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

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 forest products industry marketing to over 80 countries worldwide and own or operate over 40 Mills. Resolute manufactures pulp, paper, tissue and wood products for clients based in the United States, Canada and South Korea.

Jay Jordan, Sales Manager for North America states;  “We are very happy with the progress so far of Resolute’s rollout campaign. Establishing a new system in a company can always be challenging especially when you have multiple sites that need to be aligned. This is why we are so pleased with the X-Trim solution, it integrates seamlessly with SAP, showing Resolute a significant difference almost instantaneously.”

Greycon completed the first wave on February 1st 2016. Since then Greycon’s X-Trim solution has been implemented at 8 Mills and by September 2017 the campaign will be complete, totalling 16 Mills, all of which are integrated with Resolute’s SAP/APO system.

X-Trim has provided many benefits to Resolute since its implementation, some of which are; it’s easy to use interface, visualised solution and superior waste reduction. Greycon’s certified 'Interface for Industry-Specific Optimisers' for APO allows Resolute quick configuration and deployment throughout each wave of the project. Allowing a seamless interface between X-Trim and APO.

Greycon is the world’s leading provider of production planning, scheduling and manufacturing execution systems that have been designed specifically for roll-based & flat sheet industries. Greycon operate throughout the world. Greycon’s strength is the extensive range of specialist software solutions for Plastic Films & Flexible Packaging, Nonwovens, Metals, Converting, Paper and Board industries supported by powerful optimisation algorithms and a highly experienced team of consultants.

Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including market pulp, wood products, tissue, newsprint and specialty papers.

The company owns or operates over 40 pulp, paper, tissue and wood products facilities in the United States, Canada and South Korea, as well as power generation assets in Canada and the United States.

Marketing its products in close to 80 countries, Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to internationally recognised sustainable forest management standards.

Resolute has received regional, North American and global recognition for its leadership in corporate social responsibility and sustainable development, as well as for its business practices.