Integration of AIMMS and Constraint Programming

During the annual meeting of the Center of Advanced Process Decision Making, Asst. Professor Willem-Jan van Hoeve of the Tepper School of Business presented the integration of AIMMS and Constraint Programming.

Because of the enthusiastic response of the participants, we would like to make the presentation available for our AIMMS community.

Please click here to download the presentation.

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Americas News: ORTEC Consulting Group

The ORTEC Consulting Group (OCG) develops tailor-made AIMMS applications in areas such as process optimization, supply chain optimization, revenue management, and site logistics. In the US, OCG is based in Atlanta and works closely with us in order to support our (shared) customers. ORTEC is one of the largest providers of advanced planning and optimization software solutions and consulting services. For more information, please visit the ORTEC website.
Americas Events: INFORMS 2012 – Register for our pre-conference Workshop
As mentioned in our previous newsletter, we would like to cordially invite you to join us April 15-17, 2012 at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research in Huntington Beach, California, USA.
Registration is now open at for our free pre-conference workshop, to be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 15th. In this workshop, we will take two real-life customer examples (power plant scheduling and product portfolio optimization, which are typical optimization models seen in various industries) and show you the capabilities of AIMMS.

For more information, please visit our website.

Americas Events: AIMMS MOPTA modeling competition

This is the final call to sign up for the 4th Annual AIMMS MOPTA Modeling competition at Deadline for submissions in May 31.

This year’s optimization problem asks participants to create a scheduling application for SmartGrids. SmartGrids are a ‘hot topic’ today and many of our energy and energy-related companies are working on optimization-based solutions that include the use of SmartGrids.

For details and registration, please click here.

Contact: or +1-425-458-4024

EMEA News: TODAY – Portfolio Optimization Webinar with Sam Savage (subscribe now)

Together with guest speaker Prof. Sam Savage (Flow of Averages) and Ortec Consulting we are organizing a Portfolio Optimization webinar for Oil & Gas professionals. How to deal with current uncertainty and what is the impact of uncertainty on Portfolio Optimization?

Subscribe now at (4 pm CET)

EMEA Events
In March, there were a number of successful events including a webinar organized by our partner ORTEC about ‘Profit Optimization with O.R.’, which included the TNT project nominated for the Edelman Award. Further our partner Outperform participated at the Integrated Business Planning Event in Berlin.

At March 28 16:00 CET: Paragon invites you to participate in a webinar on Portfolio Optimization by professor Sam Savage.

We are present at the following events in April:

  • 4 April: Paragon will participate at DINALOG (Netherlands)
  • 11-13 April: Paragon is a sponsor of the ROADEF Conference, the French O.R. society
  • 11-14 April: AIMMS Partner Princeps is organizing their Technology Show and Conference in Paris
  • 18-20 April: Paragon is sponsoring and participating in the CMS Conference of Imperial College London

Please contact us to schedule a meeting to discuss the value of AIMMS for your organization.

Contact: or +31 (0)23 5511 512

AP News: New Office in Shanghai, China

Recently, one of our experienced consultants has moved to Shanghai to start up a new Paragon office. We believe that a presence in China will be crucial in servicing our customers and partners in this growing market. If you are located in China and are interested in meeting us to discuss how our software and services can help you make better decisions, please contact us.


AP News: New Partner in Vietnam

We are happy to announce that Vietnam MW has joined our partner network. Vietnam MW is a consultant providing AIMMS-based optimization solutions to the Vietnamese power market. They develop and market optimization and forecasting software used for long-term and short-term planning and for bidding strategy in the power market.

AP Events: INFORMS 2012 Beijing Conference
Please join us June 24-27, 2012 at the INFORMS International Conference in Beijing, China.

As a sponsor of the INFORMS conference, we will be present on the exhibition floor with on-the-spot demonstrations and a presentation to conference participants. Please contact us to arrange for a demonstration on a specific topic or to meet our AIMMS experts.

Contact: or +65 9640 4182

AIMMS Product News

AIMMS 3.12 Production Release available
We are pleased to announce that the AIMMS 3.12 Production Release is now available. This AIMMS 3.12 PR contains all major and minor enhancements provided in its preceding Feature Releases, including a new data management scheme, uncertainty constraints (for Robust Optimization), several GUI extensions in e.g. the Gantt-Chart and Pivot table, OpenOffice Calc functions, new solvers and solver upgrades (CPLEX 12.3, GUROBI 4.6, KNITRO 8.0, BARON 9.3).

Detailed information of all the new features in AIMMS 3.12 PR can be found here.

The AIMMS 3.12 PR is available for all new licenses and users with maintained licenses.

If your AIMMS license does not include maintenance, contact us and we can help you to upgrade to AIMMS 3.12 PR:

AIMMS Workshops

We conduct 2-day workshops in all regions where you can train together with other operations research professionals to efficiently use the tools and features of AIMMS in your organization.

Registration is open now — there are still seats available at these upcoming workshops:

Haarlem, the Netherlands: April 25-26

Bellevue, WA, US: May 15-16

Singapore: May 16-17

Please visit our website for the complete schedule and registration details.

If you prefer to schedule a standard 2-day workshop on-premise at your company or are interested in a customized workshop, please send an e-mail to

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