KEC Semiconductor goes live with Adexa
Synchronized planning drives cost savings and profitability
Los Angeles, Ca. (Apr. 1, 2004) – Adexa, Inc., a leading provider of integrated supply chain planning and performance management solutions, today announced that KEC Corp., Korea’s largest discrete semiconductor company, has gone “live” with Adexa’s Enterprise Global Planning System (eGPS). The solutions were implemented at the KEC semiconductor equipment plant in Gumi, Korea.
“KEC’s objective is to become the world’s best semiconductor and electronic parts manufacturer, which means delivering the most advanced products, at the best prices, with the highest level of customer service,” said a KEC spokesperson. “Adexa’s challenge was to synchronize all facets of our planning process to improve efficiency and lower costs. The eGPS solution improves the accuracy of forecasts; delivers dynamic Available-To-Promise (ATP) dates to customers; optimizes global supply chains; shortens order response times and improves on-time delivery statistics. Adexa is a partner in our mission to surpass customer and shareholder expectations.”
“KEC’s innovative technologies are changing our lives for the better,” said Cyrus Hadavi, Adexa’s president and CEO. ”Adexa’s role is to maximize operational efficiency and profitability, to provide KEC with the flexibility to allocate more resources to R&D, plant expansion or other strategic business objectives.”
About KEC Corporation
KEC was established in 1969 as Korea Electronics, and has steadily expanded into the nine-company KEC Group, one of the world's leading general electronic component manufacturers, with annual sales of over US$ 1.2 billion.
Focusing on bipolar technology, the KEC Research and Development centre designs both integrated circuits and discrete circuits for a diverse number of public, power, automotive, and telecommunications applications. Other devices include next-generation compound semiconductors, component modulisation, SAW devices for telecommunications applications, ceramic capacitors, LCDs and RF modules for home and car audio equipment. For more information please visit www.keccorp.com.
Founded in 1994, Adexa delivers solutions that synchronize corporate planning with operations planning and execution, to ensure assets are utilized to achieve strategic objectives. Adexa helps companies reduce the cost of goods sold, shorten lead-times for orders, and reduce inventory costs through improved supply chain planning and operational performance management.
Adexa's global customer base includes AMD, AU Optronics, Boeing, Firmenich, Fujitsu, General Motors, Mannington Mills, Maytag, NEC, Philips, Pulse, Samsung, Sharp Microelectronics, Siemens, TSMC, and Unilever. For more information visit www.adexa.com.
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