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18.03.2020

Segezha Packaging starts digital transformation with implementation of unified ERP system

On February 25 the first meeting dedicated to the digital transformation and the implementation of the SAP Business One Platform for Segezha Packaging took place in Bucharest, Romania. This project will include the introduction of the unified ERP system for all production plants of Segezha Packaging in Europe. It is aiming to standardize the main business processes across different locations to increase efficiency, as well as to provide with advanced tools including analytics to enhance operational efficiency and decision-making processes.

The meeting was attended by Vice President for Information Technology and Automation, Pavel Vakhnin, Managing Directors and Financial Controllers of Segezha Packaging plants in Romania and Turkey, members of the IT and Operational teams and representatives from VISEO, an implementation partner for this project.

 “This project is unique in terms of scale,” said Vice President for Information Technology and Automation. “The new management system will help to achieve different business objectives, including business processes standardization in accordance with the industry best practices, and will allow effectively respond to changing requirements within the organization. It will have a massive impact on our company and improve its competitiveness.”

Within the introduction of the SAP Business One the company seeks to achieve the unification of business processes for Segezha Packaging production plants located in Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Italy, Turkey, Czech Republic and Romania.

According to the project schedule, the first changes will be implemented at SP Romania (Segezha Packaging S.R.L.) and SP Turkey (Segezha Ambalaj Sanayi Ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi).

The successful digital transformation of Segezha Packaging will allow to achieve an increased transparency, boost operational and administrative efficiency, unify and speed key business processes and enhance business value .

The SAP Business One software is installed and used across 170 countries worldwide. With a centralized management model, most of the processes including production, supply, sales and logistics  are controlled via a unified platform. The information with in-built analytics and reporting feature can be accessed via the convenient-to-use intuitive user interface installed on any digital device, i.e. personal computer or a mobile application.

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Segezha Group is one of the Russia’s largest vertically integrated forest holdings, with a full cycle of logging and advanced wood processing. The Group comprises forest, wood processing and pulp & paper enterprises in Russia and Europe. The Group has representative offices in 11 countries. Segezha's products are available in 100 countries of the world. SG enterprises employ 13 thousand people. Segezha Group is the largest forest user in the European part of Russia. The total area of its leased forests now equals 7.42 mln ha, 85.7% (6.36 mln ha) of which have been certified according to international standards of voluntary forest certification. Segezha Group is No. 1 manufacturer of paper bags in Russia and No. 2 in Europe, No. 1 manufacturer of brown paper bags in Russia and No. 3 in the world, No. 5 in the world for large-size birch plywood manufacturing, No. 1 in Russia for sawn timber manufacturing and for prefabricated glulam materials for home construction. Website: http://segezha-group.com/

VISEO a global IT consulting firm specialized in assisting its clients with their IT and digital transformation. VISEO uses technology as a powerful lever of transformation and innovation to help its clients take advantage of digital opportunities, address new usages and compete with new players who change the rules of the game. With 2200 employees working on 5 continents, VISEO combines agility and complementarity of its areas of expertise – design of new products and services, digitization of business processes, ​​data valuation, digital assets development - to make digital a real lever of competitiveness and performance.