Manufacturing Execution System, MES

Manufacturing Execution System is a computer software that controls the production of a company on factory level. It is more commonly known by its acronym MES.

A MES software links together the various design and planning systems and the actual production machinery. Its main duties fall into the following four categories:
  • production control
  • service automation
  • quality control
  • inventory control
In the R&D Network these services are offered by Production Software.