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Wood & Furniture Products - Case Studies
The Case Studies described below are based on information provided by companies in the Wood & Furniture Products sector. 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.

Elmwood improved production planning and scheduling using SIMATIC IT Preactor Advanced Scheduling
 
Currently HENN is one of the largest furniture manufacturers in Brazil, with more than 890 direct employees, in a constructed area of over 70,000 sq. m, in a modern manufacturing plant.
 
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.
 
UNICASA is a company in the furniture sector at Bento Goncalves, one of the most important centres of this sector in Brazil. The group comprises the brands DELL ANNO, NEW and FAVORITE, with over 1,100 stores throughout Brazil.
 
Tabone has been supplying door handles and plastic edge banding for the furniture industry since 1988. Its manufacturing plant is located in Caxias do Sul (Brazil), a region known for its strong engineering and furniture industries.
 
Company LIP Bled is located near Bled, a world renowned alpine resort, surrounded by the high peaks of Alps and richly forested plateaus. Founded in 1948, today it is one of the largest woods processing companies in Slovenia and the largest exporter in the sector.
 
A family company, SAM Mouldings is the UK’s leading manufacturer of MDF architectural mouldings for the construction and home improvement industries. Recognised as the best in Europe, it has purpose-built manufacturing and distribution facility spanning an 8 acre site that allows the company to meet the growing demand for its product, a cost effective top quality alternative to traditional timber mouldings.
 
Steinhoff Bedding, a division within the Steinhoff group of companies, is the leading manufacturer of beds in South Africa, producing numerous brands either owned by the group or manufactured under license.
 
From humble beginnings in 1860 manufacturing walking sticks and umbrellas, the company originally founded by Antoine Roset has grown to be a leading manufacturer of high quality furniture and accessories.