Within the framework of SAP's Safe Passage Program (replacement J.D. Edwards), plastic profile manufacturer VEKA has decided the implementation of "mySAP ERP" (ECC 6.0) for its companies in North America and entrusted Uniorg with supporting the operation.
All told, this concerns a holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh (USA), four plants in the US and Canada, along with four sales offices in the US and Mexico. The installation occurs on VEKA AG's central system, located in Sendenhorst. This complete implementation concerns all business areas, from logistics and production to financial accounting.
The main challenge within the project is worldwide coordination of the circa 50,000 VEKA Inc. article master data, along with the introduction of a group table of accounts. In connection with simultaneous implementation of "SAP NetWeaver BI" (Business Intelligence), the foundations for simplified group reporting will thus be laid. Beyond this, worldwide roll-out of an SAP systems always entails a number of country-specific requirements. (ap) @