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Specialist planning and scheduling software company, Preactor International, has formed a wholly owned subsidiary, Preactor North America. Based in Dallas, Texas, Preactor North America will strengthen the existing network of North American partners led by Network Partner Quinn & Associates. Chief Operating Officer Andy Willis and team will oversee the company's establishment and growth, with Willis bringing over 14 years comprehensive experience with Preactor. At a user level he was responsible for implementing Preactor across an international food group before joining the Preactor Development team and going on to lead this successfully for the past four years.
Greg Quinn, Preactor Network Partner and President of Quinn & Associates comments on the significance of Preactor North America, "Interest in Preactor has consistently grown in the user and software vendor community as both have come to see the positive ways that Preactor can complement existing manufacturing IT solutions, especially ERP and MES systems." He continues, "The depth of technical product knowledge and on-going involvement with product development that Andy brings will also be valuable in further strengthening our product support across all times zones in the USA, Canada and Mexico."
Mike Novels, CEO of the Preactor International is equally as positive. "We have built up an excellent network of partners in North America led by Quinn & Associates and our user base is now well over 300. The time is right to increase our marketing and support efforts to build on all that has been achieved and to bring the proven benefits of Preactor to manufacturers throughout North America and beyond."
About Preactor International
Preactor International is a provider of production planning and scheduling software used by a wide range of businesses. Frequently integrated with ERP, MES and Supply Chain Management solutions, Preactor's breakthrough technology is used by more than 3000 small, medium and large multinational companies located in 67 countries. Preactor has established partnerships with more than 400 companies located around the world to provide local expertise to support the implementation of the solution for each company. These 1000+ accredited professionals offer a key resource working closely with users to ensure each company's unique requirements are met. The current trends in manufacturing are towards lowering inventory levels to reduce costs yet still be able to respond to shorter lead times to satisfy customer demand. Preactor offers a family of applications ranging from mid and long term capacity planning to detail scheduling and is translated into 30 languages. Preactor runs on industry standard hardware, operating systems and databases. Preactor International has long been a Microsoft Gold Partner and certifies its products for use on Microsoft platforms and databases. It uses the latest technology to develop its applications and typically offers at least one major release each year. With 17 years of expertise in production planning and scheduling technology, 3000 companies as users, more than 10,000 licenses installed and an extensive partner network offering local expertise and support, Preactor International offers global companies with a proven solution and the global resources for the execution of multinational projects.