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Manufacturing

Profitable Production Relies on Secure Data

Product manufacturing frequently requires the secure exchange of data files between departments, business partners, and sometimes government entities. Wouldn't it help if those exchanges were automated and fully tracked as well?

GoAnywhere MFT can assist your manufacturing operations in numerous ways:

  • Secures integrity of private data required by Sarbanes-Oxley 404 and 409
  • Creates and maintains records for 21 CFR 1.326-1.368 for food products
  • Meets FTC regulations for tax filings, inventory controls, and price monitoring
  • Generates audit trails required to demonstrate compliance
  • Maintains the security and integrity of file transmissions
  • Automates and manages file transfers through a centralized solution
  • Streamlines file transfer processes and workflows
  • Controls access to sensitive documents with user and group roles

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GoAnywhere MFT At-A-Glance for Manufacturing Organizations

Regulations for manufacturing vary depending on industry and geography, and the landscape is constantly changing. Still, chances are good you'll be accountable for meeting these requirements:

  • SOX Section 404:
    Meet administrative/management self-assessment and compliance requirements to have internally established guidelines for maintaining integrity and security for file transfers.
  • Federal and State Business Tax Codes:
    File earnings, payroll, and other tax documentation based on secure and accurate information shared through reliable data transfer software.
  • Federal Trade Commission Regulations:
    • Ensure that tax filings exchanged with relevant parties must be based on secure, reliable and confirmable information.
    • Protect price monitoring and inventory control data shared with the FTC during file transfers.
  • 21 CFR Part 1.326-1.368 (Food Products):  
    Establish and maintain records needed to identify an immediate bio-terrorist threat which must be easily accessible and secure if transferred.

Sampling of Customers

  • Oreck Corporation
  • John Deere
  • Dayton Parts
  • Smith & Wesson
  • Cole Parmer Instrument Co.
  • Sharp Electronics Corp.
  • Hyundai Auto Canada
  • Yamaha Motor Europe
  • Berry Plastics Corp.
  • Skoda Auto Deutschland GbmH
  • Hydrite Chemical
  • Mitsubishi Digital Electric

"The encryption and authentication options allowed us the flexibility to interact seamlessly with our partners based on the challenging and different requirements."

Case Studies

Dayton Parts Case Study

Manufacturing and distributing thousands of auto parts for light and heavy-duty trucks is no small task. For Dayton Parts, overseeing an extensive inventory list with customized pricing for their large customer base was becoming too time consuming to process manually. GoAnywhere allowed them to streamline creation and distribution of personalized price sheets saving hundreds of man hours and transforming a 6 day process into a mere 3 hours.

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Woolrich Case Study

PCI compliance, PGP encryption and flexibility for data transfers between various trading partners were among the main features the management team at Woolrich searched for when they began evaluating file transfer solutions. They chose GoAnywhere and were pleasantly surprised to find that it also could be used as solution in other areas for processes like transferring information to their health insurance provider.

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Downloads

Beyond FTP: Securing and Managing File Transfers

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PCI-DSS Compliance

PCI DSS Compliance with Managed File Transfer

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