If it is doing its job, a manufacturing execution system (MES), fulfills the role of system of record by collecting “all” data associated with the manufacturing process. The traditional way to tap into this data avalanche is with reports. A useful system has many reports covering all the parts of the database.
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If you were not able to make it to last year’s Rockwell Automation Fair, don’t fret. Rockwell is bringing the show to you Novi, Michigan. Located in our backyard at the Novi Suburban Showplace Collection, we are excited to participate in an event that brings together individuals across the entire automation spectrum to network and brainstorm.
“Intelligent manufacturing” (IM) means using the combined intelligence of people, processes and machines, to impact the overall economics of manufacturing. Its purpose is to optimize manufacturing resources, improve business value and safety, and reduce waste – both on the floor and in back office operations, all while meeting customer demands for delivery and quality.
Innovative technology that promises reduced scrap and waste, cost savings and quality improvement is popping up everywhere in the manufacturing industry. But when it comes to Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), there are a number of trends to avoid in your long-term strategy for growth.
The Manufacturing in America 2016 symposium, March 23rd-24th, will feature 54 booths, 100 technical learning seminars and 50 exhibits. With so many things to see and attend, here are six reasons why you should make time to visit the Pyramid Solutions booth.