Steel manufacturer selects i2 to improve capacity and production planning capabilities

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i2 Technologies, Inc. has announced that Molla S.r.l., a manufacturer of specialist steel forgings, has selected i2 Total Factory Management solutions to enhance its factory management capabilities.

The company plans to leverage the i2 offering to improve delivery performance as well as to perform real time due date quoting.  Molla collaborated with i2 partner RoGes Infotech S.r.l during the solution selection process and is leveraging the companys services for the implementation phase.

The i2 Total Factory Management solutions are designed to enable companies to quickly react and synchronize factory production plans and schedules to meet business challenges. The factory planning solution can simultaneously manage material and capacity constraints to develop feasible operating plans to meet customer delivery requirements and business objectives.

Because of the high demand for our products, we are looking to improve our planning and scheduling to provide superior customer services. We looked at all relevant solutions in the market and after a very thorough selection process, we decided to work with i2 based on  the solutions richness of functionality, proven customer references and their ability to work with an existing local partner, said Giuseppe Molla,  production manager of Molla Srl.

Businesses are operating under increasingly tighter margins and our customer base is looking to our expertise to take them to the next level of supply chain efficiency. With added efficiency across factory operations, we can enable customers like Molla to increase customer satisfaction while decreasing production waste, said Kelly Thomas, i2 senior vice president, Manufacturing Industry sector.


About Molla Srl
Molla Srl was founded in 1942 and began as a forge shop that specialiazed in hot press-forgings of small parts. At the end of the 60s Molla Srl started producing hot rolled rings, and from the middle 70s focused its attention on the production of hot rolled rings, both cylindrical and bevel gears, in various types of carbon and alloy steel. The company serves heavy industries with their steel products and end consumers with their building components. The company is located in Italy with 160 employees.

About RoGes INFOTECH Srl
RoGes INFOTECH S.r.l. was founded in 2005 with the mission to offer consulting services in the areas of planning (factory, supply, demand), fulfillment, inventory management, part management and part reuse, sourcing and procurement.RoGes INFOTECH S.r.l. is cooperating with i2 in several implementations, ranging from supplier relationship management and supply chain management.

About i2

Throughout its 20-year history of innovation and value delivery, i2 has dedicated itself to building successful customer partnerships. As a full-service supply chain company, i2 is uniquely positioned to help its clients achieve world-class business results through a combination of consulting, technology, and managed services. i2 solutions are pervasive in a wide cross-section of industries; 20 of the AMR Research Top 25 Global Supply Chains belong to i2 customers.

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