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Hidden Champion from Germany relies on itelligence AG

itelligence AG, the SAP full-service provider from Bielefeld is to become a pillar of modern horticulture. The culture substrate manufacturer Klasmann-Deilmann is being supported in the introduction of the industry-standard software, SAP ERP, by itelligence AG.

Klasmann-Deilmann is the world’s leading manufacturer of growing media for horticulture production. In order to meet the challenges in the global market even better in future, the company has opted to replace the program which was previously used by the organization with SAP ERP. The main reason for the decision was the availability of the industry solution it.chemicals from itelligence.

Bernd Wehming, commercial director of Klasmann-Deilmann, explains: “The high demands on an international company require a properly functioning IT system. Therefore, we have chosen an implementation of it.chemicals by itelligence AG. This industry solution is a perfect fit for our needs.”

Companies that work with natural and renewable resources, have special requirements for their ERP systems, in part because laboratory quantities must always be converted into production quantities. The focus of the ERP implementation undertaken at Klasmann-eilmann by consultants from itelligence lies on the management of recipe and master data and order planning, as well as company financial data and reporting.

At the same time the new ERP-supported business processes need to be coordinated with the independent sales and production companies’ processes which have been based on SAP Business One. To map the cross-company processes, the relevant systems will be integrated into the parent company’s SAP ERP process chain using the SAP Business One
Integration Platform Integration Framework (B1iF).

“We were able to apply the long-standing expertise of itelligence AG effectively and for the benefit of our clients in the merger and unification of the ERP and inventory-management systems on the SAP platform at Klasmann-Deilmann. The industry solution it.chemicals benefits from our experience of many successful projects,” explains Roger Kläsener, Senior Account Manager, itelligence AG.