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“Higher productivity is now more important than ever”
Interview with Dietmar Hopp Interview with FORCAM majority shareholder Dietmar Hopp about the competitiveness of companies and the role of the platform economy. Dietmar Hopp co-founded SAP in 1972. He…
Manufacturing 4.0 Discovery Day
Can Manufacturing 4.0 Improve Your Operational Performance? In the modern day, IT is vital in many parts of the business. However, in manufacturing there seems to be a gap between…
Production Data Collection (PDA): Definition, Characteristics, Goals
Definition and Objectives of a PDA System Production data acquisition, abbreviated PDA, is the collection of data about processes in a company. It can be said that a PDA system…
What is traceability?
Traceability is the ability to identify when, where, and by whom a product or commodity was obtained, produced, processed, stored, transported, consumed, and disposed of. The concept of traceability thus…
Detailed Planning – Hard to Impossible Without a Production Control Center
The term detailed planning makes it clear that production planning is refined in its entirety, i.e., the individual subareas are significantly more differentiated than the first rough-cut planning and are…
Production Management: The tools Lean Management and Shop Floor Management (SFM)
Proper production management is closely linked to lean production. Optimal use of resources is the focus here. Lean manufacturing and lean management – Lean Management – help to drastically reduce…