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AnyLogic 7 Training in the NEW Chicago Office


AnyLogic 7 Training in the NEW Chicago Office

On Day three of the AnyLogic 7 training course, attendees are looking forward to finishing up their pedestrian model, building an airport model, and working with the instructor, Scott Hebert on their own modeling projects. The intense three day course agenda covers multimethod modeling and simulation, both by theory and demonstration, getting attendees familiar with the AnyLogic software model development environment. In honor of the first course in the NEW AnyLogic North America office, we held a reception at the end of day two in the Civic Opera Lounge on the 15th floor. Attendees took this opportunity to network and enjoy the company of their classmates and the AnyLogic North America team. The new office is located in Suite 2044 of the Civic Opera Building at 20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606. Whether you are a student striving to impress faculty with your upcoming thesis, or a business using AnyLogic to optimize, streamline and run “what if” scenarios, the AnyLogic 7 Training Program is the best place to start. Ilya Grigoryev, Head of Training Services made it his top priority to update the training content ensuring a world class program upon the release of AnyLogic 7, our newest version. Now is the best time to sign up for a course and become familiar with AnyLogic 7 capabilities.

Customer Satisfaction Survey


Customer Satisfaction Survey

It is our goal to constantly improve our product and services to better meet your needs. Please take a few moments to complete the latest AnyLogic Customer Satisfaction Survey, your feedback is important to us. The 7.1 functionality associated with the GIS maps has been introduced as the most popular request by users, according to a customer survey conducted a few years ago. This year, we once again asked you for your opinion about GIS in AnyLogic, and many requests were implemented. This is your chance to make suggestions on the functionality, ease of use, documentation and more. Your opinion is a significant part of our success, please do not hesitate to tell us what you think. We need your voice!

AnyLogic North America, Office Relocation


AnyLogic North America, Office Relocation

AnyLogic North America, LLC, a leader in simulation modeling software and services company, has announced an office relocation and expansion. The global organization has moved its North American Headquarters from the charismatic suburb of Lisle, IL to the energetic and radiating city of Downtown Chicago. The new address is 20 N Wacker Dr., Suite 2044 Chicago, IL 60606, inside the historic, newly renovated Civic Opera Building. The AnyLogic move stems from a growing team, the need for enhanced facilities, as well as the ability to continue growing and attracting new talent who want to be a part of this dynamic team in an energetic and cultural city. The new office is conveniently located in the heart of the city adjacent to Chicago Union Station, Ogilvie Transportation and CTA Train lines, giving AnyLogic and its customer’s easy access not only to each other but to all the city of Chicago has to offer.

Shipyard Proves Order Fulfillment Capabilities and Gains Visibility into Production Facility and Distribution


Shipyard Proves Order Fulfillment Capabilities and Gains Visibility into Production Facility and Distribution

Admiralty Shipyards JSC, is one of the oldest and largest shipyards in the Baltic region, serving government and commercial customers world-wide for more than 300 years. The shipyard's military orders are primarily submarines, but also include non-military repair and the modernization and construction of other underwater technical innovations for oceanic development. Faced with a large order for diesel powered submarines, Admiralty Shipyards JSC (JSC) must evaluate whether the current production facilities can fulfill the order, and if not, what amount can be produced by the year 2016. JSC is also seeking confirmation that an additional production facility will not be needed to complete the order.

Automotive Parts Supplier: Reduces Inventory and Improves Service Level


Automotive Parts Supplier: Reduces Inventory and Improves Service Level

A manufacturer of plastic serial and original car styling accessories made for internal and external applications in passenger cars, identified a bottleneck in the foaming division of their production line. The large Austrian automotive supplier employed AnyLogic Simulation and Modeling software, which allowed examination of all possible resolutions without disturbing the current situation. The project began by modeling the existing system which includes various types of personnel and qualification scenarios, set-up optimizations, and lot-sizing strategies, then produces reports with key performance measures including inventory, tardiness and service level.

Welcome Tom Baggio to the AnyLogic North America Team!


Welcome Tom Baggio to the AnyLogic North America Team!

The AnyLogic Company is pleased to welcome Tom Baggio - Sr. Solutions Architect to our rapidly growing North American office in Chicago, IL. Tom’s entire career has been customer facing with various management and technical leadership roles; most recently spending the last 7 years at a Fortune 50 company as the Group Manager of North American Services and Consulting for the factory automation group – working directly with some of the largest electronics companies in the world. Completion of an Executive Education program in Business Management at the University of Chicago, strong client recommendations and a substantial background in business development verifies Tom as the solutions expert for your complex organizational challenges. He makes a great addition to our team of technical consultants, business, and marketing professionals focused on assisting our customers from concept to completion in the modeling process. We are thrilled to welcome Tom as part of our team!

The AnyLogic Conference 2014 Program Update


The AnyLogic Conference 2014 Program Update

See how industry leaders use AnyLogic to solve real world business problems at the AnyLogic Conference 2014. The program includes GE Aviation, Intel, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, CSX, Airbus Group, Symbotic and more, covering topics such as supply chain & logistics, healthcare, marketing, warehousing, distribution, rail and pedestrian flow. The AnyLogic Conference will be held on November 12th and 13th at The Westin San Francisco Market Street Hotel in San Francisco, CA, USA immediately following the INFORMS Annual Meeting. Don’t miss out on the latest trends and technologies at the AnyLogic Conference 2014, register today! This two-day event is your best opportunity to network, gain valuable insights, and see, first-hand the latest solutions utilizing AnyLogic software.

AnyLogic Internship Competition


AnyLogic Internship Competition

AnyLogic Model Builder Attention all graduate and post-graduate IE and OR students! Win a trip to San Francisco, CA, USA and your DREAM internship opportunity with the fastest growing Modeling and Simulation Company in the world! This competition is an opportunity for students to design and build a model which applies to a real world business problem. The top two candidates will win a trip to the AnyLogic Conference 2014 where they will present their model and be considered for six-month paid internship at AnyLogic North America in Chicago, IL, USA!

Forecast Transportation Scenarios and Evaluate Alternative Solutions with ATOM


Forecast Transportation Scenarios and Evaluate Alternative Solutions with ATOM

Many companies operating large transportation fleets manage logistics with the help of master planning software, such as Oracle SNO, i2, iLog. These linear programing instruments are important, but not enough for successful transportation management and strategy. ATOM’s distinctive feature is the use of simulation models to reproduce the behavior of a real system. The simulation model includes specific characteristics, limitations, and uncertainty, then in addition, captures unexpected dynamics, unlike typical mathematical models.