According to Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC), interest in Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software, as part of a broader operations management suite, has been increasing over the past year. Manufacturers are challenged with responding faster to customer needs and market opportunities while remaining agile. At the same time, the industry is moving away from traditional monolithic applications to lean, highly responsive solutions that operate within a digital ecosystem.



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TEC’s principal analyst, Predrag (PJ) Jakovljevic, wrote a comprehensive evaluation guide, sponsored by iBASEt. This free guide provides an industry overview, a key features and benefits discussion, and insights into the future direction of these “must have” operations management solutions.

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What is MES Software?

Where Does MES Software fit in Your Architecture?


Why the Recent Increase in MES Software?

Overcoming Past Shortcomings of MES

High-Level MES Features

Key MES Software Benefits

MES, IIoT, and Smart Factories

"Solumina MES uses built-in best practices that allow us to streamline our manufacturing process, creating more efficient and compliant operations, both internally and at our supplier sites."

- Chris Mitchell

Executive Director, Airworthiness and Policy and Cirrus Aircraft