Articles & News on MES and Operations Management

Numascale uses ADLINK computers for Big Data applications

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ADLINK’s SETO-1000 platform runs Numascale software to implement big data analytics.

From Legacy ERP to Smart Industry 4.0 - The Pace-Layered Application Strategy Model

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By Jan Baan, Founder, Vanenburg Software The Pace-Layered Application Strategy Model from Gartner distinguishes three layers, which are helping organizations improve their applications by categorizing, selecting, managing and educating themselves on those applications.

Faurecia Improves Parts Traceability with IoT Implementation

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By Alex Herbert, Kepware Technologies Since implementing the IoT Gateway for KEPServerEX, Faurecia was able to decrease its transparency project from a complicated six-month scope to a functioning solution in just a couple of days.

Industry 4.0 Needs Horizontal Integration

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By Armin Singer, MPDV A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is not only suitable to support Industry 4.0 but a necessary requirement. This white paper describes MPDV's Hydra MES.

Zenith to Supply Manufacturing Software to GE

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Zenith will supply biopharmaceutical process control systems, manufacturing execution system (MES) solutions and other supporting technologies to GE Healthcare Life Sciences

Getting the Most From Bulk Chemical Plants

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By Terumi Okano, Aspen Tech Successful chemical manufacturers are now implementing advanced integrated software solutions to help them maintain production margins, improve product quality and continue to meet regulatory compliance.

Omnify Empower PLM helps MRV Communications reach REACH

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PLM software manages information for REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals), a regulation of the European Union (EU).

Rockwell Automation & OSIsoft to provide historian to BHP Billiton

  • News

BHP Billiton will install FactoryTalk Historian at the company’s iron ore operations in Australia

Hexagon acquires FTI

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Forming Technology (FTI) is a provider of manufacturing software solutions designed to reduce the development time and material costs of sheet metal components.

Reshape the Automation Pyramid

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The market increasingly demands individualized products. Product life cycles are getting shorter and average lot sizes are getting smaller. Considering this, cost efficient production in a globalized and resource limited environment requires a highly flexible (IT-) infrastructure that also works well in cross-enterprise networks. It requires a reshaped automation data pyramid.