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Why does the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry need MES?
When pharmaceutical companies do not apply technology to support production, they will face many challenges that greatly affect operational efficiency.
One of the big challenges is the risk of using incorrect or expired materials in production. This directly affects product quality and the reputation of the business. Next, the business will not control the resources accurately. This means businesses will have difficulty managing the purchasing cycle and streamlining inventory management. Therefore, it will easily lead to material errors, leading to confusion and possible delays in delivery. The final challenge is the inconsistencies and errors in documents and reports when done manually. When businesses don’t have any support from technology, data collection is wasted on storing and locating historical data.
With these challenges, manufacturing businesses need to apply appropriate solutions to address gaps in their businesses. Therefore, businesses can digitally transform to optimize business operations.
MES (Manufacturing Execution Systems) in the pharmaceutical industry play an important role in managing, monitoring, and optimizing production processes. Here are some breakdowns of MES in the pharmaceutical industry:
1. Data management and production process:
MES helps collect, store, and manage production data such as product batches, ingredients, raw materials, and production processes. This helps reduce errors caused by manual input and ensure the accuracy of the information.
2. Real-time tracking:
MES allows businesses to monitor the production process in real time. Management staff can view the status of machines, equipment, and production lines, and can react quickly to solve problems or optimize processes.
3. Ensuring regulatory compliance:
The pharmaceutical industry often has to comply with many strict regulations on quality and safety. MES helps monitor and ensure compliance with these regulations by recording relevant data and generating quality inspection reports.
4. Product batch management:
MES helps track each product batch from raw material to final product. This has important implications for product tracking, inventory management, and product quality assurance.
5. Performance optimization:
MES enables optimization of production performance by providing information about the condition and performance of production equipment. Management can rely on this data to plan maintenance or process changes to improve performance.
6. Automatic adjustment:
MES has the ability to connect to automation devices and control them according to the production process. This reduces human intervention and creates a more efficient production process.
7. Data security:
In the pharmaceutical industry, data security is an important factor. The MES must have strong security features to ensure that production and quality information are protected from unauthorized access.
In summary, MES plays an important role in the management and optimization of production processes in the pharmaceutical industry. Solutions that help improve product quality, regulatory compliance, and manufacturing performance in strict medical environments.
3S Software Co., Ltd.
Company 3S has been the leading and longest-standing partner in Vietnam of Epicor Software Company (USA) since 2004, one of the 5 largest Enterprise Management Software Solution Providers in the world. 3S not only brings software or a program to customers but also provides a flexible and comprehensive management solution suitable for the size of each business. The solutions provided by 3S are always of high quality, but the cost is very reasonable. Along with complying with the Epicor Signature Project Implementation Methodology drawn from thousands of projects globally, 3S always brings the most suitable solution to Customers.
The five main solutions of 3S include:
Epicor ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning
Epicor MES – Manufacturing Execution System
BPM XSOL Solution – Business Modeling Solution
ECM DOCSTAR Solution – Digital Content Management Software