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Operators in Discrete Manufacturing

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3 min read Operator Focus — The Difference in a Manufacturing Execution System Jarda Smrz Who are your company’s true “knowledge keepers”? These are the people who really know what’s going on and how to get things done – the ones boardroom executives talk to when they run out of answers. We bet it’s plant […]

Getting Started with Data Analytics in Manufacturing

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In manufacturing, what you don’t know is likely hurting you – your efficiency, your productivity, your culture, your bottom line. But you don’t know what you don’t know! That’s where data analytics comes in. It brings light to what you don’t know so you can take action to fix it. On a manufacturing line, the […]

Boost Error-Proofing in Manufacturing with an MES Solution


Many of us are missing the thrill of watching live sporting events during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, I’m sure you can remember fantastic plays or edge-of-your-seat games, and I bet the best ones did not include a missed call from a referee. No one wants the action interrupted by someone breaking the rules, but it […]

MES Software Development — Behind the Scenes

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Being a software development manager at PINpoint, I want manufacturers to know as much as possible about the MES solution in which they’re investing. It gives them confidence knowing that comprehensive development translates to reliable performance on the production floor, and it proves that they’re getting great value for their investment. Plus, it’s comforting knowing that the system is backed by a dependable, supportive team.