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Overview

Greycon is the world’s leading provider of production planning, scheduling and manufacturing execution systems designed specifically for roll-based & flat sheet industries. Greycon has over 30 years of history and operates worldwide with 500 sites in over 40 countries. Our strength is the extensive range of specialist software solutions for Paper & Board, Plastic Films & Flexible Packaging, Nonwovens, Metals and Converting industries supported by powerful optimisation algorithms and a highly experienced team of consultants.

Great Migrations helped Greycon with upgrading their X-Trim product by providing training and support for using gmStudio in-house to implement a highly automated, repeatable custom upgrade solution.

Project Highlights

  • Main objective: migrate Greycon X-Trim optimisation software to C# without losing functionality
  • 70+ inter-related vb6 projects
  • 570K+ source code lines
  • 2 full-time senior developers with initial training from Great Migrations. Additional help of an extra developer near the end of the project.
  • 38 COM components and controls upgraded to .NET replacements
  • Development of custom tools and scripts which were integrated with gmStudio (gmSL transformations and fixes, translating ActiveBar toolbar/menus using custom property bags, etc.)
  • Replacement of original icons with high quality ones, etc)
  • Effort: 1100 person-days