Archive for December 2018

Quick Tip: Rules of ERP Implementation- Get Employee Buy-In

Quick Tip: Rules of ERP Implementation- Get Employee Buy-In   Rule #3: Get employee buy-in This Quick Tip is part of a series on the six rules of a successful ERP software implementation. The first rule is to provide full management support to the ERP implementation and the second rule is to have a system…

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Estimating For Paint Lines (Part 2 of 2)

As technology has improved over the years, paint lines have become more commonplace throughout job shops. The ability to estimate how much a part costs is now more complicated due to the batch process and automation of paint lines. This entry will show you a sample formula for estimating “time per part”. Variables FeetPerMinute VerticalParts…

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Quick Tip: Rules of ERP Implementation- Have A Written Plan

Quick Tip: Rule of ERP Implementation- Have A Written Plan Rule #4: Have a written plan   This Quick Tip is part of a series on the six rules of a successful ERP software implementation. The first rule is to provide full management support to the ERP implementation, the second rule is to have a…

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Estimating For Paint Lines (Part 1 of 2)

What is a paint line? Paint lines comprise equipment that cleans, dips, sprays paint, and ovens to dry the parts. Paint lines are very capital-intensive and often take up hundreds to thousands of square feet of space. They can be both wet paint or powder coat systems.     Why do we need a formula…

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