Articles & News on MES and Operations Management

Werum IT Solutions announces strategic partnership with Nymi to develop authentication solutions

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The Nymi Band is a multi-factor biometrically authenticated wearable that is worn by shop floor workers to perform day-to-day authentication tasks, such as digital signatures within an MES.

Cutting Out the Middleman: Will ERP remove the need for manufacturing execution systems?

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By Jakob Björklund, IFS Manufacturers are beginning to see the value in integrating business software such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). However specialist Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) often do the same job as these supporting solutions, acting as an unnecessary middleman. This article asks the hard questions about whether MES is necessary in many industrial situations.

Questions Manufacturers Should Ask When Considering the “as a Service” Trend

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By Jason Andersen, Stratus Even as the anything-as-a-service (XaaS) model for operational computing gains popularity, many manufacturers are hesitant to make the move. This article explains what manufacturers can do to make the right decision for their business

Aegis Software and CalcuQuote Partner to Offer MES and RFQ Management Solution

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This combination of MES and RFQ software is intended to allow manufacturers to respond to changing customer and market demands.

emtas and HMS Industrial Networks announce strategic partnership

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The collaboration is intended to enable both companies to leverage their combined experience in this area, targeting to further improve the offering for CANopen, SAE J1939 and CAN/CAN-FD.

Is SaaS for Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) Implementation the Key to Unlocking Immediate ROI?

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By Randy Blaylock, eFlex Systems The old model of OEE implementation was capital intensive and prohibited most small and mid-sized manufacturers from using a well-respected tool. The SaaS OEE is positioning itself as a game-changer by inviting ALL manufacturers to utilize these most needed metrics.

ISA announces Stratus Technologies as newest ISA Partner

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Under the partnership agreement, Stratus will work with ISA to co-develop a range of informational and promotional resources, including: ad inserts within ISA’s bi-monthly InTech magazine; and a diverse range of online and e-newsletter ads, video alerts, and ebook sponsorships delivered on and through Automation.com

Bentley Systems announces acquisition of Plaxis and SoilVision

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The acquisitions, with Bentley’s reporting and data management software gINT, are intended to serve to make Bentley a source for geotechnical professionals “going digital.”

CENIT announces strategic partnership with DELTA Management Beratung

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By dovetailing their solutions expertise, the PLM specialists plan to focus on the market in the Digital Twin sphere. They also intend to build real time data integration capabilities to drive company-level digital transformation in manufacturing and Industry 4.0.

Seeq announces sponsorship of CSIA Executive Conference

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Seeq will join more than 500 control system integrators from around the globe on April 24-27 in San Francisco for the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) Executive Conference.