can be sap interlinked with it ?
[quote=RR410]Great article! A short answer to your question of why MES.
MES can be integrated into ERP systems. MES is the system layer between the ERP and plant floor control systems or devices, such as PLCs that control individual machines or production lines. MES effectively link these two layers together and enable an exchange of information.
Reasons to implement MES include:
Automate management of recipes (process manufacturers)
Scheduling, including the management of priorities
Key Performance Indicator (KPI) tracking
Event or exception management
Product or materials tracking
Intelligent decisions to influence production and cost management
Measure and manage Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
Ease management of resources, including inventory and personnel[/quote]