Eastman choose OM Partners for planning and scheduling its supply chain

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Eastman Chemical Company has selected the OMP Plus and OMP Designer software from OM Partners to improve supply chain operations in its worldwide locations.

OMP Plus will be used to plan and schedule continuous, batch and campaign manufacturing as well as distribution. OMP Designer will assist Eastman Chemical Company in optimizing its global Supply Chain Network.

Kevin Pruitt, Director at Eastman Chemical Company: The choice for OM Partners was established after a period of in-depth comparison with other vendor solutions. APS systems previously acquired by Eastman, allowed us to understand which unresolved planning problems we wanted to address through new software. Seamless integration with our SAP system was another very important element in our detailed requirements list. OM Partners simply had the best fit.

Luc Schepens, Partner at OM Partners: The Eastman contract underlines our growth in the US, having also signed global agreements with a very large American aluminum producer and the largest US flooring company. Our extensive install base in the chemical industry was an important element in winning the contract with Eastman Chemical Company. We expect more growth in the US and Asia through this agreement and our other global customers.


About Eastman Chemical Company

Eastman manufactures and markets chemicals, fibers and plastics worldwide. It provides key differentiated coatings, adhesives and specialty plastics products; is a major supplier of cellulose acetate fibers; and produces PET polymers for packaging. As a Responsible Care company, Eastman is committed to achieving the highest standards of health, safety, environmental and security performance. Founded in 1920 and headquartered in Kingsport, Tenn., Eastman is a FORTUNE 500 company with 2007 sales of $6.8 billion and approximately 11,000 employees.  

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, flooring, glass, paper & packaging 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/OMP Plus offers solutions for all planning problems, from strategic to tactical and operational. OM Partners has its headquarters in Belgium and offices in France, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the USA.


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