Tag Archives: Integration

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

A day in the life of an MES consultant

This post is a part of a series that presents common challenges faced when implementing and maintaining an MES system. MES consultants share their own MES war stories with you.

Integration with factory automation

MES IntegrationI have been implementing MES systems for the last 9 years and during this time I ran into a fair share of interface problems. Some of these issues were a result of a wrong setup, others were caused by the technology environment not being stable and yes, there are few issues for which I never managed to find the cause… This is when ‘Plans B and C’ come in handy. Continue reading