Articles & News on MES and Operations Management

Epicor Strategy Empowers Digitalization for Small & Medium Manufacturers

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By Bill Lydon, While many manufacturers are aware of the benefits of digitalization, it can be difficult to figure out where to begin, in order to reap those benefits. EPICOR has put together an architecture for companies, particularly small and medium manufacturers, to implement Industry 4.0, and Internet of Things conceptsy.

Rockwell Automation announces acquisition of MESTECH Services

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MESTECH offers technology consulting services, solutions design and deployment, support, plant asset management, and staffing solutions for discrete, hybrid, and process applications across multiple industries including Life Sciences and Automotive.

Gourmet Mass Production

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By Darcy Simonis, ABB Food and Beverage Gourmet food or haute cuisine is expected in high-end restaurants.Recently this style of cuisine has started to feed into daily cuisine choices, with more processed foods going gourmet. This article explains how manufacturers can get on board with this new trend.

Siemens helps Vietnamese car manufacturer produce first vehicles

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The VinFast plant in Hai Phong went live in June 2019 and has a total design capacity of 250,000 cars per year.The first vehicles have been E-Scooters, compact cars, sedans, and SUVs. These will be followed by battery electric passenger cars as well as electric buses.

The Meat Retreat

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By Darcy Simonis, ABB Food and Beverage While many of us are cutting animal products from out diets, it is vital the manufacturers adapt and work closely with their customers to develop a transparent, secure and efficient process.

OSIsoft announces Michael Siemer as President

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Siemer, an energy industry veteran with extensive experience in leveraging software technologies to transform complex industrial operations, comes to OSIsoft from Devon Energy Corporation

2018 Pharmaceutical Automation Roundtable (PAR) Insights – Survey

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By Bill Lydon, The PAR meetings to represent one of the most knowledgeable groups of automation professionals gathered in one place, at any one time, to discuss automation issues, and the 2018 event was no exception.

Food Date Confusion and Traceability: Reducing waste in food manufacturing

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By Darcy Simonis, ABB This article discusses how food manufacturers can help reduce consumer food waste due to label confusion.

Rockwell Automation to help Lonza digitize pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities

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The Switzerland-based company, founded in 1897 with approximately 15,500 employees, chose Rockwell Automation’s PharmaSuite Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software to digitize the operations in their manufacturing environments

iBASEt announces collaboration with Amazon Web services for MES software in the cloud

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Working with AWS, iBASEt provides A&D manufacturers with a platform to leverage native services to create and deploy a variety of applications and manage regular platform updates.