Capgemini has recently made it to the headlines for assisting Imerys, a leading mineral-based specialty solutions provider for assorted industries, to plan and implement a platform with the potential of integrating its numerous business functions such as Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, Maintenance, and Master Data, in addition to the business locations of the Imerys Group worldwide. If reports are to be believed, the exclusive Enterprise Resource Planning platform is based on SAP S/4HANA®, which is claimed to be an intelligent commercial software suite.
According to a press release by Capgemini, the installation of a single Enterprise Resource Planning platform is the main area of advancement for Imerys, in a bid to enhance agility of its information system, for seamless exchanges of high-quality data and allowing the business group to streamline its processes.
Sources claim that the company selected SAP S/4HANA suite as it offers a flexible and scalable integrated solution to resolve the complexities of varied geographies, activities, and functions and the complete scope of its business renovation project. Employing SAP S/4HANA is the primary step for Imerys to become an Intelligent Business Enterprise, claimed sources.
Functioning in fifty nations and having evolved partially through procurements, Imerys Group’s functional and business processes are countless and diverse, cited sources. Managed by the Executive Committee of Imerys, the modernization initiative is therefore aimed at simplification and consolidation to empower the acceleration of the Group’s digital transformation; assisting its growth while augmenting its profitability, reported credible sources.
Jérôme Siméon, Managing Director of French Business Unit and Group Executive Committee member, Capgemini, was quoted stating that the company is really excited and looking forward to beginning this novel project with Imerys, a long-time client, and to escort them in their transition. This move further reinforces the working relationships built upon trust between the two companies, Siméon said.
Pierre Boissonnade, Group CIO and Transformation Vice President at Imerys, commented on the partnership stating that this program is most important for escalating company’s digital transformation.