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Leading Glass Processing Manufacturer Gains More Business Visibility

Post Time:Feb 07,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:157

Columbus has entered an agreement with Romag Ltd to replace its current systems with a fully integrated 52-user ERP system based on Microsoft Dynamics AX.

The Microsoft Dynamics AX solution with 52 enterprise users replaces two older systems, GlassPro for specialist sales order processing in the glass processing industry and a Pegasus Opera accounts package that previously managed financials, purchasing and invoicing.

“The solution we provide will allow for much greater integration and visibility. By using the same solution across the business, Romag will be able to optimise processes and streamline productivity,” says Sales Director, Simon Charlton, Columbus UK.

Columbus is one of the world’s leading suppliers of business solutions to the manufacturing sector and the agreement with Romag Limited follows a string of sector wins. “We have a clear strategic focus in building targeted solutions to the process and discrete manufacturing sectors, and our ambition is to become the leading solution provider in this area. This agreement is a testament to our focus and commitment on providing world leading solutions to the manufacturing sector,” says Simon Charlton.

About Columbus
With solid industry know-how, Columbus is a preferred business partner for ambitious companies within the food, retail and manufacturing sectors. Columbus’ key deliverables include flexible and future-safe ERP, CRM, BI and related business applications that deliver competitive advantage. We know how to adapt and implement our proven Microsoft-based solution sets to maximize efficiency and overall business performance – for immediate impact. Exceeding 20 years of experience and 6.000 successful business cases, Columbus currently employs over 1,000 dedicated staff working out of 38 offices in 18 countries.

About Romag Ltd
Romag Limited is a leading glass processor specialist serving the solar PV (photovoltaic), security glass, architectural glass and transport glass market sectors. The company with its manufacturing plant is based in Consett, County Durham. Romag has been in operation since 1943, and was acquired by the Gentoo Group in 2011.

Romag produces a range of laminates, including laminated solar panels generating renewable energy by combining float and tempered glass, modern plastics technology and specialist interlayers.

Romag also produces bullet and bomb blast proof glass that is used as protection in military vehicles, government buildings, embassies and VIP residences in worldwide locations. They are also used in cash transfer vehicles, armoured personnel carriers and public-figure limousines.

Romag are also active in the transport sector, for which a number of different glass-based products are provided. Examples are: double-glazed units for rolling stock carriages, curved and flat windscreens for rail and road vehicles; and security glazing solutions for cash and bullion transportation vehicle.

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