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Our blog will tackle several subjects in the real-time operational space for manufacturers and logistics/transportation companies. The content is practical, not academic, and built around what we hear and learn everyday serving this space.

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The DIGITAL Market

The DIGITAL Market

I was with a colleague the other day chatting about Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) — all the different players, the nonstop consolidation, the new technologies in IOT, AR, MI and a bunch of other acronyms.  After a couple of minutes, he sheepishly...
Digital in Automotive – Didn’t We Do That Already?

Digital in Automotive – Didn’t We Do That Already?

It’s no surprise that over the last several years automotive manufacturing has been experiencing a resurgence in growth. New companies, new models, new players, new technology – it’s an exciting industry to be in. And although there is definitely a lot of ‘new’, when...
Re-Investment in the Metals Industry

Re-Investment in the Metals Industry

As I think back on my 20 years working at Brock Solutions, and specifically in the metals industry, it is interesting to reflect that a lot has changed but a lot is still the same. When I began my career in real-time operations space developing custom Level 2 and...
MOM/MES Commercial Off-The-Shelf vs. Custom – Revisited

MOM/MES Commercial Off-The-Shelf vs. Custom – Revisited

Two prospective customers reached out to Brock Solutions recently to ask our opinion on whether they should build their own custom Manufacturing Operations Management/Manufacturing Execution Systems (MOM/MES) system or consider going with a commercially available...
Critical Success Factors for the Digital Journey – Getting Started

Critical Success Factors for the Digital Journey – Getting Started

The final installment of Brock Solutions’ Critical Success Factors for the Digital Journey series – Getting Started is not as daunting as it may seem… A week doesn’t go by without someone asking me something about Digital – Digital thread, digitization, and its...
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