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Investing today, ready for tomorrow – BEC Group Share Their Story

Published 17th June 2021

Cue drum roll and a BEC welcome for the BOY 55 tonne and 25 tonne vertical moulding machines, once again upping our range and the options available for customers.

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Features Of PSL Datatrack Production Control Software – Assemblies And BOM

Published 18th May 2021

Assemblies and Bill Of Materials (BOM) are additional modules that can be added to any PSL Datatrack production control software system

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Business Controls To Fulfil Key Performance Indicators

Published 21st April 2021

Even if they are not using the chosen production control software system every day themselves, the management team of any subcontract precision engineering company needs to know that accurate controls are in place.

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Financial Control With Production Control Software

Published 18th March 2021

PSL Datatrack production control software incorporates five core modules for financial control.

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Supply difficulties in a material world

Published 1st March 2021

As one of the UK’s leading plastic injection moulders we are not alone in dealing with the growing difficulties in obtaining some grades of raw material. Since the start of the year, we have seen a sharp rise in the lack of availability of a range of polymers including EVA, ABS, Nylon and Polythene of […]

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Maintaining Optimum Stocks Levels With PSL Datatrack

Published 23rd February 2021

All subcontract precision engineers need to control their material and component stocks as efficiently as possible. The cost of holding stock versus not having it available to deliver at short notice is a fine balance and you need to know how much you can afford to hold at any point in time. Holding stock is […]

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UKCA mark – we need to say what it is for

Published 9th February 2021

Now that the UK has left the EU single market, companies which have hitherto sold their products with CE markings are required to change to use the UKCA mark (UK Conformity Assessed) for products placed in the GB market. 

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People Make A Production Control System

Published 4th February 2021

Utilised correctly, a designated purpose-designed production control software system will enhance and streamline the entire production process from quotation to invoice. However, solutions do not come in cardboard boxes and so the staff members responsible for running the system are crucial to its success. In order to maximise a system’s capabilities, staff members must firstly […]

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Machine Or System? Which Comes First?

Published 15th December 2020

It may be that many new small/medium manufacturing businesses think that the only first investment they need to make for their machine shop is just that – a machine. However, many recent new PSL Datatrack customers are making production control software their first business investment, setting the entire production process right, from quotation to invoice, […]

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Effective Shop Floor Data Collection

Published 30th November 2020

Shop Floor Data Collection (SFDC), defined as the capture of data from the shop floor of a manufacturing machine shop, is crucial regardless of whatever system is in use.

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