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May 7 - 8, 2019 Västerås (Sweden) - ROIMA Intelligence hosted another MESA GEP Certificate of Awareness session.
After 5 years doing so in Finland, this year, they invited customers, prospects and own staff to participate to the 2-days MESA MES/MOM Methodology education session in Sweden.

Smart Manufacturing Training at CESMII event

February 27, 2019 - At Carnesale Commons UCLA, the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) and MESA International successfully introduced two new courses about Smart Manufacturing. MOMi president and senior consultant Jan Snoeij ...

MOMi is 5!

And what a five years it has been!! The Manufacturing Operations Management Institute (MOMi) was born on 1st January 2014. Starting with the contract to provide MESA Internationals Global Education Program (GEP) and heads full of ideas of what we would like to achieve in that first year.
I had absolutely no clue …

MOMi delivers MESA's first GEP in Russia!

Hosted and endorsed by Honeywell Process Solutions, MOMi's president and MESA Approved Instructor Jan Snoeij has provided the MESA MES/MOM Certificate of Competence education program to 22 participants in Moscow (Russia).

MESA Certificate of Competence in Haarlem

November 13 - 16, MOMi delivered another great MESA GEP session. This one was in the ATS-Global offices in Haarlem (NL) with participants from The Netherlands, Finland, Ireland and Saudi Arabia.

MOMi education session at iBASEt business conference

October 22, 2018, over 30 participants to the MOMi workshop "Smart MES/MOM" joined MOMi president and senior business consultant Jan Snoeij in discovering pragmatic steps towards Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0.

The workshop was part of the successful iBASEt business/user conference "Excelerate" in Dana Point (CA).

Productique Québec hosted MESA CoC program

The Information Technology and Services provider Productique Québec in Sherbrooke (Canada) hosted the 4-days MESA CoC program September 10 - 13, 2018. Their post at LinkedIn indicates their happiness and that this probably isn't the last time:
"C’est aujourd’hui que la formation sur la Méthodologie MES/MOM prenait fin chez PRODUCTIQUE QUÉBEC. Nous tenons à remercier M. Michel Devos de MESA International pour son savoir-faire et ses connaissances ! N’hésitez pas à nous contacter si vous avez des questions quant à la façon dont votre entreprise pourrait bénéficier de ces nouveaux acquis."


MOMi education session at iBASEt business conference

iBASEt, a leading provider of digital manufacturing, MRO and quality software solutions, today announced it will host a distinguished group of business leaders focused on complex manufacturing at Excelerate, the Company's annual business conference. The event takes place Oct. 22-25, 2018 at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa in Dana Point, California.

On the first day of the event, MOMi’s president and senior business consultant Jan Snoeij will provide a special education session “Smart MES/MOM”. The workshop will address key questions with respect to the deployment of MES/MOM as a step towards Smart Manufacturing (Industry 4.0).

Are your people making the difference?

Why is it that the following dialogue is coming back several times a year in social media and always makes people smile?

CFO asks CEO: "What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us?”
CEO: "What happens if we don’t and they stay?”


ManuTalk: Excellence in Manufacturing & Innovative Technologies

The Manufacturing Operations Management Institute (MOMi) is pleased to announce Jan Snoeij, President of MOMi, will speak at the summit that brings together some of the most influential practitioners across the Global Industrial Manufacturing sector.

Industry 4.0 & Artificial Intelligence

A new series of 4 articles by Mike James, leading global expert in industry 4.0 Current Industry 4.0 developments clearly point to the adoption of Artificial Intelligence whilst current AI developments are rarely focussed upon Smart Manufacturing applications. To understand what is going on a simple click on Wikipedia reveals the five levels of AI represented by Intelligent Agents. I think most readers would agree that current systems are at the lowest level of AI and we have a long way to go to climb through to level 5, fully contextualised decision making.

Thought leader Jan Snoeij joins Manufacturing Operations Management Institute as President and Senior Consultant

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jan Snoeij to the role of as President of the Manufacturing Operations Management Institute (MOMi).

MESA International’s Global Education Program Trains Executives

Manufacturers and producers have been asking for a full MES/MOM education program. They understand the benefits but have concerns about the effectiveness of their deployments without their people being properly trained.

Industry 4.0 and Smart Advisors

I first read about & "smart advisors" in a report published by industry analyst Gartner. The idea aligns well with our own thoughts that decision making will shift away from people to virtual assistants. Already prevalent in the banking and services industry, virtual assistants advise us on a wide variety of choices such as what loan to take out or which local restaurant to choose.

Join MESA Germany Special Interest Group in Bochum

The Manufacturing Enterprise Solution Association (MESA Internationals) Germany Special Interest Group (SIG) invite you join them at "MES in Digital Production" in the learning room at the Ruhr University, Bochum.

Industry 4.0 & The Smart Services Welt

The Smart Services Welt 2025 report was published in March 2015 and builds on the original Industry 4.0 report from April 2013. A "Welt" according to the Oxford Dictionary is a leather rim sewn around the edge of a shoe but in this context "welt" is German for World. Let me quote the report:

Join MOMi at MESA's 2016 North American Conference

The Manufacturing Operations Management Institute is please to announce their support for MESA's 2016 North American Conference.

The Internet of Services in Industry 4.0

In the fourth in this series of articles, we find out how the internet of services fits in with smart manufacturing to realise the fourth industrial revolution.


Industry 4.0: learning how to prepare for the fourth industrial revolution

Manufacturing companies can take some simple steps to prepare for the fourth industrial revolution, says Mike James of ATS International

MESA International to Formalize a New Public Recognition Program

Association plans to recognize those it sees taking active steps to raise the understanding of the role and business value of Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions

Industry 4.0: from vision to reality

Introducing the trends around social, digital and sustainability that are coming together to drive Industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution. An article by Mike James:ATS International