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Metal, wood, paper and cable industry (mill industry)

Variant configuration. Characteristic-based planning. Optimized industry-specific processes.

A high number of variants, feature-based MRP, short-term requests with a moderate vertical range of manufacture and fluctuations in production: Companies in the metal, wood, paper and cable industries are characterized by products that are often manufactured in make-to-order and make-to-stock production.

Our tailor-made services for digital change in the mill industry:

  • Process analysis to evaluate the use of the SAP Mill solution
  • Activation of the SAP Mill Framework and implementation
  • Integration into the existing SAP process landscape
  • Migration to SAP S/4HANA
  • Optimized feature-based production planning & scheduling in S/4 and PP/DS
  • CONSILIO Add-on: Connection of waste optimizer
  • Further add-ons for the optimized mapping of industry-specific processes
  • Best practice planning approaches in combination with production and logistics processes in the mill industry

Characteristics Dependent Planning (CDP)

The CDP, allows product characteristics to be assigned to different dispositive levels for those responsible to consider in planning.

Highlights of planning with CDP include the transfer of characteristic requirements to external procurement and stock transfer documents, the consideration of batch classifications, and characteristic-based block planning for resources.

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The SAP know-how and the business management expertise of CONSILIO's employees have contributed significantly to the successful replacement of Pfleiderer's old systems at the Neumarkt site with SAP ERP and SCM APO based on the SAP Mill solution. On the basis of the solution we can react flexibly to market changes, avoid stocks and ensure a high level of delivery reliability.

Aurelia Göbel und Hans-Jürgen Weiss, Project manager of replacement of old systems, NeumarktPfleiderer Gruppe

By using the integrated solution of SAP ERP and SCM APO, we have a high transparency in the processes and can react flexibly to market changes, avoid stocks and ensure high delivery reliability.

Herbert Mederer, Manager Pfleiderer Order Center NeumarktPfleiderer Gruppe

Secure your competitiveness with the right solution for your company. Your advantages:

  • Improved transparency of integrated manufacturing processes
  • Generation of feasible production plans with integrated consideration of capacity and material availability, technical restrictions and business management criteria
  • Increased adherence to delivery dates through coordinated procurement and production as well as early involvement of the planner or scheduler in case of exceptions
  • Increased productivity through setup optimization and optimization of equipment utilization
  • Reduction of throughput times through compact production plans
  • Reduction of inventories through timely planning
  • Increased productivity and cost efficiency
  • Optimization of the use of operating resources

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Metal, wood, paper and cable industry - CONSILIO GmbH