Pirtek Partners with Infor to Manage its ERP Needs

Pirtek chooses Infor Syteline to assist with global growth

NEW YORK -  Feb 28, 2013

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced a deal with Australian fluid transfer solutions provider, Pirtek, to implement a complete ERP system as it looks to grow its global focus.

Pirtek is an Australian company which operates in 13 different countries. The company has partnered with Infor to streamline its vast distribution, service and reporting processes and provide it with far greater visibility into its operations. Pirtek looked towards a provider with experience in global markets and with high quality, integratable products across both point of sale and mobile devices. The company has begun adopting Infor's SyteLine, with the initial rollout expected to be completed before the end of 2013.

News Points

  • With an increasing global presence, Pirtek now faces a number of challenges from differing laws and regulations in new markets, particularly from a financial reporting perspective. Infor's global experience means that the SyteLine software comes integrated with the nuances of the countries that Pirtek operates in.
  • Pirtek is currently focused on improving its Business Analytics to better slice and drill into different segments across the group and to collate information across multiple business units. Infor's Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing strategy will be the perfect match for Pirtek's analytical requirements.
  • Pirtek is also adopting Infor's mobility technology to better equip on-the-ground service staff to deal with critical information while on the road.

Pirtek Quote

"The business is rapidly growing on a global scale and it was time that our ERP system reflected this growth.  An internal ERP review highlighted that we needed to keep up with the ever changing data and reporting requirements, rules and regulations across our different regions and stock management demands that are present in a company operating across a number of countries. The importance of being mobile and having real-time access to back-end systems remotely was a high priority for us and it's great to partner with Infor," said Jason Dormor, Chief Information Officer, Pirtek.

Infor Quote

"Infor understands the challenges facing service-based companies in the current climate and we provide adaptable, flexible, and fast solutions for these challenges. Pirtek wanted an ERP system which can support the business growth on a global scale and remove many of the hassles of operating across a number of countries. SyteLine will provide the company with a holistic view of operations and assist franchise owners in managing day-to-day activities," said Ian Desbrow, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, Infor.

About Pirtek

Pirtek has specialized in the supply and installation of hydraulic hose and fittings in the Australian market for more than 30 years, and has extended its global reach to 13 different countries.   Complementing the Pirtek product portfolio is a comprehensive range of industrial hose and fittings, high and low pressure ball valves, tube and hose support systems, instrumentation valves and fittings, hose protection products, environmental spill control products, convoluted stainless steel hoses, pneumatic products, pressure cleaner accessories, Pirtek protect lanolin and lubricants, and many more industry specific products across all markets.   Pirtek has an extensive coverage of service and supply locations, supported by a comprehensive network of mobile service units with qualified operators for emergency on-site hose requirements; this gives the company the flexibility to respond to customers' needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  For more information visit:  http://www.pirtek.com

About Infor

Infor is the third-largest provider of enterprise applications and services, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, using ground-breaking technology that delivers a rich user experience, and flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both.  To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

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