Articles & News on MES and Operations Management

Lockheed Martin chooses Aegis' MES for Colorado facility

  • News

Operators at Lockheed Martin Space Systems will use the MES solution to increase factory speed, control, and visibility for several government satellite programs.

Bill's Top 10 Automation & Control Trends for 2017 – Convergence, Divergence, or Chaos?

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2016 was an exciting year of innovation and exploration in industrial automation. All this cutting-edge development fuels the excitement, but also begs a relevant question: Will these developments lead to convergence, divergence, and/or chaos in 2017?

Advancing Error-Proofing via MES Control

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By Anthony Borges, PINpoint Information Systems With the advent of advanced automation techniques, the IIoT and Industry 4.0 concepts, the question remains the same; what is the optimal method to eliminate or mitigate defective products made by human or machine?

Savigent Software and Actemium announce strategic partnership

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As a Savigent Authorized Partner, Actemium will work with manufacturers to build top-to-bottom solutions using Savigent's manufacturing operations management software.

Is MES On Its Way Out?

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By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com The convergence of IT and OT is one of the more fascinating trends that has spawned many discussions throughout the industrial space., but does it sound the death knell for Manufacturing Execution Systems?

Casa Systems chooses Omnify Empower PLM software to manage engineering products

  • Case Study

Casa Systems was growing and they needed to find a solution to support formal engineering change control processes in order to eliminate issues they were experiencing with accountability, delays and lost information.

Professional Systems Associates' CMPRO earns 5-star ICM certification

  • News

CMPRO was developed by PSA in the 1990s to provide a solution for managing compliance requirements within the aerospace and defense industries.

Milwaukee Electronics chooses Aegis' FactoryLogix MES software for Oregon facility

  • Case Study

With facilities located in Wisconsin, Oregon, and Mexico, Milwaukee Electronics designs and manufactures custom circuit board assemblies for the medical, transportation, military, and HVAC industries.

Discussing the Power of Configurable Process Control

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By Anthony Borges, Pinpoint Information Systems The power of an MES System or configurable process control system is now well beyond that of what can be accomplished with PLCs alone.

Westfalia named to Food Logistics' 2016 FL100+ list

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Westfalia’s automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) can store and retrieve layers and cases (with and without a pallet) from inventory.