MOMi’s Jan Snoeij will join a host of industry 4.0 leaders and manufacturing professionals from across the globe in Alfândega do Porto on 7 & 8 September 2023. Critical Manufacturing are presenting MES & Industry 4.0 International Summit. Bring top industry leaders and manufacturing experts from around the world to connect and [...]
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Vinay Kushwaha, Sr. Enterprise Architect at Honeywell (India), participated to the online MESA MES/MOM Methodologies CoA program on March 22 - 24, 2023. He published his feedback to this program on LinkedIn: "I'm excited to announce that I recently completed the MESA (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) Certificate of Awareness (CoA) program! This comprehensive certification has [...]
In the first quarter of this year, MOMi delivered more in-house education programs then ever before. The Certificate of Competency (CoC) programs of MESA’s “MES/MOM Methodologies” and “B2MML and Integration Fundamentals” are most popular with sessions for customers in Denmark, USA and The Netherlands. More of these sessions are already planned for the next quarter [...]
The Manufacturing Operations Management Institute (MOMi) is pleased to announce we have become a technology partner for MES4SME initiative at Gent University and Vlaanderen Industrie 4.0. The purpose of the MES4SME initiative is to look at how digital manufacturing will work for small and medium enterprises in the Gent/Kortrijk region. Exploring how Industry 4.0 might [...]
The successful MESA MES/MOM Certificate of Competency manufacturing industry’s only independent education program has had a major overhaul after 11 years. Whilst the program has had small continuous improvements this is the first time it has been reviewed and updated to reflect today’s manufacturing practices. Utilizing their combined knowledge and that of [...]
Many new IT systems on the manufacturing shopfloor require a login from a named user, often for good reasons for example; Security: “Is the system operated by a known user?” Role-based authorisations: “Is the user authorised to approve the batch and close the order?” Audit trail requirements: to record what happened and [...]
If you had all the data from the manufacturing shopfloor operations at your disposal; up-to-date and historic, on material properties, supplier batches, on asset performance, quality, process settings and actuals and who was working at the line, what questions would you ask? Which insights result in improved shopfloor performance and added value? [...]
Challenging Times What can we learn from others November 17-18, 2021 – MESA South Africa held its successful Year End Summit "The Art of the Possible: Manufacturing Without Limits". In his key note, MOMi president and senior consultant Jan Snoeij shared some observations for manufacturers in these challenging times. Summarizing [...]
When talking about Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0, alignment of Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) immediately comes to mind as an enabler. Convergence of IT and OT is often challenging. Not just because of new and exciting technologies but also because of new ways of thinking and even new business models. This tends [...]
Bringing more automation to the shop floor eventually makes the shop floor more dependent on IT. IT systems provide the data to start production, or during production data is to be collected and recorded. An IT system downtime event or an interface that misbehaves brings questions such as; “How much system downtime do we accept [...]