CIMx Blog

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The 5 Reasons Why Everyone Hates Manufacturing Software

No one enjoys researching shop floor systems. You have plenty of other responsibilities on your...

The 9 Most Common Manufacturing Symptoms, and How to Cure Them

When looking for a solution to manufacturing problems, it’s important that you find the cure ...

Coast to Coast Production Control

Contracting more orders than you have the resources to complete seems like a great problem to...

CIMx Celebrates 22 years of Manufacturing Innovation with Release of Quantum 6.0

After two decades of advanced planning and production control, CIMx announces Quantum 6.0...

CIMx President Speaks at United Nations Small Business Forum on “Global Development of Female Entrepreneurs”

New York, NY - Saturday, May 12, 2018

Cincinnati small business owner and EO global board member...

5 More Easy Shop Floor Quality Improvements

Production Control Systems and Quality Improvement

We are all in the quality business. Wasted...

How one midwest manufacturer increased production by 35% while reducing scrap by 80%

Case Study: Scrap Down. Production Up.

A midwest make-to-order manufacturer was experiencing...

Accelerate and Achieve your Production Goals with Analytics

Companies often set aggressive business goals at the beginning of each year, only to find those...

How to Turn Production Data into Actionable Manufacturing Intelligence

 There’s a critical difference between raw data and actionable manufacturing intelligence. Data...

Use Your Data for Accurate Production Costs

For manufacturers, accurate estimates are critical to managing costs and margins. If estimates...

How to Turn your KPIs into Profit and Production

There’s an old saying, “If you can measure it, you can manage it.”

Where’d the money go? – How to turn Manufacturing Assets into Profit

If you don’t know where your materials are and how many you have, you don’t know where your...

The Problem with Managing Tools, Parts, and Materials in your ERP – and What You Can Do About It

Not long ago, we worked with a manufacturer struggling with a serious scrap problem.

What it Takes to Succeed with Machine Maintenance

Manufacturers invest millions in machines and equipment. These high dollar assets provide the...

Do You Know Where Your Production Assets Are?

While production requires tools, materials, parts and equipment, many manufacturers don’t track...