Major Tile Manufacturer, Florim USA, Lays Groundwork for Business Process Excellence with IDS Scheer.
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BERWYN, Pa. -- IDS Scheer, the leading provider of solutions for business process excellence, today announced that its Small and Medium Enterprises (SME (1) (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) See SMB.
(2) (Subject Matter Expert) An individual who is well-versed in the policies and procedures of a particular department or division. ) SAP reseller business unit has secured a major customer win with Florim USA (www.florimusa.com), a domestic manufacturer of porcelain tile Porcelain tiles are ceramic tiles with a water absorption rate of less than 0.5 percent that are used to cover floors and walls. They can either be unglazed or glazed.
The hardness of the tile is rated from zero to five according to the Porcelain Enamel Institute scale. products for residential and commercial installations and subsidiary of The Florim Group of Italy. The company selected IDS Scheer's ARIS SmartPath for Durable Goods, a bundled solution of mySAP[TM] All-in-One enterprise software, ARIS-based industry specific reference models, and consulting services. The solution addresses industry-specific processes such as forecasting and demand management in a consumer goods consumer goods
Any tangible commodity purchased by households to satisfy their wants and needs. Consumer goods may be durable or nondurable. Durable goods (e.g., autos, furniture, and appliances) have a significant life span, often defined as three years or more, and environment, product development, sales opportunity tracking, and reporting functionality. In addition, Florim selected the market-leading ARIS Platform to continuously design, analyze, optimize and document its enterprise business processes.
"Prior to IDS Scheer and SAP, we were experiencing inefficiencies with our previous system which offered limited functionality in terms of reporting, customization and support," said Mike Rohnert, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Florim USA. "We selected IDS Scheer based on its domain expertise in our industry and its track record for delivering successful SAP deployments with ARIS SmartPath. In addition, our counterparts from The Florim Group of Italy have realized much success from its mySAP ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. system. It also was very complementary for us to use IDS Scheer's ARIS Platform to help us model, analyze and improve business processes throughout our organization."
"We are offering a mid-market durable goods company such as Florim an ERP foundation with mySAP, enhancing it with our consulting services and driving process excellence with our ARIS Platform," said Dr. Mathias Kirchmer, CEO of IDS Scheer for the Americas. "We are pleased to add Florim to our expanding roster of durable goods customers."
A team of 11 IDS Scheer Process Implementation Consulting experts began deploying the system, which will support 180 users, in October 2006 with an expected go-live deployment date of April 2, 2007.
"With our ARIS SmartPath for Durable Goods solution, Florim will receive a set of pre-configured solutions focused purely on the durable goods industry that also affords them the flexibility and scalability to accommodate growth," said John Haddad, managing director of IDS Scheer SME. "Although Florim is an SME customer with specific global requirements, the implementation of ARIS SmartPath will accommodate its needs right out of the box."
About IDS Scheer in the Americas
With the ARIS Platform, IDS Scheer is the leading provider of solutions for business process excellence. The company's ARIS-based solutions offer a complete portfolio of software, services and methods to address all phases of the business process lifecycle: strategy, design, implementation, controlling, documentation, and continuous improvement. From small/medium enterprises to Global 1000 organizations, IDS Scheer helps companies optimize their investments in Business Process Management (BPM), Enterprise Architecture (EA), Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA (1) (Start Of Authority) The first record in a DNS zone file. See DNS records.
(2) (Service Oriented Architecture) The modularization of business functions for greater flexibility and reusability. ), Corporate Performance Management (CPM), and Compliance Management. As a Global SAP Service Partner and strategic SAP development partner, IDS Scheer has unmatched domain expertise in Enterprise Resource Planning See ERP.
(application, business) Enterprise Resource Planning - (ERP) Any software system designed to support and automate the business processes of medium and large businesses. (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCM (1) (Software Configuration Management, Source Code Management) See configuration management.
(2) See supply chain management. ), Customer Relationship Management (CRM (Customer Relationship Management) An integrated information system that is used to plan, schedule and control the presales and postsales activities in an organization. ), and SAP NetWeaver. With more than 2,500 employees worldwide and 6,000-plus customers in over 70 countries, IDS Scheer's 2005 revenues reached $386.4 million USD/318 million Euros. IDS Scheer was established in 1984 by August-Wilhelm Scheer, widely recognized as a founding father of Business Process Management.
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