Swedish Steel Producer Selects Quintiq's Platform to Optimize its Supply Chain Planning

S'-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, August 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Quintiq, a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that SSAB has chosen its platform to optimize supply chain processes across its production plants.

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Headquartered in Sweden, SSAB is a leading producer of high-strength steel and has a 6-million-tonne capacity for crude steel. Quintiq's platform will assist the company in increasing delivery performance and will help reduce manufacturing lead times across its EMEA network.

"We are thrilled to deliver SSAB the transparency and functionality that is only possible through a single, 100%-fit SCP&O platform," said Markus Malinen, business unit director at Quintiq. "Our extensive work in steel planning and optimization makes us the perfect candidate to help SSAB meet current and future business goals."

About SSAB

SSAB is a global leader in value added, high strength steel. SSAB offers products developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 45 countries and operates production facilities in Sweden and the US. SSAB is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm.

About Quintiq

Every business has its supply chain planning puzzles. Some of those puzzles are large. Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve. Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each of those puzzles using a single supply chain planning & optimization software platform. Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 80 countries rely on Quintiq software to plan and optimize workforces, logistics and production. Quintiq has headquarters in the Netherlands and the USA, and offices around the world. Find out more at http://www.quintiq.com.

For more information, visit http://www.quintiq.com or follow Quintiq on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Press contacts:

North America enquiries
Jon Temerlies
Racepoint Group
Tel: +1-202-349-0859
Quintiq@Racepointgroup.com 

EMEA enquiries
Charlotte Poh
Global Marketing Communication Manager
Tel: +31(0)736910739
pressrelease@quintiq.com

SOURCE Quintiq



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