The 13th Chinese Manufacturing MES Forum successfully held
August 17 2017, Dongguan—Chinese Digital Enterprise Portal e-works announced the successful opening of the 13th Chinese Manufacturing MES Summer Forum at Dongguan.
Based on the theme of “digital factory and production process control”, the forum took different forms to disseminate MES concepts, technologies, and implementation methods to help manufacturers get to know trends, technologies, and solutions. Over 400 participants including MES experts, solution providers, consultants, and manufacturing CIOs attended the forum.
Dr. Pei Huang, e-works CEO
Dr. Pei Huang, e-works CEO analyzed the trends of innovation and transformation in Chinese manufacturing industry. He pointed out that the goal of smart manufacturing is the intelligence of the whole value chain in manufacturing industry and MES plays the role of pivot in the smart factory. Right now MES market is growing very fast in China.
Mr. Haiping Zhu, Professor of Guangdong Intelligent Robots Institute introduced big data applications in smart factory and smart factory solutions. He elaborated his understanding for smart factory and believed that smart factory is an extending from automated factory, digital factory, and interconnected factory.
Mr. Haiping Zhu, Professor of Guangdong Intelligent Robots Institute
Executives from manufacturing enterprises shared their experiences in digital factory and production process control.
Mr. Guifang Fu, Intelligent Manufacturing Architect of ZTE Manufacturing Engineering Research Institute shared their experiences in smart manufacturing roadmap, electronic information industry solution, and ZET’s practice on SMT. Mr. Jialin Zhou, CIO of Guangdong Shengyi Technology shared their MES implementation journey and current challenges. He regarded MES as the second information revolution for manufacturing companies and suggested them to realize smart manufacturing step by step. Ms. Weidong Xu, MES Manager of China International Marine Containers shared their MES practice and his thoughts on the production IT systems in diversified group enterprises. Mr. Honghui Zhou, Director of Manufacturing Center, Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology shared their journey of building up a transparency plant.
From left to right: Mr. Guifang Fu, Mr. Jialin Zhou, Ms. Weidong Xu, Mr. Honghui Zhou
Many international and domestic MES solutions providers presented their latest product and solutions.
Mr. Wenxian Li, MES Director of SIE Consulting talked about the transformation journey from traditional manufacturing to smart manufacturing and introduced their successful cases. Mr. Kai Yang, EpicHust Marketing & Consulting Director reviewed the application range of traditional MES. He pointed out that with the industry transformation and upgrading, MES should take flexible and smart production control system as its goal. Mr. Rui Huang, OrBit CEO stressed on MES selection, operation and maintenance, and innovation. Mr. Pengfei Ding, Technical Project Director of Rise Software introduced their two platforms SAW and MQX, their MES, SCM, CPS, and APS software. Mr. Min Wu, DELMIA Channel Brand Manager, Dassault Systemes China introduced their smart manufacturing platform and applications. Mr. Jianbin Yang, JEMSN CEO shared their successful cases of MES applications in mechanical equipment industry. Mr. Kexue Pang, Juquent CEO introduced the value and significance of CPS platform for enterprise transformation and upgrading. Mr. Binquan Zheng, Wellin Tech Vice President introduced MES platform development trend and the application of KingFusion in auto parts companies.
From left to right and top to bottom: Mr. Wenxian Li, Mr. Kai Yang, Mr. Rui Huang, Mr. Pengfei Ding, Mr. Min Wu, Mr. Jianbin Yang, Mr. Kexue Pang, Mr. Binquan Zheng
In Panel Discussion Session, guests discussed about MES selection and integration issues in manufacturing enterprises. In Salon session, guests and audiences had face-to-face discussions. Guests also shared valuable experiences for enterprises.
SAP parallel session
In the afternoon SAP parallel session, Mr. Wei Du, e-works Vice President shared MES planning and applications. Mr. Hongjiang Liu, SAP Greater China Cloud Business Director introduced SAP Leonardo digital innovation system. Mr. Lanhua Nie, Senior Architect of SAP Greater China introduced SAP smart manufacturing solution in the era of Industry 4.0. Mr. Xuewen Li, HAND Enterprise Solutions CEO elaborated his understanding on smart manufacturing and HAND’s practice in manufacturing enterprises. Ms. Yan Chu, Kaizhong Precision Technology Vice President shared their practice and big data project,
From left to right: Mr. Hongjiang Liu, Mr. Lanhua Nie, Mr. Xuewen Li, Ms. Yan Chu
On the day before the forum, Dr. Pei Huang took the participants to visit manufacturing enterprises and research institutes to learn from their applications and research fruits on smart manufacturing.
Visiting manufacturing enterprises and research institutes
The forum closed successfully. e-works MES forum has been well and widely recognized by both manufacturers and industrial software providers in China. In the 13 years, it has produced big impacts among manufacturers, vendors, and experts. In the future, e-works will continue striving to contribute to digital enterprise and smart manufacturing in China.