Greycon was formed by co-founders Constantine Goulimis, Alex Dimitriadis and Prof. Greyham Bryant, who developed innovative software for the paper and board industry, specialising in the application of advanced mathematical techniques for manufacturing.
By 1989, Greycon had developed trim optimisation and scheduling tools, DeckleBench & S-Plan, developed on MS-DOS and Unix.
Technology had advanced at a rapid pace since 1985, the market demand for a Windows based solution was realised. S-Plan was the first fully window-based software released by Greycon.
Kodak award Greycon with their first major US contract, which we integrated with our partners, SAP. Meanwhile, over 6 million tonnes per annum is being scheduled by Greycon in the paper industry.
With lots of interest coming from North America, Greycon expanded their operation to cover the United States allowing easier access to Canada and LATAM.
The software world was moving at a rapid pace since the start of the millennium, and during this period, Greycon had developed X-Trim 2.0 enabling manufacturers to achieve unmatched trim optimisation and waste reduction.
By this time, Greycon entered a strategic alliance with SAP and Metso, achieving SAP certification and implementing an APS connector to SAP APO
Over a 2-year period, from 2008, Greycon began to expand their software portfolio, creating their first Manufacturing Execution System (MES), and advanced planning & scheduling system, opt-Studio®.
By 2012, Greycon had opened operations in China, Latin America, and Greece, providing an unparalleled customer support, while continuing to invest in research and development of their software.
Now optimising over 200 million tons per annum in the paper industry, Greycon implemented their 500th site, with manufacturers continuing to see the many benefits of the Greycon software portfolio.
Greycon were awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade category, while also winning Specialist Applications Category in Megabyte’s annual Emerging Stars Awards. Vesta Software Group acquire Greycon and all operations, while Greycon continue operating as a separate legal entity within Vesta.
Greycon enter the artificial intelligence field using statistical techniques to give the software the ability to “learn” from data collected.
Greycon introduced the opt-Studio mobile app, allowing seamless access to data, boosting customer service, and monitoring orders, machine activities, and production plans on a phone or tablet.
The acquisition of sister company WM Data has enriched the Vesta Software Group family. Together, Greycon and WM Data are poised to deliver even greater value and innovation to our clients!
We’re thrilled to announce our expanding customer base across 45 countries worldwide! Thanks to our customers’ trust and support, we continue to revolutionise manufacturing and production solutions on a global scale.
If you are considering Greycon or just want more information, then please get in touch with us today and we will be happy to discuss if Greycon is a good fit for you.
We have found an excellent partner in Greycon to help us to optimise our programming ability and focus on the continuous improvements in our service capability.
I worked with different Greycon representatives, all of whom had very good sense of customer relationships, good general knowledge about the process, and good expertise of the information systems of a paper mill.
The implementation of Greycon’s X-Trim solution in Cosmo Films has been proven to be one of our best IT solution investments… achieving around 1.5 % saving in total waste generation.
Greycon has an excellent reputation for providing excellent results and ROI. Greycon’s tool has increased our production, reduced waste, overrun and manages restocking.