ATS consultants worked alongside three dedicated working groups in Carlsberg,(Filling & Packaging, Brewing & Processing and Maintenance) to create an MES blueprint.
Siemens SIMATIC IT was selected by Carlsberg as it is repeatable, upgradable, extendable and supportable solution. ATS Global was chosen to implement the solution in cooperation with Siemens and the key priority for both companies was to create an out-of-the-box solution which can be repeated at other process industry users.
As a result Carlsberg now have an effective MES layer in place, which knows the exact state of the production process and is able to interface with the ERP layer (SAP system). Forty eight hours of SAP production orders are stored in the Siemens Simatic IT MES layer, ensuring if the SAP system fails for any reason, production can continue.