RADNOR, PA, Feb. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Quintiq, a global leader in Supply
Chain Planning and Optimization (SCP&O) software, announced today that
Republic Steel, North America's leading supplier of Special Bar Quality
(SBQ) steel bars, has selected Quintiq's SCP&O software solution to
optimize its steel production planning and scheduling. Republic Steel
will implement Quintiq's industry solutions for metals manufacturing,
including Quintiq's company planner for campaign planning, order
promising, finite capacity planning, and inventory optimization; and
Quintiq's scheduler solutions for detailed scheduling and sequencing
optimization for melt/cast, hot rolling and finishing operations.
"The flexibility of Quintiq's Supply Chain Planning & Optimization
software to model our supply chain exactly, combined with the power of
Quintiq's optimization technology, will empower Republic Steel to
achieve our goals of improved customer service, increased manufacturing
efficiencies, and reduced production costs," said Nathaniel Leonard,
Vice President of Strategy and Information Technology at Republic
Victor Allis, CEO of Quintiq, commented: "We hope and expect that this
Supply Chain Planning and Optimization project will be the beginning of
a fruitful and lasting partnership between Republic Steel and Quintiq.
Quintiq has established itself globally as the supplier of choice for
SCP&O software for companies in the metals industry, and we welcome the
opportunity to work with Republic Steel to provide a 100 percent-fit
solution for all planning and scheduling requirements across their
About Republic Steel
Republic Steel (formerly Republic Engineered Products, Inc.) is North
America's leading supplier of special bar quality (SBQ) steel, a highly
engineered product used in axles, drive trains, suspensions, and other
critical components of automobiles, off-highway vehicles, and
industrial equipment. Republic's products include hot-rolled steel
bars, cold-finished steel bars, and bottom-poured ingots. With
headquarters in Canton, Ohio, and steelmaking capabilities in Canton
and Lorain, Ohio, the company operates value-added rolling and
finishing facilities in Canton, Lorain, and Massillon, Ohio;
Lackawanna, N.Y.; Gary, Ind.; and Hamilton, Ontario. Republic employs
approximately 2,200 people.
For more information on Republic Steel, visit the company's website at http://www.republicsteel.com.
Quintiq's revolutionary supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O)
platform enables enterprises to improve efficiency at every stage of
the supply chain journey. It powers end-to-end planning and
optimization of personnel, resources, and processes in a single
planning environment, across all planning horizons. Many of the world's
largest and most successful enterprises rely on Quintiq to achieve
their business goals, strengthen their competitive advantage, and
create new revenue streams.
Established in 1997 and growing rapidly, Quintiq has a global presence
with dual headquarters in the Netherlands and the USA, a global
development center in Malaysia, and offices around the world. Quintiq's
software is in use at over 500 locations in 78 countries worldwide.
For more information, visit http://www.quintiq.com or follow @Quintiq on Twitter.
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