HES Plc in Bulgaria is the leader in design and manufacturing of hydraulic cylinders and components. HES targets short delivery time and flexibility against market demand, which they can achieve by small production lot sizes, so they must schedule 30,000 jobs per month. Since 2016, Asprova is used daily to schedule work sequences for all resources, including warehouse worker assignments.
To achieve their targets, HES is utilizing the following Asprova functions:
- Automatically selecting the best possible machine for every operation.
- Optimizing sequences to minimize setup times.
- Load leveling to improve resource utilization.