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5 Tips for Remote Factory Management

Remote factory Management The recent global COVID-19 pandemic has awoken the world to the need for social distancing to combat its spread and “flatten the curve”. Even after the initial…

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Weever wins Innovation Award

Weever Apps is proud to be acknowledged as Frost & Sullivan’s “New Product Innovation Award” winner for the North America Enterprise Mobile Forms market. Weever has been recognized by Frost…

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Dirty work gloves? No problem – when you’ve got an Apple Pencil

Watch our CIO, Robert Porter, demonstrate how workers can use an Apple Pencil (version 1), or the equivalent for Android devices, to add photos, eSignatures, and other data to a…

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Why ERP systems don’t excel at Batch Records Management

ERPs were originally designed to control corporate finances, which is intrinsically linked to the flow of resources through an organization. The organization pays for raw materials, which are delivered and…

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The Inspector is coming. Are you ready?

The CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency), Health Canada and the FDA can audit any facility at any time. Audits can be invasive and a highly disruptive experience –  especially if…

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4 ways to reduce waste from your Continuous Improvement process

Kaizen is the process of incrementally improving processes by eliminating “waste”. Small improvements over time can have a huge impact on productivity and the bottom line. Waste can come in…

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USA Food Manufacturing Compliance Requirements

Compliance for manufacturing organizations is comprised of technical, legal and corporate requirements, regulations and practices manufacturers must comply with in order to produce and market products. Numerous areas of compliance…

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How to Comply with New OSHA Digitized Reporting Regulations

OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) is responsible for protecting worker health and safety in the United States. To comply with OSHA requirements employers must document work-related injuries and illness…

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3 ways to get operators more involved in maintenance

Creating an autonomous maintenance program is a great way to increase machine up-time and focus on more strategic machine maintenance programs. Getting the operators involved in clean, inspect and lubricate…

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How to Digitize Construction Site Audits

As a general rule, a supervisor or competent person must inspect a construction site at least once per week to ensure that the site does not reasonably endanger workers. Construction…

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