Synchrono News

Synchrono news and newsworthy events cover how the company is making headlines by providing demand-driven solutions that enable modern manufacturing strategies including the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the Factory of the Future, Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0.

The software systems that make up the Synchrono Demand-Driven Manufacturing Platform connect the entire manufacturing operation and extended supply chain in real-time, generating intelligence for instant decision-making and providing an unprecedented foundation for communication, collaboration and continuous improvement. The industry is taking note. Here are some recent stories:

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Synchrono® Sponsors 2017 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo for Third Consecutive Year

April, 2017 – Software leader repeats sponsorship of the event’s Manufacturing Technology Strategies track based on previous years’ crowds…MORE

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End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility Technology is Transforming Demand-Driven Manufacturing Enterprises

April, 2017 – New Synchrono® white paper reviews how manufacturers are investing and applying Cloud technologies for real-time communication and collaboration…MORE

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Synchronizing Production Processes

February, 2017 – Using demand-driven principles and synchronised systems, manufacturers have learnt to reach new levels of communication, growth and customer responsiveness. Every forward-thinking manufacturing environment is somewhere on the path towards becoming more synchronised and demand-driven. The feature discusses how technology will connect enterprises and create demand-driven factory of the future…MORE

Supply Chain Pro to Know

Synchrono® Vice President John Maher Receives Distinction from Supply & Demand Chain Executive

February, 2017 – Maher recognized as a 2017 Pro to Know for innovating technology that digitizes, synchronizes, and visualizes manufacturing operations and the extended supply chain…MORE

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Synchrono® Demand-Driven Matters Podcast Series Aims at Helping Manufacturers Improve Production Flow

January, 2017 – 5 Key Elements that Drive Flow is a 5-part series providing practical advice and real world examples of improvements made in Demand-Driven Manufacturing environments… MORE

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Real-Time and Supply Chain Visibility

January, 2017 – With data continuing to be top of mind for today’s mold manufacturers, I wanted to share this take on data management…MORE

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Top 10 Trends in 2017 Demand-Driven Manufacturing: Synchrono

December, 2016 – Synchrono, a provider of demand-driven manufacturing software, has released its list of 2017 top ten trends in modern demand-driven manufacturing. The list is based on…MORE

Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand Driven Manufacturing

Synchrono® Releases 2017 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing

December, 2016 – Synchrono®, a leader in modern demand-driven manufacturing software, today released its 2017 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing. The list is based on interactions with hundreds of manufacturers and industry experts addressing challenges, innovation and technologies associated with manufacturing digitization, visibility and synchronization… MORE

eKanban case study

Moving From Manual to eKanban Creates Right-Sized Inventory

October, 2016 – Manufacturers’ waste-reduction initiatives are rarely as effective as they could be. When reducing waste, inventory is often the main target. But how do you right-size inventory in an environment of constant variability? In a word: kanban...MORE

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Discrete Manufacturers: Special Considerations for Robotics and Demand-Driven Supply Chain Solutions

October, 2016 – The manufacturing sector is well-served when considering whether a replenishment solution can enhance flow and enable continuous improvements; often best practice robotic solutions follow…MORE

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Automation Fails without Aligning Materials Support Function with Demand

September, 2016 – Robot-to-person solutions are on a rapid trajectory for 2017 and beyond. Yet discrete manufacturing organizations which initiate material replenishment automation programs without properly analyzing processes and priorities for internal and external stakeholders, find far less value than anticipated…MORE

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Real World Results When Demand-Driven Production Planning and Scheduling are Synchronized

August, 2016 -Wenger Manufacturing, based in Sabetha, KS, now uses a synchronized, demand-driven production planning, scheduling and execution platform that connects to their ERP system and the real world results are remarkable. Increased on-time delivery went from 40% to 95% or greater…MORE

Internet of Things in manufacturing

Manufacturing Moves From Tech Silos to Synchronized Factories to Demand-Driven Factory of the Future

August, 2016 – The Internet of Things refers to connectivity between products and systems across nearly every aspect of life. This concept within the manufacturing industry, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) represents the ability to collect, analyse, and share data about materials, machines, and processes in the production environment, in real-time…MORE

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Demand-Driven Manufacturing Metrics for Action

August, 2016Manufacturers are trying to drive business based on far too many metrics; metrics that often conflict and put employees in a state of oscillation between contradicting goals…MORE

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Performance Impacting Metrics: Operations Metrics that are Actionable Metrics

August, 2016 – Moving toward Demand-Driven Manufacturing requires looking at the business through different lenses, including what and how to measure and the impact on behavior…MORE

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Getting on Board with Smart Manufacturing

June, 2016 – “…Other manufacturers showcased their IIoT successes including Orbital ATK’s Aerospace Structures Division (Dulles, VA). Paul Hardy, IT manager, Orbital ATK, presented a case study showing how the manufacturer has employed the visual factory software from Synchrono Inc. (St. Paul, MN) to dramatically increase its production rates and lower downtimes for Orbital ATK. The Synchrono SyncView visual factory software gives users real-time views into actionable factory-floor metrics that can greatly impact factory performance…” FULL STORY

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Demand-Driven Planning, Scheduling and Execution Software

May, 2016 – …Also referred to as a pull-based, or respond planning system, SyncManufacturing software is said to be the first of its kind to synchronize planning and scheduling with execution in real-time, aligning all production activities from order inception to customer delivery. In this way, SyncManufacturing works to optimize workflow through the entire production process, rather than individual resources…MORE

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Synchrono® Offers Guide to Help Demand-Driven Manufacturers Focus on Metrics that Drive Action

May, 2016 – Company provides insight on select metrics that drive actionable improvements through new white paper and Metrics for Action Guide…MORE

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Aerospace Leader Orbital ATK and Synchrono® to Lead Session on the Industrial Internet of Things and Visual Factory Technology at IndustryWeek Expo

April, 2016 – Case study presentation set for May 4 focuses on the value of real-time data access in a digitally connected environment…MORE

Synchrono® to Sponsor Manufacturing Technology Strategies Track at the 2016 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo

April, 2016 – As sponsor of the Manufacturing Technology Strategies track, Synchrono will co-present a case study with client, Orbital ATK Aerospace Structures Division (ASD), a leading supplier of critical composite structures for the aerospace and defense industries. During the session, How Orbital ATK is Leveraging the IIoT and Visual Factory Technology to Drive Continuous Performance Improvements, attendees will learn…MORE

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Synchrono® to Demonstrate Visual Factory Information System at Microsoft® Envision 2016

March, 2016 – SyncView™ software empowers MS Dynamics users with self-service visualization and dashboard creation capabilities…MORE

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Demand-Driven Manufacturing Planning, Scheduling and Execution Software at Microsoft® Envision 2016

March, 2016 – SyncManufacturing™ software brings real-time, synchronized manufacturing production capabilities to Microsoft® Dynamics users…MORE