Greycon is the world’s leading provider of production planning, scheduling and manufacturing execution systems, that have been designed specifically for roll-based & flat sheet industries. We have over 30 years of history and operate throughout the world with 500 sites in over 40 countries. Our strength is the extensive range of specialist software solutions for Paper & Board, Plastic Films & Flexible Packaging, Nonwovens, Metals and Converting industries supported by powerful optimisation algorithms and a highly experienced team of consultants.

X-Trim

X-Trim® is a world class trim optimisation system created by a leading team of developers at Greycon. Seamlessly integrating with SAP, X-Trim optimises performance and reduces production waste. The X-Trim system is easily adapted for a variety of industries manufacturing with flat sheets and reels. It uses powerful algorithms to find the most efficient solution, […]

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GreyconMill

GreyconMill™ is a new-generation, industry-specific Manufacturing Execution System. For a plant producing or converting sheet materials (paper, board, plastic film or metal) GreyconMill™ optimally plans, executes and controls production whilst providing full traceability. It uses state-of-the-art technology and a modern user interface. The vision is to achieve maximal efficiency in materials, equipment and labour. GreyconMill™ is fully […]

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opt-Studio

opt-Studio (Optimisation Studio) seamlessly combines Greycon’s world-class trim optimisation expertise with the capability to generate optimised block schedules. A single desktop, with a unified, sleek and powerful user interface, provides all the necessary fine planning functionality. opt-Studio provides short- and mid-term planning capabilities that fit various industries such as paper, plastic and metals. Please click […]

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Greycon’s excellent results impresses Fedrigoni, winning multi-site implementation.

London, England. – August 18th 2016 – Greycon first implemented its advanced scheduling tool (S Plan) at Fedrigoni’s Salto site in 2010. At the time the site was owned by international French group ArjoWiggins. The Brazilian subsidiary of ArjoWiggins was later acquired by Italian group Fedrigoni in 2015. Fedrigoni are a leading international player in […]

Greycon revolutionises production through modern optimisation at leading recycled cartonboard manufacturer

London, England. – August 8th 2016 -- In January 2016 Greycon implemented their world renowned system at Mel Paper, one of the largest manufacturers of recycled board in the food and general packaging industry. Mel Paper is located near Thessaloniki and is the only manufacturer of recycled carton board in Greece. Mel Paper produces more […]

KBP: A New Pattern Reduction Heuristic

Greycon is happy to announce a significant breakthrough in the transformation heuristics, used inside X-Trim to reduce pattern count without affecting waste. As outlined in the paper that can be downloaded from here, on a testbed of 120 problems, the new heuristic, called KBP, reduced the total number of patterns by 4.2% using (only) 0.24 […]

Greycon Suite 8.5 Greycon Suite 8.5 Delivers Significant Pattern Reduction

Greycon is happy to announce the 8.5 release of its suite, which is notable for a significant reduction to the number of cutting patterns in our trim optimisation algorithms. The improvements have been benchmarked in a test suite of hard problems to be 9% lower than the previous version (8.4) and 18% lower against all […]