Prodware and Preactor Announce a Global Distribution Agreement for Planning and Scheduling Solutions

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IT solution provider Prodware has signed a global distribution agreement with software company Preactor.

It is essential for businesses to improve planning in order to make fully-informed manufacturing decisions, improve productivity and reduce their stock of raw materials and components.

Prodware is an already well-established expert vendor, integrator and host of IT solutions for businesses in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) zone, providing high-quality business solutions and applications for a range of industries. Preactor is a close fit with Prodware’s business model, being a worldwide leader in providing planning and scheduling solutions for all types of industries.

This agreement allows Prodware to strengthen its portfolio of business solutions for small- and mid-size companies, as well as subsidiaries of larger international firms. The Preactor IT scheduling software strongly complements Prodware’s existing offering of solutions, which includes ERP Microsoft Dynamics AX and SAGE ERP X3.

Yann Rambaud, Marketing Director at Prodware, said: “The planning and scheduling solutions from Preactor perfectly complement our ERP solutions for businesses.

“It is essential for businesses to improve planning in order to make fully-informed manufacturing decisions, improve productivity and reduce their stock of raw materials and components. In a tough economic climate, it is important for our customers to be able to reduce the time it takes for work in progress and each production phase, and also improve reliability while meeting customer deadlines.”

Valérie Goulevitch, Marketing Director at Preactor, said: “We are delighted about this long-term agreement with Prodware.

“More than 4,000 customers in over 70 countries already rely on Preactor’s solutions, which are available in 35 different languages. This global solution meets the requirements of businesses perfectly: recognised solutions in planning and scheduling, as well as a demand for excellence in industrial and operational performance.

“Prodware is a major player in the implementation of ERP solutions, and the association between our two groups will enable our customers to benefit from a unique solution, maximising the value of their ERP systems.”


About Prodware
Founded in 1989, PRODWARE Group ( creates, integrates and hosts IT solutions for businesses. Prodware acts in a sector where success requires a combination of strong IT expertise and industry know-how.
Prodware serves more than 17,500 active clients, and is their key provider and partner for the installation and management of global IT solutions and applications. Present in 10 countries and internationally through strong strategic alliances, the Group supports companies in their international expansion. Prodware has formed a strategic partnership with Qurius, a Dutch partner, and in July 2011 became the industrial shareholder of choice to create the leading software solutions and services company in the EMEA zone.
With a good corporate social responsibility record, Prodware assists its clients in their approach to sustainable development with its service offer GreenITude ( It is part of the Gaia Index.

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About the Preactor Group
The Preactor Group of companies represents world leadership in production planning and scheduling software used by a wide range of businesses. Frequently integrated with ERP, MES and Supply Chain Management solutions, Preactor’s breakthrough technology is used by more than 4,000 small, medium and large multinational companies located in 75 countries.

The Preactor Group and its subsidiaries have established partnerships with more than 400 companies located around the world to provide local expertise to support the implementation of the solution for each company. These 1000+ accredited professionals offer a key resource working closely with users to ensure each company’s unique requirements are met.

The current trends in manufacturing are towards lowering inventory levels to reduce costs yet still being able to respond to shorter lead times to satisfy customer demand. Preactor offers a family of applications ranging from mid- and long-term capacity planning to detailed scheduling and is translated into over 30 languages.

Preactor celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. For more information about Preactor, visit the website at and follow on Twitter at

Preactor press contacts:

Corporate communication
Preactor International
Head of Global Marketing & Communication

Ass't. Leah DAVIES
Tel. +44 (0)1249 767451

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