AVAILABLE NOW! Opcenter APS 18.2

By Alessandro Cereseto

We are excited to announce that the latest version of Opcenter APS Version 18.2 has been released!

Opcenter APS 18.2 delivers extending Opcenter Planner with custom window. Leveraging functionality already adopted in Opcenter Scheduling (Opcenter SC), Opcenter Planner now offers the ability to extend the planner module with the inclusion of custom window support.

Adding support for custom windows allows customer enhancements to be created to support business requirements. Adding to the already extensive software development kit (SDK) covering both standard functionality and sequencer-specific application program interface (API) methods, a new set of Opcenter Planner API methods have been introduced giving you the ability to interact with the Opcenter Planner module through .net.

Opcenter APS 18.2 brings you the following benefits:

  • Opcenter Planner extensibility
  • Extended personalization and tailored tools based on customer business requirements
  • Ability to interact through extensions with underlying data model
  • Greater cross-industry flexibility to adjust application requirements
  • Large dataset editor performance improvements

Already using Opcenter APS? See what’s new in v18.2

Opcenter APS 18 releases come with an updated look and feel, which aligns the product with the Opcenter portfolio. The updated look and feel comes with new icons throughout the product, along with a new color theme.

How good are you at scheduling? Try your skills with our interactive game, simulating the scheduling of bicycle or soda production in a factory.

Want to learn more? Opcenter APS products can be used for long-term strategic planning covering months and years, medium-term tactical planning with a few weeks planning horizon and for detailed sequencing and scheduling. Opcenter APS can be installed out of the box, and can be customized and configured where necessary. It can be used standalone to manage planning and scheduling, and is also designed for integration with other software such as ERP, MES, Data collection, Forecasting, Demand Planning and OEE applications. Find out more about Opcenter APS.

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