Vicinity Blog

We have 2020 vision: new year, new release highlights

We are celebrating with this latest release that is packed with great enhancements. As an organization, we strive to keep our software relevant and up to date so that your business can continue to grow. We have built our software from the ground up to serve the business needs of formula and batch manufacturers.

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Small Business Saturday: Vicinity License Sale

SAVE $1000 OFF THE PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL VICINITY LICENSES! Additional licenses must be purchased by Saturday, November 30, 2019 to receive this special offer.**Limit 10 per customer. This offer is not valid for subscription or limited license.** November 30th is a big day for everyone at Vicinity. It’s the ninth annual Small Business Saturday® when people across the…

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Formula for success: new release highlights

As an organization, we strive to keep our software relevant and up to date. And that’s just what we did with our recent software release filled with enhancements from our dev team. We have built our software from the ground up to serve the business needs of formula and batch manufacturers. There is always room…

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chemical software

Introducing VicinityChem Branding

  Our software is unique just like each of our chemical manufacturing customers. VicinityChem aims to help businesses function with ease, produce exceptional products, and drive smart growth with a software system that accommodates the intricacies of formula-based manufacturing. With the new VicinityChem branding, we wanted to convey the distinctiveness of formula-based manufacturing within the chemical…

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lot tracking

Lot Tracking & Recall

 Vicinity provides the ability to perform a total lot tracing of all raw materials received into the production facility, placed into manufacturing and shipped to customers. This will allow Vicinity clients to perform a recall from a raw material source all the way to finished goods destination AND from finished goods back to the…

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gantt chart

Linking Batches- Gantt Chart

       First introduced to V4 VicinityView in 4.15, users had the ability to add custom drillbacks via the SQL database. With Vicinity 4.20, users can edit existing or create new drillbacks linking fields to the associated record using the “Drillbacks” button within the VicinityView interface.

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production schedule

Grouping Batches – Production Scheduling

 Users can group batches based on defined attribute value set (Example: Brand), a resource, or piece of equipment, as well as adjust the timescale. Users can also restrict the view by type of production log, facility, process cell, or associated planner ID. This video offers a glimpse into how a chemical manufacturer user can…

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inventory control

What Happens When You Run Out of Inventory?

      What happens when you run out of inventory? An MRP tool can give you Increased visibility to see current inventory levels at any time. While measuring those resources against current production requirements and accounting for forecasts of future demands.

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out of spec

Catch Out of Spec Items

      Automate batch review to catch out of spec items. Without visibility into your production process, as it happens, small variations can have a big impact on your bottom line. An out of spec product not caught in time can lead to missed customer deadlines or potential recalls.

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end of month

How Can I Consolidate End of Month Transactions?

         How can I consolidate end of month transactions? Streamline closing month end by avoiding additional transactions. Capture all production data by tagging any known adjustment to the batch record as they occur in your ERP system.

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