Sycor’s a Successful First-Timer at The Rental Show

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc., a single-source IT-solution provider for the rental industry, wrapped up its first-time participation in The Rental Show in New Orleans.

On the last day of the show Sycor welcomed Christina Wehrmann, President of the American Rental Association, to its booth. “The booth traffic was tremendous”, said Klaus Wilmes, CEO and President of Sycor Americas . “If this is any indication of what‘s going on in the rental industry, this is a market you want to be in! We will definitely come to next year’s show in Las Vegas”.

Christina Wehrmann thanked Sycor for its contribution to the American Rental Association and this year’s show. SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. introduced its flagship product Sycor.Rental on this year’s Rental Show in New Orleans, which took place from Feb 4th to Feb 8th.

“We gave a numerous live demos of our product at our booth and the customers loved it”, explained Sycor’s Global Vice- President for the software, Frank Jakobi. Sycor.

Rental is based on Microsoft’s strategic product for the business market Microsoft Dynamics AX and provides an out-of-the-box solution for all rental businesses worldwide. It addresses all standard processes in the industry, be it in equipment rental, in the event- and party-, or in the construction-related rentals. Sycor.Rental has received the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD) certificate and thus is first class certified. The solution is already productive with many customers in more than 35 countries around the world and installed systems up to 850 concurrent users.

John Bertolino, Sales Director of Sycor Americas: “ARA’s Rental Show was one Sycor’s most successful tradeshow appearances ever. We already have secured a good number of follow-up meetings with rental customers where we will have the opportunity to demo our products at the customers site.”

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. Celebrated with Employees and Partners at Sycor’s Corporate Night and Beethoven Extravaganza Concert

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. hosted a Corporate Night at Heinz Hall, which marked the 2nd annual year for the celebratory event.  Sycor is a Silver Circle member of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

The night began in the Overlook Room at Heinz Hall, where guests enjoyed drinks and hors d’oeuvres before dinner.  Klaus Wilmes, President and CEO of Sycor Americas welcomed the guests with a short speech, and thanked everyone for attending. The Beethoven Extravaganza concert commenced with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, directed by Manfred Honeck, and featured the Eroica Trio, a Grammy Nominated trio of the violin, cello and piano.

Sycor employees joined attendees from companies such as PPG, the Pittsburgh Technology Council, Ardex Americas, and Bayer, among various others.  Klaus Wilmes was grateful that Sycor is able to celebrate this milestone.  He stated, “We really appreciate our employees, partners, and customers attending the event.  We are excited to reach a successful close to 2011, and we have a positive outlook for 2012 with a further substantial growth in sales.”

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. is a single-source solution provider offering a wide variety of Business Process Improvement and Information Technology services.  Sycor concentrates on specific industry markets with Sycor solutions based on standard business software like SAP or MS Dynamics AX.

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. has recently received the Certified for Microsoft Dynamics (CfMD) stamp for its Sycor.Rental solution. The solution developed by Sycor demonstrates high standards of quality and technology, not to mention international deployability and proven customer satisfaction. Sycor.Rental is the fully integrated global ERP industry solution for the rental, sales and service of mobile capital goods. Sycor.Rental reproduces the complete process chain for rental: from CRM and quotations, to scheduling, returns and service, to lease management, financial and asset accounting and controlling.

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. has similar SAP-based solutions in place for the plastics, glass, surface technology, automotive or healthcare industries.

The Sycor solution offerings consist of the following:

  • Consulting
  • Training Content Development and Delivery
  • Deployment Services
  • IT Services
  • Project Management
  • Staffing
  • High-quality onshore Application Support

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SYCOR AMERICAS Participated in This Year’s SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual Conference

This past month, SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. attended and exhibited at the SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual conference in Orlando, FL, at the Orange County Convention Center.  Among those attending for Sycor were John Bertolino, Director of Sales and Marketing, and Anna Lloyd, Sales and Marketing Assistant.  Joining them from Germany were Patrick Hey, Global Senior Director E-Business Solutions, and Jan-Philipp Erk, a Consultant and designer.

Sycor had a booth set up for the Sapphire Conference, where Sycor employees discussed their SAP solutions with the numerous visitors.  Nearly 200 attendees were able to learn more about Sycor, and their E-Commerce and Web Channel solutions.  In addition, Sycor was able to meet one-on-one with representatives from various companies attending the event.

Also during the last day of the conference, on Wednesday, May 18, Patrick Hey and Jan-Philipp Erk presented a special hour session regarding the “Critical success factors for boosting your SAP Web Channel”.  Within this session, attendees learned about the key success factors for Business-2-Consumer shops. Using examples and best practices such as search engine optimization, user friendly URLs and optimized bookmark support, attendees were able to see how this knowledge can be put into practice.

John Bertolino commented on the event, “This year’s attendance at the SAPPHIRE NOW conference was very impressive, and the event overall was positive for our organization.  We had time to meet with some of our partners, as well as talk to potential new clients.  The event served as a great way for us to strengthen the relationships we have with our current customers.”

The SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG Annual conference is the world’s premier business technology event and the largest SAP customer-driven conference.  This conference offers attendees the latest business strategies along with practical, hands-on education. This exciting event provides business and technical customers with infinite opportunities to interact with their industry peers, SAP experts, solution providers, and members of their own teams.

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. is a single-source solution provider offering a wide variety of Business Process Improvement and Information Technology services.  Sycor concentrates on specific markets in the industrial manufacturing and rental segments and provides experts on the technology solutions and business processes that are important to those targeted markets.

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. focuses on mid-size to large companies in the Chemicals, Plastics, Energy, Healthcare, Automotive, and Cement industries.  Because of the Sycor global structure, Sycor is very comfortable and adept at dealing with organizations that are also global in nature.

The Sycor solution offerings consist of the following:

  • SAP Consulting
  • SAP Training Content Development and Delivery
  • SAP Deployment Services
  • IT Services
  • Industry Specific Solutions
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Project Management
  • SAP Staffing
  • High-quality onshore Application Support

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SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. Celebrates 10 Years in Business

This October, 2010, Pittsburgh-based, SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. will be celebrating their 10 year anniversary in the United States.

Sycor is planning many exciting events for the weekend of October 15-17th.  There will be several executives from Sycor Germany traveling to Pittsburgh to help celebrate the milestone, including Dr. Marko Weinrich, Global President and CEO, Dr. Steffen Gremler, Vice President for all SAP activities, and Sven Frenzel, Head of Marketing.

“We are very excited to have reached this milestone, and to be celebrating here in Pittsburgh along with our German Executive Team and our customers”, states Klaus Wilmes, the President and CEO of SYCOR AMERICAS Inc.  He adds, “We have grown a great deal over these past 10 years, and look forward to the next 10 years to come”.

Sycor has grown immensely over the years, opening offices in Asia, Canada, and the U.S.  Sales and employment numbers have increased steadily since Sycor’s foundation in Germany.  SYCOR GmbH celebrated their 10th Anniversary in 2008.

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. is focused on providing SAP consulting services to midsize customers in Industrial Manufacturing. It also provides project management for critical phases in major IT implementation projects.

SYCOR AMERICAS to Present at SAPPHIRE NOW Conference

 John Bertolino, Director of Sales and Marketing of SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. is very excited to announce SYCOR AMERICAS’ participation in the upcoming SAPPHIRE NOW and the ASUG Annual Conference to be held in Orlando, Florida – May 16th through May 19th, 2010.

SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. was one of a select group of companies chosen to deliver breakout sessions for the upcoming three-day conference. Bertolino went on to say:

“In the SAP world,  SYCOR is recognized as having many strong senior SAP consultants. Our strong SAP expertise combined with the business knowledge/experience of our consultants make SYCOR a strong player in the SAP market. Pedro Burckhardt, one of our senior SAP consultants, will be delivering this particular session. The topic that Mr. Burckhardt will be delivering is SAP upgrades, and project management challenges. SYCOR AMERICAS Inc. has an impressive track record in both the delivery of Project Management during SAP Upgrades and the rollout of SAP Upgrades.”

This session will be attended by some of the largest SAP users in the United States, as well as Europe and Canada. Bertolino also said, as a Pittsburgh-based service provider, it is great to have such well-respected SAP resources as part of its delivery

SYCOR AMERICAS is a single-source solution provider offering a wide variety of business process improvement and information technology services.