The PRODUCTION manager is published four times a year and informs about the latest developments on the market for software solutions in the field of logistics and production.
You will also find on our blog selected articles from the current issue as well as other interesting topics about energy supply and public transport.
In an interview with the Production manager, the Managing Directors of PSI Logistics GmbH, Dr. Giovanni Prestifilippo and Sascha Tepuric, illustrate the impact of the pandemic on project business and product development.
Steel plant’s operations are complex, as all production steps are partially interdependent and impossible to isolate. This makes it challenging to simultaneously optimize production processes, save energy and comply with CO2 regulations and stay competitive with changing market demands. Planning, scheduling and logistics require innovative production management solutions for efficient production. PSI Metals has integrated new features to their solutions to support customers in their decarbonization journey.
Regardless of how good the ERP-MES implementation methods are, if expectations and feasibility do not match, a project will quickly falter. This is especially true if many functions are introduced at once and both the complexity and scope of the tasks overwhelm teams and budgets. In many respects, a long-term strategy is the better approach.
Gränges AB has made significant investments by expanding its aluminum rolling operations in the USA. PSI delivered a software solution based on the PSImetals Planning, Order Dressing, Production,
Quality and Logistics modules. In collaboration with PSI Metals in 2017, Gränges also implemented a new production management solution in Gränges Sweden AB (Finspång). The go-live of the Americas project was in 2019 and this progression towards one common solution, for all Gränges sites, has proven to be a successful and equally beneficial relationship.
In our archive you can find all issues of the Production Manager released since 2018.
Photos (from left to right): PSI Logistics, PSI Logistics, Wemhöner Surface Technologies
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