Naperville , IL January, 2007 — CreateASoft, Inc, The leading provider of premier process analysis and optimization software, Simcad Pro, proudly announced today, January 03, 2007, the integration and methodology for and Simcad Pro™.
“ Integrating the Simcad Pro toolset of process analysis, value stream and network mapping, scheduling, flow analysis, facility layout, cell design, and real-time visibility of your operation with the part family output of PFAST, provides the jobshop with unprecedented optimization opportunities."
-- Hosni Adra, product manager at CreateASoft
Successful jobshop lean implementation requires multiple components. Simcad Pro provides the components and analysis required for the jobshop, except for part family generation. Part families are an important component of jobshop lean methodology.
PFAST generates the part families; Simcad helps you determine optimal equipment location, scheduling sequences, analyze routings, labor resource allocation, inventory management, and all additional analysis to ensure that key metrics (efficiency, utilization, throughput, etc...) meet or exceed specifications.
“ Traditionally, powerful IT based process analysis and optimization solutions have been either cost prohibitive, too difficult to use, or not at all suitable for the high mix environment of the jobshop."
Simcad Pro has eliminated these barriers and with the integration of PFAST has included the part family component. For a presentation of Jobshop lean and the methodology behind the integration