Bochum, September 4, 2019 – proALPHA, provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for small and mid-sized enterprises, and GBTEC, specialist for cloud-based Business Process Management (BPM), have signed a cooperation contract. The purpose of this cooperation is the connection of GBTEC's BIC Cloud BPM Suite to proALPHA ERP.
This cooperation enables both partners to provide an even better service for their customers. proALPHA users will be able to use the BIC Cloud BPM Suite by GBTEC directly via their ERP system to map their processes even better in proALPHA. To this end, GBTEC always provides the latest version.
Users benefit from the new collaboration in several ways: Only with digital processes can companies exploit their full potential. As the IT backbone of companies, the ERP system can fulfill its tasks as control instance of systems and processes even better. In addition, the close cooperation between the two partners means even faster project implementation for customers.
Andree Stachowski, CSO of proALPHA, says about the cooperation: "We promise our users to further simplify digital transformation with innovative software and constant development. We are convinced that proALPHA ERP and GBTEC BPM are a perfect match. Through this cooperation, we offer our customers additional opportunities with considerable added value in order to promote the digitization of their businesses."
Gregor Greinke, CEO and co-founder of GBTEC, adds: "The cooperation with proALPHA is another milestone for our innovative BIC Cloud BPM Suite. Through this cooperation, we expand our portfolio for mid-sized businesses and establish digital process management in this market. German SMEs are world leaders in many sectors for a good reason, but they are still facing a multitude of challenges. Together, we offer services for a successful digital transformation, thereby securing our customers' competitive edge in the long term."
The proALPHA Group
The proALPHA group is the third largest ERP provider for small and mid-sized manufacturing and trading companies in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. For more than 25 years, proALPHA has offered a powerful ERP solution as well as consulting, support, training, and maintenance services from one source. The flexible and scalable ERP solution features a wide range of functions that allow all processes along the value-added chain to be controlled. Among our customers are more than 2,000 small and mid-sized companies from 50 countries and from various industries, such as mechanical and plant engineering, electronics and high tech, metal working, plastics, wholesale, and automotive and supply industries.
With 26 subsidiaries and certified partners and more than 1.000 employees, the fast growing company is close to its customers all over the world. 250 software developers are constantly expanding and improving the solution. Thanks to them, proALPHA has been named one of the most innovative mid-sized companies eight times. This innovation is also possible thanks to the cooperation with renowned research institutions such as Fraunhofer, RWTH Aachen (Rhine-Westphalia Institute of Technology Aachen), Smart Electronic Factory and SmartFactoryKL. Numerous language versions and country versions make the German ERP provider an interesting partner for companies operating on an international scale.