Manufacturing Software

Replacing stand alone systems

Food and drink IT specialist CSB-System International has devised and installed a central turnkey IT solution at the meat processing plant of leading Belgium supermarket the Colruyt Group. The new system meets the requirements of the meat industry, and has enabled Colruyt to replace all its…

🕘 27/06/2014

Mechanical Engineering courses to use open-architecture CNC and 3D simulation software

Purdue University’s College of Engineering has chosen to equip one of its key educational laboratories with NUM's open-architecture CNC systems and 3D simulation software. The equipment will provide students with hands-on CNC programming experience and help to familiarise them with advanced…

🕘 18/06/2014

Supply chain firm chooses Barloworld for global projects

Metis Consulting, a supply chain management firm in France, has chosen CAST Aurora software from Barloworld Supply Chain Software, to support its increasing number of network design projects. Metis Consulting will use the supply chain design and network modelling solution across its national and…

🕘 28/05/2014

Is Your Cost Strategy for Current Products Cutting It?

Different types of manufacturers face different business challenges, but when it comes to reducing the cost of existing products, they share a lot of common ground. - Complex global manufacturing and sourcing strategies make it difficult for design and cost engineering teams to identify which…

🕘 22/05/2014

aPriori expands product cost management efforts for Whirlpool Corporation

aPriori, a provider of enterprise product cost management software solutions, has been selected by Whirlpool Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances. Whirlpool will use aPriori to further automate its product cost estimating processes, drive global consistency in costing…

🕘 22/05/2014

MAC Solutions partners with Intelligent Plant to offer integrated enterprise solutions to the oil and gas market

MAC Solutions, developer of the ProcessVue ® suite of alarm management software, has announced a cross-sourcing partnership agreement with Intelligent Plant, a provider of enterprise visualisation and business intelligence solutions for the oil and gas sector. The agreement will enable the…

🕘 17/04/2014

NI LabVIEW and CompactRIO influential in rugby rule change

In rugby union, the scrum is a fundamental phase of the game that aims to restart play quickly, safely and fairly after a minor infringement or stoppage. Comparable to tug of war, it involves eight players from each team locking heads and shoulders, then pushing against each other to gain ground…

🕘 17/03/2014

Making a big splash at Autodesk University 2013

SolidCAM exhibited its InventorCAM 2014 software, which is a Certified Partner Product for Autodesk Inventor, on its booth at Autodesk University 2013 in Las Vegas in December. Autodesk University took a new turn in 2013, making a special feature of the latest in manufacturing software from…

🕘 14/01/2014

Remote problem solving

Lapauw, a supplier of laundry, drying and ironing machinery to customers all over the world, including hospitals, airlines, cruise ships, large hotel chains and textile manufacturers, has resolved machine software problems remotely using Talk2M from eWON. UK distributor MAC Solutions tells the…

🕘 15/05/2013

Viva RFID!

Several companies in Europe supply the majority of frozen vegetables that are in great demand from supermarket chains. As Dieter Esslinger of Leuze electronic explains, one of these companies, located in an agricultural area of northern Spain, is using its modern RFID technology to enhance the…

🕘 15/05/2013