Manufacturing is an ever-changing endeavor. The days of a manufacturer specializing in only one type of process (for example, machining, injection molding or stamping) have evolved into more solutions-based enterprises. IQMS customers are no exception. Despite the recent economic recession, our customers have seen growth in multiple directions as their product offerings and process expertise expands. Clearly, IQMS customers are not afraid of innovation.
IQMS Blog for Manufacturing ERP Expertise
What do you get when you combine a powerful ERP system with a full blown MES solution? The answer is an Enterprise Execution System (EES).
Some people do not realize the impact of what happens within an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system when your inventory is not accurate. And when I say accurate; I mean at least 98% accurate.
I have been in the manufacturing business for over 18 years. When I first started I was working in accounting and then moved over to operations. It was all about dollars and cents and what we could improve to be more profitable. The plant manager was a great teacher and focused on continuous improvement. He would have us look at the root cause of an issue and tell us to "fix it or else." We all knew that "or else" meant having a job the next day or not so we took this suggestion seriously.