LillyWorks: ERP That Improves Health

Extend the lives of your sales and operations management team. If you’re involved in business you probably know that scheduling meetings go something like this: Coffee and donuts in the conference room Debating with sales about relative priorities Negotiating with operations about how to schedule bottlenecks Upper management refereeing with an eye on the end of the month These meetings …

Protected Flow Manufacturing – a Revolutionary New Approach

These articles are portions of a lecture presented to APICS by our friend Gene Caiola. In our last segment titled “Finite Scheduling – Not So Easy To Be Successful” we left off after realizing that Finite Scheduling was a bit more work than it was worth… Protected Flow Manufacturing – a Revolutionary New Approach The understanding of Protected Flow Manufacturing requires a …

The Future of the Manufacturing Industry

These articles are portions of a lecture presented to APICS by our friend Gene Caiola. In our last blog segment titled “Protected Flow Manufacturing – A Revolutionary New Approach” we explained the concept behind Protected Flow Manufacturing and how it differs from Finite Scheduling, in this blog we’ll be rocketing into the future… Protected Flow Manufacturing – a Less Complicated Alternative for Execution and Continuous …

Transforming Your Never Fun Meeting

Every manufacturing company has a meeting that is never fun. It is held at least weekly but usually more often. It involves at least three people but often many more, depending on the size of the company. People from the purchasing, production control, and sales departments participate, as do people from upper management and perhaps from company ownership. This is …

Protected Flow Manufacturing™ ‘Supercharged’ Scheduling Software – Ideal Manufacturing Supplement to Most Popular ERP Systems

  HAMPTON, NH (Feb 6, 2017)– Protected Flow Manufacturing™ from LillyWorks is new, supplemental software significantly simplifying Shop Floor Execution and Planning by employing a powerful, yet easy-to-understand method of releasing and prioritizing work in production. According to Dick Lilly, Chairman of LillyWorks and well-known veteran ERP software designer, “Protected Flow Manufacturing™ (PFM) is a bolt-on ‘supercharged’ scheduling approach that …