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ERP solutions for surface engineering

As a surface finisher, you are subject to great price and quality pressure. Our ERP solutions offer you a high level of investment security: it brings transparency to all key company figures. It also helps you to streamline and automate your processes. This increases your delivery performance - and your sales figures.

ERP stands for “Enterprise Resource Planning” and enables the seamless integration of different business areas such as finance, production, warehousing and sales. Specialized functions such as batch tracking, quality management and resource planning are crucial for surface technology.

Benefits of ERP systems in surface technology

Cost control

With SAP S/4HANA and Dynamics 365, you have an overview of your costs in real time. Powerful analyses enable you to identify potential savings.


Integrate your machines with SAP MII (Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence) and Dynamics 365, reduce your throughput times, and improve your delivery performance.

Integrated finance

Everything in one system: G/L accounting, accounts payable and receivable accounting, asset accounting – so you have full control of your metrics.

Quality management

Benefit from integrated processes with 8D reporting, EMPB according to VDA, measurement reports, and certificates.   

Container management

Simplify your container management with automated returnable packaging account administration.

Precious metal processing

Benefit from integrated procurement processes with specialized precious metal processing.

Increased efficiency

By automating processes, companies can save time and increase productivity.

Inventory management

ERP systems enable precise inventory tracking, which is important in surface technology in order to manage materials and chemicals efficiently.

Industry-specific requirements in surface technology

  • Chemical management: 
    Surface technology requires the safe handling of chemicals. An ERP system should enable the tracking of chemical batches and safety data sheets.
  • Resource planning: 
    Efficient use of machinery, labor and materials is crucial. A good ERP system helps to avoid bottlenecks.
  • Quality standards
    The electroplating industry is subject to strict quality standards. An ERP system should meet these requirements and ensure traceability.
Customer testimonial
  • "We are very satisfied with the new solution. It is seamlessly integrated and encompasses all of our processes. I have personally managed quite a few SAP implementation projects in the course of my career, and I have to say that this one went more smoothly than ever!"

    Klaus-Dieter Laidig, Chair of the SAP steering committee, Holder GmbH

  • "With Sycor, we had a competent and reliable partner by our side. Their implementation of the project was highly professional. We are very satisfied with the result and now have a future-ready system that lets us profit from new developments quickly and securely, and thereby continue to make better use of our IT system."

    Dr. Martin Kurpjoweit, Managing Director, WHW Walter Hillebrand GmbH & Co. KG

    Our customized ERP solutions for surface technology

    Our expertise lies in offering customized ERP solutions that are precisely tailored to the individual requirements of our customers in surface technology and electroplating. Whether it's SAP S/4HANA or Microsoft Dynamics 365, we provide our customers with comprehensive advice and support in selecting the right system.

    Our services include:

    1. Needs Analysis
      We listen carefully and understand the specific requirements of each customer. Which processes need to be optimized? Which functions are crucial? We determine the individual requirements.
    2. System Selection
      Based on the needs analysis, we recommend the right ERP system. Whether SAP or Dynamics 365 - we evaluate the advantages and disadvantages and find the optimal solution.
    3. Customization and Integration
      We adapt the selected system to the specific requirements. Whether individual workflows, interfaces or special modules - we ensure seamless integration.
    4. Training and Support
      Our experts train employees on how to use the ERP system and provide ongoing support. We are always there for our customers.

    Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about ERP for surface technology companies

    An ERP system (Enterprise Resource Planning) is an integrated software solution that links different business areas such as finance, production, warehousing and sales. In surface technology and electroplating, an ERP system helps to optimize processes and increase efficiency.

    The processes in surface technology and electroplating differ greatly from other industries. A specialized ERP system takes these particularities into account and offers tailor-made functions such as batch tracking, quality management and resource planning.

    • Increased efficiency: automation of processes and optimized use of resources.
    • Inventory management: Precise tracking of materials and chemicals.
    • Quality control: Monitoring of product quality.
    • SAP S/4HANA: A comprehensive solution with specific functions for surface technology.
    • Microsoft Dynamics 365: Integrated CRM and ERP, relevant for the electroplating industry.

    Batch tracking and document management enable companies to trace the origin of materials and products.

    Your contact person

    You are interested in our SAP and Microsoft Dynamics services for surface engineering and would like more information? 
    Then please contact us. We are looking forward to your inquiry!

    Markus Heinze

    Business Unit Manager
    +49 551 490 2612

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    Torsten Kopte

    Sales Director
    +49 551 490 2887

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