Nearly all branded healthcare products have been counterfeited. However, regulators, manufacturers, and other concerned parties agree that track and trace using serialization and other markers on product packaging can help secure the supply chain. This is leading to increased regulation in the United States and elsewhere.
Initiatives around Operational Excellence have been internally focused on building a culture of continuous improvement and improving manufacturing processes with Lean techniques. However, it is important the definition extend be extended to include enterprise quality management software (EQMS).
Continually monitoring inventory for obsolescence eliminates the need to write down the cost of a large volume of inventory all at once, thereby incurring a massive charge against income.
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Make sure everyone agrees on the functional specification first. Running to get a project done is a complete waste of time if you are running in the wrong direction.
Omron Industrial Automation and Omron Scientific Technologies Inc. announcd an internal realignment of support for machine automation systems and safeguarding to satisfy the needs of a wider range of customers.
The SOM-7565 is a Type 10 compliant COM-Express Mini module intended to provide balanced performance with the focus on low (about 8W during heavy loading)-power consumption.
Being laid off is temporary. It may just be the stimulus for finding a more fulfilling job, or becoming self-employed.
Gary Mintchell is back from Orlando, Fla., and filed this report on the 2012 ARC Forum. Topics include management changes, OPC UA and new products. (Approximate Time - 8:16).
From the beginning of my career, I have sought information from people who had studied leadership and success. Writers from ancient times to now have written on the subject. All the wisdom boils down to just a few precepts. One is “you become what you think about,” and the other is “leaders are learners.”
In an exclusive interview with Automation World after the ARC World Industry Forum’s panel discussion on “Plant Software in the Cloud: Fact vs. Myth,” Invensys panelist Maryanne Steidinger explained more to help “demystify” the topic of cloud computing.
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