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Gissler & Pass boosts Supply Chain transparency with OMP for Packaging

May 29, 2019 Corrugated Packaging

Gissler & Pass, a German corrugated packaging and displays producer, has successfully implemented OMP for Packaging to improve its supply chain planning.  

Gissler & Pass specializes in high quality litho-laminated products and point-of-sales corrugated board packaging. The company was looking to introduce state-of-the-art planning processes to improve service levels and support production in all its production sites.

Besides process optimization, the packaging manufacturer aimed to increase transparency and visibility for better communication and responsiveness. They also wanted to enhance data quality through automated and real-time access to necessary data.

The Rodenberg site went live in 2017 with the basic functionality of OMP for Packaging, followed by the production sites of Lorsbeck and Jülich in 2018. Recently, more advanced functionalities have been implemented as well.

Manfred Schlapps and Thomas Gissler, CEO of Gissler & Pass, say: “OMP for Packaging allowed us to improve collaboration between different plants via integrated routings. We now have a clear view of our planning and production processes. Additionally, we managed to enhance the quality of our production data.”  

Bart Verbruggen, Senior Business Development Manager at OM Partners, adds: “Thanks to a smooth collaboration between both project teams, we were able to tackle difficulties as one team and deliver an effective solution to plan Gissler & Pass’ complex product portfolio of corrugated packaging, offset printed & laminated boxes and point-of-sale display stands.”


About Gissler & Pass

Gissler & Pass is a German packaging manufacturer, based in Jülich, Lorsbeck and Rodenberg, as early as 1882. With Thomas Gissler-Weber at the helm, Gissler & Pass nowadays stands as one of Europe’s leading players in the corrugated board and packaging industry. Gissler & Pass employs around 500 people and generates annual sales of approximately € 110 million.

Since 1997, Gissler & Pass has been a member of Alliabox, a European network company existing of independent, family owned packaging companies that produce corrugated board packaging and displays for international branded companies and strong private label manufacturers in more than 25 European countries. Gissler & Pass has set national and international standards in the corrugated board and packaging sectors ‑ with know-how, high-end technology, flexibility, and speed.


About OM Partners

OM Partners is the best-in-class software and consulting company that offers Supply Chain Planning Solutions for the metals, plastics, floor covering, paper & packaging, chemical, pharmaceutical, food & beverage, consumer goods and other industries worldwide.

OM Partners has developed into one of the most important players in the Supply Chain Planning market since its founding in 1985.

OM Partners’ flagship product, OMP Plus, is a comprehensive solution for all planning related issues, from the strategic down to the operational level. OMP Plus makes integrated demand planning, supply planning and scheduling a reality.

OM Partners has headquarters in Belgium and offices in the USA, China, India, the United Arab Emirates, Brazil, France, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom.  



Bart Verbruggen, Senior Business Development Manager
Phone: +32 3 650 22 11