Styria Arcuri, a member of the Austrian group – Frauenthal Automotive Components, a leading global manufacturer of automotive springs, is using the ERP solution provided by Wizrom Software, one of the leading provider of software and services in Romania.
The company produces trapezoidal and parabolic springs. The factory is owned by Frauenthal AG group from 2005, the year when the investment in technology has accelerated.
"Our company has increased productivity in recent years, while reducing the number of employees and making significant investments in technology. All this actions required the acquisition of an integrated informatics solution that can allow us to meet the standards required by the automotive industry and also to plan all the deliveries to our partners in an integrated system, "said Mr. Daniel Preda, General Manager, Styria Arcuri.
In the selection process for the best offer for an ERP solution, Styria chose Wizrom both due to our implementation team experience and numerous functionalities integrated into the proposed solution – WizPro.
Thus, Styria Arcuri chose to implement WizPro solution, integrated with a Warehouse Management dedicated application, WarehouseExpert, ensuring an efficient information flow both, internally and in the relationship with our partners and suppliers, through production modeling and planning functionalities, as well as native integration with the sales and supply module.
Wizrom managed to resolve one of the main challenges – automated interface between WizPro application and other integrated solutions used by our customers, "said Mr. Daniel Preda, General Manager, Styria Arcuri.
Styria Arcuri was a complex project whose completion was possible thanks to our partners in Sibiu. Entire implementation process took three years: one year to implement the basic system and two years for customization. The first benefits from the implementation process consisted in an increase efficiency of their supply chain and sales activities, ensuring maximum use of resources, increasing inventory and operations accuracy, " said Mr. Adrian Bodomoiu, Managing Director, Wizrom Software.
Wizrom implemented the commercial module (Financial, Purchasing, Inventory, Marketing&Sales, CRM, Management reports), including Production module and the specific application for warehouse management – WarehouseExpert, all on-site licensing.
Long-term benefits consist in optimizing acquisition of raw material according to production planning (both production orders and production phases), generating OLAP reports for each business module and having online and real time information available through a friendly graphical interface that can be customized at any time.
The initial investment of implementation is planned to be recovered in five years.
WizPro solution is used by other companies in the manufacturing sector: Romtec SA, Jeras Prod, Cramele Halewood, Caroli Prod, and can be implemented in several industries: Retail, Distribution and Logistics, Pre-sale Distribution, Van-sale distribution, Electrical and Electronic equipment, Food industry, Chemical industry, Cosmetics, Textiles, Wood and furniture, Machinery.
The benefits provided by WizPro solution include:
- Achieving top marks from the audit conducted by corporate partners;
- Optimizing processes by using EDI automotive standards with corporate partners;
- Streamlining and improving the supply chain and sales;
- Create external reports according to required standards;
- Acquisition planning of raw materials according production planning by orders and production phases;
- Increased productivity;
- Decreasing stocks and demand coverage;
- Ensure maximum usage of resources;
- Inventory and operations optimization;
About Styria Arcuri
Styria Arcuri is a section of the former enterprise Compa. In 1998, Compa SA formed a joint venture with Krupp Hoesch Fedem GMBH, of Germany, resulted company taking over spring production unit. In 2002, the company was renamed ThyssenKrupp Compa Springs. In 2005, the company was taken over by Frauenthal AG, of Austria, and integrated into Styria group. The company received the present name, Styria Springs, in 2006.
About Wizrom Software
Founded in 1992, Wizrom Software is specialized in software solutions for business management, for the following business verticals: Wholesale & Distribution, Retail, Manufacturing, Services, Banks, Insurance, Automotive, also providing professional services for IT systems, consultancy and expertise for all categories of businesses.
Wizrom consolidated its visibility and its regional position by opening the two subsidiaries in the Moldavian Republic and Bulgaria. Even more, Wizrom is currently involved in projects with multinational customers in Serbia and Hungary and disposes of a network of local certified partners.
Having more than 3,000 active customers with more than 28,000 installed licenses, Wizrom constantly achieved over 10% market share in the last few years