Netherlands & Belgium

Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) landscape

Recently, we tried to represent the MES landscape that for the Netherlands & Belgium (Flanders) in one image. 

Manufacturing Execution Systems MES in the Netherlands Belgium

In the table below we have added an overview of all MES packages that are currently available.

The top part of the table mainly contains MES packages that are widely used in the Benelux.

Are you missing an MES package in the list below? Please email us as we feel it is important to keep the list complete and up to date.

Brighteye - Momentum MOM

  • Based in: Belgium
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator: VMA & Yitch (Gold partner), Agidens (Silver partner)
  • Industry: Food & Beverages, Agro-Industry, Chemicals, Construction Materials, Food & Beverages, Logistics & Warehousing, Machinery & Equipment, Pharmaceutical & Life Science, Plastics & Rubber, Textiles, Paper & Cardboards
  • References: Unilever, Mydibel, Farm Frites, Verstegen, Poco Loco, Kim’s Chocolates, Ardo, Mulder, Teijin, Haaht, McCaim, Agristo, Puffin, Savencia Fromage & Dairy, Olom, Westmalle Trappist
  • Read more about Brighteye

Aptean - Objective MES

  • Based in: Belgium & Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator: Agidens & Batenburg Beenen
  • Industry: Milling, Pharma & Medical, Fruit & vegetables, Dairy, Plastics & Rubber, Sweets & Bakery, Chemical industry, Beverages, Animal nutrition, Metal Processing, Machine Construction, Wood & Furniture, Electro & Electrical Equipment, Automotive (spare) parts
  • References: Milcobel, Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods, Euroma, Duivelaar pumps, La Lorraine Bakery Group, De Paauw Brood & Banket
  • Read more about Aptean

Siemens - SIMATIC IT MES, Siemens MES

  • Based in: including the Netherlands, Germany & United Kingdom
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator: Actemium, ATS, EKB, Pro-Fa Automation, Van Doren Engineering
  • Industry: Food & Beverage, CPG & Retail, Automotive, Machinery, Electronics, Semiconductors, Aero & Defense, Medical Devices, Pharma & Cosmetics, Chemicals, Energy
  • References:
  • Read more about Siemens

Siemens - Opcenter Execution

  • Based in: including the Netherlands, Germany & United Kingdom
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator: Actemium, ATS, EKB, Pro-Fa Automation, Van Doren Engineering
  • Industry: Food & Beverage, CPG & Retail, Automotive, Machinery, Electronics, Semiconductors, Aero & Defense, Medical Devices, Pharma & Cosmetics, Chemicals, Energy
  • References:
  • Read more about Siemens

Onprove - DPS / the DPS system

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Food & Beverages
  • References: Johma, Marne, Market Food Group, Cérélia
  • Read more about Onprove

RBK Group - RBK FOBIS MES

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Food
  • References: Adri & Son, ENKCO, Royal Smilde, Zwanenberg, Maasland
  • Read more about RBK Group

MPDV - MES Hydra X

  • Based in: Germany
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Food, Pharma, Engineering, etc.
  • References: Timmerije, Rena Casting, JAEGER Group, Grohe AG, Melitta, Duni, Playmobil and Phoenix-Contact
  • Read more about MPDV

Aveva (Formerly Wonderware) - AVEVA MES

  • Based in: including the Netherlands, Germany & United Kingdom
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator: Actemium, CGI, EKB, Van Doren Engineering, PRO-FA Automation
  • Industry: Food, Building Materials
  • References:
  • Read more about Aveva

Rockwell Automation - FactoryTalk, PharmaSuite

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Life Sciences, Pharma
  • References:
  • Learn more about Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation - Rockwell FactoryTalk

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator: Actemium, EKB, Pro-Fa Automation, Van Doren Engineering
  • Industry: Food, Pharma, Machinery, Building Equipement
  • References:
  • Learn more about Rockwell Automation

Körber Pharma - Werum PAS-X MES

  • Based in: Germany
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator: ATS
  • Industry: Pharma, Biotech
  • References:
  • Read more about Körber Pharma

Act-in - Act-in MES

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Everything
  • References:
  • Read more about Act-in

Aegis Industrial Software Corporation - Aegis FactoryLogix

  • Based in: Germany (HQ Europe)
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Electronics, Industrial
  • References:
  • Read more about Aegis Industrial Software Corporation

Creonis - CSD MES

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Food & Beverages, Pharma, Cosmetics
  • References: AB-InBev (29 European breweries), Palm, MSD (Heist-op-den-Berg)
  • Read more about Creonis

Critical Manufacturing - Critical Manufacturing MES

  • Based in: Germany
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator: ATS
  • Industry:Electronic, Pharma
  • References:
  • Read more about Critical Manufacturing

EQUANS - Engie EQUANS MES

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator: Engie
  • Industry: Food, Pharma, Sustainable Energy, Commercial Real Estate
  • References:
  • Read more about EQUANS

Hellebrekers - Visual Link Software MES

Parsec - TrakSYS MES Platform

  • Located in: Worldwide
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator: Actemium
  • Industry: Automotive, Chemicals, Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, Packaged Goods
  • References:
  • Read more about Parsec – TrakSYS MES Platform

iTAC Software - iTAC.MES.Suite

  • Based in: Germany
  • Experience by Greywise: Yes
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Electronic, Industry
  • References:
  • Read more about iTAC Software

Lighthouse - Infor Shopfloor-Online MES

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator: Actemium
  • Industry: Everything
  • References:
  • Read more about Lighthouse

Auteq - MESA

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator: Auteq
  • Industry: Food, Feed
  • References:
  • Read more about MESA

Nomuda - Nomuda Visual Factory

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry:
  • References:
  • Read more about Nomuda

Plex - Rockwell Plex MES

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Everything
  • References:
  • Read more about Plex

Progmatic - IPS: Integrated Production System

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator:
  • Industry: Food & Beverages, Chemicals
  • References:
  • Read more about Progmatic

SAP - SAP Manufacturing Execution

  • Based in: Netherlands
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator: ATS, CGI
  • Industry: Everything
  • References:
  • Read more about SAP

Solumina - iBASEt solutions

  • Based in: USA, France, UK, India
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator: ATS
  • Industry: Everything
  • References:
  • Read more about Solumina

GE Digital - Proficy Smart Factory

  • Located in: Worldwide
  • Experience by Greywise:
  • Supported by system integrator: Novotek
  • Industry: Everything
  • References:
  • Read more about Smart Factory MES from GE Digital

Wide variety of MES Systems

There are a large number of suppliers of MES-Systems ( Manufacturing Execution System ). They differ in field of application, functional wealth, size, (growth) possibilities and price. The best solution will have to be reconsidered for every situation and for every company.

Widely applicable or specific to a certain industry

Certain suppliers provide software that can be widely used within the food industry. Others focus on specific sectors, for example the meat processing industry. We often see that these suppliers also supply process equipment for that industry.

For a specific part of the process

For example, there are MES applications that only focus on packaging lines. Or on a specific aspect of a packaging line, such as OEE.

Focused on a specific functional area

Certain MES applications focus on registering and tracking the flow of goods, while other MES applications focus more on quality assurance and registration.

Generic MES packages

These are Manufacturing Execution Systems that can be widely used in various industries, for example discrete production, process industry, semi-conductor or automotive. Certain System Integrators have developed a solution specifically for the food industry based on a generic package.

Specifically developed for the food industry

A number of suppliers have developed a Manufacturing Execution System specifically tailored to the needs of the food industry. These packages offer rich functionality and often cover the entire production process, from receipt to delivery.

Developed from the controls

There are also System Integrators who have been active in industrial automation (PLC and SCADA) for many years and who over time have built a number of custom solutions for their customers and reuse these solutions at other customers.