Manufacturing companies are struggling in today’s environment and are under pressure every day. The rapid advancement of globalization, the continuous advancement of technology, the changing preferences of consumers, and the increasingly stringent policies and regulations are all continuing to impact the entire manufacturing industry. Market competition is more intense, and performance standards are constantly improving.
In this regard, manufacturing companies can only better cope with various changes and challenges if they continue to innovate and ensure that high-quality products and services are always delivered. Smart manufacturing provides new possibilities for manufacturing companies. With intelligent technology, manufacturing companies can connect people to systems, automate processes, implement end-to-end data tracking, and collect and analyze information in an intelligent manner to operate with greater efficiency and accuracy. Of course, to ensure that this series of operations can be implemented flawlessly, we also need to be based on an integrated platform that combines all the areas required to design, manufacture and deliver today’s smart products, and the Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform is such a solution the best choice.
Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform Accelerates Digital Transformation
Any product can be further improved, and the Rockwell Automation PLEX intelligent manufacturing platform was developed based on this consensus. It is a single-instance, multi-tenant, scalable SaaS cloud platform and a single digital platform tailored for the manufacturing industry, with functions including Manufacturing Execution System (MES), Quality Management System, Production Line Monitoring System, Supply Chain Management System Wait.
It can be online 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and has efficient connection capabilities, which can realize real-time monitoring of production and accelerate the globalization of intelligent manufacturing.
At the same time, the PLEX intelligent manufacturing platform is also a new generation tool that combines technology, intelligence and connectivity, with functions such as enhanced visibility, improved quality and enhanced control, providing a one-stop intelligent manufacturing solution for manufacturing enterprises. At present, more than 700 customers in 38 countries and regions are using the platform, with more than 8 billion requests per day.
The Plex intelligent manufacturing platform also has the ability to help companies improve connectivity, automation and tracking accuracy, and deepen data analysis, allowing manufacturers to gain a more comprehensive, real-time view of the entire production life cycle, control the factory floor, and achieve integration with ERP full connection. It can easily achieve seamless connection between the headquarters management and the factory, and has functions such as task automation, data sharing, real-time monitoring, and high-resolution traceability.
In addition to this, the Plex Manufacturing Execution System in the Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform is able to combine manufacturing execution and manufacturing operations systems into one, combining all the areas required to design, manufacture and deliver quality products, laying the foundation for smart manufacturing . No matter what kind of product a business wants to make, it can use the Plex Manufacturing Execution System to make manufacturing more digital and intelligent.
Plex Manufacturing Execution System Brings Real Value to Businesses
For today’s manufacturing companies, the key to winning the competition is continuous innovation. Manufacturing companies need to remain flexible as new challenges and opportunities continue to emerge. To do this, a secure software solution needs to be deployed to help manufacturers avoid threats posed by security risks, vulnerabilities, unauthorized access and data theft.
The Plex Manufacturing Execution System is not an ordinary cloud solution. Through the closed-loop business of connection-automation-analysis-tracking of production lines, users can achieve full life cycle management, including improving manufacturing quality and control capabilities, increasing production, and eliminating unnecessary costs. Reduce scrap rate and rework rate, as well as reduce excess inventory, so that enterprises can better cope with future development and improve corporate profits.
Cloud Architecture for Plex Manufacturing Execution System
- Maintain a best-in-class A-level security rating in SecurityScoreCard.com ratings, consistently outperforming the competition
- Delivers exceptional system performance with 99.997% uptime and better SLAs than most public clouds
- Provides an integration layer with flexible, modern APIs, allowing manufacturers to take advantage of an ecosystem of complementary capabilities
Plex Manufacturing Execution System delivers real value
- Improve manufacturing quality and control: Track the components used in each product throughout the manufacturing process, from raw material to finished product, reducing the risk of recalls
- Increase yield: Monitor and adjust cycle times at every stage of the manufacturing process to reduce work in process and speed up production
- Eliminate unnecessary costs: Streamline operations, reduce manufacturing time per product, eliminate downtime, and reduce waste
- Reduce scrap and rework: precise analysis of production lines and finished products reduces defective product volume and material waste
- Reduced Inventory: No need to store excess inventory, and full control of what is on hand at each plant, as well as what needs to be ordered
With the Plex Smart Manufacturing Platform, manufacturers can say goodbye to manual systems, spreadsheets, quality issues, product compliance, late deliveries, and more. At the same time, the ability of the new system is used to deal with problems before they occur, so that product production can be implemented quickly, thereby improving the market competitiveness of enterprises. In addition, the platform can also help enterprises to continuously optimize and innovate, and promote enterprises to realize the journey of intelligent manufacturing.
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