Topic: Supply Chain

It’s been a satisfying couple of months for the Arena product team. We went live with the Summer ’11 release of our core application. We launched several new applications including Arena PartSaver, Arena PDXViewer and Arena Drop Box. And finally,...

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A Timbuk2 limited edition custom bag As we mentioned recently on this blog, it is commonly believed that much of U.S. manufacturing has moved overseas in search of cheaper manufacturing alternatives. And while it’s true that many companies outsource, we hear about...

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Using an ERP system to manage constantly changing BOMs during product design is a common trap that many organizations fall into. Although ERP systems shine as transactional tools that manage inventory and provide control throughout production, they’re not built to manage the engineering change process or keep everyone on...

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High hopes for 2011!

Dec. 9, 2010

According to the results of the second annual ASQ Manufacturing Outlook Survey, 1,200 manufacturing personnel from the United States and Canada are optimistic about the economic prospects for the industry and their organizations in the new year. 68% of respondents predict revenue growth in 2011, compared to 64.7%...

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