Articles & News on MES and Operations Management

Zenith announces James O'Brien to lead MES business

  • News

In his role as MES business unit lead, James will use his background in software development, consultancy and technology implementation to continue to develop Zenith Technologies position in the provision of MES solutions and services to the life science industry.

Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of Automation Control Products

  • News

ACP’s two core products, ThinManager and Relevance, provide manufacturing and industrial leaders with visual display and software solutions to manage information and streamline workflows for a more connected manufacturing environment.

Supergasbras implements Implico's SAP SDM to automate logistics processes

  • Case Study

Supergasbras needed a solution that offered comprehensive analysis tools, full process automation and the option of mobile use. The technology also needed to be accessible via the cloud.

UEGA of Brazil turns to ABB to automate control system monitoring

  • Case Study

The ABB ServicePort Service Delivery Platform allows users to view, scan and track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that impact equipment and process performance, so that actions can be taken to improve site performance.

Choosing the Right PLM Software

  • Feature

By Bob Hillier, Design Rule This article discusses the ideal process of selecting the product lifecycle management (PLM) software for today's technological organization.

Prediktor's Apis software used by Statoil as OPC UA gateway

  • Case Study

The overall objective of the delivery is to provide a standardized and unified way of accessing operational data from different assets via enterprise systems - not only standardized on protocol, but also standardized on data semantics.

The past, present and future of smart factories

  • News

Technavio recently published a report detailing the top three emerging trends impacting the Global RTLS Market for industrial applications to 2020, and found that Ubisense is behind smart factories for many of the globes’ leading manufacturers.

Manufacturing Execution System Enables Aerospace Manufacturer to Produce Safety Critical Electronics

  • News

By Anthony Borges, PINPoint Information Systems This document summarizes the manufacturing execution system (MES), or manufacturing operations management (MOM) solution implemented by an Aerospace parts manufacturer in order to introduce full-accountability into their assembly processes.

Manufacturing Software: Taking a Step Back to Reach the Digitized Future

  • Feature

By Kapil Venkatachalam, Technology Crossover Ventures While manufacturing software vendors want their customers to focus on the technological bells and whistles of the future, many manufacturers are still grappling with the clunky and highly customized systems they’ve relied on for the past 20 years.

Brenntag turns to Implico's OpenTAS to run mineral oil terminal

  • Case Study

Since June 2016, Brenntag GmbH has been using the OpenTAS Terminal Management System to load its heating oil and diesel products at its terminal in Britz, Berlin.