ISA progresses on ISA-95 Part 3

The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society's SP95 standards committee on enterprise-control system integration is continuing its work to develop a standard on activity models of manufacturing operations management, which will be the third in the ISA-95 series.

05/12/2005


The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society 's SP95 standards committee on enterprise-control system integration is continuing its work to develop a standard on activity models of manufacturing operations management, which will be the third in the ISA-95 series.

ANSI/ISA-95 will consist of the following standards under the general title “Enterprise-Control System Integration”:

Part 1: Models and terminology (published 2000);

Part 2: Object models and attributes (published 2001);

Part 3: Activity models of manufacturing operations management;

Part 4: Object models and attributes of manufacturing operations management; and

Part 5: Business to manufacturing transactions.

The goal of the standards is to reduce the risk, cost, and errors associated with implementing enterprise systems and manufacturing operations systems in such a way that they interoperate and easily integrate. The standards may also be used to reduce the effort associated with implementing new product offerings.

Drafts of parts 3 and 5 of the series have recently been issued for committee ballot.
Part 3 presents models and terminology for defining the activities of manufacturing operations management. The models and terminology defined in Part 3:

  • Emphasize good practices of manufacturing operations;

  • Can be used to improve existing manufacturing operations systems; and

  • Can be applied regardless of the degree of automation.

Part 5 defines business-to-manufacturing transactions and manufacturing-to-business transactions that may be used with objects defined in Part 1 and Part 2 standards. These transactions, related to required and actual manufacturing activities, bind and organize manufacturing objects and activities. These transactions occur at all levels within the enterprise, but the focus of Part 5 is the interface between enterprise systems and manufacturing/control systems. Models are introduced which provide visual descriptions of the transactions, and explanations of their connection to business and production activities.

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—David Greenfield, editorial director, Control Engineering, dgreenfield@reedbusiness.com





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