Allard Emballages new planning system

Allard Emballages partnered with Greycon to implement a new planning system (opt-Studio) and MES (GreyconMill) into their Varennes site. With their business expanding, Allard Emballages decided it was the opportune moment to implement the new systems to replace their internal customised one. Read more

The War Against Patterns

Digital innovation and, in particular, artificial intelligence (‘AI’)/ machine learning (‘ML’), are creating new opportunities to improve existing processes.
Here at Greycon, we are constantly keeping up-to-date with new technologies looking for such opportunities to enhance our software, in order to improve our clients’ production efficiencies.

Pattern reduction US patent 10,029,379

Greycon’s continuing investment in its products resulted in US patent 10,029,379 relating to our work in pattern reduction. This patent was granted on 24th July 2018 and we have now received the official paperwork, whose very impressive cover page is shown here. Constantine Goulimis, the named inventor, said: “It is very nice to see this […]

Mohawk expands Greycon’s Finite Scheduling Model across envelope and substrate converting business

Mohawk has appointed Greycon to roll out opt-Studio to its envelope and substrate converting business. Greycon’s solution was first implemented in Mohawk’s paper manufacturing and converting operations in 1996 and this roll out includes the opt-Studio ATP/CTP (Available to Promise/Capacity to Promise) module to improve customer service levels and on-time delivery. Mohawk, a fourth generation, […]

Polimeros y Derivados nonwoven minimises switchover times with Greycon

Polímeros y Derivados (PYDSA) is going live with the opt-Studio advanced functionality of block schedule optimisation, to complete the third and last phase of full project implementation. Overall production capacity at PYDSA has increased continually over recent years necessitating PYDSA to upgrade its planning and monitoring process, optimising the efficiency of their operations and gaining […]

Tecnoval Laminados increases throughput with trim optimisation solution

Tecnoval Laminados, flexible packaging producer in Brazil, has integrated X-Trim into its manufacturing process in its drive to increase throughput and reduce waste further. A world-leader in packaging solutions, Tecnoval Laminados wanted to improve its efficiency and reduce the waste of its cutting process. Barbara Santos, Main Planner at Tecnoval Laminados said: “X-Trim help us […]

Jonas Software acquires Greycon Ltd

Wallingford, Oxfordshire, October 12, 2018 – Jonas Software (“Jonas”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Greycon Ltd. (“Greycon”), a global leader of software solutions for the Paper & Board, Plastic Films & Flexible Packaging, Nonwovens, Metals and Converting industries. Scott Saklad, Group CEO of Jonas UK, had this to say, “We are very excited […]

Southeast Asia’s biggest packing manufacturer upgrades to latest version of X-Trim and opt-Studio

Siam Kraft Industry Co., Ltd. (SKIC) has appointed Greycon to update its scheduling and slitting optimisation in its three mills in Thailand. SKIC is the biggest manufacturer in Southeast Asia with a production of 2.3 million tons of packaging paper annually.  Greycon first got involved with SKIC in 2006 when it was contracted to provide […]

DIAXON invests in improved customer service and production efficiencies

DIAXON, producer of polypropylene film (BOPP) in Greece, has appointed Greycon to implement its Supply Chain software solutions to improve customer service, production efficiencies and reduce waste. The project will include the installation of Greycon’s trimming (X-Trim), planning and optimisation (opt-Studio) as well as GreyconMill, its Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software. Ioannis Papantoniou, Plant Manager […]

International SAP Conference for Forest Products, Paper and Packaging 2018

Greycon is pleased to be a sponsor of the upcoming International SAP Conference for Forest Products, Paper and Packaging 2018, taking place in Prague, October 16-18. Tailored for the specific needs and processes of the industry, we’ll be hearing from Global and Greycon SAP Customers including:  Asia Pulp & Paper Group Glatfelter International Paper Company […]