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K3 releases SYSPRO 7 to the UK

K3 Syspro has released the SYSPRO 7 enterprise resource planning solution (ERP) in a bid to provide users with greater scalability, mobility and performance to effectively streamline business processes.

Styled upon the latest Windows technology, the intuitive solution is said to bring active tiles and touch screen capabilities to its existing user interface, enabling manufacturers and ...
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Demand planning is seen by many as a luxury for the large corporate selling volume and variety. Brian Tinham talks to Debbie Bowen-Heaton about why it's not.

Spinning a yarn

Maintenance outsourcing is steeped in myths around cost, convenience and levels of commitment. Max Gosney meets two innovative manufacturers to discover the home truths

Industry 4.0 or industry for nothing?

"Industry 4.0 is an opportunity for the UK to apply its many skills and technologies and become one of the first [European] states to eliminate low-cost labour as a prerequisite of a successful manufacturing economy."

Today, tomorrow – and yesterday

There may be a certain resonance in the IET's (Institution of Engineering and Technology) Ambrose Fleming Medal for ICT – part of its prestigious Achievement Awards – going to Professor Barry Evans, of the Centre for Communication Systems ...

Stepping up to the Mark

Manufacturers say the job market is saturated with a generation of the illiterate and unemployable. So what's Mark Prisk, the man behind future industry policy, going to do about it? The WM Leaders Forum – our think-tank for the sector – ...
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American idol

The UK has long been a follower of US fashion. Bob Davis of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence tells Max Gosney about the latest manufacturing trends heading our way across the Atlantic

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Precise savings from bearing improvements

Leicester-based high precision machining firm AETC has cut maintenance costs by several thousand pounds, just by correctly specifying and fitting machine bearings.

Dawnfresh nets the benefits of new maintenance software

Dawnfresh Seafoods has installed a new computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) to manage engineering maintenance at its main production site in Uddingston, Lanarkshire.

Handheld terminal wins design award

Casio Computer Co. has announced that the DT-X7 handheld terminal - intended for users in retail, transportation, logistics and other industries - has been recognised with the iF product design award 2008, one of the worlds leading industrial design honours.