(Published: 28. February 2013)
SAP Partners Forge Global Alliance
The two international SAP partners Hartung Consult and Sycor have entered into a global cooperation agreement. Effective immediately, the two companies are working together in worldwide SAP projects with a focus on the USA and Asia.
(Göttingen) "With Hartung Consult, we have found the right partner in order to strategically
strengthen the global SAP business. Hartung adheres to high quality standards just like we do and
values long-term, effective business relationships," Dr. Marko Weinrich, CEO of SYCOR GmbH, is
pleased to note. Sycor and Hartung Consult will cooperate closely in the implementation of
worldwide SAP projects with a focus on the USA and Asia effective immediately. "We are forming a
joint employee pool in order to assemble project teams tailored to suit the respective
requirements," Weinrich continues.
Ideal complement – powerful synergies
"The Sycor solution and service portfolio is a good match for ours. We benefit from powerful
synergy effects and are in an even better position to support customers around the world on their
way to internationalization," Jörg Kaschytza, CEO of Hartung Consult is convinced. Both SAP
partners have an international presence with branches in Europe, Asia and the USA, established SAP
know-how and extensive experience in the implementation of worldwide projects.
Hartung Consult has been realizing implementation, development and rollout projects for SAP
solutions across sites for midsize companies for more than 20 years. "We realized the first SAP
projects in China back in 1996. Today we have extensive knowledge of local markets and cultures
across all of Asia," says Hartung CEO Jörg Kaschytza. Sycor can also look back on more than 15
years of experience with national, international and global SAP projects. The Göttingen-based
company with its service and solution portfolio has focused on midsize production companies over
time, and supports all horizontal and vertical business processes.
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The company hartung:consult was founded in 1988 by Dr. Oswin Hartung in Berlin. Ever since then,
the business consultants have been supporting midsize enterprises on their way to
internationalization. They harmonize IT processes and workflows across borders and have in-depth
knowledge of the local markets and cultures. The focus of hartung:consult is on the cross-site
implementation, development and rollout of SAP solutions. Management consulting is another branch
of the business. Own products for inventory optimization, detailed production planning and supplier
portals round out the offering. The teams of international and local consultants place great
emphasis on a practical approach and streamlined solutions in their daily work.
In the highly dynamic markets of China and Brazil in particular, the business consultants are
popular and established partners. They are convinced that globalization strategies can only be
realized successfully if they are supported by local partners. Furthermore, they work for a midsize
company themselves and know how difficult it is to operate globally as a midsize enterprise. This
is why they support the internationalization projects of fast-growing companies with their
expertise and local competence on site.
Long-term customer relationships are especially important for hartung:consult. Partnerships are
maintained over the course of many years, supporting the customer business processes with ERP
solutions and especially the implementation of international rollouts.
The owner-managed company with more than 220 employees is represented worldwide with its own
branches in Europe, Asia and the USA.
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The Sycor Group of companies is a provider of comprehensive IT services with approximately 440
employees around the world. With headquarters in Göttingen and further locations in Germany, Asia
and North/South America, the company has positioned itself internationally. Sycor is a Gold-Level
Channel partner of SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG and provides comprehensive SAP ERP services.
The consultants and developers have an exceptional amount of project experience as well as
process and solution know-how in the area of industrial manufacturing companies. The company's
portfolio includes the fully integrated SAP Business All-in-One industry solutions
Sycor.Plastics for plastics processing companies,
Sycor.Automotive for automotive component suppliers,
Sycor.Medical for businesses in the medical technology sector,
Sycor.Surface for surface finishing enterprises and
Sycor.Metal for metal processing companies. With SAP-based solutions the company develops
itself, Sycor raises additional optimization potential. Last but not least, the company develops,
implements and operates high availability solutions in the areas of archiving, document management
and IT outsourcing. In addition, Sycor provides the full range of IT services revolving around
online shops for SAP ERP and SAP CRM, and is involved around the world in implementation and
consultation projects for the oil and gas industry.
The group of companies, founded in 1998, has had in place a quality management system certified
according to DIN EN ISO 9001 since 2002, and has also been awarded SAP Hosting Partner status. As a
"Partner Center of Expertise", Sycor is a certified provider of support services for SAP® Business
All-in-One and SAP Business Objects™ solutions.
In 2012, the company recorded sales of 59.3 million Euros with an average of 440 employees.
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