News: Saarioinen implements Quintiq solution for production planning in its factories in Finland

March 8, 2017 - Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company and global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that its solution for production planning has been applied at Finnish food manufacturer, Saarioinen.

Production planning solutions help the world’s leading food manufacturers to improve reliability of delivery, product shelf-life and operational efficiency, as well as reduce costs in workforce, production and storage. Quintiq solutions enable companies to achieve their goals and maintain their competitive advantage by developing a cost-efficient, optimized plan that takes into account the unique industry and individual operating constraints.

”Quintiq is now live at Saarioinen and the results are promising. We aim to achieve better consumer and customer satisfaction, and gain significant business benefits with the support of this planning platform,” said Ritva Tuohimaa, Production and Logistics Director at Saarioinen.

“The success of this project is due to the commitment and collaboration between Saarioinen and Quintiq. It demonstrates not only that the Quintiq platform can be adapted to many industries, but that we are also dedicated to helping our customers improve their profitability,” said Markus Malinen, VP Sales EMEAR at Quintiq.

About Saarioinen
Saarioinen is a privately-owned Finnish food industry company and one of Finland’s leading food manufacturers. Saarioinen aims to produce quality goods for everyday life situations by offering a selection of convenience food products, meat products and preserved foods. Saarioinen is the Finnish market leader in many of its business areas, with annual net sales amount to approximately EUR260 million (year 2015) and the group employs a total of 1,300 employees. Saarioinen has factories in Kangasala, Valkeakoski and Huittinen in Finland, as well as a consumer-ready food factory in Rapla in Estonia, which manufactures products for the Baltic market.

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About Quintiq
Every business has its supply chain planning challenges. Some of those challenges are large. Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve. Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each of those challenges with a supply chain planning & optimization software system. Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 80 countries rely on Quintiq software to plan and optimize workforces, logistics and production. Part of Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), Quintiq has offices in the Netherlands, the USA and around the world.