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Industrial and High-Tech/Electronics Context for Manufacturing Execution Systems

by Rick Franzosa  |  December 14, 2017  |  Submit a Comment

The Manufacturing Execution Systems market has always been fragmented by industry and technology.  A Magic Quadrant cannot do justice to the nuanced differences, so in conjunction with the release of the Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems, there will be six industry specific context documents.  These documents focus on the unique challenges in the industry, and feature MES vendors not found in the Magic Quadrant document.  This document, the final document of the six, covers Industrial (discrete) manufacturing and high-tech/electronics manufacturing.

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There are myriad software vendors that offer industrial or high-tech/electronics MES solutions that serve the discrete industrial marketplace. Even in that space, there are individual specialties that require unique capabilities and, in turn, vendors that support those unique capabilities. Specializations in the industrial and high-tech/electronics world include semiconductor manufacturing capability, plastic injection molding, management and control of production tooling, box build, electronic work instruction management, and technology-related lean manufacturing.

Vendors profiled range from mid-market ERP providers, multi-tenant cloud MES providers, industry domain specific solution providers and vendors that specialize in unique capabilities for specific processes in the manufacturing value chain.  More here.

Category: digital-manufacturing  erp  iiot  industrial-internet-of-things  internet-of-things  iot  mes  mom  

Tags: business-value  digital-manufacturing  erp  iot  mes  smart-manufacturing  

Rick Franzosa
Research Director
4 years at Gartner
32 years IT Industry

Rick works with vice presidents and directors of manufacturing, business process experts and leaders of Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement, and enterprise architecture and IT roles supporting manufacturing operations. He also works with providers of technologies and services for manufacturing operations. Read Full Bio




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