Seamlessly integrated into SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA
Operational data Collection is a central component of every Manufacturing Execution Systems because the actual situation on the shop floor is recorded and made transparent. A correct recording of operating data is – in addition to the Machine Data Collection – the starting point for continuous improvement with the aim of increasing the economic efficiency of production.
Many of the operating data are automatically generated and recorded by the PDC system. However, some data is also created manually by employees entering it on the shop floor. Therefore, the user interface of PC stations, terminals or mobile devices is very important: If operational data Collection is to be a success, the user interface must be adaptable to the specific situation and intuitive to use. And, of course, the PDC system should be able to be integrated into an existing SAP landscape.
As part of top MES, operational data acquisition is seamlessly integrated into SAP ERP or SAP S/4HANA. That means: The established SAP objects and functions are used, data from the SAP system is accessed directly, and operating data is stored directly in the SAP system. With our PDC system, you can easily continue to use existing SAP solutions in your company.
top MES provides you with a system for production data collection that maps the entire production process and with which the order, personnel, machine and process data are collected for each individual step – in any granularity. An important aspect of this: Your production staff can enter the operating data via intuitive PDC dialogues, which also run on touch screens.
On the basis of the data of the ongoing operation recorded by the PDC system, the current situation on the shop floor is always comprehensible for you, the progress of production orders can be controlled. In addition, the operating data can be condensed into key performance indicators and is available for evaluation. Also, the well-known Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) can be displayed with top MES. For companies, it is an immense advantage that with top MES Business Intelligence can be integrated directly in the MES system.