ABU DHABIWATER, March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced that Geminite Cement Industries LLC, one of Middle East major players in the production and distribution of building materials, chose Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise, a powerful cloud-based, industry-focused enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Geminite is part of the Gemini Group and is building the first fiber cement board production plant in the UAE. The company chose Infor CloudSuite to strengthen its digital path to optimize delivery in the face of growing demand for cement board in the region. The UAE construction market is expected to reach a value of US $133.53 billion by 2026, according to a study by Mordor Intelligence.
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Khalifa Industrial Zone, Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) Geminite Cement Industries is the manufacturing arm of Gemini Building Materials (GBM), one of the largest stockers and importers of building materials like plasterboard, drop ceilings, drywall etc. in the region, with a portfolio of renowned global brands, such as Knauf, Gyproc and Saint-Gobain products. The company is in the final stages of commissioning its state-of-the-art fiber cement board manufacturing plant, which is expected to begin production in the next two to three months.
PN Venkateswaran, Geminite Project Director, said, “Geminite senior management is confident that the cloud-based system enables our vision of paperless office, production and automation across the entire the factory, from planning to invoicing, as the best way to support its lean factory. from the first day of production.”
By implementing the multi-tenant Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise, running on Infor OS powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), Geminite aims to automate and integrate its production control systems and factory maintenance solutions, thus removing the need for manual data entry. Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise’s ability to capture enterprise-wide data will allow management and operations teams to create reports on production costs, providing a 360-degree view of the business, while increasing the efficiency of all departments through a paperless and process-based approach.
The modern manufacturing ERP solution will help Geminite increase efficiency, increase visibility across the business, and provide the agility to scale the capacity needed to meet the region’s growing plasterboard demand. .
Geminite selected Infor after a rigorous process that included detailed workshops and solution demonstrations, which allowed the company to see the full benefits of Infor’s industry-specific cloud solutions.
Vineesh BabuExecutive Director of Geminite Group, said, “By using Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise on the AWS Cloud, we will become an intelligent producer of fiber cement panels, which are more sustainable, efficient and environmentally friendly. Time-consuming processes will be automated, and we will be able to analyze our daily data to increase efficiency and exploit new opportunities, helping us provide the region’s construction industry with high-quality cement board in a commercial offer. The team at Infor, together with its partner ITWare, brought tremendous domain knowledge and experience and a suitable solution, which we decided to go ahead with for a proposal at very convincing added value.”
Deployment will begin in April 2022 and should be online within five months. ITWare LLC at dubaione of Infor’s long-time ERP partners in the region, worked closely with the Infor team throughout the pre-sales cycle and will lead the implementation.
“This project demonstrates the power of cloud-based ERP software to help specific industries digitally transform. With Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise, Geminite will be well positioned to drive innovation, increase productivity, and exceed customer expectations while acquiring the agility to scale quickly,” said Amel Gardner, Infor’s vice president and general manager for Middle East & Africa.
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