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Paperless MRP System

By Hannah Ferguson | Feb 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you heard of a paperless job shop MRP/ERP system? This is one of the silver bullets on the job shop floor. Imagine not needing to print routers or travelers for every job going through the shop floor. Imagine bringing up the job documents, including design documents and blue prints, on a computer next to a…

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How to Manage RFQ’s

By Dave Ferguson | Feb 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Job shops, including MTO, ETO, and the different variations, deal with RFQs on a daily basis. An RFQ is a Request for Quote. There are various terms that describe a similar process; for instance, an RFP or Request For Proposal.   RFQs have a dual meaning based on the hat you wear. If you are a…

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MIE Solutions Named a Winter 2019 High Performer by G2 Crowd

By MIE Solutions | Jan 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

MIE Trak Pro named a High Performer in the Winter 2019 Report by Real Users on G2 Crowd   Garden Grove, CA – January 23, 2019 – MIE Trak Pro has been identified as one of the best ERP systems, based on its high levels of customer satisfaction and likeliness to recommend ratings from real users…

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Quick Tip: Rules of ERP Implementation- Prioritize and Follow Up

By MIE Solutions Marketing | Jan 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Quick Tip: Rules of ERP Implementation- ERP Implementation Prioritize & Follow Through   Rule #6: Prioritize and follow through   This Quick Tip is part of a series on the six rules of a successful ERP implementation. The first rule is to provide full management support to the ERP implementation, the second rule is to…

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MIE Solutions Named a Market Leader in FeaturedCustomers’ Winter 2019 Manufacturing ERP Software Customer Success Report

By MIE Solutions | Jan 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

MIE Solutions named a Market Leader in the Winter 2019 Customer Success Report MIE Solutions is one of 26 Manufacturing ERP Software vendors to be named a Market Leader.   Garden Grove, CA – January 24, 2019 – MIE Solutions has been named a Market Leader in the Manufacturing ERP Software category for the Winter 2019…

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Quick Tip: Rules of ERP Implementation- Develop A Training Approach

By MIE Solutions Marketing | Jan 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Quick Tip: Rules of ERP Implementation- Develop A Training Approach   Rule #5: Develop a Training Approach   This Quick Tip is part of a series on the six rules of a successful ERP implementation. The first rule is to provide full management support to the implementation, the second rule is to have a system…

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

By MIE Solutions Marketing | Dec 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

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)

By Dave Ferguson | Dec 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

By MIE Solutions Marketing | Dec 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

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)

By Dave Ferguson | Dec 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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