Production chains and value streams in the chemical industry are truly unique. As well as being inherently complex and subject to such variable demand, they involve a vast range of interconnected elements. These include everything from raw materials, base and intermediate products, to finished goods, co-products, and by-products.
The combination of many ingredients and operations brings with it huge planning and optimization challenges for decision-makers at both divisional and corporate level.
Just how do you keep all your business units and teams aligned? How can you extend collaboration beyond the business and become more agile in the face of disruptive change? And how can smarter planning make your business more sustainable? OMP for Chemicals helps you do this and more.
Leading food and biochemicals company Corbion has taken into operation a multi-ERP interface with their OMP planning solution to support the gradual transition to SAP S/4HANA.Read the news
The chemical supply chain is caught between global demand and push effects. High-value assets must be fully used and margins must be assured. Discover how OMP for Chemicals tackles these challenges.
I have strong opinions about a debate that will probably never be settled (and it’s not about whether Ross and Rachel were on a break). It’s about whether companies should get their advanced supply chain planning solution customized to meet their specialized needs or instead adopt a standard template.Read the blog
Specialty chemicals leader Evonik rolled out a full-scope OMP planning solution to provide end-to-end visibility in their Performance Intermediates supply chain. OMP is now Evonik’s supply chain system of record and is seamlessly connected to their SAP ERP system.Read the news
The webinar discusses how companies now collaborate to a greater extent to make their supply chains more agile and resilient.Watch the webinar
Syncing up the supply chain with the overall business strategy and targets is the foundation of success. OMP’s Philip Vervloesem makes the point.
More and more companies are investing in sustainability, and there’s a good reason for that: climate change is one of the biggest issues facing humanity and we’re already seeing the consequences, with increasingly severe floods, shrinking ice caps, record temperatures and deadly droughts.Read the blog
Jack Eggels, General Manager Chemicals Operations at Shell
Stefan Hauenschild, Sales & Operations Planning Responsible at Siegwerk Druckfarben
Rainer Fretzen, Head of Performance Intermediates at Evonik
Jim Carey, Supply Chain Manager at Eastman