CENTA chooses Infor to speed up manufacturing order management

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Infor has announced that CENTA Antriebe Kirschey GmbH, one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of advanced flexible power transmission components, will deploy Infor has announced that CENTA Antriebe Kirschey GmbH, one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of advanced flexible power transmission components, will deploy Infor ERP LN to optimise order management processes. to optimise order management processes.

CENTA chose Infor ERP LN because it is a fully integrated solution which deftly handles order taking, order tracking, contracts, pricing and scheduling. It streamlines the order management process by allowing CENTA to customise order entry procedures for different items or customers. Additionally, Infor ERP LN offers the international scalability that CENTA needs to keep up with its tremendous growth, satisfying the requirements of its customers across the world.

In searching for a new ERP system with comprehensive order management, multi-site and multi-currency capabilities, CENTA authorised Trovarit, a vendor-neutral analyst firm focused on consulting services in the field of enterprise software solutions, to conduct market research and pre-evaluate ERP vendors that met its specifications. Infor demonstrated the business-specific functionality and manufacturing experience built-in to Infor ERP LN, leading to the best evaluation marks of all vendors joining the assessment.

With Infor ERP LN, CENTA plans to integrate all its subsidiaries worldwide to consolidate different and disparate data sources. This plan reduces duplication of work and potential errors and ensures consistency of data. With Infor ERP LN, CENTA is well prepared to improve its competitiveness, leverage its technology investment for further business growth and reduce its total cost of ownership.

Infors solution combines a broad range of business-specific key functionalities with an outstanding and improved user experience, which will support our projected growth targets locally and globally, says Bernd Kirschey, managing partner at CENTA. According to our expansion plans, it is also very crucial that Infor ERP LN easily integrates with a broad set of other solutions from Infor, such as Infor SCM Planner, to optimise our processes within the entire supply chain.

CENTA, the expert of reliable drive applications, previously relied on a strongly customised solution that did not support its expansion from a local to a worldwide operating manufacturer. Once the implementation of the new system is completed, CENTA will profit from a single view of all business-critical processes, consolidating duplicate spreadsheets and databases and eliminating manual input errors through data integration.

With Infor ERP LN, CENTA has all the tools they need to compete wherever they are, successfully managing the challenges of a globally operating manufacturer, says Hermann Stehlik, Vice President Marketing EMEA, Infor. The solutions modular architecture and global, multi-site capabilities enable Infor ERP LN to scale to meet their business needs for the long term.


About Infor ERP LN

Infor ERP LN provides business-specific functionality in a scalable, multi-language, open systems platform for manufacturers in industries such as industrial equipment, high-tech and electronics and metal fabrication. Features include reporting and auditing for cycle counts and inventory adjustments; optimized invoice sorting and composing options; improved consolidation of multiple purchase requisitions in one order; and new reports on linked purchase and sales orders.

About CENTA

For more than 38 years CENTA Antriebe Kirschey GmbH has been focusing on the development of flexible couplings, solving difficult drive and torsional vibration applications in the field of industry, marine, energy environment. The sum of years of experience and breadth of expertise, internal computer programs, CAD systems, dynamic test benches and close ties to leading manufacturers of diesel engines, hydraulic pumps and devices adds up to one thing: Sophisticated, reliable drives.

About Infor

Infor delivers business-specific software to enterprising organizations. With experience built in, Infors solutions enable businesses of all sizes to be more enterprising and adapt to the rapid changes of a global marketplace. With more than 70,000 customers, Infor is changing what businesses expect from an enterprise software provider.

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