People often ask us when they should use an advanced scheduling tool vs. a discrete-event simulation tool. Let us explain the difference
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Join us for a special Opcenter APS (Preactor Advanced Planning & Scheduling) series of vertical industry-focused webinars in July. Opcenter APS is nimble and adaptable to solve problems in any manufacturing situation for the Food & Beverage, Plastics, or Packaging industry
Machine breakdowns, staffing issues, missed vendor promises… We’ve all had plans go up in smoke due to some unplanned problem. See how Opcenter APS can help you respond quickly to adverse change and enable you to keep your customer promises in Siemens’ upcoming webinar featuring LSI’s own Hans Albright
Like most of you, our team is working from home & continuing to tackle obstacles head-on. LSI is here to support our clients who have experienced major changes in their supply chain & demand.
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.
In response to the challenges that we are all facing together due to the spread of COVID-19, LSI’s Senior Partner Dan Hahn released the following statement Tuesday morning affirming that we are here, utilizing the tools we have in place and continuing to work with you the way we always have.