Beyond the MES: Crawl. Walk. Run. (Part 1/2)

The MES provides a critical foundation for the semiconductor factory as needs change over time.

By Dan Meier
Beyond MES Blog

Part 1: Crawl. Walk. Run.

Factories are evolving beasts. As factories evolve over time, their needs change. The MES, as the foundational factory system, must be able to grow with the factory to provide new capabilities as the factory needs them.

In Part 1 of this multi-part series, we’ll take a look at how factories commonly evolve, and at how the MES can evolve to provide an integrated manufacturing system.