London, UK and Edison, N.J., (March 01, 2018) –Avaap, one of the largest systems integrators for Infor M3 ERP, today announced it has been selected to provide implementation services to Hallite, a leader in advanced sealing technologies, and upgrade its on premise ERP to Infor CloudSuite M3 version 13.4. Avaap, and Infor, will help Hallite make the shift to the cloud and leverage modern technology to standardize business processes, reduce operational costs, adhere to regulatory compliance, and deliver products faster to customers.
Hallite is world renowned for producing high performance seals and sealing solutions for a wide range of industries, including mining, aerospace, off-highway, oil and gas and others. Infor CloudSuite M3, with distribution-specific functionality built into the application, will address business complexities to support the supply strategy, including scheduling, make-to-order, assembly-to-order, make-to-stock and logistics. Avaap’s IT services will address the demands of software implementation, data migration, and system testing and as an enabler of organizational change.
“The Infor cloud deployment will support Hallite’s digital transformation initiatives and alleviate the burden of system maintenance and management while allowing us to drive process improvement with the security, stability and performance of the trusted Infor cloud,” said John Curtis, Global Managing Director – Hallite and Divisional Finance Director for FAST (Fenner Advanced Sealing Technologies). “Hallite invested in Infor software because of the transformative effect available through modernization and in Avaap professional services because they were responsive during the evaluation process and able to demonstrate a proven methodology, deep technical experience, and track record of successful implementations.”
The upgrade and enhancement program will include Hallite’s eight global business divisions and support more than 50 business process improvements. Hallite will also benefit from Infor ION and OS technologies, enabling Hallite to integrate and deploy additional Infor applications in the future while providing a consumer grade 21st century technology experience to its workforce. Hallite will go live on the Infor solution in summer of 2018.
Added Avaap Europe Delivery Manager Nigel Smith, “The selection of Avaap to implement Infor CloudSuite M3 13.4 for Distribution is a testament to our approach, business process and technical expertise, and commitment to customer satisfaction backed by outcome-based results. Beyond cost savings and business model shifts, moving to the Infor cloud will enable Hallite to integrate applications, take advantage of built-in analytics and machine learning, have proper controls, and the right tools to speed up innovation, expand operations and monitor its entire business from a single platform.”
Hallite is a leading manufacturer of high-performance fluid power sealing solutions. Hallite offers a broad range of catalogue products, OEM custom-moulded and machined designs, and custom on-demand machining capabilities from design to shipment. For more than 110 years Hallite has manufactured fluid power hydraulic and pneumatic seals, wiper seals, O-rings, rod and piston seals, bearings, and other high-performance rubber and plastic parts for a variety of markets. These include mining, construction and infrastructure, agriculture, general industrial and material handling, oil and gas, and aerospace. Operating in strategic geographies throughout Asia Pacific, Western Europe and North America, Hallite is a member of the Fenner PLC Group of companies. For more information about Hallite, visit www.hallite.com.
Avaap is one of the largest providers of IT services and technology solutions for organizations that rely on Infor and Epic enterprise software applications. With deep expertise in healthcare, retail, and manufacturing and distribution, among other industries, Avaap delivers solutions to accelerate technology installations, extend software capabilities and help customers achieve more immediate value from technology investments. Avaap’s industry accolades include being named among Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2014-2017, Becker Hospital’s 100 Top Places to Work in Healthcare list 2016-2017 and Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work; multiple Infor Alliance Partner of the Year awards 2013-2017; and 2016 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 recipient, among others. For more information, visit www.avaap.com.