Gronbach Network Expands Infrastructure with Infor
Slovak Company Integrates Processes and Communication with Infor LN
Munich – April 17, 2019 – Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced that MICHATEK k.s., a Slovak company has deployed Infor LN and Infor OS. Together with APPARATEBAU (Italy), GRONBACH Austria as well as GRONBACH Wasserburg (Germany), MICHATEK forms the GRONBACH network, which can now uniformly manage all processes in warehousing, logistics, production, development, finance and controlling with the help of Infor. The companies cooperate with differing competencies in the areas of development, assembly and production of assemblies, components and devices as well as kinematics. The Infor OS platform includes social collaboration capabilities to accelerate communication among the plants and map end-to-end workflows.
MICHATEK k.s. was founded in 2004 in Michalovce, Slovakia. It specializes in the development and manufacturing of system components and complex devices. The focus is mainly on small and medium series with a high degree of variants. In addition to modern sheet metal processing, MICHATEK’s know-how also includes motivated project management and testing laboratories for the approval and certification of equipment. The company is closely linked to the GRONBACH Group in order to fully exploit the strengths of the network.
With regard to the Infor implementation, GRONBACH developed a roll-out plan to its four plants, beginning in Germany and ending with MICHATEK k.s. in Slovakia. With the implementation in the Slovakian company finished, this process is now complete. Thanks to Infor LN, warehouse management, logistics, and production processes are simplified. Users can retrieve data in real time, and communication among all sites is optimized.
“We are very pleased to have Infor software now deployed at MICHATEK,” says Heike Stelter-Dohlus, ERP process manager, Gronbach. “The software facilitates cooperation among our four plants, and allows our Gronbach network to grow even closer together. Infor is a reliable partner for us.”
“By implementing Infor LN within the GRONBACH Group, we are providing four independent companies at different locations with a software solution that enables them to handle processes flexibly,” says Jörg Jung, managing director of Central and Eastern Europe at Infor. “Our relationship with the GRONBACH Group has been successful for years, and it is an excellent example of how Infor helps small and medium-sized manufacturers digitize their business.”
GRONBACH is one of the most advanced companies in metal processing, surface finishing, plastic injection molding technology and development. MICHATEK focuses in the series production of OEM equipment. Since its foundation in 1964, the company has developed into a high-tech specialist for individual components, system modules and mechatronic devices. At the same time, the company is an important supplier for well-known manufacturers and OEM-customers from automotive, household, sanitary, medical and furniture industries as well as toolmaking. Via the cross-functional network in Germany, Italy, Austria and Slovakia, the GRONBACH network covers the entire value chain for its customers and employs a total of around 800 people.
Infor is a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry. With 17,300 employees and over 68,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. To learn more, please visit www.infor.com.
Infor customers include:
- 19 of the top 20 aerospace companies
- 9 of the top 10 high tech companies
- 18 of the 25 largest U.S. healthcare delivery networks
- 18 of the 20 largest U.S. cities
- 19 of the top 20 automotive suppliers
- 17 of the top 20 industrial distributors
- 15 of the top 20 global retailers
- 4 of the top 5 brewers
- 17 of the top 20 global banks
- 9 of the 10 largest global hotel brands
- 8 of the top 10 global luxury brands
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