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.

| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Agility, Business Technology, Creativity & Innovation, Process Manufacturing, Strategy, Supply Chain
2016 Process manufacturing predictions

2016 will be another year for businesses in the process industry to watch and learn. In 2016, we will see…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Business Agility, IFS Applications, Process Manufacturing
Why is everyone so excited about IFS Applications 9?

I’m just back from the UK after two intensive days at the IFS UK user group conference in Birmingham. As…

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| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Business Agility, Process Manufacturing
As a process manufacturer, which ERP is right for you?

During my 20 years with IFS, I have spent a lot of time trying to convince companies – predominantly in…

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| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Business Agility, Process Manufacturing
How Heaven Hill Distilleries got its business agility

Heaven Hill Distilleries explains how they’ve achieved their goals and how they became more agile. Recently, I was in conversation with…

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| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Process Manufacturing
ERP Traceability and Data Capture to enable recall readiness

Recent incidents like the horse meat scandal or McDonald’s in China offering expired meat are just the tip of an…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Asset Intensive, Automotive, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Process Manufacturing
Production Data – A Potential Goldmine for Capital-Intensive Industries

Data collected from production and better collaboration between the various parts of an organization can lead to fewer disruptions, increased…

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| | Estimated reading time: 2 minutes | Asset Intensive, Energy, Utilities & Resources, Mobility, Oil & Gas, Process Manufacturing, Service
5 Ways EAM Software Mobility & Usability Improve Plant Efficiency

In the asset-intensive industry, usability is becoming a subject of increasing priority. If we look back at the early days…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing, Strategy
How IFS can help process manufacturers with their CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a broad concept that describes a corporate initiative to assess and take responsibility for a…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Process Manufacturing
How ERP helps you be compliant with quality standards and legislation

As the person responsible for process manufacturing at IFS, I often get asked whether IFS Applications is certified for a…

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| | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes | Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
Defining the ERP Foundation for the Paint and Coatings Industry

Of the many contemporary challenges facing an industry like paint and coatings, supply chain management is a critical one at…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Asset Intensive, Oil & Gas, Process Manufacturing, Strategy
Why Adopt ISO Standards for Asset Management? Here’s Why, and How.
ERP Podcast Series from IFS

ISO standards are a lot of things. Specifications for products and services. A third party stamp of approval for quality,…

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| | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes | Business Technology, Manufacturing, Process Manufacturing
Trying to Make Sense of the Conflict Minerals Rule? Good luck with that!

Regardless of your position on government mandates for corporate social responsibility, one thing is certain. The U.S. Securities and Exchange…

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