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MES software News
November 22, 2011
Manufacturing execution systems are critical to some manufacturers’ production operations. But many MES systems are outdated or poorly integrated with ERP, prompting their owners to wonder if it’s time for a replacement.
August 01, 2011
MES software helped an engine manufacturer get its sprawling network of plants on the same page while empowering plant engineers to customize the MES for their needs.
November 23, 2010
IDC’s new report on the top MES software vendors provides manufacturers with criteria for selecting an MES package.
May 27, 2010
In 2007, AMR introduced Manufacturing 2.0. MES software vendors -- and users -- have responded to this next-gen MES concept in a variety of ways.
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A manufacturing execution system (MES) is an information system that connects, monitors and controls complex manufacturing systems and data flows on the factory floor. Continue Reading
Discrete manufacturing is an industry term for the manufacturing of finished products that are distinct items capable of being easily counted, touched or seen. Continue Reading
As integrated manufacturing systems evolve, a new term -- manufacturing operations management -- signifies the merger of ERP and MES. Continue Reading
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Led by Manesh Patel, Sanmina moved from an on-premises system to 42Q -- a cloud MES -- for real-time manufacturing and supply chain visibility, improved quality control and yield. Continue Reading
To keep pace with innovation in manufacturing execution systems, manufacturers should conduct a careful analysis of their current MES software infrastructure. Continue Reading
Before moving forward with your MES implementation, be sure you've identified your business goals and expectations for your MES software. Check out some best practices for building a business case, selecting software and implementing MES. Continue Reading
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Modern manufacturing execution systems already have solid reporting and connectivity, but lack the capacity and analytics to be control centers of the Industrial Internet of Things. Continue Reading
MES technology links plant systems to business applications. As more devices go digital over the Internet, it's positioned to be the control center for digital manufacturing. Continue Reading
Manufacturers are using MES-PLM systems integration to get a better understanding of enterprise performance. Continue Reading
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Epicor ERP helped one manufacturer take its operational data from the Stone Age to real time. Continue Reading
Is this IT Challenge, we'll explore the benefits of in-house MES vs. MES in the cloud. Continue Reading
Manufacturers are using manufacturing execution system to close the information gap between shop floors and their ERP systems. When integrated with the supply chain, MES can boost shop floor visibility and control. Continue Reading