Aptean Factory MES

Aptean Factory MES (Manufacturing Execution System) uses real-time, shop-floor data to give operators, supervisors and executives actionable intelligence and complete visibility into production and quality to optimise plan attainment and OEE (overall equipment effectiveness). Available on-premise and in the Cloud, Factory MES replaces non-value-added paper systems with user-friendly technology to drive continuous improvement and collaboration across your organisation.

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Immediate, Actionable Intelligence

Factory MES provides full manufacturing visibility from batching through to packaging to deliver real-time metrics such as plan attainment and units per man hour to help you build a culture of continuous improvement. With out-of-the-box capabilities and user-friendly principles embedded in the design, implementation is seamless. Companies can rapidly realise quality and productivity gains from accurate, timely information in a paperless environment.

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Real-Time Performance Management

By combining real-time metrics and easy-to-use technology, Factory MES offers the ability to immediately identify manufacturing losses, monitor product costing, measure OEE, and optimise plan attainment. Identify and adjust key metrics in under five seconds for optimised plan attainment.

Flexible and Fast Deployment

Factory MES users have the ability to choose between either hosting the solution on-premise or in the Cloud, based on what works best for their operations. It can be implemented in as little as four weeks, enabling faster access to results and analysis that can positively impact your bottom line.

Paperless Quality Compliance

The Aptean Factory Quality module introduces true paperless quality into your shop floor.  Built with a full suite of SPC tools, Factory MES Quality allows users to track compliance and manage by exception in real-time. Intuitive dashboards allow you to let go of monitoring line checks for completion and offer preventative controls that align to initiatives such as SQF (Safe Quality Food), FSMA (FDA Food Safety Modernisation Act), BRC (British Retail Consortium), and GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative).

Robust, Out-of-the-Box Functionality

Aptean Factory MES is designed with role-specific views and offers 12 different languages for its users, packaging this MES as an out-of-the-box solution that is exceptionally easy-to-use—no coding, no programming. The system fits within your existing work practices and provides visibility into all roles within the organisation and presented in a manner that enables immediate action.

Why Factory MES

The shop floor is the heartbeat of any manufacturing organisation. The ability to see data in real time and enable your team to act upon it immediately is critical in today’s competitive environment where every opportunity for improvement, no matter how big or small, counts. Factory MES is the solution that enables you to run your plant in a simpler, smarter and more strategic way

  • Identify all manufacturing losses in real time
  • Measure metrics such as plan attainment and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  • Identify causes of yield loss from batching all the way to packaging
  • Replace production- and quality-based paperwork
  • Track and improve changeover, CIP (clean in progress) and sanitation times
  • Track actual labour consumed at every line in your facility

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Industries Served

Factory MES is an ideal fit for process manufacturers in the food and beverage, packaged goods, and pharmaceutical industries. It can be deployed seamlessly at single sites or across multi-plant enterprises that operate a linear, fast-moving production line.

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Product Partners

  • AMT
  • CDC Software Mexico
  • CMT Latin America
  • Fast Technologies
  • Gestisoft
  • Hitachi Systems Limited
  • M-Focus
  • One Software Services
  • System Plaza Inc.
  • TwinGroup
  • VK Sur Group
  • Intuitive Systems Mexico
  • VMB Automation

Rapid ROI

A versatile, quick-to-implement solution, Factory MES brings a centralised system to the production line that can bridge operations, quality, continuous improvement and maintenance to help you deliver results quickly.

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Aptean Factory MES Case Study: Litehouse Foods

Since 2007, Litehouse has relied on Factory MES to drive continuous improvement and better streamline their production processes.

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  • Nov08

    Pack Expo International

    Nov 08-11, 2020   |  Chicago, IL

    Aptean will be showcasing Factory MES to process and discrete manufacturing leaders at this prestigious annual event.

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Aptean Factory MES Product Datasheet
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