 parts per minute!), tight-tolerance precision metal stampings, Horizon Die needs to have all production and order requirements at its fingertips for continued growth and success.

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Video: How the Largest Injection Molder in the West Maximizes its Success

Posted by IQMS Manufacturing ERP Software on Thu, Apr 02, 2015 @ 08:06 AM

AMA Plastics is a Top 100 Custom Plastic Injection Molder in North America. In its 156,000 square foot facility that includes an ISO Class 8 (100,000) clean room and tooling department, AMA Plastics uses its 92 molding machines and 60 Yushin robots to serve the consumer, medical, industrial, military and automotive industries. Employee-owned, AMA Plastics runs 24/7 and is the largest injection molder in the West.

In the beginning, AMA Plastics was running its business on a combination of spreadsheets, whiteboards and separate accounting and manufacturing packages. As is common when maintaining a company with multiple software systems, AMA Plastics was experiencing challenges growing its business to the next level.

Rather than continue to operate with insufficient software, AMA Plastics selected to implement a comprehensive ERP system that would support its future growth. Over the years, IQMS' manufacturing-specific ERP solution has helped AMA Plastics develop into the manufacturing leader it is today.

Click on the video below to hear more about AMA Plastics' impressive story.

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