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Aus Steel selects SYSPRO Cloud ERP in digitalisation journey
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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Residential steel frame supplier Aus Steel has selected global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) specialist, SYSPRO, to help the company drive efficiencies in its build process and improve the scheduling of its precision engineered frames.

Aus Steel produces custom frames with cutting-edge technology using the highest quality G550 steel on its roll form machines. The company says its seen unprecedented growth due to the residential property boom. The increased demand has resulted in two new production sites in Crestmead in Brisbane and Goulburn in New South Wales, with more sites planned along the east coast of Australia.

Aus Steel chief operating officer Lewis Onley says the company has spent years perfecting its steel frame system and is constantly looking for ways to evolve and improve the total build process.

"We have ambitious plans to grow the business further, so we've looked at innovative ways to improve our manufacturing and achieve our vision of challenging the way Australia builds," he says.

Aus Steel decided it wanted a cloud-based ERP system to replace its manual systems, which are currently based on unlinked databases and Excel spreadsheets. The company looked at several options in the market and then shortlisted three ERP systems.

SYSPRO is a global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software provider specialising in key manufacturing and distribution industries. Its solution is scalable and can be deployed in the cloud, on-premise, or both. It can also be accessed via the web on any device to provide customers with choice and flexibility.

"We ultimately selected SYSPRO Cloud ERP due to its superior manufacturing capabilities complete with advanced planning and scheduling through the SYSPRO MOM (Manufacturing Operations Management) system as well as the teams deep understanding of manufacturing and Aus Steels' specific needs," says Onley.

SYSPRO will be implemented across Aus Steel's core business processes, including manufacturing, distribution and finance. The system will enable the Aus Steel team to efficiently schedule production processes, provide more accurate costing information to clients, and respond quickly to future changes and disruptions in the market through real-time information.

"Implementing SYSPRO Cloud ERP and SYSPRO MOM will enable Aus Steel to manage the entire lifecycle of our steel frame products, drive operational efficiencies amidst rising costs and supply chain challenges whilst supporting our ambitious growth plans," says Onley.

SYSPRO Asia Pacific chief executive officer Rob Stummer says the company is excited to work with the leading residential steel frame supplier in Australia on their digitalisation journey.

"We are looking forward to a fulfilling partnership that will enable Aus Steel to achieve its projected growth targets whilst driving operational efficiencies," he says.