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What is Smart Planning?

In an ever-changing market, the only constant that manufacturers face is change. Especially in these challenging times, the ability to adapt and make use of technology to plan out your business operations is essential to...

Purchase Intelligently with an ERP System

One of the major tasks of the purchasing department in the manufacturing landscape is to buy raw materials according to the bill of materials (BOM) and ensure all these parts are in the right quantity, right place, at th...

Communicating for a Smarter Factory

It is a known fact that knowledge is power in today’s business world. In the manufacturing industry, sharing the right information at the right time between all related departments is critical to ensure smooth operations...

Relating Employee Engagement to Manufacturing Success

Let us face it, employee engagement is probably not a priority when evaluating work performance. Most employers may not even know if their employees are engaged or disengaged at work, much less know how to increase their...

The Story Behind Monitor Academy

The latest addition to Monitor’s range of value-added services, Monitor Academy, is an E-learning platform like no other. It offers a new way of learning the ins and outs of MONITOR at one’s own pace regardless of time a...

7 Ways to Manage Manufacturing Costs & Stay Competitive

The only constant in life and in this case, business, is change, much like the ever-changing business landscape that is susceptible to changing global economic and political powers, disease as well as the age-old supply ...

Machine Integration – The Future Smart Factory

With the advent of communications technology, especially the Internet of Things (IoT), virtually any part of your manufacturing process can be connected. Connectivity is the basis for establishing a Smart Factory and pro...