The joining of two companies, already operating on the Italian market for years and partners of SSA Italy, raises in 1997 Twingroup. the goal is to approach the market with an international ERP offer (BPCS) aimed at companies especially manufacturing ones, operating on the AS/400 platform.
The International Partnerships
The mission of Twingroup was, immediately, to become a reference point for manufacturing customers addressing international partners solutions. This was essential to remain technologically at the forefront over the years. With this end rooted in the management, the company undertakes partnerships with international ERP software companies, in order to complete its offer in the discrete manufacturing and fashion industry, such as SSA, Mapics and Intentia, with companies producing tools for the year 2000 and the introduction of euro, as Nexgen, with a manufacturer of middleware based on the XML standard for system integration projects, such as I-Work.
The Birth of Infor
The year 2006 is a key year for Twingroup that deals with major changes, due to globalization and also to the crisis in the IT industry, which anticipates the 2008 worldwide one. These new elements caused a change in top management, which will enable the company to better address the great challenges of the future. During this period multinational ERP companies face merging and consolidation processes. After these changes INFOR was born. It acquires, among others, also SSA, MAPICS, Intentia / Lawson, which were Twingroup Partner. INFOR becomes the 3rd player in the global ERP with more than 70,000 customers in the world. Twingroup consolidates a strong partnership with INFOR. It obtains the engagement to carry out the localizations of ERP XA for Italy, France and Spain, becoming a single point of reference for international customers in Italy, both for sales and customer support in Italian. It also keeps the skills acquired services for Infor ERP LX and Movex. Twingroup with ERP XA is present not only in Italy but also in foreign markets with customers in Croatia, Poland and Spain, thanks to its distinctive functional and technological know-how.
Twingroup today and the Future
Twingroup, with the choice to remain faithful to the platform and solutions i.series International, is now able to offer to companies manufacturing ERP solutions in cloud integrated of SCM, EAM, MES, CRM and social. Twingroup faces the future with confidence and believes in mobile applications. Analyst firms, such as Gartner and IDC, estimate that, for the next two decades, IT expenses will be a necessary step for companies looking to the future. Twingroup, after a thorough research involving Gartner, becomes, officially in May of 2013, Master Distributor EMEA of Catavolt Inc., an American company recognized and rewarded in the States as innovative in the field of enterprise mobile. Twingroup wants to be a reference point for companies that want to innovate their system information, for companies who need to extend their enterprise data to the mobile (i.phone, I.Pad, Blackberry, Android) with the logic BYOD.