Jim Fulcher, Contributing Editor


Asset Management December 21, 2007

The next generation: New MES platforms support global business models

Manufacturing execution system (MES) vendors are embracing the idea of being able to use a single MES across the enterprise—even if the enterprise has multiple facilities with varying modes of manufacturing.

By Jim Fulcher, Contributing Editor
Energy Efficiency & Management September 26, 2007

The sound of efficiency: Harman tunes up its product development processes

It’s unlikely that even the most informed audio equipment buyers realized that until recently the Harman Specialty Group’s product development methods were less than state-of-the-art. That changed when the group adopted a formal set of product life-cycle management (PLM) processes.

By Jim Fulcher, Contributing Editor
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