Chesterbrook, Pa, June 13, 2016: Deacom, Inc., the developer of a single-system Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, has launched its new AutoFinisher tool as part of its core ERP solution. Now process manufacturers of serialized or catch-weight products can efficiently weigh, serialize, label, palletize and report on production all within one, cohesive platform. Achieving this level of automation is particularly valuable for food and pharmaceutical industries where serialized and catch weight production adds complexity to the manufacturing process.
“There is a big push towards manufacturing automation and we believe that ERP solutions should play a key role in influencing this movement,” said Scott Deakins, COO of Deacom. “By developing such capabilities that are native to our single-system ERP software, like the AutoFinisher, we are able to help support our customers in this progression. In fact, Deacom customers who are already using this feature have experienced drastic improvements in production efficiencies and results. This enhancement is just one example of Deacom’s dedication towards the continuous product advancements designed to further enable the scalability of manufacturing companies.”
Deacom’s single-system ERP architecture allows the AutoFinisher to access and generate real-time data in the ERP platform. This is in sharp contrast to traditional ERP systems, which rely on heavy customizations and bolt-ons to support an entire business, including AutoFinisher-like capabilities. As more modules and customizations are implemented, the level of complexity begins to restrict business growth.
By building the AutoFinisher directly into the core DEACOM ERP software, the benefits to customers are significant:
Food manufacturers producing catch weight items, such as meat, can gain a true competitive advantage from the AutoFinisher. Historically, these manufacturers manually label individual products based on their unique weights as they come off the production line. Deacom’s new tool automatically confirms that the catch weight item adheres to the weight specifications maintained within DEACOM ERP. It then produces the appropriate label for the product with the catch weight, serial number, and a barcode so it can be later used within DEACOM WMS.
For companies in the pharmaceutical industry where production lines run well over 100 units per minute, sustaining this rate while adhering to new regulatory demands is of great concern. The DEACOM AutoFinisher is able to generate serial number information and print relevant labels at unit, case, and pallet levels without affecting production speed.
The AutoFinisher enhancement is currently available to all Deacom customers. For more information, visit deacom.com.
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About Deacom, Inc.
Deacom, Inc. is the producer of DEACOM ERP, a scalable, single-system ERP solution specifically designed to streamline operations for process and batch manufacturers. As the artisans of ERP software, Deacom operates upon the principle of “Complexity made Simple,” developing a solution without customization or bolt-ons to increase efficiency and decrease the total costs of ERP ownership. The company’s headquarters is located in Chesterbrook, Pa. To learn more, visit deacom.com, follow on Twitter or call 1-877-4-DEACOM.
Kelly Peters, PR Manager