Digital Signatures: Speeding Up Manufacturing and Engineering Approvals

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Introduction

Manufacturing, engineering, and automotive companies are using digital signing software to automate various operations at their facilities in order to increase productivity and reduce costs. Even if the majority of the process is switched to electronic, documents must be produced and transported for approval, wasting time.

Digital signatures are a quick and efficient way to manage manufacturing and engineering approvals. By using digital signatures, companies can speed up approvals, reduce paper waste, and increase security.

What is a digital signature?

A digital signature is an electronic equivalent of a handwritten signature. It is used to authenticate the identity of the sender of a document and to ensure that the document has not been tampered with.

How do digital signatures work?

Digital signatures use cryptographic algorithms to generate a unique code that is tied to the content of the document. This code is then used to verify the authenticity of the document.

What are the benefits of using digital signatures?

There are many benefits to using digital signatures, including:

Speed: Digital signatures can be used to quickly and easily sign documents. This can speed up the approval process and reduce paper waste.

Security: Digital signatures are more secure than traditional signatures. They can be used to verify the identity of the sender and to ensure that the document has not been tampered with.

Cost savings: Digital signatures can help to reduce the cost of printing and shipping documents.

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Documents that can be digitally signed in the manufacturing, engineering, and automation industries:

  • Design documents (generated in CAD etc)
  • Agreements, contracts, NDA’s
  • PO’s, invoices, bills, statements
  • Sales documents, tenders, RFP/ RFQ documents, commercial proposals
  • Engineering documents, technical documentation
  • QA and other reports

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Benefits of digital signatures for the manufacturing & engineering industries:

Increase process efficiency by cutting down delays

Automating the manufacturing process can help organizations achieve their production goals in a cost-effective and timely manner. Introducing digital signatures can further speed up the process by reducing the need for printing and transporting documents for approvals.

Reduce the time and money spent producing, distributing, and storing physical documents 

By using digital signatures, manufacturing and engineering companies can save time and money on printing, shipping, and storing paper documents.

Ensure data security and integrity

Digital signatures use cryptographic algorithms to generate unique codes that are tied to the content of the document. This code can be used to verify the authenticity of the document and to ensure that it has not been tampered with.

Go green by taking your processes completely online

Signing documents electronically can help reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing and engineering companies. Going paperless with digital signatures can help eliminate the need for printing and shipping physical documents.

Increase collaboration

By using digital signatures, companies can allow employees to easily and securely exchange documents for review and approval. This can improve communication and collaboration between team members located at different locations.

Without disrupting your workflow, integrate digital signing into your existing applications/ERP

Certinal offers integrations with common manufacturing and engineering applications, making it easy to get started quickly and without disruption.

Improve user experience

Certinal’s software is designed to be easy to use, with a user-friendly interface that makes it simple to sign documents quickly and easily, making it easy for users across the board to adopt the solution faster.

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Conclusion

Digital signatures can help manufacturing and engineering companies speed up the approval process, save money on printing and shipping documents, and reduce their environmental impact. Certinal’s software is designed to be easy to use and helps organizations integrate digital signing into their existing applications and workflows.

Certinal offers integration with common manufacturing and engineering applications, making it easy to get started quickly and without disruption. Certinal’s software is designed to be easy to use, with a user-friendly interface that makes it simple to sign documents quickly and easily. This makes it easy for users across the board to adopt the solution faster. Additionally, digital signatures can help improve communication and collaboration between team members located at different manufacturing and engineering facilities.

Digital signatures are changing the way manufacturing and engineering companies do business by helping them operate more efficiently and securely. If you’re looking for a way to improve your business processes, Certinal’s digital signing software may be the right solution for you.

Certinal eSign is a future-ready digital signature solution that provides trust, security, and global compliance. It is your trusted partner delivering the highest compliance standards in the human capital management department. To know more about Certinal or request a demo, contact us at switchto@certinal.com.

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