Engineering Manufacturing

Streamline your manufacturing operations in 3 easy steps

Streamlining the manufacturing process requires reducing complexity. This is not an easy task; success involves strategic analysis, planning, and implementation. Efforts to simplify operations should be orchestrated for reduction of complexity without sacrificing performance or compromising customer requirements. The most profitable ETO companies generally follow three fundamental steps in approaching new projects in order to…

Engineer to Order Manufacturing Robot Head

What is Engineer To Order (ETO) Manufacturing?

Engineer to order is an adaptive, demand-driven approach to the manufacturing process. It is usually the right solution when details on a customer order are not provided and engineering development must be added to product lead time (http://www.investopedia.com/terms/l/leadtime.asp). ETO is a great technique for boosting sales and improving margins for those companies with customers needing…

Order to Cash Cycle

What is an Order to Cash Cycle?

In manufacturing, the order to cash cycle is the sequence of steps from the beginning of an order to when the company completes the order and receives payment. It is a crucial business process because it encapsulates the most important engagement between the client and the company. Order to cash can refer to orders for other businesses or for customers. In this post, we will explain the steps within order to cash and describe their importance.