Advanced Planning and Scheduling

For aluminium producers in today’s competitive market, Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) tools are a necessity, not a luxury.

Diagram of V8-APSThe result of decades of experience in the metals industry, packaged into a single, easy-to-use application, Visual8 V8-APS brings aluminium plant scheduling into focus. With depressed prices on finished goods, now is the time to focus on reducing production costs. Visual8 can help by streamlining workflow across your plant operations, creating optimized schedules in minutes.

Work in progress, finished goods, and scrap levels are typical areas where significant cost savings can be achieved. These savings, combined with reductions in production lead times and labour costs, can lead to upwards of 10 to 15% increase in profit margin. Visual8 has combined computer simulation algorithms and optimisation models to bring decades of aluminium experience right to the fingertips of production planners and schedulers with V8-APS, a comprehensive planning and scheduling system fully configured to your exact specifications.

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