The Createch Group

The Createch Group


March 09, 2010 09:30 ET

A Promising Partnership Between The Createch Group and Ortems

The Createch Group becomes the Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) distributor for the French editor Ortems in Canada.

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 9, 2010) - The Createch Group, a leading Canadian provider of supply chain optimization and information technology (IT) solution integration, announce its partnership agreement with Ortems, a leading software editor of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), to develop the Canadian market.

Ortems is a French company based in the Lyon area, also present in Spain and Germany whose important innovative capacity has been well acknowledged for a long time. Its clients are the most prominent industrial corporations.

"The specific experience of The Createch Group and Ortems in the complex manufacturing industries, as Aerospace and Defence, MRO and Pharmaceutical, builds up a synergy with a strong added value for manufacturing companies in those industries that want to reinforce their operational excellence," stated Mr. René Desvignes, President of Ortems.

"Our goal has always been to bring tangible and measurable results to our clients. This Planning and Scheduling solution will meet this objective without any doubt," added Mr. Michel Girard, Vice-President, Logistics Performance Improvement, at The Createch Group.

"This partnership proposes a unique service to companies seeking to improve their manufacturing planning activities," said Mr. Girard. "The acknowledged experience of The Createch Group in operational performance optimization and the ERPs implementations such as SAP, Oracle and Microsoft associated with the recognized expertise of Ortems in industrial planning and scheduling, constitutes a very attractive offer for the Canadian market and in North America," added Mr. Desvignes.

The Ortems systems approach is founded on cost control, permanent innovation and the application of manufacturing flexibility principles that are crucial in complex manufacturing environment. The implementation of those solutions has a great impact on reducing costs and delays while increasing manufacturer's level of service. Ortems' multiple experiences have shown the efficiency that the clients see through tangible and measurable results. It is not uncommon to reach or even exceed, in a few short months, the performance improvement objectives for the client service, in productivity or in stock levels. The return on investment period is typically less than 6 months.

About The Createch Group

The Createch Group is a Canadian leader in operational process optimization and technological solutions integration. Since 1993, the consulting firm offers services in manufacturing and logistics performance improvement, process reengineering, change management and ERP solutions implementation. The company integrates proven solutions and applies leading business practices. To date, The Createch Group has carried out more than 2,000 projects and helped over 1,000 companies improve their processes and boost their profitability. For further information, please visit


ORTEMS, a leading provider of manufacturing planning and detailed production scheduling solutions, offers innovative solutions based on Agile Manufacturing concepts. ORTEMS is the ideal complement to an ERP system due to the power of its capacity optimization engines, the efficiency of its models for dynamic synchronization of production flows, and the quality of its certified integrations. ORTEMS provides a dynamic, comprehensive model that integrates the performance of its synchronized MRP technology that enables optimal customer-service rates in a pull planning production environment.

ORTEMS solutions are currently used by thousands of people in more than 40 countries, by international companies including Arcelor-Mittal, Rio Tinto Alcan, Alstom, Areva, Crown, DCNs, EADS, Givaudan, Johnson & Johnson, Knauf, Liebherr, Magneti Marelli, Merck, Michelin, Nestlé, Nexans, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Prysmian, Rhodia, Ricoh, Sanofi-Aventis, Seb, Total, Valeo and Wyeth. For more information about ORTEMS, please visit

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