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Welcome to our blog, where innovation meets insight. Dive into our collections, from expert interviews in ‘Manufacturers Make Strides’ to the latest Tascus product updates and educational resources designed to elevate manufacturing excellence. Explore, learn, and lead the change with us.

Our Recent Blog Posts:

Cost-Effective Traceability Solutions for Manufacturers

Introduction In manufacturing, traceability means monitoring the journey of a product from the sourcing of raw materials, through the production process, and finally to the distribution and delivery to the end customer. This detailed tracking allows manufacturers to...

How Digital Tools are Enhancing Lean Manufacturing 

A Recap on Lean Manufacturing  Lean manufacturing is a systematic approach to production that aims to minimise waste while maximising value to the customer. Originating from the Toyota Production System, lean manufacturing focuses on creating more value with fewer...

Digital Transformation: Empowering Sustainable Manufacturing

Introduction Sustainability has become a critical operational imperative. Businesses face pressure to boost efficiency, reduce costs, and act in an environmentally responsible manner. Challenges include waste management, energy reduction, carbon footprint...

Data-Driven Manufacturing: Strategies for Success

Navigating the Path to Successwith Data-Driven Manufacturing In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, striking the right balance between securing quick operational wins and laying the groundwork for long-term strategic goals is more critical than ever. This...

Improving Manufacturing Quality: 5 Simple Steps for 2024

In this article: Implement Real-Time Monitoring Establish Clear Quality Standards Train and Empower Your Team Utilise Data for Continuous Improvement Foster a Quality-centric Culture Conclusion Introduction In the world of manufacturing, the quality of your products...

Sustainability in Industry 4.0: Debunking the Profit vs. Planet Myth

Explore how Industry 4.0 bridges the gap between profit and environmental sustainability, debunking the myth that they can’t coexist.

Automotive Digital Quality: The Future of Manufacturing

Embracing the Digital Age in Manufacturing In the dynamic landscape of the automotive industry, the relentless quest for manufacturing excellence is more than a journey—it's a constant evolution. As we step into the digital age, this evolution presents both a...

Revolutionising Manufacturing: The Power of Smart Analytics

Welcome to the Future of Manufacturing Picture a world where machines not only operate seamlessly but also have the foresight to alert you before they falter. Envision a manufacturing landscape where quality issues are identified and rectified well before they morph...

Achieving Zero-Defect Manufacturing with MES in Critical Industries

In industries where the stakes are exceptionally high, striving for zero-defect manufacturing is not merely ambitious—it's essential. This blog post explores the transformative role of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) in enhancing production outcomes. In...

The Analytics Revolution in Automotive Manufacturing: Navigating the Future with Data-Driven Precision

The automotive manufacturing industry, especially in areas like single-part production, is witnessing a transformative shift with the integration of data analytics into manufacturing processes. This evolution, propelled by Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and...

Education & Resources

Cost-Effective Traceability Solutions for Manufacturers

Introduction In manufacturing, traceability means monitoring the journey of a product from the sourcing of raw materials, through the production process, and finally to the distribution and delivery to the end customer. This detailed tracking allows manufacturers to...

How Digital Tools are Enhancing Lean Manufacturing 

A Recap on Lean Manufacturing  Lean manufacturing is a systematic approach to production that aims to minimise waste while maximising value to the customer. Originating from the Toyota Production System, lean manufacturing focuses on creating more value with fewer...

Digital Transformation: Empowering Sustainable Manufacturing

Introduction Sustainability has become a critical operational imperative. Businesses face pressure to boost efficiency, reduce costs, and act in an environmentally responsible manner. Challenges include waste management, energy reduction, carbon footprint...

Data-Driven Manufacturing: Strategies for Success

Navigating the Path to Successwith Data-Driven Manufacturing In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, striking the right balance between securing quick operational wins and laying the groundwork for long-term strategic goals is more critical than ever. This...

Improving Manufacturing Quality: 5 Simple Steps for 2024

In this article: Implement Real-Time Monitoring Establish Clear Quality Standards Train and Empower Your Team Utilise Data for Continuous Improvement Foster a Quality-centric Culture Conclusion Introduction In the world of manufacturing, the quality of your products...

Automotive Digital Quality: The Future of Manufacturing

Embracing the Digital Age in Manufacturing In the dynamic landscape of the automotive industry, the relentless quest for manufacturing excellence is more than a journey—it's a constant evolution. As we step into the digital age, this evolution presents both a...

Revolutionising Manufacturing: The Power of Smart Analytics

Welcome to the Future of Manufacturing Picture a world where machines not only operate seamlessly but also have the foresight to alert you before they falter. Envision a manufacturing landscape where quality issues are identified and rectified well before they morph...

Achieving Zero-Defect Manufacturing with MES in Critical Industries

In industries where the stakes are exceptionally high, striving for zero-defect manufacturing is not merely ambitious—it's essential. This blog post explores the transformative role of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) in enhancing production outcomes. In...

The Analytics Revolution in Automotive Manufacturing: Navigating the Future with Data-Driven Precision

The automotive manufacturing industry, especially in areas like single-part production, is witnessing a transformative shift with the integration of data analytics into manufacturing processes. This evolution, propelled by Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and...

Striking a Balance in Manufacturing

Striking a Balance in Manufacturing: Immediate Results vs. Strategic Visions In the ever-competitive realm of manufacturing, industry leaders frequently face a significant challenge: striking a balance in manufacturing between achieving immediate results and pursuing...

‘Manufacturers Make Strides’ interviews

How To Make Your Mark by Engaging Employees

There’s a difference between being a business owner, and being a true entrepreneur; the latter has a passion, a spark, a hunger to drive their legacy forward and make a lasting difference in their industry. Mark Whitten is one such individual. His commitment to not...

How Visualising Data is Improving Productivity

Just as there’s a storyteller behind every novel, every car on the road is made possible by the manufacturers of steel and aluminium. But not every manufacturer is created equal… Led by Arun Thandapani, Hirschvogel is a pioneering steel and aluminium part supplier...

Changing the Automobile Game with Multipurpose Modular Vans

The way we move never stays the same for very long. Humans have transitioned from foot to carriage to car, and now, P.J Tezza is escorting mankind into the next generation of mobility – ModVans. The result of 1000+ hours of work and an unrelenting refusal to take no...

The Future of E-Vehicles…Changing the Way You Charge

E-vehicles were once considered the future of mobility. Now, it’s a solid present-day reality for drivers around the world. Countless drivers are now hopping into electric or hybrid cars, trucks, and buses instead of their fossil-fuelled powered counterparts. However,...

America and Automation… And the People Behind Both

Automation is one of the hottest topics in the engineering and manufacturing industries. The speed, efficiency, and potential hurdles of automation are the points of discussion on every agenda – including ours today. We’re talking to the co-founder of an online...

A Sparkling Future For Automotive Sensor Manufacturing

Technology has made incredible progress in the past few years. It makes our lives faster, simpler, and easier than ever. Even the way we park and drive our cars has become effortless thanks to sensitive motion detectors and sensors. Unfortunately, there never seems to...

Breaking The Manufacturing Start-Up Mold

Starting a new venture and breaking away from what you know is overwhelming, scary, and often, incredibly rewarding. What are some of the secrets to a successful manufacturing start-up that will not quit? What key lessons will help you break into the space with...

Robotic Process Automation

Draw. Inspect. Fail. Repeat. There are few things as frustrating in the engineering and development fields as the usually painful and ever-repetitive process of creating drawings from CAD models. That’s where Vin Kettay and Brian Gullette of Vectra Automation are...

How Actionable Sustainability In Manufacturing Can Save The World

Our world is facing some incredibly pressing issues at the moment, and companies around the globe are looking for new ways to solve them. Actionable sustainability in manufacturing – and how to achieve it as quickly and as effectively as possible – is the topic of the...

Autonomous Robots Are Taking Over… Lawns in the UK.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your very own autonomous robot doing chores for you? You don’t have to wonder anymore. Autonomous robots are becoming increasingly popular in the UK – and one of the most prevalent is the new autonomous robotic...

Product Updates

Tighten Multiple Fasteners in One Quick and Easy Step

With the aim of making it simpler to control the process of tightening multiple fasteners in one process, we’ve just published a Tascus update that enables you to tighten a batch of fasteners in one Tascus step. Configuring a Batch Tighten To tighten a batch of...

Adding Dynamic Data to Digital Work Instructions

We've just released a new feature to Tascus Manufacturing Execution System. It enables manufacturers to add dynamic data to digital work instructions. During the manufacturing process, you can eliminate the use of notepads to track measurements, readings and other...

Updated Production Views, Best Before Dates & ERP Integration

We've included a number of new features in Tascus 1.2.5.3 to enable integration with ERP systems, create serial numbers, updated Best Before Dates, and more clarity on the production status report. Best Before Dates Best Before Dates (BBD) can now be configured in...

Tools for the Manufacturing Daily Stand Up Meeting

Having regular and effective daily management is one of the key things to make sure that you hit your manufacturing goals and achieve your production target -  weekly, monthly and quarterly. Within daily management, one of the first things you can do at the start of...

Embrace Data-Driven Manufacturing

Jumpstart your journey with our free Digital Transformation Starter Kit. Gain the insights to make smarter decisions and elevate your manufacturing process.