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production reports

Production Reports to Streamline Batch Review

The implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), has created added pressure on lot tracking, production reports and overall transparency throughout production processes. Producing consistent, high-quality products for consumers is more critical than ever. Having detailed documentation of production reports is an increasing need as the FDA works with states to provide consistent guidelines and…

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unit of measurement

You Can’t Manage It If You Can’t Measure It – Unit of Measurement

Flexible unit of measurement is an integral element to formula manufacturing. Variation is a given in the production process. These fluctuations can create added work or challenges in sharing data across departments such as sales and finance. You can’t manage it if you can’t measure it. One of the primary drivers for businesses to invest…

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formula database software

Make the Most Out of Your Formula Database Software

Formula management, or having a thorough formula database software, is a critical element for batch manufacturers, both in production and R&D. However, many process manufacturers don’t have this information integrated into their ERP system. According to a study done by Aberdeen Group, 79% of manufacturers cited their top goal for the coming year as increasing…

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sample opportunities

Increase Profits by Managing Sample Opportunities

In our Increase Profits with Batch Manufacturing Software blog, we quickly overviewed the top four things you can do with the help of batch manufacturing software, such as Vicinity, to ensure your organization is getting the most out of the operations in your existing business, without changing much of what you are doing today. So…

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inventory shrinkage

Reduce Inventory Shrinkage to Increase Profits

In the Increase Profits with Batch Manufacturing Software blog (see link below), we touched on the top four things you can do with the help of batch manufacturing software, such as Vicinity. This ensures that your organization is getting the most out of operations with existing business, without altering many of your current processes. Improve your…

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food manufacturing software

Six Ingredients for Success with Food Manufacturing Software

Formula manufacturers and discrete manufacturers have distinctly different operational procedures and challenges. When it comes to selecting an ERP software, it is critical to find a solution that is developed to meet your unique processes. Vicinity Manufacturing provides software solutions to address the needs of a food manufacturing company. The recipe for operational success includes…

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lot traceability

The Importance of Lot Traceability in the Food & Beverage Industry

Food and beverage manufacturers rely on consumers’ faith that the food they eat is safe. Most manufacturers consider living up to that expectation a solemn duty and they take every possible step to ensure that, in addition to being nutritious and delicious, their products are worthy of that trust and that their manufacturing methods comply…

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