Plastics News Europe Live: Industry 4.0
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Sponsored by Trinseo. Who needs a MES? A Manufacturing Execution System - commonly referred to simply as ‘MES’ – is an information system that tracks and monitors production processes on the factory floor. A MES is a comprehensive system designed to ensure the effective execution of manufacturing operations with as goal to optimise production output. In use for decades, these systems are now facing the challenges of the Industry 4.0 age. What is the role of a Manufacturing Execution System in today’s increasingly digitalised production environment? What’s ahead for MES?