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March 28, 2011
A document linker has been added to this company’s Integrated Accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software System. The ERP software system offers a built-in electronic document management system...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Link-Documents-to-Respective-Transactions-with-this-Tool_6610.html
March 28, 2011
With the introduction of the manufacturing execution system (MES) InfoCarrier, this firm has bridged the gap between management and production, even for complex, continuous production processes...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Improve-communication-between-production-and-management_7238.html
March 28, 2011
Version 7 of TrakSYS process management software has been updated to improve intelligence-based decision making and facilitate realtime data exchange...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/This-process-management-software-adds-functionality_7446.html
August 1, 2010
When it comes to managing regulatory documents such as product labels, bills of lading, and certificates of analysis (COA), virtually all manufacturers in the chemical process industries (CPI) face the same challenge — getting the right information into the right document formats for every shipment. This challenge becomes more complicated when you ship to customers with unique labeling and reporting...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Foolproofing-Regulatory-Document-Generation_5895.html
May 1, 2009
In recent years, a growing number of projects throughout the chemical process industries (CPI) have been carried out using Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) contracts. Because such contracts typically involve the work of numerous subcontractor parties, they tend to be complex. As such, specialized tools are required to manage their information- and project-management needs. In general, operating companies...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/EPC-Contractors-Selecting-an-ERP-Package_4771.html
September 15, 2008
Process engineers understand how to harness the power of closed-loop multi-variable control in their plants. The evolution of digital control in the chemical process industries (CPI) has provided that power. Yet digital control represents just one facet of optimization and improvement within operations. With increased digitization, the universes of process control and information technology (IT) are...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/The-Path-to-the-Perfect-Plant_4170.html
August 15, 2008
As fuel prices continue to rise, energy management is everyone’s business Market trends suggest that the demand for energy resources will rise dramatically over the next 25 years with the global demand for all energy sources forecast to grow by 57% and the U.S. demand for all types of energy expected to increase by 31% (see Figure 1). By 2030, it is expected that 56% of the world’s energy use...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Cover-Story-Making-Energy-Efficiency-Pay_4090.html
April 25, 2008
Incuity Software, a supplier of Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI) software, has been acquired by Rockwell Automation (Milton Keynes, U.K.; www.rockwellautomation.co.uk). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Rockwell Automation said that the acquisition will help it expand its FactoryTalk software suite. Incuity's products are used to monitor production operations and enterprise systems...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Rockwell-Automation-acquires-Incuity_3830.html
January 15, 2008
Corralling gigabytes of predictive maintenance data isn’t easy, but it’s essential for streamlining your process Plant maintenance is one of the disciplines in a chemical process environment that uses gigabytes of technical and operational data on a daily basis. Of course, managing an industrial plant involves a large amount of data, which can be acquired, stored and represented in numerous...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Feature-Report-Computerized-Maintenance-Management-Systems-For-Effective-Plant-Performance_3606.html
November 15, 2007
The globalization of the economy is making the world a smaller place and leading businesses — the chemical process industries (CPI) included — to source, produce and sell material in foreign lands. Politics aside, the trend has the potential to wreak havoc on the supply chain, logistics and transportation operations of chemical corporations unless strategies that increase collaboration and...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Its-a-Small-World_3493.html
May 1, 2007
Business software applications, such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) — the broad set of activities that are supported by application software to help companies manage business activities, including product planning, parts purchasing, maintaining inventories, interacting with suppliers, providing customer service and tracking orders — have all but saturated the large end of companies...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Sanctioned-cheating_3336.html
May 1, 2007
Business software applications, such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) — the broad set of activities that are supported by application software to help companies manage business activities, including product planning, parts purchasing, maintaining inventories, interacting with suppliers, providing customer service and tracking orders — have all but saturated the large end of companies...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Sanctioned-cheating_3340.html
May 1, 2006
    After years of investment in enterprise business systems and plant floor automation, the manufacturing community has finally turned its full attention to connecting these two distinctly different, yet intimately related aspects of the manufacturing enterprise, says Kevin Roach, VP of Rockwell Software (Milwaukee, Wis.). Roach is chairman of manufacturing systems vendor association MESA...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/Newsfront-From-Plant-Floor-to-Boardroom_3074.html
March 1, 2006
Axxom Software AG (Munich, Germany; edlinks.che.com/5827-541) has introduced a new technological approach that, for the first time, allows an end-to-end supply chain optimization of very large, multi-stage networks. Based on the so-called cost-scaling algorithms (CS-A), production companies can now plan very complex...
http://www.chemengonline.com/software_automation_and_control/information_technology/enterprise_resource_planning/A-powerful-algorithm-enables-end-to-end-supply-chain-optimization_2915.html

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