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 […]

Process optimisation makes firms steady in tough times

Greycon has been quoted in American Metals Market Publication in a recent article regarding how companies can achieve higher levels of efficiency by adopting varying process and information technology optimization strategies to lower costs and improve productivity and ultimately profitability. “Also building on a global footprint of experience is Greycon Ltd., London, which is a fairly […]

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 is 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 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 […]