The Leanest Lean You Have Ever Seen

Lean manufacturing represents a cultural change at all levels of a company. Its prime objective is to eliminate waste, whatever form that takes. The most obvious examples in the production area might……

Crossing the Chasm from ERP to APS

Today we well know that, with few exceptions, ERP systems assume adequate resources are available when required, i.e. resources have infinite capacity. ERP systems have a BOM exploder and inventory c……

APS: A key element to digital transformation

From strategic planning to detailed scheduling, Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) is essential for anticipating manufacturing resource needs; orchestrating efficient use of material, people, a……

A Crystal Ball for the Supply Chain: Bringing Current and Future Capacity into the Delivery Equation

In companies all over the world there is a trend that seems to be common. Competition is increasing both from the company’s traditional competitors and from new entrants to the market place, often fr……

Jumpstart your digitalization journey with an APS tool

Global competition necessitates manufacturers find ways to optimize production operations by reducing or eliminating non-value-added activities. Innovative technology continues to aid in this process……

Narayan Powertech gets big win with SIMATIC IT Preactor APS

Another huge success story in the application of Advanced Planning and Scheduling technology, Siemens’ SIMATIC IT Preactor APS. Narayan Powertech needed support for its growing transformer manufactur……

Elmwood Reclaimed Timber Manufacturer Improves Sales by 10% with APS Solution

Elmwood Reclaimed Timber Inc., based in Kansas City, Missouri, manufactures and markets the highest-quality reclaimed wood products that adhere to standards embracing the company’s deep respect for t……

NOW AVAILABLE: SIMATIC IT Preactor version 16.4

We are excited to announce the latest version SIMATIC IT Preactor has been released! Version 16.4 offers improved order enquiry, integration, reporting and visualization.

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Webinar “Advanced Planning & Scheduling : A key element to digital transformation”

From strategic planning to detailed scheduling, Advanced Planning & Scheduling (APS) is essential for anticipating manufacturing resource needs; orchestrating efficient use of material, people, a……