MES & QMS, Better Together
From an ideal Industry 4.0 perspective, the approach which is highly recommended is to have the QMS data reside within the MES itself, rather than as a siloed system. Since a MES contains both the master data and the process data which it captures in real time, it is the single source of truth feeding other IT applications, including the QMS.
Guide to Successful MES Replacement
Why replace a working MES with a new MES? There are many reasons, and they must be sound and significant for most companies to take on such a major endeavor. Industry 4.0 and an array of emerging digital technologies make the prospect of upgrading your MES attractive—taking advantage of new technologies; reducing a ‘hodgepodge’ of applications for a centrally-managed, cohesive application framework; and addressing hardware/software end of life issues with no migration path.
Guide for Successful Transition to Paperless Manufacturing
If you are running a paperless program in manufacturing or thinking about starting it, this article is a must read. And I have chosen to start it by giving you already the three main takeaways. This is a journey. Start to process your data quickly with an easy-to-use interface and soon you will get deeper insights to rethink your manufacturing processes.
New IoT Data Platform from Critical Manufacturing Accelerates the Future of Factory Insights
Critical Manufacturing MES V8 reveals a revolutionary new IoT Data Platform that merges IoT with MES and, two significant new modules that advance smart manufacturing in areas of Materials Logistics and Factory Automation.
Vishay Selects Critical Manufacturing MES as its Global Standard for Passives Manufacturing
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, has selected Critical Manufacturing’s MES as its new software standard for its business unit Passives.