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Actom (Pty) Ltd is the largest electro-mechanical manufacturer and solution provider in Africa. Boasting a unique combination of manufacturing, services, repairs, maintenance, projects and distribution throughout Southern Africa, one does not need to look far to see one of their 38 outlets.

With such a large footprint in Africa it is critical to continuously control and observe inventory levels timeously and without wasting resources. This was the task set for Translution™ Software for Actom’s stock take and cycle count processes.

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Rheem SA Goes Live with TransLution™ Software

Rheem SA, South Africa’s largest 100% black owned industrial packaging manufacturer, has gone live with TransLution™ Software at their Vanderbijlpark facility. This site specializes in the de-coiling and cutting of steel coils.

During receiving, TransLution™ is used to print unique labels in order to track the coils. These labels are applied to coils as they arrive on site and the receipt is posted to SYSPRO to create a Goods Received Note. The coil number is also posted to SYSPRO for tracking purposes.

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In2Food Expands TransLution™ Software to Spring Valley Site

In2Food, a manufacturer of high-end pre-made food products to global retailers and wholesalers, expanded their use of TransLution™ Software to their Spring Valley facility. This is the third In2Food site using TransLution.

TransLution™ is used by In2Foods Spring Valley for receiving fruit which can be delivered in bins, lugs or punnets. While receiving, the user selects the container type that is being received and the system automatically processes the differences between the different types of containers. Users are required to either count, or count and weigh, then labels are printed for the items being received. Finally, the transaction is posted to SYSPRO along with either the unit count or the weight. The packaging weight is deducted as part of this process.

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Sweet-Orr Implements TransLution™ Software

Sweet-Orr, an American garment manufacturer based in South Africa, produces a range of “tough-environment” protective workwear. As well as manufacturing standard uniforms, Sweet-Orr also produces custom orders and focuses on innovation, research and development.

To improve processes throughout the business, Sweet-Orr chose to implement TransLution™ Software. The system is used across the organization, from receiving through to dispatch, as well as labour tracking, stock take and providing information for system dashboards.

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Astrapak Plastop Implements TransLution™ Software to Pre-Print Labels

Astrapak Plastop, a division of Astrapak, is the latest site in the Astrapak group to go live with TransLution™. Astrapak produces high volumes of rigid moulded, and thermoformed plastic packaging products. Astrapak Plastop chose TransLution™ Software to pre-print job labels.

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