MES DEFINITION: A shop floor control system which includes either manual or automatic labor and production reporting as well as on-line inquiries and links to tasks that take place on the production floor. MES includes links to work orders, receipt of goods, shipping, quality control, maintenance, scheduling, and other related tasks.
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