AVAILABLE NOW! Opcenter APS 18.3

By Alessandro Cereseto

We are excited to announce that the latest version of Opcenter APS Version 18.3 has been released!

Opcenter APS 18.3 enables complex grouping of operations and improves user experience significantly.

Opcenter™ APS software is a family of production planning and scheduling products that improve the synchronization of your manufacturing processes. This gives you greater visibility and control, which enables you to increase resource utilization and on-time delivery while reducing inventory levels and waste. Opcenter APS is a highly customizable capacity planning and scheduling package. Opcenter is a part of the Xcelerator™ portfolio, a comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software and services from Siemens Digital Industries Software.

Opcenter APS 18.3 brings you the following benefits:

  • Operation aggregation
  • Enables complex grouping scenarios
  • Offers greater support for batching of cross-order operations
  • Improves material explorer user experience
  • Large dataset load performance improvements
  • Enhances integration with Opcenter scheduling electronics

Already using Opcenter APS? See what’s new in v18.3

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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