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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems


The global MES market is a key pillar of smart factories and digital business for manufacturers. New technologies are starting to be leveraged, and disruptors are emerging. Supply chain technology leaders should use this research to select appropriate vendors and solutions.

Published: 29 October 2019

ID: G00377984

Analyst(s): Rick Franzosa

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

  • Vendor Landscape
  • Core MES Functionality
  • Extended MES (or MOM) Functionality
  • Observations

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • AVEVA
    • Dassault Systèmes
    • Emerson
    • FORCAM
    • GE Digital
    • Honeywell Connected Plant
    • iTAC Software
    • MPDV
    • Oracle
    • Parsec
    • Plex Systems
    • Rockwell Automation
    • SAP
    • Sepasoft
    • Siemens Digital Industries
    • Werum IT Solutions
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Honorable Mentions

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


  • Additional Influences
    • Digitization of Manufacturing Operations
    • Data and Analytics
    • IIoT
    • New Technology Architectures
    • M&A Consolidation
    • Cloud Adoption
    • Partner Ecosystem

Market Overview

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
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