Author Archives: Amitava Dassarma

About Amitava Dassarma

Amitava Dassarma is a Solution Architect at Andea with over 15 years of experience designing, leading, managing and implementing Factory Solutions for companies in various manufacturing sectors. This includes FMCG, Steel, Paper, Plastics and Automotive industries. In his previous position at IBM, he was leading a team of MES consultants responsible for development and maintenance of a global MES deployment for a large FMCG client. He held a similar role at Tata Consultancy Services, where he was in charge of an offshore team developing a global MES solution for a Tier 1 automotive supplier. He has hands-on experience with Apriso’s FlexNet MES platform and Invensys Wonderware Factory Suite Products. Amitava received his MSc with a specialization in Mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Currently Amitava, together with his family, resides in Krakow.

Benefits of LIMS integration with ERP and MES

LIMS_ERP_MESOver the last few decades, computerization in the manufacturing industry was mainly focused on areas such as production planning and process control. This meant that IT development was focused on the ERP and automation layers. More recently, companies started to invest more in production execution systems like MES and LIMS solutions.

The focus of this article is to demonstrate how integrating LIMS with ERP and MES systems can help improve the overall product and production quality. The benefits mentioned in this blog are based on my hands-on experience implementing and integrating these systems. Continue reading