Advantages of Cloud-Based MES in Manufacturing

Advantages of Cloud-Based MES in Manufacturing

By Manufacturing Technology Insights | Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Cloud-based MES offers benefits in competence and is cost relative to on-premise solutions. Additionally, data storage devices, networking, servers, and all other software are easily accessible within a streamlined, robust cloud environment.

FREMONT, CA: Cloud ERP has become widespread within manufacturing, because of which the on-premise (Manufacturing Execution System) MES system lags a step behind. Most manufacturing operations incorporate a cloud-based MES to keep with an advanced ERP system. The two modes, when connected, make up for a connected and integrated system.

Manufacturing Execution System is an information system that offers solutions for optimizing and enhancing the manufacturing process to the production floor engineers and managers. It acts as the middle layer between the process control system and the ERP system.

Few advantages of cloud-based Manufacturing Execution System are mentioned below:

1. Cloud-based MES offers benefits in competence and is cost relative to on-premise solutions. Additionally, data storage devices, networking, servers, and all other software are easily accessible within a streamlined, robust cloud environment.Top MES Solution Companies  Click here to Nominate a Company 42Q

2. The combination of cloud-based MES in the manufacturing industry ensures a smooth production with both systems cooperation. The two software present up-to-minute information that is effortlessly accessible on the phone, facilitating enterprises to keep a close look at all the stages of the supply chain at all times.

3. On-premise deployments regularly require daunting up-front time and capital investments while the employment of a cloud-based solution is characteristically dependent on integrating the critical data sources and may take a little more than a few weeks. Furthermore, cloud solutions will not require expensive upgradation fees or regular oversight by in-house IT—factors like these speedily add to the cost of ownership total. Besides, firms are always on the lookout to save money, and a cloud-based MES will serve the purpose as it reduces the overall cost of software ownership.

4. Small to medium-sized companies have minimal IT resources, to begin with, and the purging of repeated software updates and server maintenance will undeniably ease the processes. Moving one's MES online removes IT from continuous oversight of software maintenance, and people get time to focus on the remaining stages of the supply chain.

5. An MES system combines with advanced automation, including AI systems that can supervise critical manufacturing KPIs like throughput, yield, and work in process levels that proportionally increases productivity.

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