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Roquette, one of the worlds leading producers of starch derivatives and the largest producer of polyols in the world has chosen to integrate OM Partners planning module OMP Planner in its information system (mainly SAP). OMP Planner will be used for Sales & Operations Planning and for Operational Planning.
All Roquette factories worldwide (12 production sites in Europe, USA and Asia) will be planned in an integrated way, aiming at optimal sourcing, production optimisation and logistics optimisation.
Francis Evrard, IT Manager of Roquette states "We work with OM Partners for almost 10 years and the stability and professionalism of the OM Partners' team, the ease of upgrading to the latest OMP version and their important experience in our business were important factors in the decision."
Luc Schepens, Partner of OM Partners says "this decision reinforces OM Partners' leading position for Planning and Scheduling of products with co- and by-products in the chemical industry and in the starch industry."
Roquette is a private family owned business, specialising in starch and starch derivatives. Since its foundation in 1933, Roquettes development has been based on a long term industrial strategy, and an on-going drive to innovation and customer service.
The consolidated turnover is close to 2 billion euros. Two thirds arise from European sales and one third mostly from sales in Northern America and Asia.
Employing 6,000 people, Roquette ranks high amongst the worlds leading producers of starch derivatives and is the largest producer of polyols in the world.
With production facilities in Europe, the USA and Asia, the company markets its products in more than 100 countries, backed up by its global network of subsidiaries and agents.
Roquette derives over 650 products from 6 million tonnes of agricultural raw materials.
About OM Partners
OM Partners is a software and consulting company that offers Supply Chain Planning Solutions to chemical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, consumer goods, metals, plastics, textiles, glass, corrugated board and solid board, paper, and other industries.
Since its foundation in 1985 it has enjoyed steady growth, developing into one of the most important players in the Supply Chain Planning market. The OMP Supply Chain Suite offers solutions for all planning problems, from strategic to tactical and operational. OM Partners has its headquarters in Belgium and branches in France, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, and the USA.
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