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Production planning and scheduling

Opcenter Advanced Planning and Scheduling

Optimizing production planning and scheduling with our advanced planning and scheduling (APS) software family of products ensures efficient production, minimizes downtime and improves customer service.

Why Opcenter APS?

Opcenter APS software can be used for long-term strategic planning (months and years), medium-term tactical planning (weeks), and for detailed sequencing and scheduling.



Detect bottlenecks, reduce setup time. Increase machines and tools utilization. Reduce work in progress.



Reduce waste. Easily identify shortages. Optimize material flow and production synchronization.


On-time delivery

Increase availability and efficiency. Reduce lead time. Improve adherence to projections.

Case Study

Natural One

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Case Study

Using Opcenter APS to reduce production planning process from three days to two hours with greater reliability

Company:Natural One

Industry:Consumer products & retail

Location:Sao Paulo, Brazil

Siemens Software:Opcenter APS

The right solution for your stakeholders

Operations Managers

Accurate predictions help you meet production demand, keep low stock levels and high utilization. Flexibility helps you alter plans to fulfill last minute requests.


Quickly answer customer requests and keep clients happy without losing control of planning. Know how to balance and prioritize production capacity and constraints.


Keep control of costs and understand how planning changes impact efficiency and stocks. Understand how new assets and resources will influence production figures.

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