MDSS Named A Top Preactor Reseller

October 13, 2006-MDSS, a Cleveland, Ohio based company that helps manufacturers manage inventory, shrink cycle time and increase productivity, was awarded as a "Top Preactor Reseller" in North America at the Annual Preactor North American Reseller Conference in State College.

Resellers from the United States, Canada and Mexico attended the three day event. This honor is the culmination of the work by the MDSS technical and application teams over the past several years. According to John Leibert, President of MDSS, "This award signifies the tremendous efforts MDSS has put into providing quality solutions to help manufacturers move towards lean manufacturing and improved productivity."

During the past year, MDSS has experienced an expansion in its Preactor Business Unit. The Business Unit has provided extensive installation and consulting service to such well know companies as PPG and Exxon Mobil. In addition, MDSS has integrated its own popular factory floor data collection MES system, FACTIVITY with Preactor to allow interactive scheduling on the floor. Jim Renaldo, IT Manager from Juzo, a Preactor/Factivity user stated, "Our implementation team from MDSS was extremely knowledgeable." Renaldo concludes by reflecting that, "Overall, I would say that this is one of the smoother implementations of a product of this magnitude." The full Case Study can be found on the company's website, or

About MDSS

MDSS develops, implements and supports software products for manufacturing companies. The current focus of MDSS is on FACTIVITY, a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) with modules for Time & Attendance, Shop Floor Management, Machine Monitoring and more.

For more information on MDSS, please visit or call 216-514-5141.

About Preactor International

Preactor is a finite scheduling and APS (Advance Planning Scheduling) software product from the United Kingdom. This product boasts of over 5000 installations world-wide and includes functionality for the best price/performance in the market today.

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