Founded in 1932 by the late W.P. O’Kane, O’Kane Poultry, acquired by the Moy Park Group in 2010, is one of Northern Ireland’s largest poultry processors. The group operates two hatcheries, a feed mill and a processing plant in Ballymena covering both chicken and turkey production. The company employs over 1500 people, and produces over 500 different product lines.
Moy Park are an Emydex customer since 2009 when Emydex began work on a pilot project to provide Moy Park with a real-time warehouse management and dispatch system, with full traceability. The project was later extended to deliver both the Emydex Packing & Processing Management, and Yields and Costings modules sitting on the underlying Emydex Data Management platform.
Some points of interest in this project from an Emydex perspective are how Emydex was able to seamlessly integrate a variety of in-house legacy systems, the full extent of functionality provided, and extent of system usage by Moy Park e.g., stock take and dispatch and management reporting that might traditionally be handled by an ERP.