Siemens Acquires Preactor to Expand Production Planning Software Portfolio

By Chemical Processing staff

Jun 05, 2013

Siemens acquired Chippenham, U.K.-based Preactor Group to expand its manufacturing operations management (MOM) portfolio, Siemens said June 4. Once the deal is complete, Preactor will be assigned to the Siemens Industry Automation division. The companies did not disclose the purchase price.

Preactor's advanced planning and scheduling software solutions will add significant new components to the Siemens’ MOM portfolio, Siemens said.

The Preactor Group currently employs 70 people. The has operations in North America, India, France, Spain and China. Preactor's APS planning software has been installed by over 4,500 small, medium and large multinational companies in 75 countries and is used to drive down production costs, boost productivity and improve adherence to delivery deadlines.

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