Siemens Acquires Preactor

By acquiring the Preactor Group headquartered in Chippenham in the UK, Siemens further expands its international lead in the industry software market. Preactor’s APS software solutions will add significant new components to the Siemens Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) portfolio.

The Leanest Lean you have ever Seen – how APS can get you to 95% Fat Free Manufacturing

Lean manufacturing is currently one of the buzz words in industry and quite rightly so. Most companies are under pressure to produce more products in shorter delivery times, without visibility of future demand and with fewer inventories. That’s quite a feat to achieve. The question always arises as to whether there is a place for IT in lean manufacturing initiatives…