chapter  3
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MES in Different Manufacturing Environments

In Chapter 1, MES was defined as an on-line integrated computerized system that is the accumulation of the methods and tools used to accomplish production. This has been restated to emphasize that all companies doing any kind of manufacturing or production have methods to accomplish the desired output. The point here is that those methods can most likely be made more effective when they are defined and integrated into a consistent model.