Siemens proud to be positioned again as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for MES 2018

 
Siemens has been named for the second year in a row by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems. Gartner is a leading worldwide IT research and adv……

Siemens proud to be positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for MES/MOM

Siemens has been named by Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems. Gartner is a leading worldwide IT research and advisory firm. Each year, Gartner ev……

Controlling the 5Ms in Pursuit of Product Quality | Part 1 – Material

The more things change, the more they stay the same – translating a French proverb, “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.” Wiktionary interprets this, “Turbulent changes do not affect reality on……

Should Your MES be PLM-centric or ERP-centric?

The architecture of your manufacturing systems should be guided by your manufacturing process. Complex engineer-to-order processes, with multiple manufacturing orders coming from PLM, have different ……

Looking at Operational Excellence as a Value Stream

As we discussed in a previous blog, “From Point Solutions to Value Streams,” it’s time to look at the systems infrastructure of medical device manufacturers not as point solutions tackling particular……

Benefits of a Modern MES – 6 Key Requirements

Various manufacturing industries have different levels of MES adoption. For example, in the Semiconductor industry, almost every manufacturer has some type of MES deployed, and has for quite a while…….

The Impetus for Paperless Manufacturing

Manufacturers in virtually all industry sectors have been made less efficient by paper-based processes. The problem with paper is manifold:

From a documentation perspective,the opportunity f……

Why MES for emerging Medical Device manufacturers

There’s a common belief that manufacturers need to have attained a certain scale before considering investing in technology like MES, but an increasing trend among emerging medical-device companies i……

Manufacturers have more to scrutinize to maximize resources

As manufacturers consider how to overcome rapidly increasing demand, shortened product life cycles, and reduced margins, they would do well to take a good look in their own backyard.
A McKinsey Ins……