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Bison scales up global business with Infor M3

November 22, 2016
Situated in the historic city of Goes in southern Netherlands, Bison International has a history in manufacturing spanning more than 70 years.

First established by Cornelis van de Reepe, with a single rubber-based adhesive product, the company enjoyed immediate success and in 1958 went on to develop the world's first contact glue: Bison KitÒ.

Today Bison International manufactures over 350 high-quality adhesives, sealants and maintenance products. Its portfolio includes iconic brands such as UHU, Bostik, Imedio, Griffon and Air Max, which it sells in over 65 countries through a network of distributors.

A need to consolidate

With a history of strategic acquisitions and a focus on building its global business scale, Bison considered a digital transformation strategy that would consolidate its operations and progress the company.

More specifically Bison had an urgent need to:

  • Gain access to improved and more detailed information
  • Comply with increasing regulation in new markets
  • Enhance user productivity through office integration
  • Prepare for mobile technologies such as smartphones and tablets
  • Manage updates and maintenance independently
  • Improve the visibility and integration of contract lifecycle management (CLM) tools

A solution designed for progress

As part of our commitment to helping customers drive positive change, Infor worked closely with Bison to create a solution that would meet these challenges and support more advanced business processes.

Through implementation of Infor M3, Bison's new enterprise resource planning (ERP) capability has enabled the company to:

  • Achieve rapid installation through out-of-the-box functionalitybison_quote
  • Improve customer service by allowing agents to fulfill more complex requests
  • Streamline the integration of business applications such as warehouse management, electronic data interchange (EDI) and contract lifecycle management (CLM)
  • Quickly adapt to changing business demands
  • Meet increased regulation requirements
  • Satisfy additional customer needs

Read more about the ways Infor helps Bison progress its business.
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