Glossary Term: Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

Manufacturing execution systems (MES) are digital manufacturing systems used to document and trace the conversions of raw materials into finished products. MES provides data to be used in decision making for optimizing the production process.

An MES manages functional aspects of production across the product life-cycle including materials usage, downtime, and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).

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