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Industry 4.0

Quality inspectors
Medical device manufacturing June 23, 2022
AQL in Medical Device Manufacturing and the role of MES in its implementation

The constant need to deliver a near zero-defect production for every single lot produced is a challenge and requires the most modern tools possible to make quality management both precise and cost-effective.

Electronics assembly May 26, 2022
Bringing Industry 4.0 into the Electronics NPI Process

An MES platform, designed specifically to meet the industry’s NPI and production management needs, might be the key to improving time to market, with assured quality in high volume production.

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Discrete manufacturing May 12, 2022
APS as the Bridge to Industry 4.0

The advantages of a native APS for MES aren’t limited to manufacturing, but also manifest themselves in IT and business at large. Most importantly though, an MES that natively includes APS allows critical control over disruptive events through automated orchestration.

Medical device manufacturing May 5, 2022
How the Pandemic Changed Healthcare Forever

For the global healthcare systems, the COVID pandemic was a major inflection point which shook the system to its core. It brought out an obvious weakness: the need to drastically transform and update current practices, procedures and equipment used to provide patient care. GE Healthcare published a report in June 2021 on the impact of … Continued

Enabling automation in Electronics
Electronics assembly April 14, 2022
Integration through MES for a successful Automation and Process Orchestration

How the MES alleviates electronics manufacturers challenges through better integration and connected orchestration.

Medtech
Medical device manufacturing April 6, 2022
MedTech M&A: The importance of effective data management

MedTech’s that are using M&A as a strategic initiative need to consider data management integration to achieve Industry 4.0 transformation.

SMT with Critical Manufacturing MES
Electronics assembly March 22, 2022
Dealing with Lower Volumes, Mass Customizations and New Complexities in Electronics Assembly

For 2022 and beyond, the priorities for the Electronics Assembly and SMT industries seem to be focused on digital transformation, increased supply chain visibility and improved organizational results in efficiency, cost and sustainability. How can manufacturers get ready?

Factory worker man with mask and safety uniform hold the document also shows thumbs up and stand in front of operating machine
Discrete manufacturing March 16, 2022
All you need to know about MES implementation providers

Most MES vendors offer off-the-shelf solutions and industry-specific functional coverage. Market guide put out by Gartner explores third party implementation providers for MES platforms and what companies need to look for in their implementation partner.

Medical device manufacturing March 4, 2022
MES and Integrated CAPA

In a digitized CAPA management system, actions and alarms are triggered automatically, and containment action may begin almost immediately once an event is detected.