Within different industries, there are different ways in which production is carried out. Regardless, they all rely on digital technologies to support and execute manufacturing processes. The solution requirements are complex, involving the integration of machines on the shop floor, the execution of sophisticated analyses and the incorporation of advanced technologies.
The Digital Manufacturing Cloud.
The SAP Digital Manufacturing Cloud is a real-time data and analytics-based manufacturing execution system (MES) within the cloud. It extends the functionalities of a classic MES many times over, offering possibilities for integrating automation scenarios, implementing detailed planning scenarios, introducing a collaboration network and, finally, enabling the conduction of sophisticated analysis using the data coming from the execution end.
DMC combines the advantages of cloud computing with extensive possibilities for extension and customization through the provision of various interfaces to the shop floor and other business solutions. It is part of the SAP Industry 4.0 portfolio representing a comprehensive, continuously developing solution within the manufacturing environment. Extending the on-premise digital manufacturing solution portfolio, you can leverage from the following:
SAP DMC includes three main applications.
There are several functionalities combined within the DMC including automation and connectivity capabilities, production execution and analysis as well as performing resource orchestration and building up a network. These functionalities are split up on the three main parts of the DMC – the DMC for execution, DMC for insights and DMC for Resource Orchestration – which are all separately licensable and function as standalone solutions:
for Resource Orchestration (REO)
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Build your own detailed planning and scheduling solution on top of your existing SAP ME system within 5 weeks. Optimize your operations, labor and production tools planning and ensure the optimal utilization of your shop-floor equipment. SAP REO is situated between the general planning of production and the actual execution and thus enables you to realize short-term planning horizons and to react quickly to production deviations.
Effective manual or automated dispatching and scheduling of your production operations and shop-floor assets.
Comprehensive coverage of information regarding the current production status and extensive monitoring functionalities.
Easy to use application through intuitive design and visual representation of operations, high priority orders, resources, notifications, …
Detailed coverage of labor scheduling functionalities to keep informed and adjust the status of your workforce.
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