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Chippenham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, 2014/08/12 - SNic India awarded Best Case Study of the Year 2013-14 for its implementation at Pradip Polyfils Pvt Ltd (PRADIP), a leading manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene filter plates in India - Preactor.com.
At its annual conference held in Chippenham in June, Preactor International Ltd A Siemens Company awarded industrial engineering solutions firm and Preactor reseller SNic India Best Case Study of the Year 2013-14 for its implementation at Pradip Polyfils Pvt. Ltd (PRADIP), a leading manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene filter plates in India.
Nikhil Joshi, CEO of SNic India comments,“PRADIP is the first company from India to win the best case study of the year award and this has only been possible thanks to Team PRADIP’s commitment and discipline”.
Pradip went live with Preactor in 2011 and in the first year improved its on-time-delivery from 60% to 95%. Filter plates have long production times where “Pradip” used short term and long term scheduling capabilities available in Preactor for making scientific and accurate expansion decisions in advance.
Based on the results achieved, Preactor capabilities are currently also being extended to its group company Propylon Products. Vijay Kansara, Managing Director of PRADIP, says about the award,“We are able to sustain lean improvements done by our team which to my knowledge only a scheduling technology like Preactor can provide and are motivated by receiving an award for our efforts.”
“This year’s partner conference was a real success with more than 100 attendees coming from 27 countries,” adds Rolf Ebnet, CEO of Preactor International Ltd.,“the participants were all very enthusiastic about the presentations they attended and the exchange of know-how creates a strong community spirit. They are all looking forward to returning for the next partner meeting in 2015.
“We are very pleased that SNic’s presented case study was voted best case study of the year by our resellers. Advanced Planning & Scheduling Software awareness is only starting to grow in Indian manufacturing industries and companies like ‘Pradip’ have been instrumental in being ahead of the curve, by using the advantages of Preactor to boost its manufacturing visibility and competitiveness.”
Preactor has been implemented across diverse manufacturing sectors in India in the past few years, with a local office in Bangalore dedicated to developing and supporting key partners like SNic India.
“The conferences always take place in a very friendly atmosphere,” adds Nikhil Joshi. “It is a fantastic opportunity for all of us to share time, experience and strategy with Preactor executive staff and with the other network partners of Preactor.”
Preactor (preactor.com) is a range of advanced planning and scheduling software for manufacturers and is part of the Siemens Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) product portfolio. Preactor links to, adds value and extends many ERP and MES systems to help companies become leaner, offering additional detailed scheduling functionality that most ERP systems don’t have. Preactor’s technology is used by small, medium and large multinational companies around the world.
Preactor has established partnerships with companies located around the world to provide local expertise to support the implementation of the solution for each company. These accredited professionals work closely with customers to ensure each company’s unique requirements are met.
The current trends in manufacturing are towards lowering inventory levels to reduce costs, yet still being able to respond to shorter lead times to satisfy customer demand. Preactor provides the tools that modern businesses need in order to react efficiently to unexpected changes in demand and capacity. Preactor offers a family of applications ranging from mid- and long-term capacity planning to detailed scheduling and is translated into over 30 languages.