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Glenroy, Inc. Implements ATOMIC

Menomonee Falls, WI. Glenroy, Inc took a major leap forward today in streamlining its manufacturing and distribution operations on September 10, 2001, when the company went live with ATOMIC. Glenroy is a manufacturer of thermal laminate films, printed flexible packaging materials and extrusion coated and printed balloon film. The ATOMIC Planning and Execution Suite consists of six native AS/400 modules designed explicitly to extend the functionality of PRMS. Glenroy implemented ATOMIC’s Shop Floor, RF Inventory Control, Label Management and User-Defined Specification...
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Tones, Inc. Partners with CNX to Create ATOMIC Q/C Module

Ankeny, IA. CNX Corporation, makers of the ATOMIC Planning and Execution Product Suite for PRMS, today announced it has forged an agreement with Tone Brothers, makers of Spice Islands, Durkee and Tones brand spices, to co-develop a quality control interface for use on the shop floor. The resulting Q/C module will be available for general distribution as a new ATOMIC component by January of 2002. Tones implemented ATOMIC’s SF (shop floor) and UDS (user-defined spec) modules in early May. The programs,...
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CNX Announces the Release of Web Portal SF for ATOMIC

Orlando, FL. CNX Corporation announces the release of ATOMIC Web Portal SF, a new web-based order tracking feature for users of popular IBM iSeries® 400-based ERP packages, including CA-PRMS®. ATOMIC Web Portal SF works in conjunction with other ATOMIC modules to facilitate the communication of customer order and shop floor work order status to authorized customers via the Internet. For make-to-order manufacturers, ATOMIC Web Portal SF can significantly reduce call center volume by offloading production status requests directly to the Internet....
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CNX Demonstrates ATOMIC at CA World

Orlando, FL. Today, CNX was at CA World in Orlando demonstrating ATOMIC to PRMS users and showing off the fancy new booth!
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Recognizing the Value of Real Time Feedback from the Shop Floor

At 11:40 p.m. on the night of April 14, 1912, Fourth Officer Joseph Boxhall was walking to the bridge. Suddenly he heard three bells from the crow’s nest, signaling the sighting of an iceberg ahead. Shortly thereafter, the voice of First Officer William Murdoch could be heard, frantically calling out orders to go “hard over” on the ship’s wheel. The noise of the engine room telegraphs ordering the reversal of the engines coursed through the frigid night air. Boxhall reached...
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Tones, Inc. Implements ATOMIC SF Module

ANKENY, IA. In a concerted effort to streamline its scheduling and material picking operations, Tone Brothers, makers of Spice Islands, Durkee and Tones brand spices, successfully implemented the ATOMIC SF module at its suburban Des Moines facility on May 21. Tones uses ATOMIC’s discrete work order scheduler to publish and maintain machine schedules on-line and to interactively predict when jobs will start and finish. The ability to change machine schedules on a moment’s notice, concurrently recalculating work order start dates and...
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