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Philip Morris
Company: Philip Morris, U.S.A. – Large Consumer Products Company
Product Used: Capacity Planning and Scheduling System
Objectives:Develop computer tool to:

  • Schedule the production operations on a daily basis
  • Use for long term capacity planning

Results:

  • Prototype scheduling system delivered in 4 months
  • Linked to external data bases
  • Successfully duplicated weekly schedule in 15 seconds
  • Improved current schedule by optimizing total changeover time
  • No limit on scheduling time horizon