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March 02, 2020
A dairy production company is using a connected worker platform to fill in the gaps of ERP and manufacturing systems and tie in front-line workers to its digital transformation.
August 15, 2018
A new survey by ABI Research indicates that manufacturers will move IIoT systems from public cloud to hybrid systems as more storage and processing can be done at the device level.
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 But many MES systems are outdated or poorly integrated with ERP, prompting their owners to wonder if it’s time for a replacement.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.
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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
Faced with products and services that were growing in number and complexity, Hitachi Data Systems implemented CPQ software from FPX and improved its pricing and proposal process. Continue Reading
AGCO leveraged MES software to reduce inventory, improve quality and boost safety. Continue Reading
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The spinoff of GE Digital and the sale of ServiceMax have left the future of the Predix platform hazy and underscores the difficulty of digital transformation. Continue Reading
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
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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