SANTA BARBARA, Calif.—December 08, 2011—QAD Inc. (NASDAQ: QADA) (NASDAQ: QADB), a leading provider of enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, announced today that Sauermann Group, a global manufacturer of pumps, will transition to QAD On Demand to support its global business, starting with its plant in France.
Sauermann Group designs and manufactures products and systems that detect, evacuate, and regulate condensate water in heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems.
Currently, Sauermann has no central enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to consolidate its operations. Sauermann turned to QAD On Demand to help rapidly deploy one system across its businesses, globally.
Sauermann has begun its implementation at Sauermann Industries S.A., located in Chevry Cossigny, France, where it will use QAD On Demand to standardize its financial operations. Sauermann will then continue its rollout using QAD On Demand to standardize its customer relationship management, sales, and accounting operations in Italy, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Sauermann will complete the QAD solution rollout in China and the United States.
QAD On Demand provides Sauermann full-strength ERP in a Software as a Service (SaaS) model. With QAD On Demand, Sauermann can focus on its business needs, relieving its staff from the system implementation and day-to-day maintenance responsibilities, while guaranteeing users 99.5% system availability.
“We selected QAD On Demand because it is the best solution available to meet our needs," explained Serge Bohyn, chief executive officer for Sauermann. "QAD On Demand will adapt with our organization as we grow, and complements our IT resources. QAD On Demand is an ideal solution for our business size, and it’s the right platform to meet our customers' and suppliers' needs."
To learn more about QAD On Demand, visit www.qad.com/ondemand.
About Sauermann Group
The Sauermann Group employs nearly 100 people throughout the world and, in 2007, had a consolidated turnover of €21.5 million. For more than 30 years, it has been designing, manufacturing, and selling condensate removal pumps intended for air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems. For more information, visit http://www.sauermannpumps.com.
QAD is a leading provider of enterprise applications for global manufacturing companies specializing in automotive, consumer products, electronics, food and beverage, industrial, and life sciences products. QAD applications provide critical functionality for managing manufacturing resources and operations within and beyond the enterprise, enabling global manufacturers to collaborate with their customers, suppliers, and partners to make and deliver the right product, at the right cost, and at the right time. For more information about QAD, telephone +1 805-566-6000, or visit the QAD web site at www.qad.com.
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