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MES and Digital Transformation

MES and Digital Transformation


ARC Advisory Group and Automation.com recently collaborated on a web survey to gauge the current take up of various manufacturing execution system (MES)-related functionalities in the context of digital transformation. This article summarizes our key takeaways from this survey using only those respondents who identified as end users.

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Manufacturers Simplify Digital Transformation with Modular MES and ERP Systems Integration

Manufacturers Simplify Digital Transformation with Modular MES and ERP Systems Integration


Just as the Industrial Revolution replaced handmade production processes, integrated manufacturing and enterprise data systems must replace the manual data processes that hold manufacturers back today.

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Case Study: A Natural Gas Distributor Solves Local Access Challenges

Case Study: A Natural Gas Distributor Solves Local Access Challenges


A distributor of natural gas needed a lightweight, local, wireless access solution at remote sites to replace old paper recording calibration methods. The patent-pending Xona platform met the distributor’s stringent efficiency and cybersecurity requirements.

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MES and Digital Transformation

ARC Advisory Group and Automation.com recently collaborated on a web survey to gauge the current take up of various manufacturing execution system (MES)-related functionalities in the context of digital transformation. This article summarizes our key takeaways from this survey using only those respondents who identified as end users.

Manufacturers Simplify Digital Transformation with Modular MES and ERP Systems Integration

Just as the Industrial Revolution replaced handmade production processes, integrated manufacturing and enterprise data systems must replace the manual data processes that hold manufacturers back today.

Case Study: A Natural Gas Distributor Solves Local Access Challenges

A distributor of natural gas needed a lightweight, local, wireless access solution at remote sites to replace old paper recording calibration methods. The patent-pending Xona platform met the distributor’s stringent efficiency and cybersecurity requirements.

Digital Transformation and COVID Pandemic Drive MES Market for Discrete Manufacturing Industries

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Manufacturing Execution Systems for Discrete Industries market reveals that manufacturing execution systems (MES) are a key technology for digital transformation, smart manufacturing, and enabling companies to overcome some of the headwinds created by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

At HARTING, Environmental Protection and Production Go Hand in Hand

At HARTING, environmental protection and production have dovetailed for many years. "Ecological responsibility is a fundamental component of our actions," is the motto of our corporate philosophy.

Disruption Drives Adaptability and Innovation in Manufacturing

Recently, we had an opportunity to talk with Williams about the shifts in manufacturing she was seeing prior to the pandemic, the impact of COVID-19 on DELMIAworks’ customers, and how the company has adapted to support their needs.

TrendMiner Expands Global Network to Support Demand for Self-service Data Analytics

TrendMiner has announced the global expansion of its partner ecosystem to the regions North and South America, the Middle East, Russia, Asia Pacific and Australia.

The Three Zeroes for Managing Production Operations

Asset Performance Management 4.0 (APM 4.0) must assure all assets perform their intended duty as efficiently as possible for its whole lifecycle with minimal risks.

InfinityQS’ Global Client Survey Shows Positive Upturn in Manufacturing During COVID-19

Research reveals nearly three-quarters of manufacturers are now working remotely and reporting they are "optimistic toward the future."

HighByte Joins the PTC Partner Network's "Connected with Kepware" Program

The new collaboration aims to enable a seamless user experience for mutual customers and partners.

Smart City Platforms Growth Driven by COVID-19 Response

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Smart City Platforms market reveals that many cities and governments are finding that smart city platforms are helping them mount a more effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ROKLive DX Strategists Conference: Manufacturing Digitalization Keys to Success

Retired Procter & Gamble VP Tony Saldana highlights the opportunities successful digitalization offers and outlines the skills, actions and mindsets manufacturing companies need to thrive during the pandemic and the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era.

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