Workshop: Improve your manufacturing production planning and scheduling with Preactor

A one- day intensive workshop by Siemens and SNic Solutions designed for manufacturers.

Date: Friday, December 1, 2017, 9 am EDT
Duration: 9 am – 5.30 pm EDT
Event venue: Siemens PLM Software, 38695 W Seven Mile Rd # 300, Livonia, MI 48152, USA
Cost: Free

What is Preactor?

SIMATIC IT Preactor is a world leader production planning and scheduling software, used by a broad range of businesses globally.

Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) is a system of software tools and techniques which helps in analysis and planning of entire manufacturing process. SIMATIC IT Preactor APS is a highly customizable finite capacity planning and scheduling package. The complete range of solutions is designed for detailed production scheduling, capacity planning, and graphical master production schedule.

Agenda of the workshop:

Spread sheets based planning and scheduling solutions are not robust and only work well with low data volumes and when there is little variation in production demand. But advanced planning and scheduling systems such as Preactor helps you to consider your entire manufacturing capacity and different working constraints.
This workshop will help you to learn how you can configure data for planning and scheduling your manufacturing operations.

Who should attend?

• C- Level executives and Operation Managers who are looking at replacing their existing excel based systems and gain more visibility and control on their production.
• Individuals who want to improve their manufacturing productivity and utilization but are not confident of investing in an advanced planning and scheduling software.

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a) Increase in On-Time Deliveryb) Reduction of Work in Progress Inventoryc) Reduction of raw Material Inventoryd) Increase in existing capacity utilization and thereby throughpute) Visibility of the Schedule for Faster What-If and thereby Faster Decision Makingf) All of the Above


a) Lowb) Mediumc) High


a) Improve planning and Scheduling to predict rather than fire-fightb) Improve Shop Floor Tracking and Production capture systemsc) Improve the effectiveness of my existing ERP by considering Bolt-On Solutionsd) Otherse) Not Sure


a) Yesb) Noc) I use an advanced production scheduling softwared) I don't know


The workshop will be driven by Nikhil Joshi, Founder & Director, SNic Solutions, a well-known Advanced Planning and Scheduling Subject Matter Expert.

SNic Solutions is a management consulting firm and a silver solution partner to Siemens. With more than 100+ clients globally, they have proven technology expertise in advanced planning and scheduling in the manufacturing industry.

* Limited seats are available.

For any questions, please write to Rajashree Das, rajashree.das@snicsolutions.com