we.CONECT conducted “The Future of MES” industry survey to identify the current and future role of MES from the perspective of MES experts and managers. According to our online-survey MES is already playing an important role for most companies. Only 3% of the decision makers polled do not plan to use MES in the future. Usually MES is used for production purposes, SAP and Werum are the most popular solution providers.
- All polled companies needed more than 6 months for the complete MES implementation.
- Companies argue to better measure their KPIs thank to MES (42%).
- Top drivers for implementing MES: improved product variability (65%), data integration (62%) and regulatory compliance (53%).