Industry: Manufacturing
Category: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), SAP S/4HANA

Migrating to S/4HANA prepares Louis Poulsen for Digital Transformation

Conversion Factory migration to S/4HANA

We needed someone to help us upgrade to S/4HANA with a well-proven model and a reliable timeline to minimize the disruption to our business. NTT DATA’s Conversion Factory approach delivered exactly that.

Kurt Spangsbjerg Petersen Director, IT & Master Data, Louis Poulsen

Industry: Design & Architecture
Products: High-quality lighting design and manufacturing including lights and solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications
Employees: 458 (2020)

Challenges and Benefits


  • Louis Poulsen was operating on a 10-year-old SAP ECC platform that did not support new technology or the ability to improve on change processes
  • As SAP is used extensively across the organization, the migration had to disrupt everyday business as little as possible
  • Due to seasonal production peaks, only a very limited window was available for the migration


  • Conversion Factory migration to S/4HANA


  • The Conversion Factory approach enabled the migration to be completed successfully in the allocated 24 weeks and within budget
  • Migration was handled by an experienced, SAP-certified team of conversion specialists
  • By migrating to SAP S/4HANA, Louis Poulsen now has the foundation in place for utilizing new technology to support their future optimization, development, and growth
Customer Reference
Seamless migration to S/4HANA enabled a future-proof platform for digital transformation

When the Danish lighting manufacturer, Louis Poulsen, faced the dilemma of whether to continue enhancing their system operating on the 10-year-old SAP ECC platform or upgrade to a new S/4HANA platform, they decided on the latter.

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