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Laird Technologies

Location:St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Industry: Electronics

Company Description: Laird Technologies (Laird) is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of antenna, electromagnetic interference (EMI), telematics and thermal management solutions for the telecommunications, data-communications, computer, general electronics, network equipment, aerospace, defense, automotive and medical equipment industries.


  • Executing an ambitious global growth strategy
  • Needed a single ERP platform to unite its acquired companies with common technology and business processes
  • Needed a system that was agile with global processes

Solution: QAD Enterprise Applications, QAD Release Management


  • Successfully implemented QAD at 10 sites in 9 months
  • Leveraged QAD roll-out to create a unified culture across the enterprise
  • Supported collaborative, ‘best-of-breed solutions to common problems’ across the global enterprise
  • Established global data model
  • Enabled common business processes throughout all sites
  • Unified a diverse, dispersed enterprise with one corporate culture
  • Improved visibility to inventory and other data throughout the enterprise

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