MILLBURY, MA -  Cabinetry manufacturers will find value in news from BellHawk Systems, which has issued a new white paper on "Real-Time Work-in-Process Tracking Methods for Make-to-Order Organizations" by Dr. Peter Green.  
BellHawk Systems specializes in providing real-time production, inventory, and supply chain tracking software for make-to-order manufacturers and engineering organizations. This white paper covers lessons learned in nearly 100 implementation projects over the past decade. 
Systems such as BellHawk are needed to support the special needs of make-to-order manufacturing and engineering organizations, are different from those found in standard ERP, MRP, accounting, warehouse management, CAD or manufacturing execution systems.
This white paper is intended for industrial organizations that make a wide variety of custom and semi-custom products or systems to order, often as part of complex projects for customers - such as mass produced cabinetry for multi-unit residential construction. 
The system reduces the difficulty in keeping track of the real-time status all the materials, purchase orders, work-orders, and deliverables for each customer order or project. BellHawk says organizations that will find it useful include custom and semi-custom assemblers, processors, converters, mixers, and other make-to-order manufacturers. They include manufacturers of custom kitchen cabinets, windows, doors, office interiors, stone cladding, steel beams and other products that are designed and made for specific building projects. They also include engineering organizations that design and build electro-mechanical assemblies to meet specific customer requirements.

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