Achieving Actual Success with Manufacturing Operations (MES)
To-date, most companies have implemented ERP and are now ready for the next step to meet this year’s overall business goals — via a Manufacturing Operations platform (often dubbed “MES”).
Many companies have accumulated dozens of custom “MES” solutions that are difficult to maintain/evolve. They face the same challenge to meet business goals/targets, perhaps even greater than those without an MES.
At Wonderware North, we’re engaged in dozens of active MES deployments across a variety of industries at any given time. In all cases, our customers are looking to solve common problems in their manufacturing environments.
- Reduce Cost (Scrap)
- Manage Recipes
- Improve Quality
- Better integrate ERP to the plant floor
- Reduce production bottlenecks
- Calculate Total Line OEE instead of “OEE”
- Gain Traceability
Or you may be facing challenges like:
- More custom systems than you have manufacturing lines
- Throwing technology at business problems
- Someone setting off the fire alarm when they hear the word “MES”
- Duplicate information, or gaps in info
- Inability to integrate to plant systems and supply chain systems
- Having true ownership of your own systems
- Or worrying when Hal is going to retire and along with it the ability to edit your “MES”
Properly implemented (combining real business needs into a true functional scope) and with capable software underneath has been the Wonderware North answer. (And we can call it “Manufacturing Operations” to avoid the false fire alarms!)
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