8. Enterprise Resource Planning System- ERP
The integrated ERP system by proALPHA controls the processes in the Industry 4.0 demonstrator and keeps them transparent. The solution is able to create an integration between the levels of the classic automation pyramid and provides an user interface for the customer. The product configurator in conjunction with a Web Service allows intuitive and location-independent orders in the browser by the customer down to batch size one. Feedback from the plant is observable in real-time and the customer is informed about the current status of production progress.