In addition to the manufacturing steps in the areas of bulk production, filling, and synthesis, packaging often turns out to be a planning bottleneck. Unlike the above-mentioned production areas, this last stage typically requires discrete manufacturing techniques in order to identify conflicts at an early phase on multi-purpose packaging machines, to optimally plan orders, and to avoid long-term conflicts.
This ultimately ensures on-time delivery to the customer and is a major contribution to the company's success.
Typical challenges are alternative facilities, bottlenecks in the availability of personnel, and the provision of appropriate packaging materials. These issues are solved in the standard ORSOFT Manufacturing Workbench detailed planning solution.