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Preactor 200 FCS - Case Studies
The Case Studies described below are based on information provided by companies using Preactor 200 FCS. Each study has been written in collaboration with employees of the company and Preactor International would like to thank those who provided these insights into how Preactor is used and the benefits it has provided.

LaBan Foods is the largest specialized manufacturer of herb butter in the Netherlands. Apart from their own label, LaBan also manufactures private label herb butter for such supermarket chains as Jumbo and C1000. Every day the company faces challenges in order to play a successful role in the dairy industry.
 
Kenco Techniques Ltd is a provider of manufacturing and technical services to a wide variety of industry sectors. Established in 1972, Kenco Techniques has long been renowned for excellent quality goods coupled with efficient and effective delivery and service to the Medical, Microsurgical and Aerospace Industries.
 
D&D Manufacturing Ltd., is a small company based in Diadema (Brazil). Its business is focused on drawing and cold rolling, straightening, grinding, polishing and stripping of special steels, stainless steels and other specialty alloys.
 
With more than 30 years in the Argentine market, Grupo Tornado S.A. manufactures and markets components for pneumatic equipment and similar items under the Intor® brand.
 
Artis Matriz is a small company specializing in the design and manufactur e of injection mould tools for thermoplastic and thermosetting materials as well as for metal stamping, and general precision machining.
 
Playdale Playgrounds Ltd is a leading UK manufacturer of children’s outdoor playground equipment. Employing more than 150 people, the company’s main markets are local authorities, community groups and leisure operators.
 
King Plastic Corporation has been developing and manufacturing quality polymer sheets, slabs and massive shapes since 1968. Its industry-leading branded and commodity products are manufactured at the company’s state-of-the art, 150,000 square foot headquarters in North Port, Florida and distributed worldwide.
 
International Greetings PLC is one of the world‟s leading designers, manufacturers, importers and distributors of giftwrap, stationery, gift bags, crackers, greeting cards and accessories.
 
Altmaster is one of the biggest printing houses in Europe specializing in large format printing, related to outdoor advertising displayed on advertising boards, street poles, walls of buildings, etc. The company works with a wide range of clients both in Poland and abroad (in Germany, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Slovakia, Ukraine).
 
Mode Lighting, part of the TCL group, specialises in the design and manufacture of electronic control systems for the lighting industry. Products include residential and commercial dimming systems, electronic transformers, cold cathode convertors, LED lighting solutions and DMX controllers.
 
In 1999 after years of making his employers successful, Jeff Roth’s wife convinced him that he should start his own business. Jeff mortgaged the house, purchased his first CNC machine, and started manufacturing high quality machine parts for the aerospace industry in his garage. Jeff instinctively understood that to fulfill his dream to be the best he would have to deliver the highest quality products at the most competitive prices, and he would need to build innovative processes and systems that supported his vision.
 
Opolgraf S.A. is a book printing and binding company located in Opole, Poland, which employs about 150 people, with approximately 8 million books under 1,700 titles produced annually.
 
Wall Colmonoy Ltd is a world leader in the fields of high temperature brazing and surface engineering providing solutions to complex metal joining and wear problems.
 
Based in Sydney, Australia, Greencorp Magnetics Pty Ltd has been a specialist producer of magnetic tapes since 1972, and is one of the few companies world-wide to master the technology of the magnetic stripe for cards and tickets. As a result of Greencorp facilities for research and development, and its ability to manufacture to exacting standards, Greencorp magnetic stripe products are amongst the most respected in the world, with a philosophy of continual development.
 
Harmon Form Tools was formed in 1964, offering a grinding and tooling facility for the Aerospace, Defence and Commercial markets. In 1987 the company entered the machining market with the foundation of Harmon Manufacturing, initially meeting the requirements of existing customers in the Aerospace and Defence industries.
 
Smurfit Ward is a leading paper based packaging supplier located in Leyland, Lancashire. Ward Packaging was first established in 1980 by local Lancashire farmer John Ward as a potato sack production company, supplying sacks to other local farmers.
 
B & S Oil Tools is an engineering company making high quality equipment for the on-shore and offshore oil industry. Their main customer, Petrobras, one of the top 10 oil companies in the world, demands high specification equipment that can withstand the highest pressures in highly corrosive environments.
 
Metaltech Precision Engineers Ltd is a progressive and versatile medium-light engineering company offering broad based services in the precision sub-contract machining environment. With over 25 years manufacturing experience in the automotive, aircraft, pumps and hydraulics serving the requirements of such prestigious clients as Rolls Royce Plc and Specialist Car Products Ltd, Metaltech has seen a multitude of changes within this rapidly evolving marketplace.
 
Williams & Co., a company based in Southampton, UK produce aerospace and nuclear components for companies such as Vickers, GKN Westland Helicopters, Boeing and the French Helicopter company, Aero Speciale. As the customers of Williams aim to increase their world class positions it follows that they demand more from their suppliers.
 
A Preactor 200 FCS tool is now helping Criptic Arvis of Thurmaston, Leicestershire, maintain tight control of its bearings design and manufacturing operation. An interactive electronic planning board, Preactor optimises the balance between demand and capacity, delivering improved efficiencies, better customer service and reduced costs.