ITMA 2015 is coming! After being away from Italy for 20 years, ITMA is back in Milan. From November 12-19, 2015, Fiera Rho is set to host the 17th edition of the biggest and most important event completely dedicated to textiles, as well as the first world marketplace with more than 100,000 visitors from over 140 economies. Up Solutions, a … Read More
Our October Business Genius Webinar was focused on the relationship between the Internet of Things and the textile factory floor. While this may sound strange, we already have Internet connected Things all around us. We’ve seen how the Internet connected cell phone has completely changed the way we live, work, and play. How will manufacturing be affected when we start connecting devices and … Read More
We made our way to sunny California to attend the 2015 IFAI Expo in Anaheim. PA Group was a featured exhibitor, in attendance to support the North American textile manufacturing industry through our advanced ERP, CRM, and MES technology. During the show, we were able to talk with exhibitors and attendees alike, witnessing first-hand the innovative thinking happening at a … Read More
July 20, 2015 – Chattanooga, TENN. – PA Group USA has been named by Accounting Today as one of the Top 100 Value Added Resellers (VARs) of accounting and ERP software in North America. Accounting Today’s annual report recognizes the resellers of accounting and ERP software who provide an exceptional quality of service and ability to deliver, then ranks them by revenue.
Microsoft recognizes PA Group for commitment to customers.
July 20, 2015 (CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) – PA Group, certified Microsoft partners specializing in Dynamics AX ERP and Dynamics CRM for textile and apparel manufacturers, has been named to the 2015 Microsoft Dynamics President’s Club. This achievement is a direct result of PA Group’s outstanding dedication to customer satisfaction through the delivery of innovative business solutions.
The 2015 Southern Textile Association held their annual meeting June 14-16 during the heat of early summer in Hilton Head, SC with the aim of drawing together the influential leaders and visionaries of the textile industry in the Southeast. It was held jointly with the Fiber Buyers Groups and was centered on the theme “The Renaissance of the U.S. Textile Industry…An Industry Vital to the U.S.” As was the case in past years, the event did not disappoint – we were treated to a number of engaging presentation topics and speakers, a slew of enjoyable activities, and valuable networking opportunities. PA Group was proud to be a premier sponsor of the event for the third year in a row, and we were happy to be among textile industry peers to learn, connect, and enjoy ourselves.
PA Group hosted a July 11, 2015 webinar with a focus on the manufacturing supply chain and how technology has enabled us to manage it more effectively. Using a true-to-life scenario, we demonstrated how the newest advancements found in the Warehouse & Transportation modules of Dynamics AX R3 have allowed manufacturers to improve their processes.
PA Group Software Enhances Lean Manufacturing Operations at World’s Largest Insect Screening Manufacturer
June 10, 2015 (Chattanooga, Tenn.)—PA Group USA is implementing manufacturing software solutions at Phifer, Incorporated that will enhance lean manufacturing practices. PA Group has fully implemented machine monitoring, planning and scheduling, and product life cycle management (PLM) software solutions in one Phifer manufacturing division with two more scheduled to go live this summer. Phifer is based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and has grown to become the world’s largest manufacturer of aluminum and fiberglass insect screening.
PA Group made its way to Houston, TX for the much anticipated Techtextil North America 2015 trade show. Some of us flew and some of us drove (Chattanooga to Houston is a LONG drive), but we all made sure to be at this premier event focused on showcasing the latest and greatest in the world of technical textiles and nonwovens. Held at the George R. Brown Convention Center and co-located with the JEC composites show, Techtextil showcased high performance materials, the machinery used to create them, and the brilliant minds shaping the future of the industry.
For two days on April 16th and 17th, SYFA brought together experts from a number of disciplines, each speaker tantalizing attendees with information that could be used to gain a competitive edge. PA Group was excited engage with so many great people at the conference, support a fantastic organization within the textile industry, and share our message of competitive advantage through end-to-end business solutions.
The Spring Conference did not disappoint, with interesting topics on display and a sense of community that brought people together, old friends and new. The SYFA Conference is the pulse of the synthetic textile industry, combining individuals that are innovating the synthetics industry with those supporting it, along with other experts that work closely with the synthetics industry. The spring 2015 edition was entitled “Futures in Textiles – Materials, Products, Markets,” and the captivating presentations fell into three broad categories:
- Success Stories Through Innovation
- Sustainability Success Stories
- Global Trends (TPP Negotiations Update, Economic Outlook, and Alasdair Carmichael’s Breakdown of the Fibers Market)