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Measuring the company's environmental impacts and improving energy efficiency integrated in the ERP system

Measuring the company's environmental impacts and improving energy efficiency integrated in the ERP system

Energy efficiency has become a critical priority for companies worldwide, both to respond to growing environmental concerns and to improve their competitiveness in the market. The integration of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solutions with dedicated energy efficiency modules, such as Gerp, is essential to enable companies to monitor, ...

written March 25 2024

Foil consuming optimisation in hot foil printing

Foil consuming optimisation in hot foil printing

Hot foil printing is a set-up process whereby a metal foil is transferred through a magnesium die using a rotary cylinder machine. The application of the foil occurs through a combination of pressure, heat and release speed. Depending on the case and the possibilities offered by the printing machine, the foil can be mounted in the direction of t...

written August 07 2023

Advanced Shipping Notice: what it is? Why it’s an important innovation

Advanced Shipping Notice: what it is? Why it’s an important innovation

Advanced Shipping Notice, shortened as ASN, is the electronic notification in EDI format (Electronic Data Interchange) which provides the recipient or buyer of a given commodity with a series of information regarding the contents of a shipment. The peculiarity of the ASN is given by the presence of various levels of detail and an ordered flexibilit...

written April 27 2023

The Importance of a Machinery Maintenance Plan for a Production Company

The Importance of a Machinery Maintenance Plan for a Production Company

Machinery maintenance is crucial for any production company that wants to ensure the continuity of its operations. In this article, we will explore the importance of a machinery maintenance plan for a production company and provide some guidelines for its implementation. Why is a machinery maintenance plan important? Reduced production costs:...

written March 29 2023

Evaluating Company Inventory (Batch evaluation vs FIFO vs LIFO vs Weighted Average Cost)

Evaluating Company Inventory (Batch evaluation vs FIFO vs LIFO vs Weighted Average Cost)

Inventory is a critical component of a business and its value can greatly impact a company's financial statements. Therefore, it is important to have an accurate and reliable method of calculating the value of inventory. Here are some of the most commonly used methods for calculating the value of inventory: First-In, First-Out (FIFO): This met...

written February 07 2023

Industry 4.0 - 5 reasons to connect machines, aside the tax credit

Industry 4.0 - 5 reasons to connect machines, aside the tax credit

The tax credit is obviously the main reason why italian companies are looking forward to the connection of their machine to the company management system. We would like to remind that, although a direct saving in terms of money, it is a very important and direct benefit. The right connection and application of industry 4.0 protocols brings signifi...

written August 17 2022

The raw materials crisis in the packaging industry: how to deal with it

The raw materials crisis in the packaging industry: how to deal with it

2022 marked the end of the just in time" era in the packaging industry, such as paper, cardboard, plastics and adhesive papers. In the past, Italian printing industries had to wait only a few days to get supplies, but recently they had to deal with delivety times of 3, 4 or 5 months, sometimes even longer. A nightmare scenario that triggered a &l...

written August 12 2022

Laser cutting / how to calculate the production speed using the cutting perimeter speed

Laser cutting / how to calculate the production speed using the cutting perimeter speed

The speed of a laser die cutter, in many cases, depends on the perimeter of the printed item (imprint). Let’s see how we can calculate the speed in frame per minute or meters per minute. First, here are all the input datas we need: p: imprint perimeter o: laser cutter output (number of imprints in a frame) P = total perimeter (impr...

written April 06 2022

Industry 4.0 - All the new benefits

Industry 4.0 - All the new benefits

At this point part of the common language, the term Industry 4.0 today represents a process of industrial transformation, recognized as the fourth industrial revolution. Its cornerstone is the deep interaction between machines, people and materials. The name “Industry 4.0” made its first appearance in 2011 in Germany, during the Hannover Mes...

written September 02 2021

Industry 4.0: things to know before you buy a new machine

Industry 4.0: things to know before you buy a new machine

The term Indusrtry 4.0 is nowadays part of che common language. The so named “fourth industrial revolution”, the complex group of technologies useful to the digitalization of productive processes, is already underway, although slowly and full of obstacles. Many hears passed from september 21st 2016, when in Italy was presented the National Plan...

written August 13 2021

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