Abu Dhabi-based steel engineering and fabrication company, Sama Steel selected the next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution from Epicor to deliver a comprehensive web-based ERP system. Epicor offers an integrated workplace management platform that incorporates best-practice processes and generates critical business intelligence data and performance assessment reports.
Sama Steel is a leading steel engineering and fabrication company renowned for its work on steel structures, sea platforms, rigs and pressure vessels. In addition, it also offers blasting and painting services to technical specifications as per client requirments.
“Out of a highly competitive pool of 11 potential vendors that we considered, Epicor offered the best proposition,” said Mohamed Saifallah Al Khouri, managing director for Sama Steel. “We wanted a solution that would deliver best-practice processes tailored for each area of our business, from manufacturing to services, consolidating shared services such as procurement, investment and marketing. Epicor also features a service-oriented architecture (SOA) platform and provides solid analytics and business intelligence data that will facilitate optimum efficiencies and expansion throughout our organization.”
Epicor will help Sama Steel to consolidate and optimize their operations including product configuration, fabrication, project management, supply chain management, marketing, sales, financial and HR management across all of its manufacturing and service businesses. This will provide key management support as Sama Steel aims to further expand its operations.
“Epicor delivers state-of-the-art SOA-based ERP solutions to global players like Sama Steel regardless of the type and scope of their business,” said Anish Kanaran, regional director for Epicor in the Middle East. “For Sama Steel, we are implementing an integrated system that supports growth in the specialized steel engineering and fabrication market while offering robust protection of intellectual property. Building on to the success of this implementation, we look forward to the execution of additional Epicor solutions across Sama Steel and its operations.”