The glass industry has critical role in economics – with expansion capability across various regions around the globe and across various industries including automotive, construction, food & beverage, and chemicals – with gross profit margins around 30%.
Glass, from chemical raw materials to final product, goes through a complex set of production processes including melting, annealing, cutting, and finally packaging. Planning of these processes must consider glass specific technical and business rules. For example, furnaces must have uninterrupted production.
Day-to-day supply chain experts in glass industry have to cope with:
ICRON’s advanced planning and scheduling (APS) solution gives glass manufacturers the capability to conquer their business challenges, to increase operating efficiency and reduce operating expenses, and to optimize the planning and deployment of assets across their global supply chain networks.
With ICRON, glass producers can: