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Industry 4.0: MES and OEE Value Proposition Podcast

Listen to the Podcast on Industry 4.0, MES, and OEE Dr. Jack G. Nestell of The ERP Organizational Change Journal Podcast interviews Factivity about manufacturing execution systems (MES), overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), and Industry 4.0. We discuss one specific MES manufacturer’s approach to successful assimilation. We explore the value proposition of MES, Industry 4.0, OEE,

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QAD User Group Meetings – Fall 2022

Meet with Factivity this Fall Email us in advance to set up an appointment at your convenience. We look forward to seeing you at one of these QAD user group meetings for QAD Manufacturing Management and Enterprise Application Users Midwest User Group (MWUG) Fall 2022 September 25-27, 2022 Amway Grand Plaza Grand Rapids, MI Register Southeastern

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Fog Software Group Announces Acquisition of Factivity

15 January 2019 – (Deerfield, IL, USA) – Fog Software Group (“Fog”), a division of Vela Software, has completed the acquisition of Factivity, Inc (“Factivity”). Cleveland, OH-based Factivity is a leader in Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software providing companies with plant floor production visibility, process optimization and integrated Advanced Planning Scheduling (APS) solutions. As a

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Factivity MES and Carlisle Brake and Friction’s Lean Initiative: Part Two

Recap In our last blog, we wrote about Carlisle Brake and Friction’s lean project. The 101-year-old manufacturing company used a creative and fascinating “lean” approach as the framework for modernizing its production and business processes to increase efficiency and competitiveness. This how the Factivity MES paperless factory and shop floor tracking software became the communication

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Lean and Factivity MES at Carlisle Brake and Friction: Part One

Some people believe that lean manufacturing is incompatible with computerized systems, but that is not the case. Lean is incompatible with complicated computerized processes that add non-value-added steps to production, but a well-thought-out solution, like MES, can provide easy, simple and efficient solutions to some common manufacturing problems. Here’s a look at one case in

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