Applied Materials just announced the launch of a new product, Applied SmartFactory(TM) MES* software. The software allows LED, chip packaging and solar factories to track and streamline the movement of materials through the facility. In less than 60 days after deployment, the product leads to higher product quality and better productivity, along with reduced costs.
In a press release, Charlie Pappis, vice president and general manager of Applied Global Services, explained the advantages of the new product:
“The SmartFactory system is designed
to help factory operations in rapidly-growing industries achieve the high yields and economies of scale that can lower manufacturing cost — key to the widespread adoption of these important new technologies. With the SmartFactory system, customers can realize the benefits of Applied’s proven manufacturing automation technology with a ready-to-use solution that can be expanded as their businesses and industries grow without disrupting ongoing production.”