A Successful Technologic Partnership Prologue | SIVECO Romania

A Successful Technologic Partnership Prologue

Monday, December 16, 2002

Bucharest, 16th December 2002 - At the beginning of this autumn, SIVECO Romania signed a partnership agreement with the Danish company Prolog Development Center S/A. According to the agreement SIVECO Romania has Value Added Reseller right for CAPS (Computer Aided Planning and Scheduling) planning software product, enterprise version. 2.0, Oracle version. The product includes CAPS database, CAPS Open Interface and CAPS Open Interface library.

According to the agreement, SIVECO Romania can use CAPS 2.0 for the development of specific solutions that are to be commercialized in Romania, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Balkan countries.

"First and foremost we decided to acquire these rights for completing SIVECO Applications production management component", declared Ioan Silvestru ANCA, Project Manager at SIVECO Romania. "The objective was accomplished in a very short time, the application being now integrated with real-time functionality in SIVECO Applications."

The ability to quickly meet clients' requests represents a priority for most production companies. Their competency level also depends on the flexibility in production scheduling, which involves deliveries on time, reduced delays, facile adjustment of the existent plans.

Irina SOCOL, General Manager at SIVECO Romania emphasized: "We decided to collaborate with Prolog Development Center A/S, international leader in developing knowledge and expert systems, as well as declarative programming, due precisely to the reputation this software company acquired in providing high quality technologies, eventually integrated with others in the same class. Our choice was thus motivated by the desire to complete high quality products, which rise at the expectancies our clients are used to at SIVECO. The products we develop also focus on the external market, where the competence is extremely rough."

"The products completed by Prolog Development Center A/S are meant for the aeronautic and heavy industries, as well as for transports and public administration", declared, in his turn, Hans RAST, Sales Manager at Prolog Development Center A/S. "Among the companies using solutions based on advanced planning systems developed by our company, we can mention SAS, TWA, Swissair, Korean Air, Turkish Airlines, AirOne, DACAIR, LOT, MALEV, McDonalds, KFK, 90% of the Danish hospitals, 35 local administrations, 56 stations of nuclear monitoring in Denmark, Balkan countries, Poland and Russia".

Production management component in SIVECO Applications is meant for the Discrete Production - it represents this system's solution for the business area that has to do with unique products, small and medium series production (repetitive on orders). The application is meant to assist the entire production system and covers the preparing, starting and assisting stages; the application provides, by a specific module, an active support for the production and supply planning departments.

Among the main advantages this application developed by SIVECO Romania provides, there can mentioned:

  • the possibility to integrate a PDM (Product Date Management) system, a "third party" meant to assist the technologic designing departments; it offers the possibility to collect the data directly from the system, reducing thus the efforts for defining the product technologies and structure.
  • user assistance for optimum resource use (material, human, equipments, tools)
  • direct costs calculation at each production order level, with deductions on cost elements defined by the user, represent a tool the application provides in order to improve the economic performances. By its integration in the system, the application offers the possibility to realize both the ante and the post - cost calculation for each production order.
  • providing conformity of product features with quality assurance standards, by the module for quality product management, which processes this information and releases all the necessary documents.