WG 2.4 Manufacturing Operations Management


The "Manufacturing Operations Management" working group addresses issues including the following topics in the context of its experience exchange, its concept developments, formulation of requirements to be met by automation solutions and its involvement in national and international standardisation:

    • Planning processes for the implementation of MES solutions
    • Requirements and technical concepts for improving an operational MES infrastructure
    • Economic potentials of MES solutions
    • Optimisation of internal logistics and production control
    • Creation of appropriate organisational structures for the development and operation of MES


    • Avoidance of unprofitable investments during the development of MES solutions
    • Use of MES planning guidelines before making investment decisions
    • User-oriented requirements and guidelines for the creation of system developments
    • Active influencing of norms and standards to safeguard user interests
    • Platform for exchange of experience
    • Opportunity to contact MES experts

    Recommendations and worksheets

    Please refer to the following list for recommendations (NE) and worksheets (NA) managed by the working group:

    No. ▾TitleEditionResponsibleSubject areaInfoComments
    0094NA 094Functions and Examples of Operations Control Level Solutions
    MES: Funktionen und Lösungsbeispiele der Betriebsleitebene
    WG 2.4SystemsAbstract
    0110NA 110Benefits, Design and Application of MES
    Nutzen, Planung und Einsatz von MES
    WG 2.4SystemsAbstract
    0128NA 128MES Specification and Design – based on the Fictitious Example of a Beverage Production Process
    Planung von MES – Dargestellt anhand einer fiktiven Getränke-Produktion
    WG 2.4SystemsAbstract
    0141NE 141Interface between Batch and MES Systems
    Schnittstelle zwischen Batch- und MES-Systemen
    WG 2.4SystemsAbstract
    0162NE 162Resource Efficiency Indicators for monitoring and improving resource efficiency in processing plants
    Ressourceneffizienzindikatoren für das Monitoring und die Verbesserung der Ressourceneffizienz in Prozessanlagen
    WG 2.2OptimisationAbstract
    0187NE 187Requirements for Process orchestration of modular production plants
    Anforderungen an Prozessorchestrierung modularer Produktionsanlagen
    WG 2.4Modulare Produktion / MTPAbstract


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    LeiKon GmbH
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