Small and medium-sized companies came to the Hilton Hotel in Petaling Jaya to see the new 2011 ERP software version from ABAS. With the growing demand of ERP software and always raising expectations, companies from various industries met with the global ABAS network and discussed the opportunities to grow their business. Customers and long-term abas ERP users also attended this event presenting best practices and explained why they chose ABAS.
Local abas software partner in Malaysia, ABAS Business Solutions (M) Sdn Bhd (SRKK) was the host of the event. “This event reflected the growing demand of ERP software and the always raising expectations in this Southeast Asia region”, describes LipSin Yew, CEO of SRKK, local abas software partner. Small and medium-sized manufacturing and distribution companies, who seek local and global growth, were the majority among the attendees of the ABAS Southeast Asia ERP Software Seminar at the Hilton in Petaling Jaya.
Economical growth in Malaysia
In Malaysia, the manufacturing sector grew by 5.4%, the construction business is on its peak, modernizing the skyline of Kuala Lumpur everyday, Malaysia's trade surplus grew by $4 Billion and the economy grew 4.6% in Q1 2011. The opportunity to invest and to grow the business of small and mid-sized companies is now. Even long-term abas customer from Germany, GKD Kufferath AG was part of building the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque (Iron Mosque) in Putrajaya outside of K.L. Malaysia, which can hold a capacity of approximately 24,000 residents.
abas customers explain the value of ABAS
Long-term abas ERP users and customers also joined the event to explain their experience with the system and why they have chosen abas Business Software. “Besides all the standard features which an ERP should provide, abas Business Software is also capable to cover all of our business processes, is so flexible it can easily be adapted to our business processes and most important abas Business Software is easy to upgrade, customize, and to maintain with a very user friendly interface”, Mr. Jörg Tigges, Managing Director from Tigges Fastener Technology (M) SDN. BHD. With 80 years of expertise, Tigges is able to conceptualize, design and produce superior customized parts that meet the most demanding standards, including high quality standard parts that meet all major international standards (DIN, ISO, JIS and ANSI). Tigges produces a wide range of customized cold formed parts and fasteners with any drive system like cross recess, slot, hexagon and square socket, temper proof drives or six lobe drives and any available tread style. abas ERP covers all of Tigges‘ business operational aspects ranging from sales, purchasing, material management, production, financial accounting, warehouse- and document management. With the entire manufacturing process integrated, Tigges accurately plans their production line-up and determines the most productive material cost analysis. ”With abas ERP, Tigges is able to integrate all the departments together into a continuous business process and eliminating isolated and outdated solutions,“ adds Mr. Tigges.
Accessing abas ERP live from Colombo, Sri Lanka
From right to left: Peter Forscht, Thiloka Jaywadana, Padmika Herath and LipSin Yew
To give the audience a better feeling about abas Business Software, Mr. Thiloka Jayawadana, Assistant General Manager from Tokyo Cement Colombo Terminal (Private) LTD. showed his abas ERP via remote and answered all the questions asked after a detailed product presentation. Tokyo Cement Colombo Terminal the leading distributor of bagged and bulked cement in Sri Lanka has chosen to sharpen their competitive edge by installing abas ERP. Tokyo cement supplies cement for specialized BOI projects and enterprise customers nationally. Along with a strong distributor network TCCT has successfully provided solutions for large-scale public infrastructure projects. ABAS was matched with Tokyo Cement to cater to their ever expanding distribution network and rapidly growing customer database. ”Implementing abas ERP gave us the opportunity of doing our business processes more effectively and efficiently while creating value addition for every stakeholder“, explains Mr. Jayawadana.
ERP Contest Winners
Companies attending the ABAS Southeast Asia ERP Software Seminar also had the chance to win 5 abas ERP licenses by answering five simple questions. Many manufacturing and distribution companies entered the contest describing their current situation, the problems that they want to have solved, and their expectations of an ERP system. Local abas software partner in Malaysia, ABAS Business Solutions (M) Sdn Bhd (SRKK) proudly announces the winner of 5 abas ERP licenses: CLT Engineering Sdn Bhd, established in 1999, focuses on higher precision and quality tools & machine part fabrication works, will synchronize their departments and optimize their business processes with abas Business Software.
Due to many registrations, ABAS (abas-software.com) also awarded three more companies with runner-up prices resulting in 3x 2 abas ERP licenses. The winners are: A-Team Resources Sdn Bhd (Malaysia), Everwin Plastic, and JF Technologies. The global abas network congratulates the winners and is looking forward to a long-term ERP partnership.