Glatfelter Successfully Launches SAP Software in Germany.
YORK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2002
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GLT Grundlagentraining ), a global supplier of specialty papers and engineered products, announced today the successful implementation of SAP software at the company's operations in Gernsbach, Germany.
This is the second of a three-phase implementation of a new technology infrastructure throughout Glatfelter's global operations Global Operations is a first-person shooter computer game developed by Barking Dog Studios and published by both Crave Entertainment and Electronic Arts. It was released in March of 2002, following its public multiplayer beta version which contained only the Quebec map. . The first phase was successfully launched at Glatfelter's operations in Spring Grove Spring Grove may refer to:
Through a special project known as IMPACT, Glatfelter is teaming with SAP America, Inc. and Accenture to integrate SAP software into the company's worldwide operations. With this new e-business platform, Glatfelter is positioned to provide customers and employees with accurate, real-time information and to generate improved customer service and operating efficiencies
Glatfelter is using the mySAP(TM) Mill Products solution and focusing on three key business process areas: Finance, Procurement and Sales. The mySAP Mill Products is designed to manage diverse industry-specific processes.
The implementation of SAP software is expected to improve customer satisfaction, increase operational efficiencies, and provide employees with real-time business information. Accenture has served as an advisor to Glatfelter during the company's transformation, which began in 2000.
"We've reached another important milestone with successful go-live in Germany," said Gerhard Federer, IMPACT Project Manager. "Our team in Gernsbach should be congratulated for their hard work and commitment to launch this project successfully."
Glatfelter's third phase of implementation of SAP is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2002 at its facility in Scaer, France. When complete, Glatfelter employees will be able to access strategic business information and link functionality across the company's global operations.
"We have continued to enjoy working closely with Glatfelter to help them achieve their vision of becoming the global supplier of choice in Specialty Papers and Engineered Products," said Nigel Blower, partner, Accenture. "This success positions Glatfelter to operate effectively as a global company and respond quickly to new business opportunities. It has been the result of great teamwork in both Europe and the US."
"The successful implementation of mySAP Mill Products at Glatfelter gave SAP invaluable insight into specialty paper production," said Reinhild Gefrerer, vice president, Mill Products, SAP AG (company) SAP AG - (Systeme, Anwendungen, Produkte in der Datenverarbeitung - German for "Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing") A company from Germany that sells the leading suite of client-server business software. The US branch is called SAP America. . "The challenge of overlaying Glatfelter's specific business requirements on top of those inherent in mySAP Mill Products was met in a focused manner with regards to meeting implementation goals, timetable and budget. The improved supply chain management processes position Glatfelter well for future business success."
Headquartered in York, Pennsylvania York, known as the White Rose City (after the Wars of the Roses), is a city located in South Central Pennsylvania. The population was 40,862 at the 2000 census. York is the county seat of York County,GR6 , Glatfelter is a leading producer of value-added specialty papers and engineered products found in tea bags, flooring and furniture laminates, book publishing book publishing. The term publishing means, in the broadest sense, making something publicly known. Usually it refers to the issuing of printed materials, such as books, magazines, periodicals, and the like. and digital imaging papers, metallized labels, envelopes, postage stamps This is a list of postage stamps that are especially notable in some way.
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