Entering content frameProduction Planning - Process Industries (PP-PI) Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

With the component PP-PI (Production Planning for Process Industries), SAP provides an integrated planning tool for batch-oriented process manufacturing. It has been developed in cooperation with IDS Prof. Scheer GmbH, Saarbrücken.

It is primarily designed for the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries as well as the batch-oriented electronics industry. PP-PI supports:

Below, you will find an overview of the areas of functionality covered by PP-PI.

This graphic is explained in the accompanying text

Resources

In this area, you manage the capacities, the production resources, and the personnel you need for production.

This graphic is explained in the accompanying text

Master Recipes

In the master recipe, you describe the processes to be used for producing materials in your plant as well as the resources and ingredients required for production.

This graphic is explained in the accompanying text

Sales & Operations Planning

Long-Term Planning

Demand Management

Material Requirements Planning

In this area, you carry out rough-cut planning on a cross-company basis. Using this data, you can then carry out detailed planning on the plant level in PP-PI.

This graphic is explained in the accompanying text

Capacity Requirements Planning

In capacity requirements planning, you determine available capacities and capacity requirements. Based on this data, you then allocate operations to resources.

This graphic is explained in the accompanying text

Process Orders

In a process order, you copy the process described in a master recipe and adjust it to the actual production run.

This graphic is explained in the accompanying text

Process Management

In this area, you coordinate the communication between PP-PI and process control during the execution of a process order.

This graphic is explained in the accompanying text

Production Information Management

By offering a link to optical archives, this function enables you to document order-related planned and actual data in a form that excludes posterior manipulation.
It also enables you to evaluate process data using internal and external tools.

This graphic is explained in the accompanying text

Structure link PI-PCS Interface

You use this interface to link process control systems to the R/3 System.

 

 

 

 

Leaving content frame