Dynamics AX Manufacturing R&D Team blog

The blog contains contributions from the AX R&D team on manufacturing covering topics like MRP, discrete, lean, & process manufacturing

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  • Blog Post: Deliver picked materials to the locations where the materials are consumed by operations in production

    This new functionality is available with KB 2995227 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the HF you can use LCS Issue Search. What's new? To support an efficient process for raw material picking in production, it is now possible to split warehouse work for raw material...
  • Blog Post: Improved process for generating put away work for production and batch orders in CU8

    This new functionality is available with KB article 2988071 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the KB article you can use LCS Issue Search. What's new? In R3 there were some issues in the support for generating put away Work when you used the reporting as finished...
  • Blog Post: Support for Recycled By-products in AX 2012 R3 CU8

    This new functionality is available with KB 2989470 / HF 2989470 and will be included in Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 CU8. To find the HF you can use LCS Issue Search. What’s new? To support recycled or recurrent products in process industry, it is now possible to use the same product as both...
  • Blog Post: Working with Overlap in Microsoft Dynamics AX

    Conducting Dynamics AX Manufacturing training for a class in Malaysia, it became clear that the current documentation on Overlap in Dynamics AX was not telling the full story. Therefore, I decided to write this blog. So, what is Transfer batch and Overlap quantity? In Dynamics AX ‘Transfer...
  • Blog Post: Use of ingredient types for batch balancing in production

    In an earlier blog post, http://blogs.msdn.com/b/axmfg/archive/2012/12/05/what-s-new-in-microsoft-dynamics-ax-2012-r2-potency-management.aspx#10421522 , we introduced the new capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 that support potency management business processes for process industries. This...
  • Blog Post: What's new in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Batch order sequencing

    Many process industries are faced with a need to sequence the production of their products by using multiple levels of complexity. Production is sequenced based on a particular criteria that is assigned the highest priority. Production within that sequence is then further sequenced based on additional...
  • Blog Post: What's new in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Lot inheritance

    Process industries often produce items for which certain characteristics, or attributes, of the ingredients need to be transferred or inherited to the manufactured items. These manufactured items may be finished goods and/or co-products. In many cases, only certain characteristics need to be inherited...
  • Blog Post: What's new in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 – Potency management

    With this blog entry, I would like you to familiarize you with the concepts that we have introduced in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 to support potency management . Potency management lets users define products as having a concentration of an active ingredient. The concentration of active ingredient...
  • Blog Post: AX2012 process manufacturing integrates to manufacturing execution

    In previous versions it was not possible to collect data on shop floor for process manufactured products. Many customers use both process and discrete manufacturing capabilities in Dynamics AX in their environments regardless of whether they are generally dealing with process manufactured products or...
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