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Exact for Manufacturing Ease of Use: Being more than 1000% efficient

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online

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Not a delayed April fool’s day joke. Some work centers are simply able to produce multiple products at a time. Some tire curing press machines or injection molding machines can produce one, two or three products in one cycle. In the routing they are respectively set as 100%, 200% and 300% efficient. We were unaware that in the textiles and garments industries machines are sometimes capable of doing 16 t-shirts or 20 socks at a time. We lifted therefore existing restrictions in Exact for Manufacturing.

Exact for Manufacturing Innovation: Introducing order lead time

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online

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On the quotation screen and in the bill of material version in Exact for Manufacturing we mention the ‘lead time’. We have created this quantity to express how long it takes to manufacture a part or a batch of parts. Now we start working to develop a Premium edition, we will have to become more precise in our definitions of lead time. We will rename our current lead time into ‘production lead time’, create a new quantity called ‘order lead time’, and introduce these in all editions of Exact for Manufacturing.

Exact for Manufacturing Ease of Use: Material cost per batch in the bill of materials

Written by Pieter Hamans on . Posted in Exact Online

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The bill of materials (BOM) is often designed by the engineering discipline, but it is used by planners, calculators and cost accountants. The BOM provides insight in quantities of materials required and in the material unit cost, but insight in the material cost per batch quantity was not available. We have now added a column with the material cost per batch.