Accenture Helps H.B. Fuller Improve its Business Operations
ST. PAUL, Minn.; Jan 16, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping H.B. Fuller (NYSE: FUL), a leading global adhesives provider, to improve its business operations by designing and implementing a global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution based on the SAP® ERP application.
As part of a three year agreement, Accenture was selected to implement SAP ERP across H.B. Fuller’s operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
Using Accenture Enterprise Services for Chemicals, Accenture is implementing this solution to help improve H.B. Fuller’s operations in areas such as finance and control, materials management, inventory and warehouse management, quality management, sales and distribution, production planning, environmental health and safety, and business intelligence.
A global solution will provide H.B. Fuller with an enhanced, real-time view of common processes across the organization. The main business benefits will include a more competitive position in the marketplace and a more efficient and agile organization that is based on data-driven decision making and is better positioned to integrate future acquisitions.
H.B. Fuller expects that it also will provide better customer insights and increase its ability to deliver differentiated customer offerings.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 281,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$28.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2013. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
About H.B. Fuller Company
For over 125 years, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Recognized for unmatched technical support and innovation, H.B. Fuller brings knowledge and expertise to help its customers find precisely the right formulation for the right performance. With fiscal 2012 net revenue of $1.9 billion, H.B. Fuller serves customers in packaging, hygiene, general assembly, electronic and assembly materials, paper converting, woodworking, construction, automotive and consumer businesses. For more information, visit us at www.hbfuller.com and subscribe to our blog.
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