Press Release

Meopta-optika Focuses Attention on Production Planning

The prime purpose of the Advanced Production Planning and Scheduling Project launched by Meopta-optika, s.r.o. at the beginning of June 2013 is to improve the company competitiveness. The project will be managed by LOGIS in the capacity of an implementation partner.

Přerov, Czech Republic, June 21, 2013

Meopta-optika ranks among companies with global reach in the field of design, development, construction, production and installation of optical, optomechanical and optoelectronic systems. Apart from the main production plant located in Přerov, it operates a production and installation plant on Long Island, NY, USA.

“Meopta’s production is characteristic with wide product range and enormous number of minor orders with high complexity of most of the products. The issue of planning of so complicated discrete production has been a point intensely addressed by us for several years. Although we have achieved significant progress in this area enabled by an upgrade of the existing ERP system, we arrived at a conclusion that we are barred by limitations of mainly technological nature (MRPII concept) as well as organizational and process nature. Since today’s age calls for progressive approach to the art of production management and planning we decided to implement a project which would move us far ahead of our competitors. The project will be implemented with a partner which deals with the planning and scheduling as its principal specialization and can boast with provable achievements clearly showing its capability to help us to overcome all limitations. It is LOGIS that is deemed by us to be such a partner. Its offer contains all attributes demanded by us. Process development is an ordinary constituent of every projects executed by LOGIS so its clients need not bother themselves with the required process changes. LOGIS specialists enjoy extensive knowledge of and experience in development of complex, well-proven planning and scheduling models as well as planning and scheduling system integration in the existing information system environment. In addition, the planning software provided by LOGIS is a robust, powerful and established technology,” says Vlastimil Cech, Confidential Clerk and Senior Director of Production & Supply Chain Management at Meopta-optika commenting the company management’s decision.

“I see Meopta-optika is a progressive company exploiting the latest manufacturing technologies and employing top-class experts. I believe the selection of LOGIS solution fits the company strategy to work with the leaders in their industry. In my opinion, the initial project has all features necessary to be a great success, whether in terms of sound preparation in the form of thoroughly conducted tendering procedure, large and skilful project team including support from the IT Department by which the interface with Microsoft Dynamics AX information system will be developed, or in terms of high priority attached to the project internally at Meopta,” says Tomáš Vojtík, Executive Director of LOGIS summarizing his expectations.

About Meopta-optika

Meopta is a global manufacturer of optics specializing in the design, development, construction, production and installation of optical, optomechanical a optoelectronic systems. It offers complete and innovative solutions for consumer, industrial and military applications to customers throughout the world.

About LOGIS

LOGIS is a supplier of expert services and information technologies focused on improvement of the quality of management and competitive strength of the enterprises. The supplies are realized in the form of projects, whose aim is to increase efficiency of management and to develop business success in the customers’ enterprises. Within its solutions LOGIS applies advanced management and planning methods and procedures (so-called practices), including highly efficient information technologies from the area of supply chain management (SCM) and advanced planning and scheduling (APS).

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