Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Manufacturing Execution Systems

Published: 17 February 2020

ID: G00386637

Analyst(s): Rick Franzosa

Summary

Manufacturing execution systems are foundational to smart factories and digital manufacturing. MES is a global market with offerings that differ across use cases and industry focus. This research helps supply chain technology leaders match their technology needs with the capabilities in the market.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Analysis

  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AspenTech (aspenONE MES)
    • AVEVA (AVEVA Manufacturing Execution System)
    • Critical Manufacturing (Critical Manufacturing)
    • Dassault Systèmes (DELMIA Apriso)
    • Dassault Systèmes (DELMIAWORKS)
    • Emerson (Syncade)
    • FORCAM (FORCAM FORCE)
    • GE Digital (Plant Applications)
    • Honeywell (Honeywell Connected Plant)
    • iTAC Software (iTAC.MES.Suite)
    • Lighthouse Systems (Shopfloor-Online)
    • MPDV (HYDRA)
    • Oracle (Oracle Manufacturing Cloud)
    • Parsec (TrakSYS)
    • Plex Systems (Plex Manufacturing Cloud)
    • Rockwell Automation (FactoryTalk ProductionCentre)
    • SAP (SAP ME)
    • Sepasoft (Sepasoft MES)
    • Siemens Digital Industries Software (Opcenter Execution)
    • Werum IT Solutions (PAS-X)
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Production Execution
    • Configurable Workflow
    • In-Process Quality Management
    • Data Management/Data Collection
    • Regulatory Compliance/Track & Trace
    • Analytics/Reporting/Performance
    • Product Suite Extensions (MOM)
    • Production Equipment Integration
    • ERP/SCM Integration
    • PLM/PDM Integration
    • Architectural Maturity
    • User Experience/User Interface
    • Implementation Process
    • Ease of System Upgrade
  • Use Cases
    • Continuous Process — Make to Stock
    • Continuous Process — Make to Order
    • Batch/Repetitive Flow — Make to Stock
    • Batch/Repetitive Flow — Make to Order
    • Batch/Repetitive Flow — Engineer to Order
    • Complex Discrete — Make to Order
    • Complex Discrete — Engineer to Order
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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