Read the latest IFS blog posts from the Process Manufacturing industry experts at IFS here. These authors understand the issues and challenges you face – read their thoughts from around the world on new technologies and market developments in Process Manufacturing. Learn more about IFS’s expertise in Food & Beverage, Chemicals and Life Sciences industries.

| | 6 minutes | Business Agility, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
Use Project Thinking and Your ERP for Business Resilience and Market Recovery
ERP and Market Recovery

Regardless of the reason for an economic shock, we need to view these unpleasant situations as cyclical events that will…

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| | 10 minutes | Process Manufacturing
2020, the year sustainability goes from buzzword to necessity for process manufacturers
2020 Process Manufacturing Predictions

Everybody wants sustainable products, and retailers are putting pressure on manufacturers to deliver goods that satisfy consumers’ new preference for…

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| | 6 minutes | Process Manufacturing, Service
The best way to approach servitization for process manufacturing
servitization for process manufacturers

Servitization is more commonly associated with discrete manufacturers, but process manufacturers are also embracing this change in business strategy. Servitization…

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| | 5 minutes | Business Technology, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
In search of the forecasting holy grail
Forecasting Holy Grail

Accurate forecasts are the panacea for food manufacturers, Is artificial intelligence getting us close to a solution, are we near…

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| | 5 minutes | Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
Robots Versus Humans – the Rise of the Cobot
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The process industry has spent billions of dollars on robots and robotic automation, but are these monoliths flexible enough for…

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| | 7 minutes | Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
Everyone wins in 2019 – being authentic, responsible and transparent will unlock new revenues for process manufacturers
Process Industry Predictions

Near Field Communication and e-Labels will drive a new revolution in product information. The war on plastics will escalate to…

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| | 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
Taking sustainability seriously is not an option it’s an opportunity for innovative growth
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For many years the world has seen organizations founded to drive progress in environmental sustainability. The list is long, and…

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| | 5 minutes | Process Manufacturing
Food safety and risk – Changes in BRC 8 reinforce the possible

Do the changes in BRC 8 bring increased focus on traceability, risk management and cyber security? Traceability, recall and risk …

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| | 5 minutes | Creativity & Innovation, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
Smart Factories – The theory of constraints reborn?

Over the years there have been many paradigms that claim to optimize production and save the world—bottleneck, forward and backward,…

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| | 4 minutes | Business Technology, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Transform Your Business
Manufacturing digital transformation in our rear-view mirror

Artificial intelligence (AI). Internet of Things (IoT). Augmented reality (AR). These are the technologies companies in the industries IFS serves…

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| | 4 minutes | Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing
Plastic: from hero to zero?
Plastic: from hero to zero?

Are we seeing the end of ‘single-use’ plastics? Process manufacturing companies need to review their business strategies now. What started…

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| | 5 minutes | Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing
ERP 2028 part 3: the demise of the production planner?
ERP 2028: The demise of the production planner?

Imagine going forward in time 10 years. How will the technologies evolving today change the way we work? What will…

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