Haglöfs on fast track for profitable growth

Haglöfs use ENOVIA V6 and Value Components

With a track record of an average growth rate of 18% since late 80´s, Haglöfs faced a tough task to be able to deliver on their targets, in the rough economical circumstances. But once again they delivered a growth of close to 20% with a profit of 11% - a great achievement in these tough times.

“We constantly need to improve efficiency and find ways of doing things in a smarter way” says Johnny Claus, Product Director at Haglöfs. “Growing the way we do puts a lot of pressure on our staff, and we must ensure we use our efforts where it adds most value”

Haglöfs invested in a Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system in 2006, as one part of their strategic plan to enable their future expansion. The selected partner on this journey was TechniaTranscat (previously Technia), one of the leading PLM solution providers in Europe and the Americas. The solution is based on the ENOVIA Apparel Accelerator and complemented by TechniaTranscats tools for improved efficiency, called TechniaTranscat Software.

In 2009 Dassault Systèmes, the world leading PLM supplier and owner of the ENOVIA product, launched their new ENOVIA V6 platform.

“Our strategy is to keep up with the development of the tools we use to ensure that we can get the most out of our investment”, says Viktoria Norén, Sourcing & Production manager and owner of the PLM system at Haglöfs. “Technia [TechniaTranscat] upgraded our system to ENOVIA V6 and the latest version of their packaged productivity enhancers TVC [TechniaTranscat Software]” One week after the go live of the upgraded system the results were obvious:

“The Technia Value Component [TechniaTranscat Software] package for the Apparel Industry together with ENOVIA V6 has drastically enhanced our productivity” continues Viktoria.

“The spontaneous reaction from my colleagues came directly. The system is much faster and the usability has drastically improved. For example, just creating measurement charts has improved over 5 times compared with before the upgrade. Only this efficiency improvement generates savings of over 300 000 SEK/year. Not to mention the BOM management that has improved significantly”

”I´m really happy with the effort and dedication Technia [TechniaTranscat] has put into this. Their knowledge in PLM and guidance in the project was a very important to make this successful. The upgrade to ENOVIA V6 truly delivers business value, helping us in our continued expansion” concludes Johnny Claus.

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