ERP for Mechanical and Plant Engineering
Effective Management of Multiple Projects
Products composed of numerous components, changes on short notice after production has started and high demands on delivery reliability are only a few examples of the challenges companies in the mechanical and plant engineering sector have to face.
The comprehensive ERP solution proALPHA supports them in meeting these challenges. All divisions are closely linked, from sales and engineering to procurement and service. Cross-department project management helps engineers communicate with employees in purchasing and production. Precise production planning ensures efficient utilization of resources and increases reliability. It enables you to confirm reliable delivery dates even if changes have to be made on short notice.
Continuous costing provides you with an overview of all costs and lays the foundation for solid plans and secure profits. proALPHA ERP also allows after-sales service to be optimized. Spare parts can be delivered promptly using predictive maintenance and services can be invoiced faster.
proALPHA ─ Geared to Your Industry
Further information on the use of proALPHA in mechanical and plant engineering is provided in this PDF.
Important Modules for Your Sector of Industry
Optimum Quotation Costing and Processing
The integration of all divisions allows for transparent, reliable and individual quotation costing. The sales department can conveniently create quotes using the data of similar projects. The proALPHA Product Configurator helps to translate customer requirements into precise quotes, including costing and document creation with specifications in text and image.
Planning and Controlling Multiple Projects
Thanks to the full integration of project management, all processes and resources can be effortlessly coordinated across departments and subsidiaries. Multi-project management allows resource utilization to be planned and optimized for several projects.
High Reliability in Engineering
proALPHA PDM/PLM integrates the CAD world into the ERP world and ensures that engineering is seamlessly interlinked with purchasing and production. proALPHA Workflow Management ensures that everyone involved is immediately informed in the event of a growing bill of materials and changes made in engineering.
Dynamic Production Processes and Assembly
proALPHA helps you to precisely and dynamically control your project- and order-related production in small lot sizes down to lot size 1. This way, your machines, tools and employees are optimally used during the entire order processing, even in case of long cycle times and frequent changes. The use of phantom and make-to-stock assemblies and the modularization help to map complex assembly structures.
Full Cost Control
All costs are automatically transferred to proALPHA Cost Accounting, even if large order volumes have to be handled. proALPHA Business Intelligence provides you with reliable KPIs based on which you can make sound decisions.
Added Value in After-Sales Service
Local, quick, and competent around the globe: proALPHA Service supports you in efficiently maintaining your high quality even after placing plants and machines in operation. The service technicians schedule, enter and document their assignments directly in the ERP system. The product file shows the current state of the corresponding machines, including all changes made. This way, your service can determine the required spare parts precisely and at any time.
proALPHA ─ The ERP Solution of Choice
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Powerful ERP Meets Industry Expertise
proALPHA combines a tried and true comprehensive solution with in-depth knowledge of mechanical and plant engineering. All processes and tasks along the value-added chain of a mid-sized enterprise in the manufacturing industry are mapped in the ERP system.