As with any manufacturing operation, process manufacturing has special system requirements such as formulas, unit of measure conversions, and packaging recipes. However, within the realm of process manufacturing, specific industries have needs that are more critical than others. This article explores these critical needs for the food and beverage, chemical, and a hybrid industry -- textiles, so that you can focus on these requirements when evaluating enterprise-wide software.
determines yield for a batch process or grade
acidity of the oranges determines the amount of other ingredients (sugar, water, etc.) that may have to be adjusted to counteract the pH level. The pH level, recorded in the QC process, will therefore impact the product's specifications but, equally important, effect the on the fly, one-time formula modification. Other QC-related requirements, that should be self-explanatory, include Nutritional reporting and labeling Taste QC specifications Color consistency QC specifications Shelf life longevity and