The majority of ERP-bundled scheduling systems fall short when it comes to actual job sequencing. Why is that and what is the solution? We have the answer…
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We are excited to announce that the latest version of Opcenter APS Version 18.2 has been released! Have a look now at what you’ll gain by upgrading to the latest version.
People often ask us when they should use an advanced scheduling tool vs. a discrete-event simulation tool. Let us explain the difference
Join us for a special Opcenter APS (Preactor Advanced Planning & Scheduling) training webinar! In this session, LSI’s Greg Miller will show you how quickly & easily users are able to make necessary adjustments to the schedule when unexpected issues arise, by walking through common scheduling “What If’s?”
I am often asked for a brief explanation of why a manufacturing company would need an APS system, and over the years, I must admit that I have struggled with a simple explanation. Recently, however, I have concluded that there is a very simple way of doing this using one word: “connectivity.”
Opcenter APS (Preactor) has an unbelievable amount of configurability. One important function that is quickly & easily modified to reflect your shop floor scheduling realities is the flexibility you have to adjust your Primary Calendars.
Watch this video explaining how Opcenter APS (formerly Preactor Advanced Planning & Scheduling) handles the unique sequencing requirements in oven/furnace scheduling.
Watch this demonstration of how Opcenter APS manages wave sequencing. This particular example highlights the challenges faced by food manufacturers in scheduling & sequencing batch jobs with multiple production steps in an environment with different products & numerous allergens.
The inescapable truth is that few, if any of us, were able to predict and plan for the Coronavirus scare, but none of us should have been surprised by the fact that the world is constantly changing.
We are excited to announce the availability of Siemens Opcenter APS 18.1! The latest version introduces 3 new tools for maintaining schedules without directly interacting with Opcenter Scheduling