|[December 05, 2013]
Aurubis Stolberg Upgrades to Quintiq 5.0 for Enhanced Ordering and Production Scheduling
'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands --(Business Wire)--
a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O),
announced today that its long-time customer Aurubis
Stolberg GmbH & Co. KG is going to update its scheduling
platform to Quintiq (News - Alert) 5.0 across the company's operations.
Aurubis Stolberg GmbH & Co. KG with its 400 staff members provides a
reliable and flexible partnership that guarantees the best performance,
producing high precision copper and copper alloy strips and wire for the
international market. Aurubis Stolberg GmbH & Co. KG is a division of
Aurubis AG, Hamburg.
The upgrade to Quintiq 5.0 will bring real-time visibility to Aurubis
Stolberg's operations and provide further insight into the impact of
business decisions while enhancing key performance indicator-based
Features of Quintiq 5.0 include:
Increased flexibility that allows Aurubis Stolberg to trace each
single coil from input to delivery
Improved ability to forecast various scenarios, assisting planners in
making decisions based on the different possible outcomes, and
A powerful, easy-to-use interface.
"We knew Quintiq offered a supply chain optimization platform that would
grow with the company," said Detlev Marek, director of supply chain
management at Aurubis Stolberg. "While Quintiq 3.2 served our needs very
well, it was time to upgrade in order for our operations to benefit from
Quintiq 5.0's advanced functionalities that would offer enhanced
visibility and flexibility."
"No puzzle is too complex for us, and we especially love solving those
that evolve over time with a ong-time customer, like Aurubis," remarked
François Eijgelshoven, VP EMEA, Quintiq. "Following the implementation
of the Quintiq scheduler, we look forward to exploring planning
capabilities with Aurubis to further streamline operations."
About the Aurubis Group
Aurubis is the leading integrated copper group and the world's largest
copper recycler. We produce some 1 million t of copper cathodes each
year and from them a variety of copper products.
Aurubis has about 6,400 employees, production sites in Europe and the
USA and an extensive service and sales system for copper products in
Europe, Asia and North America.
Thanks to our wide range of services, we rank among the global leaders
in our industry. Our core business is the production of marketable
copper cathodes from copper concentrates, copper scrap and recycling raw
materials. These are processed within the Group into continuous cast
wire rod, shapes, rolled products and strips as well as specialty wire
made of copper and copper alloys. Precious metals and a number of other
products, such as sulfuric acid and iron silicate, round off our product
Customers of Aurubis include companies in the copper semis industry, the
electrical engineering, electronics and chemical industries as well as
suppliers of the renewable energies, construction and automotive sectors.
Aurubis is oriented to growth and to increasing corporate value. The
main focus of our strategy is on strengthening our business, utilizing
growth opportunities and practicing a responsible attitude when dealing
with people and handling resources and the environment.
Aurubis shares are part of the Prime Standard Segment of the Deutsche
Börse and are listed in the MDAX, the European Stoxx 600 and the Global
Challenges Index (GCX).
Every business has its supply chain planning puzzles. Some of those
puzzles are large. Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve.
Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each of those puzzles using a
chain planning & optimization software platform. Today,
approximately 12,000 users in over 80 countries rely on Quintiq software
to plan and optimize
workforces, logistics and production. Quintiq has headquarters in
the Netherlands and the USA, and offices around the world.
For more information, visit www.quintiq.com
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