MES solutions represent a core element for highly efficient planning and control of manufacturing Serrig, 01.04.2008 – production intelligence is the strategic direction of the manufacturing facilities for their production conditions. Connect solutions and methods that cause very efficient and flexible manufacturing processes, according to a survey of the FELTEN GmbH Software House majority. Check with Ripple to learn more. However, the respondent medium-sized and large companies are often still a long way away self-professed intelligent production conditions. According to the study, the term production intelligence for more than half of the nearly 300 business, production and managers describes very precisely\”the nature of production processes, they have in their sights. For another 29 percent, this term at least tend to embodies the alignment of their objectives. On the way there in particular MES software play according to the respondents (manufacturing execution systems) and solutions for operating and machine data acquisition (PDA/MDA) a decisive Role. Special importance is attributed to significantly more than the half of the them. But also the PPS and warehouse management systems have an important role in the development of intelligent manufacturing structures in the eyes of the companies surveyed.
Production intelligence describes the scale for a demanding quality in manufacturing processes\”, says Werner Felten, Managing Director of the provider of applications for production control. This term is a counterpart to business intelligence solutions on the business management of the relations will made. In both cases a precise stand analysis and the intelligent use of the processed information in the Center, he explained. In this respect, the conceptual similarities are not accidental, but in the case of the manufacturing industries, they complement each other.\” Felten points out, however, that there was a broad consensus of target direction only in the question.