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Informatization in Industry – Art Better Times on the Horizon?

2015-11-12

The 2015 Production Management Conference, which focuses on performance improvement and the development of corporate culture, was held on November 3 and 4, 2015. IPA, one of the leading companies in Central Europe in the field of consulting, education, design and research for the industry was the organizer, and for the fifth consecutive year, ANASOFT was a significant partner.

Three Acronyms that Every Good Production Manager Should Know

2015-11-02

In most manufacturing companies we encounter various IT acronyms – SCM, WMS, APS, ERP, MES, CMMS, SCADA, QMS... And most of us are confused. And that includes experienced production managers. First of all, they have to take care of stable production – to ensure that the products are of a good quality, supplied in a timely fashion, and properly manufactured. This takes time. No wonder selecting the IT system that is truly necessary to accomplish these goals is so difficult.

Manufacturing at Tatramat is under a Microscope

2015-10-26

When you hear Tatramat, many people remember the automatic washing machines from the era before 1989 which were manufactured in the town of Poprad from the end of the 1970s. The relevance of the washing machine brand ended in the second half of the 1990s when Whirlpool became the 100% owner of the Poprad plant.

Improving the Efficiency of Sugar Beet Logistics Key Aspects of Implementation

2015-10-14

Sugar is a commodity that fights for its clients mainly by price. Consequently all logistics expenses that are embedded in the final product may increasingly determine the competitive position of any sugar producer. This paper deals with practical aspects of implementation of modern technologies in the process of increasing of efficiency as well as the automation of beet supply management in the environment of a sugar beet campaign.

3 Reasons why Electromobility Has a Place in the Future World of Motoring

2015-09-25

In 2011, when Barack Obama declared that a million electromobiles would be driven in the United States within 4 years, he had no idea how overstated his predictions were. He based his forecast on massive state support to motivate companies to innovate and consumers to buy electric drive vehicles. Reality did not even come close to the president’s optimistic plans.

E-signature is no longer only for Big Boys

2015-09-17

Small and medium size companies can also have their customers digitally sign contracts, handover protocols, bills of delivery and certificates of revision and service and thus expedite processes and reduce paperwork.

Everything That Can Go Wrong with IT Outsourcing

2015-09-10

Companies that decide to outsource part of their IT or entrust an external partner with their entire IT infrastructure have various expectations. Some of them simply do not want to be involved in something that is not directly related to their core business; others hope to save money, others in better accessibility or ensuring of IT.

Trends and the Future of Industrial Enterprises

2015-08-31

For the eighth time, the event entitled Digital Undertaking 2015 raised highly topical questions regarding industrial orientation and development, hot topics regarding the future of enterprises and upcoming changes in manufacturing. Many interesting presentations and accompanying events caught the attention of more than 170 experts. The report from this event was published in the journal Strojárenstvo (Engineering).

5 of our ANASOFT improvements at work

2015-08-18

Have you ever think about how much time you spend at work every day? In a private company as “our ANASOFT”, 8 hours is pure fantasy. Why not use some smart ideas and implement them into our working environment? No articles about us are published in Profit nor do we amuse our visitors with slides for children or beanbags in the offices, still we found few things at ANASOFT that we all love.

Which mobile devices are suitable for those who work on the road?

2015-07-03

We’re in daily contact with mobile devices, such as cell phones, handy smartphones and tablets. However, picking exactly the right device isn’t easy...