Plant managers need
to balance their customers’ requirements with inventory levels. This means
timely and accurate information should be available for them to make the right
decisions on whether the plant can profitably deliver on a fresh order and what
impact this will have on the rest of the production schedule.
With Honeywell’s Manufacturing Execution
Systems, plant managers gain access to comprehensive performance data in
real time and are able to assess and capitalize on opportunities faster and
more intelligently. These operation management systems increase visibility into
information, both in the plant and across the supply chain. They guide, initiate, respond to and report
onsite activities in real-time, while providing feedback to planning and
For example - Gas
processors have many parallel operations that need to be planned, scheduled,
executed and monitored to achieve the financial potential of the asset.
Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) include applications to manage long term
planning and short term scheduling of operations.
MES also include
executing operations instructions, managing workflows,
tracking performance against targets, calculating KPI’s, calculating mass
and energy balances, monitoring inventory, custody transfer and more.