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Last Chance to Register! SAP Forum for Building Materials -July 7-8, Germany

Attention building materials and building products industries  – including cement & concrete, gypsum, flat glass & windows, sanitary-ware & fittings, flooring & roofing materials, insulation & panels


Don’t miss out on the upcoming SAP Forum for Building Materials,July 7-8 at the SAP Headquarters in Walldorf, Germany




Register now for the international SAP Forum for Building Materials 2016, which will take place July 7-8 at the SAP headquarters in Walldorf, Germany, one hour from the Frankfurt Airport. Make your travel plans now and don’t miss this unique opportunity to network with industry peers.

This two day conference is designed to bring together like-minded companies of all sizes to talk about how digitalization, IoT and Big Data is transforming the building materials industry. The conference will attract business and IT-focused attendees representing the building materials and building products industries (cement & concrete, gypsum, flat glass & windows, sanitary-ware & fittings, flooring & roofing materials, insulation & panels).

At this unique event, you’ll discover firsthand from SAP building materials customers and experts how to help transform your organization using best practice industry processes and a platform to support you to innovate, connect with customers and business partners, and grow with confidence. Customers speaking include:

  • Mohawk Industries
  • Chicago Faucets (a Geberit company)
  • PrimeSource Building Products


You will hear and discuss case studies, techniques, and best practices on key topics including how your company can:

Exceed expectations of your digitally connected customers

  • Empower sales teams to engage meaningfully with customers throughout their buying journey
  • Streamline revenue management processes and equip businesses to engage in digital commerce
  • Use real-time contexts to gain insight into the customer and personalize the customer engagement

Optimize the performance and output of your assets

  • Prevent defects, improve quality using predictive maintenance, predictive quality and the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Maximize uptime at the lowest maintenance costs using IoT in ready-mix concrete and cement.

Deliver on opportunities by using demand and consumption data

  • Profitably manage your supply chain using integrated business planning
  • Provide exceptional customer service, and manage cost by delivering the perfect order

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with global leaders and learn how your organization can become a connected, digital enterprise.

Learn more about the SAP Forum for Building Materials.

Find out more about SAP solutions for Building Products and Cement/Concrete.

We look forward to seeing you in July in Walldorf!

Folkert Haag
Global Lead for Building
Materials Industry
Michael Gerold
Industry Principal for Mill Products and Mining Industries

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      Author's profile photo Adi Mogilevsky
      Adi Mogilevsky

      Dear all

      I have been conducting a research regarding Cement and Concrete Industry Benchmark for use of SAP Standard solutions and the level of Customisation, as well as the relationship of use with other ERP solutions like Command Alcon per domain

      Could you please provide us some information without exposing commercial details?

      • What is the level of SAP Customisation from 1 the lowest to 10 the highest
      • What is the year /version of SAP used?
      • Is it across all geographical locations the same?
      • Have you used Command Alcon ERP alongside with SAP ERP?
      • If yes, what is the Interface Mechanism between SAP ERP and Command Alcon
      • Which domain is covered by popular Cement and Concrete Domains?


        SAP ERP/S4HANA Command Alcon Integration User Interface Mobility
      Domain Y/N Notes if different Y/N Notes if different SAP Xi/PI/ PO/ CPI Other if different, i.e. WebSphere/BizTalk Fiori SAP GUI Other? Portal, etc. On-line/Off line
      Sales and Distribution                    
      Materials Management                    
      Asset Management                    
      Credit management                    
      Transportation Management                    
      Plant Maintenance                    
      Leads and Opportunity Management                    
      Materials Master Data/ MDG                    
      Use of Mobility Platform                    
      •  Have you considered SAP S4HANA upgrade?
      • Have you considered use of Fiori User Interface?
      • Have you considered use of the off-line Fiori Apps and if yes for what purpose?
      • Could you please provide any other note for our questions if we have missed?

      Thank you in advance,