Budelpack selects Siemens and Quintiq for Advanced Planning and Scheduling

January 24, 2002 | 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Siemens Netherlands N.V. is implementing a complete Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) solution together with Quintiq for Budelpack International. The Budelpack Group of companies produces and packs a broad portfolio of consumer products for brandowners, such as Unilever, Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson. Budelpack has more than ten production sites in Belgium, United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Spain.

By using the Quintiq software Budelpack has a standard planning package for all their locations in Europe. A key goal is the increase of service to the suppliers of Budelpack and a more efficient utilization of the resources. In addition Budelpack expects to achieve an increase of efficiency in the European business processes besides the internal objectives.

Budelpack has chosen Quintiq because of the simplicity in control and maintenance of the system in combination with the considerable flexibility and reliability of the Quintiq software. Chris Moerkerken, Vice-President of Budelpack comments:"We have selected Quintiq for all of our locations because Siemens and Quintiq have convinced us to be able to deliver the most flexible and adaptable standard planning software. We expect to realize considerable savings and process enhancements with the system."

Siemens is partner of Quintiq since 2000. Siemens has a vast experience in implementing IT solutions. Siemens carries out the project management and implementation of the Quintiq software at Budelpack for all the production sites in Europe.

About Siemens
The Siemens group employs 3300 people in the Netherlands, of which more than 500 are active in several aspects of automation. Siemens provides its customers both solutions for process automation as well as complete office-, production- and quality control automation (ERP, MES, LIMS). Siemens focuses on the chemical, oil, gas, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries.

About Quintiq
Quintiq offers a standard software solution to virtually any planning, scheduling and supply chain optimization problem. Our breakthrough technology empowers companies with flexible solutions, enabling them to exactly model their business and optimize it fully, delivering bottom line value.