12 May, 2016
Leading engineering firm and contractor Gülermak implements IFS Applications 9
IFS Applications 9 to streamline management of complex engineering projects delivered by Gülermak to customers in Poland, Turkey and other European countries
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Gülermak, a leading Turkish engineering and construction company, implements IFS Applications™ 9 within its Polish and Turkish operations to streamline the management of its complex construction projects.
Gülermak is one of the leading engineering and construction companies in Turkey, specializing in implementation of turnkey projects for the public transport sector such as construction of railway infrastructure, underground tunnels, and subway stations. With a growing international presence, Gülermak’s European headquarters is located in Warsaw, Poland and the company is currently working on the central section of the second metro line in Warsaw.
Gülermak needed an integrated business solution that could help optimize processes and increase efficiency in key business areas such as project management, finance, procurement and warehouse management, subcontractor management, contracts management, and cost control. After evaluating a number of competitive ERP solutions, Gülermak decided to implement IFS Applications 9.
"We chose the IFS solution because of its advanced functionality supporting the engineering and construction sector,” said Mustafa Tuncer, Managing Director of Gülermak in Poland. “The solution will enable us to increase efficiency in many areas of our business, including project management, which is of key importance to us. IFS Applications 9 not only meets our current needs, but it is agile enough to adapt to changing market requirements."
Marcin Taranek, IFS CEE president, added, "The engineering and construction industry is one of IFS’s strategic markets. We provide our services to many renowned companies around the world and we are pleased that IFS Applications 9 will help Gülermak enhance its complex engineering projects. We are confident that our solution will help Gülermak to develop its activities in Poland and in other European markets."
For more information about how IFS supports companies in the construction and infrastructure sector, please visit: www.ifsworld.com/en/industries/engineering-construction-infrastructure.
Gülermak has been playing a major role in the construction sector at both domestic and international markets since its establishment in 1958. Today, Gülermak is a leader in mass transport, railway and industrial projects. Currently the company is implementing several large-scale urban transit projects in Turkey and Poland. As a leading turnkey rail systems contractor, Gülermak constructed more than 70 km of underground tunnels and 40 numbers of underground stations under its EPC contracts.
Additionally, Gülermak has a long history in turnkey industrial projects. Gülermak realized the largest capacity cement factory in Turkey (Nuh Cement), sugar factories (Çumra and Aksaray), glass Factories (Turkish Glass Ind.) and countless other industrial projects so far.
Gülermak owns one of the largest steel factories in Turkey with a manufacturing capacity of 36.000 tons/year in structural and mechanical steel. Gülermak exports to 38 different countries as well as being a leading manufacturer in the local market.
For more information please visit: http://www.Gülermak.com.tr
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