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17 Benefits of Epicor Advanced MES for Discrete Manufacturers

Connect the Shop Floor to the Top Floor

Epicor Advanced MES will radically improve your manufacturing operations, connecting the shop floor to the top floor in a way that is seamless, understandable and actionable for everyone involved.

Benefits include:

  1. Real-Time Data Collection: Epicor Advanced MES collects data directly from equipment and operators on the shop floor in real-time, enhancing data accuracy and process automation.
  2. Preventive Maintenance: The system helps anticipate and solve production problems before they occur, leading to smoother operations.
  3. Enhanced Collaboration: The visual data delivered through Advanced MES empowers employees, fostering openness, accountability, and responsiveness in the workplace.
  4. Efficiency Improvement: Access to real-time information helps prevent issues from escalating, improving response times, and enhancing collaboration.
  5. Machine Efficiency: The system notifies you when a machine is not running efficiently, enabling quick adjustments and improvements for optimal performance.
  6. Continuous Improvement: Collected performance data can be used to implement continuous improvement programs, ensuring efficient operations with maximum uptime.
  7. Quality Control: The use of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Statistical Quality Control (SQC) maintains high-quality standards and avoids errors in production. 
  8. Workflow Management: Workflow management guides staff through tasks, ensuring asset availability, and avoiding downtime for uninterrupted operations.
  9. Industry 4.0 Integration:  Epicor Advanced MES aligns with Industry 4.0 principles, leveraging automation, machine learning, and real-time data for smart manufacturing.
  10. Customer Satisfaction: The system helps in conforming to customer quality standards, ensuring consistent results without constant oversight.
  11. Operational Excellence: Enabling efficient production management leads to improved problem-solving skills and faster response times.
  12. Smart Factory Integration: Advanced MES is a critical component of Smart Factory initiatives, driving sustainability and operational efficiency.
  13. Global Connectivity: Global connections and collaborations are facilitated by enhancing networking opportunities for manufacturers.
  14. Quality Assurance: The system ensures consistent quality control through real-time data monitoring and analysis.
  15. Risk Mitigation: Real-time information helps in identifying and mitigating risks proactively, ensuring smooth production processes.
  16. Adaptability: The system adapts to changing production needs, ensuring flexibility and responsiveness in dynamic manufacturing environments.
  17. Operational Visibility: Epicor Advanced MES provides visibility into production processes, enabling better decision-making and operational efficiency.

Get in touch to discuss what Epicor Advanced MES could achieve within your organisation.