4 Biggest Boons Enterprise Labeling Integration with SAP

The overall benefits an enterprise labeling solution provider can offer – the ability to respond more quickly to customer demands, the efficiencies that standardization brings, and the ability to meet compliance requirements, among others – are well known. Further, there are many specific benefits that SAP-based organizations realize when deploying an enterprise labeling solution that…

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GE Plugs into Industrial Internet

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Plugging utilities and factories into Web services and third-party apps is no easy feat. Just ask Rich Carpenter, the executive behind the Industrial Internet Control System that GE claims is the first to make such connections. The portfolio of new systems represent a milestone of blending PC and industrial-control technologies in…

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Bourns Offers First Lines of Murata Trimmers

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, has completed the first phase of the transition of Murata® trimmer products. Bourns announced earlier this year that it would acquire specific assets of Murata’s product line. To ease the conversion to Bourns-manufactured replacement products, Murata granted Bourns permission to continue to use its original part…

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The Reality of Supply Chains On-the-Go

More supply chain providers are extending their use of mobile solutions to areas like workforce optimization to realize even greater efficiency gains and cost savings. For years, technology solutions have played an integral role in supply chain management. However, as competition intensifies and customer expectations rise, logistics organizations are starting to extend their use of…

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IPC: PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio Bounces Back in August

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the August 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Due to the month’s positive order growth and negative sales growth, the book-to-bill ratio returned to positive territory and stands at 1.02. Total North American PCB shipments in August 2016 were 4.1 percent…

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