• Gain insight into the real capacity of the factory.
  • Consolidate applications and data sources.
  • Insight into impact of last-minute orders.
  • Possibility to respond rapidly to changes.
  • Ability to project seasonal sales demands.

Project Scope

  • Project sales demands incorporating forecasts imported directly into Preactor.
  • Simplify the production planning and scheduling process.
  • Enable the planner to do ‘what-if’ scenarios.
  • Integration with SIMATIC IT MES to send work orders to the shop floor.
Project scope

Solution Approach

  • SIMATIC IT Preactor Advanced Planning and Scheduling provides the necessary insight in production scheduling.
  • Tight integration with both ERP and MES to leverage the existing information in the company.
  • Powerful APS algorithms to create multiple planning scenario’s applicable to each situation.
Solution Approach

The Results

  • Achieved paper-less production process.
  • Seamless planning and scheduling between APS and MES.
  • Enabled granular lot traceability.
  • Complete inventory management of raw materials and finished goods.

Systems, Tools & Services Expertise

  • SIMATIC IT Preactor Advanced Planning & Scheduling software

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