Whitepaper Series "Industry 4.0:" Step 3
10 Tips for MES Implementation
A Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is a recognized path to Industry 4.0. It supports companies in positioning themselves for the future in the production area. How do you start an MES project? What are the difficulties? How do you involve your employees? We clarify these and other questions in this whitepaper.
At a Glance
The introduction of a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) is an important and complex project that ties up resources in the company and generates costs. However, the benefits are significantly higher and more long term than the effort you have in introducing the MES in advance.
The economic success of the MES solution is influenced by several factors, such as elaborated concepts and the involvement of all stakeholders. It is also important to introduce a full-fledged MES – not just MDE or BDE systems that end up with limited functions. Do you already have in mind how to plan for in-house resources and what new tasks will arise from the acquisition of an MES? Read our white paper to find out.
Dr. Karl-Heinz Gerdes
Founder and former Managing Director of FASTEC GmbH
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Whitepaper – 8 Steps to Digital Production
The keyword Industry 4.0 has dominated the media for years. Forecasts follow in quick succession and opinions overlap. What matters? What is the first step? What makes sense? How do MES, Industry 4.0 and your production process fit together? Our whitepaper series provides you with precise answers to these essential questions.