Aalfs Uno, S.A. Adopts NGC’s Shop Floor Control Software to Manage Apparel Manufacturing
MIAMI, FL—Oct. 21, 2014—NGC today announced that Aalfs Uno, S.A. has chosen NGC’s Shop Floor Control platform for its denim and twill manufacturing plant in Nicaragua. Established in 1892 in Sioux City, Iowa, Aalfs is a family-owned business that is known for its high quality standards, fast turnaround and strong partnerships with leading brands. The company employs 5,500 people worldwide, with company-owned manufacturing facilities in Mexico and Nicaragua in addition to its U.S. offices.
Aalfs is committed to providing its customers with high-quality, low-cost twill and denim. That commitment carries over to the Shop Floor Control software they are implementing from NGC; Aalfs chose NGC’s software, based on the depth of NGC’s solution as well as the company’s extensive knowledge of the apparel manufacturing process.
NGC’s Shop Floor Control is a configurable system for any manufacturing business. Shop Floor Control provides real-time labor and production reporting throughout the entire factory network. The system optimizes on-time completions, evaluates plant workload, determines capacity needs, tracks employee performance, calculates complex incentive payroll, and more. The system is available in English, Spanish and simplified Chinese.
“Aalfs has a proud heritage of quality and innovation in apparel manufacturing, and NGC is helping them continue that tradition by implementing our Shop Floor Control solution,” said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D, NGC Software.
NGC Software is a leading provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management, ERP and Shop Floor Control software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC earned more than a dozen top-10 rankings in the 2013 RIS News Software Leaderboard and has received top rankings by leading industry analysts. In addition, NGC has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
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