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Manufacturing Execution System (Mes) An Examination Of Implementation Strategy, Riley F. Elliott Jun 2013

Manufacturing Execution System (Mes) An Examination Of Implementation Strategy, Riley F. Elliott

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The priorities of executing the manufacturing orders generated by an MRP system are often in operational conflicts with the dynamics of the manufacturing floor. It is not uncommon for a given manufacturing order to reach the shop floor several weeks or longer after being "opened" by an MRP system where it may face a chaotic case of large queues, machine down-time, parts shortage, scrap problems and other resource management constraints. Many companies have resorted to the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software solution to resolve these problems. This method first gained popularity in mid-90’s within the semiconductor industry. An MES ...