Are You Avoiding the Digital Factory Trend?

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Recently, as part of the Watercooler Wisdom series, Horizon’s Frances Donnelly was joined by Sandy Wickman, Senior Business Consultant from LBMC Technology Solutions, to discuss the Digital Factory trend and talk about some real-world results and findings. View the full interview here. GP’s Watercooler Wisdom series was designed to present brief, targeted, expert-led discussions to business owners about challenges they may be facing. You can view the past and upcoming sessions of the series here. Resistance to Digital Factory Initiatives Manufacturers do not typically operate on the bleeding edge of …

The Most Efficient Tools & Techniques for Quality and More

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Finding the right tools at GP Optimizer Live Winter 2021Choosing the right tools is a crucial part of your success… it makes so much sense that it almost seems redundant to say it. But the reality is, we all too often allow ourselves to make do with what is at hand, or we simply stay stuck in the status quo. Change can be hard, and we can’t always get beyond the sense of trepidation we feel when we allow ourselves to venture down the road of seeking a BETTER (different) …

We’re participating in GP Optimizer’s Free Virtual Event

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Supply Chain disruption has put significant pressure on performance for organizations. Supply Chain lead times are less predictable causing companies to increase on hand inventory levels – which in turn affects cash flow because of higher investment levels. Overall, these factors mean that staffs are busier and margins are tighter. Here at Horizons we have a mission to support small and mid-size companies with the kind of functionality often found only in larger firms. We are aware that there is a need to obtain greater efficiency for tools already in …

A Faster Way to Generate a COA: How We Make it Happen

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When new Quality Essentials Suite customers compare our process for generating Certificates of Analysis to their legacy processes, they frequently see productivity gains of 50% or better. If we add the impact of more efficient error correction, that productivity improves even more. When we were developing our Quality Management Solution, our goal was to be more than just another quality control data collection and analysis product. We went looking for tasks related to the use of quality control and quality assurance data that were high-volume, complicated and burdensome for our …