“Fourth time is the charm”, said Hiten Shah, as he entered the office this morning. MES has been the honoree for last three years but in this fourth year, it won the Innovation award. The Smart 50 Awards, presented by Hylant, recognize the top executives of the smartest 50 companies in the region for their ability to effectively build and lead savvy organizations. MES – the global manufacturing resources and supply chain management company – under the leadership of Hiten, was honored for its innovation. Firm won the award for developing a very critical phone application, called MESH-Quality®. Application has been a game changer for MES, it’s quality team and it’s customers. MESH application allows engineers to report on the quality and process right from the factory floor. Engineers and managers globally get alerts on quality issues found directly while the products are manufactured. It brings the “factory next door” concept […]
MES publishes today the second research in the White Paper Series, an initiative of the Business Development Department meant to bring insightful industry analysis to our stakeholders. The objective was to assess how and to what extent the Trans-Pacific Partnership will affect the automotive, lighting, heavy machinery and energy equipment industries, the main industries MES serves. We took a step back to look at the intricacies of the global trade agreements, the trade indicators such as tariffs, number of days and documents needed to import and export, container costs, rules of origin compared to NAFTA, trade surplus and deficits of the 12 countries involved etc. The analysis emphasized the position of the United States, identifies winners and losers and draws conclusions on what we can expect moving forward. Surprisingly, it also shows that China might not be as disadvantaged as it was originally thought from its absence from the negotiation […]
MES, INC President, Mr. Shah was invited to speak at University of Texas – Austin. He presented at SCMSO undergraduate organization. (http://www.scmsotexas.com). He also presented to Operations Fellows (MBA group) http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/Centers/SCMC/Sigma-Fellows His presentation was well received by the students of both groups. It was a very engaging conversation where students led by asking a variety of questions. Some of them included: 1] What is Mr. Shah’s biggest challenge in growing the business? 2] Where does Mr. Shah spend most of his time? 3] Why would competitor not be able to surpass what MES does? 4] How do you encourage people to push themselves and fail? 5] How do you develop a culture of tolerance to trying out new things and failing at some? 6] Why do customers come to MES? 7] How did business get started? 7] What were biggest lessons from startup to now? 8] How big can the business […]
The MES team has been growing by leaps and bounds and now includes close to 50 members worldwide. With offices or personnel in the US, Mexico, India, China, Vietnam and Australia, we are truly a global company! We recently snapped some photos from our Mexico office, and thought you’d enjoy seeing the view our Mexico team enjoys. MES, Inc. is a full-service provider of global contract manufacturing services. Our value to our customers is our ability to manage the entire Supply Chain Management process, from sourcing, manufacturing, export/import, logistics and warehousing solutions. We take great pride in our ability to reduce manufacturing and tooling costs and manufacturing lead times for our customers worldwide. Contact us today to find out more and to see how we can save you time and money on manufactured components and supply chain management.
This is the most metric-intensive portion of the supply chain process—one where we continuously measure quality levels, production output and productivity. Outsourced Manufacturing Considerations Manufacturers are increasingly relying on outsourced manufacturing as they struggle to keep manufacturing costs in check, shorten product cycles and stay competitive in their market. Outsourced manufacturing, done well, can help manufacturers save money on everything from facility costs, tooling, equipment purchases and maintenance, as well as staffing. Outsourced manufacturing can also allow for the expansion of core competencies and help protect companies from supply interruptions. As compelling as the savings are, sacrificing quality or lead times can end up costing manufacturers more money in the long term. You must ensure that the outsourced manufacturing vendor has the technical capabilities, capacity, facilities, and systems to provide the products according to your specifications and will provide the service you expect. You should assess the willingness and capability […]