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Variant-rich production at Festo

Batch Size 1 - SAP ME Supports Innovative Growth

In the specific case, a U-line with manual assembly of devices for compressed air preparation was to be optimized as a pilot project with the help of the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) SAP Manufacturing Execution (SAP ME). One assembly line processes around 450 orders a day, of which around 90% are customer-specific configurations, so batch size 1 is almost common.


"There was haggling over every single click."

Dr. Lutz Seidenfaden, Head of Information Management Global Factories,

Products used in this reference

The following strategic software products were used for the successful implementation:

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Chris Leinemann

Chris Leinemann
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