Semiconductor Peer Talk: Learn MES Best Practices in Semiconductor from Industry Peers

Learn MES Best Practices in Semiconductor
from Industry Peers

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Peer Talk: Semiconductor Education: Share a Map for Your MES Journey

Semiconductor Education: Share a Map for Your MES Journey

Making a good decision on whether, when, and how to select a modern MES can be contentious. Educating executives and the entire team about the current software landscape and opportunity is a pre-requisite. International Rectifier’s story of hiring an external firm while also doing their own research proved to be a good approach. Learn More

Peer Talk: The Case to Replace MES: 3 Types of Benefits, Plus…

The Case to Replace MES: 3 Types of Benefits, Plus…

How many ways will you benefit from a new system? Many companies now face the task of making a business case for investing in new software for semiconductor production. Here Allegro and International Rectifier outline three different categories of benefits to include. Benefits are not all that goes in the formal justification – and it’s important to know that other factors beyond the business case might drive action, too. Learn More

Peer Talk: Beyond Customization: Get Added Functionality by Switching to a Modern MES

Beyond Customization: Get Added Functionality by Switching to a Modern MES

Are customizations to your outdated MES costing you more than investing in a new MES? NXP thought so, and is replacing their older MES with a modern platform. In that case, four out of five of the customizations in the legacy MES are now standard features or functions in their new, modern MES. Learn what types of capabilities are available now.Learn More

Peer Talk: Six Keys to MES Project Success: Lowering the Risk of Replacing a Legacy System

Six Keys to MES Project Success: Lowering the Risk of Replacing a Legacy System

Replacing MES in a semiconductor facility is high risk – but the risk of inaction is even higher for many facilities. So you need to know how to ensure your MES replacement project is as low-risk as possible. Allegro, NXP, and International Rectifier share six keys to success from recent experience. Learn More

MES As a Foundation for Manufacturing: What Shifts

With leaders moving forward on a firm and modern MES foundation for their production operations, others will be pressured into following. In this briefing, Fairchild Semiconductor describes how its modern MES manages production processes and delivers real-time traceability and visibility – and as a result enables improvements in yield, quality and customer delivery. Learn More

MES for Processes that Evolve at the Speed of Business

Is your MES able to adapt at the speed of business? Or, are you stuck with an old cumbersome system that can’t keep up with the rate of innovation? The most innovative semiconductor companies are adopting new MES systems that match their demand. Learn how leaders such as Allegro, Infineon and NXP can exceed the pace of innovation. Learn More

How Far Can Integrated Software Take You?

Allegro shares their story of attempting to use an ERP module for shop floor control and ending up with paper to supplement. To improve efficiency, they opted to implement a modern MES that could manage all aspects of production in ways that neither ERP nor a set of point solutions could match. In this brief, learn how integrated solutions are still an option, when you choose the right system for the job. Learn More

Plant Wide to Process Step: MES, Recipes and Equipment

Plant Wide to Process Step: MES, Recipes and Equipment

As you make the decision to switch from an aging MES to a modern MES you will design the system architecture to ensure each process step operates at maximum efficiency. This requires MES integration with recipe management and equipment automation. Read this brief to learn how Infineon Technologies and International Rectifier standardized on each layer across the enterprise while ensuring flexibility to meet the needs of all site operations. Learn More

Moving to Global MES

Moving to Global MES

Leading semiconductor manufacturers are moving to standardize globally on a modern manufacturing execution system (MES) to enable agile, reliable and efficient operations. Read this brief, learn how NXP, international Rectifier, Allegro and Infineon effected change by creating a shared vision that corporate and all site managers support, demonstrating how all stakeholders benefit, involving all sites in the systematic selection process, and rolling out the solution with a globally-involved team. Learn More

Meeting New Quality Demands

Meeting New Quality Demands

Semiconductor companies facing new demands for higher quality, improved documentation, and detailed customer audits are moving to new manufacturing execution systems (MES) to meet these needs. Read how International Rectifier, Allegro, Fairchild and NXP have replaced decades-old legacy MES to provide robust tracking and process enforcement required by customers, and enable analysis and improvement even as processes, products and technologies change. Learn More

Three Reasons You Must Have a Modern MES Now

Three Reasons You Must Have a Modern MES Now

Your legacy MES may manage basic WIP tracking reliably, but does it allow manufacturing to keep up with the speed of innovation and customer demand? With a modern MES a whole new world opens up – with more functionality in one platform, standardization across all operations, and speed to respond to change. Read this industry brief learn how leading Semiconductor companies Triquint, NXP, International Rectifier, Fairchild and Allegro use modern MES to succeed. Learn More