Manufacturers operate in a dynamic environment. Order quantities rise and fall, customers’ taste change and older product lines decline as new ones come on stream. What almost no one expected though were the extraordinary economic circumstances and challenging shop floor operations that we have been living through these last few weeks. For many manufacturers this has been the most...

You’ve canceled meetings, you have people working from home, and sickness and absence rates are higher than usual due to Covid-19: tough times indeed, especially for anyone running a manufacturing business. Customers are understanding but finished parts and products must still ship, especially if needed for essential medical equipment. These challenges will stretch any manufacturer, but those with machine monitoring...

To start with, everyone here at Scytec would like to wish all of our customers a happy New Year.  As we step into the new decade we wanted to share a little information about some upcoming plans for 2020 and our roadmap for the Scytec DataXchange machine monitoring service, as well as the upcoming trends in machine monitoring and...

Enterprise Resource Planning solutions or ERP is a system to manage day-to-day business activities such as accounting, purchasing, planning, scheduling, and much more.  ERP is not new to business or manufacturing. What is innovative is that we integrate the data from ERP systems with machine monitoring extending ERP data to the shop floor, as well as providing accurate machine and shop...