Pemeco Simplifies Mecaer America's Supply Chain

Montreal, Canada (PressExposure) October 01, 2009 -- In 2009, Pemeco facilitated a supply chain optimization project at Mecaer America Inc.'s (MAI) aerospace manufacturing facility in Montreal, Quebec. Pemeco was retained to improve the performance of MAI's management of inventory, production, capacity, risk, and finance.

The optimization project was aimed at enhancing MAI's operational transparency and responsiveness by integrating its value chain activities. Pemeco designed, customized and implemented a Planning Dashboard that interfaced with MAI's INFOR Baan ERP system. The Dashboard enables real-time analysis of supply-chain planning, production scheduling and shop capacity. By using the Dashboard, MAI's Planning Department saves 32 hours of administrative time per month and reduces the incidence of errors caused by manual data entry.

MAI also implemented a bar-coding system on the shop floor that has improved MAI's inventory management and production scheduling. Finally, Pemeco electronically integrated MAI's finance activities with the supply chain through a custom-developed ERP-interfacing budget application. MAI's ability to review real-time performance indicators for supply chain, manufacturing, and sales has resulted in more accurate forecasting and enhanced operational responsiveness to demand shifts.

About Pemeco, Inc.

Pemeco is a consultancy that has been simplifying the operations of its international clients for more than 30 years. Pemeco delivers enhanced efficiencies across value chains, organizational structures, processes and IT systems. Its recognition as a leader in ERP implementations is due to its unrivaled 100% implementation success rate. Through its proprietary "Milestone Deliverables" and "Milestone Deliverables: Rapid Implementation" ERP methodologies, Pemeco provides each of its clients with a customized, process-oriented, actionable and verifiable implementation road-map.

For inquiries, please contact:
Jonathan Gross
Pemeco, Inc.

About Mecaer America Inc.

Mecaer America Inc. (MAI) is the Canadian subsidiary of the Mecaer Aviation Group S.p.A. MAI designs, manufactures, and provides in-service support for the light- and medium-sized business jet and helicopter markets. Specific products and services include conceptual design, development, manufacturing, assembly, testing and support of hydraulic equipment and systems, namely landing gears and actuators. MAI's Center of Excellence manufacturing facility is located in the heart of Montreal's aerospace and defense cluster. MAI occupies 59,000 sq. ft. of industrial space and employs more than 100 people. The Center of Excellence is equipped with state-of-the-art manufacturing, assembly and testing equipment.

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Press Release Submitted On: January 01, 2010 at 9:56 am
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