Production Planning & Scheduling

Pulp & Paper Industries

Opcenter APS (formerly Preactor) is used widely in the Printing and Packaging sectors. Printers can have various capabilities in terms of colors so that there are alternative routes for orders to take.

Batching together similar orders can reduce clean down time. In book and magazine there are often multiple sections to be assembled and the management of parallel processes can be important to minimize waiting time and work in process.


  • Banknotes, Securities and Plastic Cards
  • Books, Magazines & Catalogue Publishing
  • Cards, Labels & Stationary
  • Coated Paper & Tapes
  • Contract Packaging & Printing
  • Corrugated Paper, Boxes and Cartons
  • Paper Processing & Printing
  • Pharmaceutical, Food & Healthcare Packaging
  • Posters, Billboards & Banners
  • Pharmaceutical, Food & Healthcare Packaging
Opcenter (Preactor)
Advanced Planning
• What to make • When to make it • How much to make • Where to make it • Required materials & resources
Opcenter (Preactor)
Advanced Scheduling
• How best to make it • Sequencing • Synchronization • Priorities, constraints, & conflicts • Monitor execution & change
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