By Franck Malatier

We are excited to announce the latest version SIMATIC IT Preactor APS has been released! Version 2016r3 offers improved integration, reporting, and visualization.

SIMATIC IT Preactor software is a family of production planning and scheduling products that improve the synchronization of your manufacturing processes, giving you greater visibility and control to increase resource utilization and on-time delivery, while reducing inventory levels and waste. SIMATIC IT Preactor APS is a highly customizable capacity planning and scheduling package.

What’s new in SIMATIC IT Preactor APS 2016r3 ?

  • Powerful new data visualization tools including

    • Multi-pick editor filters for powerful ad hoc filtering

    • Advanced filtering and highlighting tool for rapid repeatable data selection

    • Improved configurable and data rich unscheduled operation information

Also introduced in earlier SIMATIC IT Preactor APS 16 product releases

  • Tight integration with SIMATIC IT Unified Architecture Discrete Manufacturing

  • Improved integration with third-party products and shift data

  • Simple creation of feature-rich visual reports and dashboards

Already using SIMATIC IT Preactor APS? See what’s new in the latest version

Want to learn more? Sieme2017-10-18 14_43_02-Preactor Sequencer _ Schedule.pngns provides an entire portfolio of solutions dedicated to Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM). Working together to optimize production processes within the Digital Enterprise, Manufacturing Operations Management software products focus on improving efficiency, flexibility and time-to-market. SIMATIC IT Preactor advanced planning and scheduling (APS) is a complete range of solutions for detailed production scheduling, capacity planning and graphical master production schedule. Learn more

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