The Rolling Mill MES (Manufacturing Execution System) is comprised of a number of mature applications designed to manage the Rolling Mill production workflow from the beginning to the end, from one operation to another. The MES platform provides the significant opportunities to integrate manufacturing functions while reducing wasted time, energy and material on the shop floor.
The MES is a not standalone system. It is categorized as Level 3 system in a typical enterprise information system. A well designed MES will be seamlessly integrated with the control systems (Level 1&2) and ERP system (Level 4) shown as below.