Styrolution live with Operational Planning and Scheduling in OMP Plus
Styrolution live with Operational Planning and Scheduling in OMP Plus : Four sites of Styrolution have gone live with Operational Planning and Scheduling in OMP Plus within four months time. Styrolution, headquartered in Germany, is the leading global styrenics supplier with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) Standard and styrenic specialties. Started as a joint venture between BASF (50%) and INEOS (50%), Styrolution combines the key styrenics assets of the two chemical companies. BASF SE and INEOS Industries Holding signed an agreement for INEOS to acquire BASF’s 50% share in Styrolution. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014.
The company provides styrenics applications for many everyday products across a broad range of industries, including automotive, electronics, construction, household appliances, toys/sports/leisure, packaging and healthcare. The 4 sites with styrenic specialties and polymers, now live with OMP Plus, are located in Germany: Ludwigshafen (2 sites), Köln and Schwarzheide.
The OMP Plus project ran in parallel with the finalization of the SAP ERP implementation. As a result, a fully integrated SAP-OMP Plus planning and scheduling environment went live on January 1st 2014.
OMP Plus takes key requirements into account like detailed batch sizing rules, advanced capabilities for variable throughput scheduling, buffer storage restrictions and cleaning slot scheduling rules.
OMP Plus is a comprehensive solution for all planning related issues, from the strategic down to the operational level. OMP Plus makes integrated demand planning, supply planning and scheduling a reality.
Styrolution is the leading, global styrenics supplier with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, Standard ABS and styrenic specialties. With world-class production facilities and more than 80 years of experience, Styrolution helps its customers succeed by offering the best possible solution, designed to give them a competitive edge in their markets. The company provides styrenic applications for many everyday products across a broad range of industries, including automotive, electronics, household, construction, healthcare, toys/sports/leisure, and packaging. In 2013, sales were at 5.8 billion euros, resulting in an EBITDA before special items of 442 million euros. Styrolution employs approximately 3,200 people and operates 17 production sites in ten countries.
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