Vector Foiltec project The Shed in New York.

Case Study Vector Foiltec

Enterprise reporting with Serviceware Performance

World market leader in ETFE systems Vector Foiltec has realized more than 1,500 projects in over 100 different countries (including the USA, Canada, Great Britain, Singapore, Malaysia, Norway, France) over the past decades. A standardized and cross-divisional reporting to increase transparency is crucial for the manufacturer of roofing and facade solutions. Therefore, the company relies on Serviceware Performance for its project management and controlling.

San Mamés football stadium by Vector Foiltec.

Fast BI tool for global controlling

The market leader in roof and facade solutions has completed more than 1,500 projects in over 100 different countries in recent decades. In doing so, the company is subject to various legal frameworks that differ from country to country. Vector Foiltec works with different ERP & project systems that are adapted to the respective companies. When looking for an integrated solution for planning, analysis and reporting for the entire group, the fast and intuitive BI tool was convincing.

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"With Serviceware Performance, we now see a single currency in our PBRs and can show all revenues and costs in euros. This makes it easier to compare projects with each other." 

Christian Glies
Project controller Vector Foiltec GmbH


The solution & the customer benefit 

Various solutions made the shortlist and after an extended selection process, Vector Foiltec chose Serviceware Performance. During the selection process, the web-based application impressed them with its capability to use the existing systems and incorporate them into one holistic platform solution. As the Serviceware BI tool also provides connectivity to an OLAP database, Vector Foiltec is able to exploit the multi-dimensionality of the project data on a granular level.

With Serviceware Performance, they did not only achieve their predefined goals, the BI tool also provides them with additional benefits. "As a global player we naturally have to deal with different currencies. Here at headquarters in Germany everything needs to be in euros. With Serviceware Performance, we now have one consistent currency in our project business reports and all revenues and costs are in euros. Comparing projects is so much easier this way,” says Christian Glies, project controller at Vector Foiltec.

The key benefit for Vector Foiltec is the single point of truth they can create for both the financial and the project database. Now they can synchronize the two databases and use them as a joint basis, increasing visibility in the process.

 

Vector Foiltec project Mangrove New Burger Zoo.

Some of the most important results at a glance

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Takeover of existing pre-systems and the merging of these on a holistic platform solution

The web-based application impressed with its capability to use the existing systems and incorporate them into one holistic platform solution.

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Uniform currency in the project cost reports

With Serviceware Performance, Vector Foiltec has one consistent currency in their PBRs and all revenues and costs are in euros. Comparing projects is much easier now.

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Create a single point of truth

The key benefit for Vector Foiltec is the single point of truth they can create for both the financial and the project database. Now they can synchronize the two databases and use them as a joint basis, increasing visibility in the process.

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