The update of the production planning system (PPS) INFRA which was originally scheduled for the summer break has been introduced successfully in the meantime during the operating pause having been caused by Corona.
In cooperation with specialists of the companies iNES GmbH from Calw and MAIT Germany GmbH from Rottweil selected employees of Klöcker worked under strict hygiene regulations during the operating pause to implement the demanding PPS both on operational and application software basis and in view of the necessary hardware update as well.
The parallel running of the old and new system during the 24th calendar week 2020 was completed with the beginning of the following week. At the same time the separate modules focussing on materials management, production and master data administration, purchasing and sales, production control, statistics, calculation as well as file and drawing management have been introduced in the relevant divisions consequently.
With the successful implementation of the new system Klöcker is expecting a considerable productivity increase going along with a reduction of the unit labour costs at the same time.