Quintiq has signed a partnership agreement with Prevas, forming a collaboration that will provide high-level Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) services for Prevas customers in Scandinavia.
Prevas, a provider of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI), and Automation was founded in 1985 and has an impressive array of customers including Outokumpu, Volvo CE, Saab Aerosystems, Astra.
Quintiq, a global provider of APS software, enables companies to visualise and optimise their operational processes, thereby achieving operational excellence and creating business value. Quintiq's solutions have been implemented in a wide range of companies from the manufacturing, metals, logistics, and transportation industries in Europe and around the world.
Quintiq's new partnership with Prevas builds on this success and enables both companies to offer advanced planning and scheduling solutions to the Scandinavian metals and manufacturing markets.
"The market for advanced planning and scheduling solutions is booming as more and more companies focus on efficiency improvements to help them succeed in highly competitive global markets," said Christer Ramebäck, Business Area Manager Industrial Systems at Prevas.
"Prevas is already a leader in Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI), and Automation. We have been looking for innovative solutions to help our customers improve their complex operational activities and supply chain processes. This partnership with Quintiq will offer our customers the opportunity to improve the capabilities of not only their production, but also their Supply Chain Management (SCM). Utilising an innovative technological solution that is capable of solving any planning and scheduling issue will enable them to more rapidly achieve their targets," Ramebäck added.
Francois Eijgelshoven, Director Metals and Manufacturing at Quintiq, commented: "This agreement underscores our joint willingness to invest in the Scandinavian market. Prevas demonstrated that they are well versed in the complexities of planning and scheduling. Prevas acknowledged that many businesses make tradeoffs when implementing an APS solution, but recognised the value of Quintiq's unique 100%-fit commitment to our clients."
"Prevas has an extensive network of local offices, deep industry knowledge, as well as APS expertise, customers include Outokumpu, Volvo CE, Saab Aerosystems, Astra, whereas Quintiq has one of the most advanced APS solutions available. With our joint delivery model, we offer one of the most comprehensive solutions for our clients' worldwide operations, complemented with local implementations that match local languages and regulatory requirements," Eijgelshoven added.