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ERP Tools for Small Companies

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Even small manufacturers can apply enterprise resource planning tools by starting with one key issue to solve, says Ed Potoczak, director of industrial relations for California-based IQMS’s manufacturing ERP software.

IQMS can help producers retrofit old but high-performing equipment to gather operating data in real time. Potoczak cites one small, privately held customer that achieved zero ppm across its entire customer base last year.

Potoczak notes that ERP can provide predictive maintenance reports now. He says the next step will be predicting quality. For more information on IQMS products or services, please visit www.iqms.com

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