TC Nicolon Selects Porini’s AlphaTex CIM System

Ten Cate Nicolon USA (TC Nicolon),
Pendergrass, Ga., has selected Italy-based Porini S.r.l.’s AlphaTex computer integrated
manufacturing (CIM) system to enable it to implement a lean manufacturing approach in its


Warp-planning screen from Porini’s AlphaTex CIM system

Porini reports AlphaTex combines industry-specific capabilities and consulting expertise in
a user-friendly system that can be integrated with existing business systems and dynamic report
generation tools.

“We believe that the AlphaTex CIM system will improve our manufacturing execution and provide us
with a state-of-the-art platform for monitoring the shop floor,” said Kevin Cook, engineering
director, TC Nicolon.

October 2005