Smart Manufacturing and Production Process Management

Smart Manufacturing—The intelligent real-time orchestration and optimization of business, physical and digital processes within factories and across the value chain. Production Process Management–The design, implementation and management of processes relating to the operations/production aspects of a manufacturing enterprise and its value chain.

Why and How to Use Production Process Management

Why and How to Use Production Process Management (PPM) in Smart Manufacturing By Michael McClellan, CSI Business processes in today’s typical manufacturing environment is, at best, full of information gaps.  Within the major enterprise level systems such as ERP or PLM most processes are based or focused on departmental issues which means the processes are …