What’s new in Opcenter Execution Semiconductor 8.5

By Alessandro Cereseto

Enhancing SPC functionality, simplifying configurations and improving capabilities

We are excited to announce that the latest version of Opcenter Execution Semiconductor 8.5 has been released!  

Opcenter™ Execution Semiconductor software (formerly known as the Camstar™ Semiconductor suite) is a comprehensive manufacturing execution system (MES) that enables both wafer fabrication factories and assembly and test sites to meet traceability requirements, control production and integrate the shop floor into their enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and extended enterprise. Opcenter Execution Semiconductor, which is part of the Xcelerator™ portfolio, the comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software and services from Siemens Digital Industries Software, addresses your needs on a configurable, scalable and modular platform for production.

This release provides enhancements to statistical process control (SPC) configuration and capabilities, new high-performance engine (HPE) framework and transactions, single item tracking enhancements for two-level lots and additional semiconductor improvements.

Opcenter Execution Semiconductor 8.5 brings a lot of valuable features:

Not only enables this version enhancements to SPC, but also includes single item tracking enhancements. Next to problem report fixes Opcenter Execution Semiconductor 8.5 covers a lot of additional new features.

Benefits of Opcenter Execution Semiconductor 8.5:

  • Enhance SPC functionality, simplify configurations and improve capabilities
  • Deliver HPE framework and transactions to support high-volume manufacturing needs
  • Improve single item tracking to support enhanced two-level lot processing
  • Enhance semiconductor products by driving flexibility, efficiency, user experience and functionality
  • Resolve problem reports

Already using the Opcenter Execution Semiconductor? See what’s new in v 8.5.

Want to learn more? Opcenter Execution Semiconductor replaces legacy and siloed manufacturing systems that haven’t kept pace with demanding and ever-changing requirements of semiconductor manufacturing. With Opcenter Execution Semiconductor, manufacturers are no longer hindered by islands of automation and disjointed systems; now they can innovate, adapt and succeed. Manufacturers choosing Opcenter Execution Semiconductor are up and running quickly and are assured that the application can grow and adapt with their businesses. Learn more about Opcenter Execution Semiconductor.

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