Articles & News on MES and Operations Management

Three things you didn’t know about IIoT

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By Martyn Williams, COPA-DATA UK IIoT is a concept that has intrigued industry for several years now, but much like the human brain, is not yet fully understood.

The Intelligent Explorer

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By Robert Golightly, AspenTech By identifying and adopting best practices and implementing collaborative and integrated technology into the business, companies can readily transfer vital knowledge across the operation from equipment engineering to process engineering, which ensures continuous improvement initiatives.

Honeywell to mine data at Swiss mining company

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Nyrstar will initially implement Honeywell’s Production Accounting and Reconciliation (PAR) at its site in Balen, Belgium, before rolling out to its other sites around the world.

ADLINK acquires PrismTech

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PrismTech has about 70 employees with a very experienced software team, pioneering the development and implementation of Data Distribution Software (DDS) standards for the IoT.

The Journey of IT & OT Integration

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By Bill Lydon, Editor Manufacturing management and industry experts generally agree that further efficiency improvements require the integration of IT and OT. Users participating in Rockwell Automation Perspectives panel discussions, half of which had IT and business background rather than industrial automation, share perspectives from their integration journeys.

Kepware Launches IoT Alliance Program

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Informatica, Splunk, and ThingWorx are among alliance members committed to meeting market potential for Internet of Things (IoT) with industrial automation data.

Medi Manufacturing streamlines data collection with InfinityQS MES

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MES helps medical device manufacturer save 300+ man-hours a year, drive continuous improvements, maintain compliance, and achieve ROI in 10 months.

Pharmaceutical manufacturer in Thailand implements Werum’s PAS-X MES

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Werum’s PAS-X MES went live at the Government Pharmaceutical Organization’s (GPO) manufacturing site in Rangsit, Thailand.

HighJump increases AIRAID order accuracy

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HighJump TrueCommerce EDI and AccellosOne WMS streamlined logistics processes by enabling the seamless transmission and sharing of electronic documents with suppliers and buyers.

The importance and role of Management of Change in alarm rationalisation

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By Ian Brown, M.A.C. Solutions For the process industries, it is essential to manage change when making modifications to alarms and alarm systems. Management of Change (MoC) should therefore be a fundamental process within the alarm management lifecycle