What is a Manufacturing Execution System “MES”? MES Definition At a high level, a manufacturing execution system is a software that is able to report live data from the production floor by reporting on all key production activities as they occur. MES systems manage all manufacturing operations from the point of order release to finished
What do companies overlook the most in their continuous improvement efforts? It’s easy, standardizing their processes. I’ve seen a lot of companies that fail to understand the importance of standardizing their processes; after all, how can you improve your productivity, reduce your defect rate or implement a continuous improvement program if everybody does everything differently.