Articles & News on MES and Operations Management

Honeywell Acquires Sine Group to Create a Mobile Platform for Honeywell Forge Offerings

  • News

Sine’s visitor management software, designed with mobile users in mind, will augment Honeywell’s Connected Buildings offerings with expanded safety, security and compliance capabilities.

The State of the Open Process Automation Standard (O-PAS)

  • by Melissa Landon
  • Feature

In a presentation during the International Society of Automation’s (ISA) Virtual Process Industry Conference (PIC) on Nov. 17, 2020, Don Bartusiak, president of Collaborative Systems Integration and co-chair of the Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF), gave an overview of OPAF’s published standards and the planned future work of the forum.

Resilience and Your Digitalization Strategy

  • by Paige Marie Morse
  • Feature

Companies faced with challenges of recovering from pandemic and economic disruption benefit from digital technologies and metrics that show progress toward short- and long-term goals.

MES and Digital Transformation

  • by Janice Abel
  • Feature

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

  • by Wendy Stanley
  • Feature

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

  • Case Study

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

  • News

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

  • News

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

  • by Renee Bassett
  • Feature

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

  • News

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.