Greycon Consultant

Job Title: Greycon Consultant Location: USA Position Type: Permanent Greycon is the world’s leading specialist solution provider for the paper, plastic film and metals industries, delivering integrated planning, optimization, scheduling and manufacturing execution systems (MES).  We work all over the globe and are strongly positioned in the fast growing emerging markets. The Plastic Film, Paper Film, Packaging and Metal […]

RDM Selects Greycon for Centralised Planning & Manufacturing Execution Systems Renewal Program at its European Board Mills

London, England. – November 9th 2016 – RDM recently appointed Greycon to implement a new manufacturing execution system for their board mills throughout Europe. RDM is the second largest European producer of recycled carton board. The different types of cardboard produced by the Group target all packaging and publishing applications. Greycon will be implementing the […]

Greycon is Chosen for Resolute Forest Product’s Global SAP Template Rollout

London, England. – November 4th 2016 – On July 4th 2016 Greycon successfully completed the second stage of a five wave implementation at Resolute Forest Products in Montreal, QC. Resolute initiated the global template rollout campaign to establish Greycon’s X-Trim solution as the company standard trim optimisation system. Resolute are a global leader in the […]

Greycon’s opt-Studio® system streamlines production processes at Paprinsa

London, England. – October 12th 2016 – Paprinsa recently engaged Greycon to upgrade their current production planning and detailed scheduling systems to Greycon’s latest solutions: opt-Studio® and X-Trim®. The implementation will be delivered jointly with Applitec, Greycon’s long-standing partner in Spain. Paprinsa, based in Lleida, Spain has been a client of Greycon’s for many years […]

Greycon secures UJL Solutions as latest reseller in Australia and New Zealand

Greycon are excited to announce a new partnership with UJL Solutions, a processing and solutions equipment supplier, as a Greycon reseller in the Australian and New Zealand market. The new partnership will enable local manufacturers in the Paper & Board, Plastic Films & Flexible Packaging, Nonwovens, Metals, Converting and Printing industries to benefit from Greycon’s latest […]

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

London, UK – August 18th 2016 – Greycon first implemented its advanced scheduling tool (S- Plan) at Fedrigoni’s Salto (Brazil) site in 2010. At the time the site was owned by ArjoWiggins, a world leading manufacturer of creative & technical papers with headquarters in France. The Brazilian subsidiary of ArjoWiggins was acquired by the Italian […]

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 […]