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iBASEt (Solumina) Recognized by Gartner Critical Capabilities for Manufacturing Execution Systems


Gartner analyst Rick Franzosa recently released a report entitled, Critical Capabilities for Manufacturing Execution Systems. iBASEt (Solumina) received the second highest scores in the report for two Use Cases – Complex Discrete Engineer-to-Order, and Complex Discrete Make-to-Order.

Purchase Wisely

This report makes it clear to me just how important it is to evaluate and purchase MES and PLM software wisely. 

In sectors like food and beverage and medical products, differing manufacturing styles can exist – sometimes side by side in the same plant. As a result, separate MES packages may well be needed to accommodate each style. For example, it isn’t smart to try to force a part of the plant running on a continuous process style to adopt the MES software used nearby for a batch/repetitive process operation. Yes, it may reduce licensing costs in the short term. But hefty customization and maintenance charges as well as manufacturing slowdowns will inevitably result.

The iBASEt Digital Manufacturing Suite has deep domain expertise in aerospace, defense, electronics, industrial equipment, nuclear and medical devices. 

Whitepaper: Digital Manufacturing

Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Manufacturing Execution Systems, February 2019
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