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Proficy Smart Factory MES - Manufacturing Execution Systems

Enable lean manufacturing through on-premise, cloud, or hybrid MES software solutions

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What is Proficy Smart Factory (MES Software)?

Proficy Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES)

Proficy Smart Factory (MES software) is a suite of cloud-based and on-premises solutions. Transform your manufacturing business through insights and intelligence powered by data integration, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), machine learning, and predictive analytics. By bringing together the digital world with the physical world of manufacturing, Proficy Smart Factory MES software can deliver holistic performance management for today’s connected enterprise.


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#1 MES for In-Process Quality Management in leading analyst report

Unlock unprecedented efficiency for lean manufacturing

Reduce costs

By aligning resources, energy, and efficiency management your manufacturing operations can reduce inventory, identify costly production gaps, lower energy and utility waste, and gain insight into throughput and critical processes.

Improve quality

Capture robust quality data and related traceability information, while at the same time performing analysis on process-oriented data and product-oriented data, and classifying materials as non-conforming, out-of-spec, or related to recalls.

Speed production

Improve on-time delivery performance and respond optimally and with agility to late stage changes, gain up-to-date visibility of all work-in-progress orders, get more successful new product introductions (NPIs), and shorten design-to-delivery cycles.

Calculate MES Software Value & Benefits

How much can you gain from a Manufacturing Execution System (MES)? How much can you improve quality, throughput and efficiency?


Find out with our MES Software Value & Benefits Calculator.


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Gartner Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Reports

Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for MES

Gartner named GE Digital a Leader in the 2023 Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems for its Proficy Smart Factory (MES) software solution. The evaluation was based on specific criteria that analyzed the company’s overall completeness of vision and ability to execute.


Also, find out why Gartner recognized GE Digital as a Customers’ Choice in the 2023 Gartner® Peer Insights™ Voice of Customer: Manufacturing Execution Systems.


Read your complimentary reports today.

Our customers tell it best: MES software case studies

We are very proud of the results our clients are achieving with GE Digital's Smart Factory MES software. Explore their stories.

Drive lean manufacturing with Proficy Smart Factory (MES)


Proficy Plant Applications

Maximize overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), improve production scheduling, and ensure product quality by leveraging real-time production data.


Available in the cloud, on-prem or as a hybrid architecture, Proficy Plant Applications is a powerful operations management solution for process, discrete, and mixed manufacturers – spanning food and beverage and consumer packaged goods to aviation and electronics. This MES solution collects and analyzes data, and helps manage highly automated, fast-moving processes as well as slower moving, labor-intensive jobs.

Cloud OEE on Tablet

Cloud OEE: Efficiency SaaS

Reducing total cost of ownership by up to 30% compared to on-prem software, Proficy Smart Factory – Cloud OEE tracks and monitors OEE and other critical key performance indicators such as downtime, waste, production counts, MTBF, MTTR, and more.


Manufacturers can automatically or manually associate events with causes and then analyze to identify root causes.


Reduce costs with a proven MES, hosted in the cloud – spanning your process, discrete and mixed manufacturing environment needs.


Cloud MES: Production Management & Quality Management SaaS

Fully hosted as a managed service, our Cloud MES software provides companies with the robust, composable no-code technology to improve their operations in real time, along with the flexibility to deploy in a way that best suits their needs.


Manufacturers can decrease maintenance resource overhead and increase performance with the latest features and newest software releases provided quickly through the cloud infrastructure.

Tracker MES software | GE Digital | Screenshot |


Accelerate time-to-market and improve just-in-sequence performance at a global scale.


With installations spanning the world, Tracker is a comprehensive routing, tracking, and order execution management system that helps manufacturers raise productivity and cut costs by monitoring and managing the execution of production orders.


Tracker automates routing and sequencing to accelerate time to market, reduce warranty and recall exposure, and support Lean operations and building right the first time. 

Proficy Orchestration Hub for accurate manufacturing product data | GE Digital

Proficy Orchestration Hub

Proficy Orchestration Hub enables you to stay in sync with the constant updates to product manufacturing information. Based on proven GE innovation, this solution:


  • Provides out-of-the-box tools to unify product manufacturing information from disparate data systems such as ERP and PLM
  • Transforms and organizes this raw business-oriented information into production-ready formats including recipes and specifications
  • Orchestrates the information across your factory floor systems at a single site or multiple sites.
Scheduler from GE Digital | screenshot | Optimize production

ROB-EX Scheduler

Achieve dynamic and effective production schedules in real time.


ROB-EX Scheduler enables companies to create and maintain dynamic and efficient production orders in real time based on resources and asset capacity. This modular production scheduling system can be used as a complete standalone planning solution or integrated easily with ERP and MES systems.


ROB-EX Scheduler tracks actual measured production, consumption, waste, and yields and updates ERP and MES systems automatically. It also provides reports and analysis tools.


Predix Manufacturing Data Cloud | Screenshot | GE Digital

Proficy Manufacturing Data Cloud

Consolidate and transform manufacturing data across plants for cloud storage, analysis, and analytics.  


With Proficy Manufacturing Data Cloud (Proficy MDC), you can easily and quickly increase the derived value by reliably bringing enterprise-wide manufacturing data into the cloud and transforming it into a structured data set.


Proficy MDC enables the consolidation of three data sets required for process optimization and analytical applications: asset data, ERP data, and manufacturing data. 

Drive results by combining people, process, and data

Manufacturing & Digital Plant | Software from GE Digital

Proficy Plant Applications: Learning Webinar Series

Take advantage of this special webinar series for Proficy Plant Applications users to learn about enhancements you can add to your existing MES solution.  All five webinars are now available on demand:


  • Achieve Centralized, Remote and Mobile Operations with Real-Time KPI Visibility and Dashboards
  • Improve OEE and Quality with Analytics
  • Improve Production Scheduling to Increase Customer Satisfaction and Productivity
  • Consolidate and Transform Manufacturing Data to the Cloud for Increased Visibility and Value

Value Workshop from GE Digital

Manufacturers are faced with unprecedented and unpredictable times, where disruption has been felt globally and no rule book exists. Partner with GE Digital to develop an action plan for rapid digital transformation wins based on industry-proven value cases and ROI.


It has the flexibility to look at the same data in different ways that makes sense for a particular operational team, at a particular time.

We found that as the years went on, we were collecting more and more big data. And we were able to utilize a lot of tools from GE Digital to analyze that data and turn ourselves into an algorithmic-type organization.

Data is really important to us to improve stability of the operation. GE provided the most complete software suite for our needs.

Having reliable software systems to control our output is very important. We made our first implementation of this technology in China. Then we brought the technology to Sweden, used the learnings from implementing MES in our China plant and challenged ourselves to improve how we work, prioritize and bring the solutions to production. This has really been successful and the team from GE Digital have been with us at every step of this journey – we took one step together, saw the results, then took another step. It is an interesting journey – and it is far from finished!

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