Pune, India | February 12, 2018 : KPIT Technologies (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in IT consulting and product engineering, today announced the successful go-live implementation of SAP Business Suite on HANA (SoH) for ELANTAS Beck India Ltd. The specialist for insulating materials for the electrical and electronics industry is part of the ALTANA group, and one of the leading providers in the liquid insulation market in India. The objective of implementing the SAP project at ELANTAS Beck India was to integrate business processes across its operations to create functional alignment and generate efficiency benefits in addition to laying the foundation for digitalization in the company. It is the first ERP-project in the ALTANA group, which is using the SAP Business Suite on HANA with the aim to drive business in real-time.
Through this partnership, KPIT supported ELANTAS Beck India through the entire implementation process of the integrated ERP systems. KPIT rolled out the ELANTAS Europe SAP template with India specific legal and statutory changes, on the in-memory data platform of SAP, which will help to harmonize existing business processes, enable innovation opportunities and improve governance/compliance protocols. The project scope included implementing the SAP Business Suite on HANA for functions such as Materials Management, Finance & Controlling, Production Costing and COPA, Sales & Distribution, Transportation (SD), Production Planning for Process, and Quality Management, Environment Health & Safety (EH&S), and Global Label Management (GLM). It will result in improved efficiency, transparency, and end-to-end traceability of all the critical business functions using real-time analytics, prediction, and simulations to instantly respond to demand changes. KPIT also built interfaces with third-party software to help consolidate the various systems/software in the ecosystem.
Sanjay Kulkarni, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President Material & IT, ELANTAS Beck India, said, "The robust system deployed by KPIT will help us re-invent our business into a real-time data driven enterprise. It will strengthen our business processes end-to-end and subsequently provide the best value to our customers. We partnered with KPIT for its consultative approach, critical leadership support and competence in project governance, scope management and on-time delivery. We see the potential to engage with KPIT for analytics and improving user-experience of the applications."
Sahil Dhawan, AVP- SAP Business Unit, KPIT, said "The speed and innovation with which businesses leverage technology for their mission-critical processes are fundamental to their growth. ELANTAS Beck India was looking for a partner to support its fast-growing operations by replacing its systems with a technology platform that allows real-time decision management. KPIT was chosen for its strong expertise in SAP and the ability to execute with speed in the local environment."
About KPIT Technologies Ltd.
KPIT (BSE: 532400, NSE: KPIT) is a global technology company specializing in providing IT Consulting and Product Engineering solutions and services to Automotive, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities and LifeSciences companies. Together with its customers and partners, it creates and delivers technologies to enable creating a cleaner, greener and more intelligent world that is sustainable and efficient.
About ELANTAS Beck India Ltd.
ELANTAS Beck India Ltd. is a part of the ELANTAS Division of ALTANA group. ELANTAS produces insulating materials for the electrical and electronics industry. They are found in electric motors, household appliances, cars, generators, transformers, capacitors, digital cameras, wind mills, computers, lamps, circuit boards, and sensors, and help to ensure that product design engineers can construct ever smaller and more powerful electronic devices, thus saving materials and energy.
The ELANTAS division, which is managed by a holding company ALTANA headquartered in Wesel/Germany, has seven independent manufacturing companies in all major regions worldwide. In 2016, ELANTAS employed a total workforce of 976 people.