Top 10 ERP Features Manufacturers Require

Top 10 ERP Features Manufacturers Require

It’s easy to list hundreds of different features and functions that live within a typical off-the-shelf Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. However, when it comes to the business complexities of industries like food, beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical, there are certain software capabilities that are absolute requirements of being successful. In most cases, ERP providers find …

What You Need to Know About FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Validation

FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Validation Process

Validating an ERP system helps a company ensure that their processes are consistent and operate in accordance with industry standards. The 21 CFR Part 11 validation process establishes documented evidence that, throughout its lifecycle, the ERP system will consistently function in accordance with its pre-determined specifications and quality attributes. For pharmaceutical and medical device companies, …

3rd Shift Harry and The Hardened Path of Destruction

3rd Shift Harry and the Hardened Path of Destruction

In this first installment of our series of 3rd Shift Harry stories, we see the catastrophic consequences of what can happen when the wrong materials are issued to a production batch. Paint and coatings manufacturers work with a number of different chemicals and materials to create their products. Paints are typically formulated according to their …