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And at the heart of it all: The Lobster_data data hub. EDI. EAI. Industry standards and formats. It manages what was previously unmanageable: coordinating sales and logistics e-commerce processes. Harnessing the seamless synergy of our software solutions Lobster_data, Lobster_pro and Lobster_pim.
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Board24 manufacture corrugated sheetboard which is supplied palletised to required specification. With over 20 years’ experience they provide expert, practical advice, on high quality recyclable cardboard from their own industry recognised experts. Their vision is simple: to consistently deliver corrugated sheetboard solutions to suit individual needs. To provide unrivalled customer service and quality.
Lenham Storage specialise in ambient grocery and FMCG storage and distribution. Over the years their experience has led them to become one of the UK’s leading consolidators in the sector. They deliver high service standards and significant savings to manufacturers, importers and distributors.
Stylish data integration for shoes and boots with style. Dr. Martens were originally a work-wear boot that was even marketed as a gardening shoe at one point. Now the simple silhouettes allow their wearers to adopt the boots and shoes as part of their own individual and very distinctive style. On a practical level, their famous sturdiness and comfort make them ideal for the unforgiving world of gigging and street fashion. On a more emotional level, they are associated with confidence and empowerment.
Guala Closures Group
Data integration is in safe hands with Lobster. Founded in Italy in 1954, Guala Closures Group is today an internationally active, multinational leader in the production of non-refillable and aluminium closures for spirits, wine, oil and vinegar, water and beverages, food and pharmaceuticals. It operates in 5 continents through 29 production plants and a sales network covering over 100 countries.
Automatic data management - faster than expected
Normalien and round tables: These are the two divisions of the founded in 1958 FIBRO GmbH. The company is the market leader in toolmaking in the field of standard parts and thus supplies international toolmakers as a full-line supplier. The range of rotary tables consists of more than 150 different models of cutting and automation tables for plant and machine construction.
Lobster supports the manufacturer of high-quality engineering and maintenance products with data integration
ACORN® is one of the largest bearings, warehouses, linear motion systems, power transmission products and service equipment in Europe. ACORN has more than 30 years of sales experience and has built an excellent reputation for excellence in customer service, product selection and customer solutions.
Data integration that does not derail
GB Railfreight is one of the rail freight industry's great success stories. Launched in 1999, we have built the business so that we are now a staff of 850+, to one of the fastest growing companies on the railway.
A third of all goods transported worldwide are shipped by air freight. Behind these enormous flows of goods, however, the logistics processes are often still hugely antiquated: hundreds of documents, emails, faxes and copies are swapped between hauliers, shippers, handlers and airlines to get packages from A to B on time. But eFreight Switzerland is breaking new ground. Their online platform based on Lobster_scm software is paving the way for Swiss logistics firms to move towards a paperless future.
Knights of Old
Smooth data integration solutions for supply chain solutions
Founded in 1865, Knights of Old provides supply chain solutions for the UK, Ireland and European freight transport. In addition, the company offers sea and air freight, export packaging and BRC warehousing.
Logistics is more than just transportation and storage. Questioning processes to adapt existing solutions and discover new tasks – that is our understanding of logistics. ABC-Logistik recognised this more than 20 years ago and has grown by meeting the needs of our customers. The variety of services we provide today meet industry standards and are constantly evolving. ABC Logistik offers a wide range of services: from carrier transport, to storage logistics, added value and assembly logistics, up to smart city center logistics for Düsseldo
Exceptional data integration for exceptional pies
Pieminister is a pie making and retail business based in Bristol, South West England. But they are not ordinary pies. The company uses 100% free range British meat and Marine Stewardship Council-certified fish. But there can also be found vegeterian pies.
Sweeten everyday life with Lobster
5 billion candies and approx. 70 million dispensers: These quantities are sold by the Austrian company PEZ annually to more than 80 countries worldwide.
Data Integration for Gardners Books - 500,000 titles under one roof
Established 30 years ago, Gardners has grown to become a leading wholesaler of books, eBooks, music and film to retailers around the world. Based out of a 350,000 square foot facility in southern England, the stock represents the largest range of physical English language media products in Europe. They offer ca. 500,000 titles in stock and ready to ship same day to any UK address, as well as 1.6 million+ eBooks available for instant fulfilment to consumers.
Data integration for the top Supplier of Scientific Laboratory Equipment
Yorlab is a dynamic manufacturer and supplier of laboratory equipment. They specialise in the production of high quality scientific glassware, the design and build of lab and plant apparatus and rigs, and the supply of consumables, chemicals and laboratory equipment.
Advanced Plastics provide a range of technical injection molded products. The company supplies customers worldwide with highly technical plastics made from PA, POM, PET and PEEK in the form of semi-finished and finished parts.
Bauwerk Parkett AG, founded in 1944, is the leading Swiss parquet manufacturer and the largest supplier of 2-ply parquet. The roots of Boen date back to the 17th century, when two sawmills in Kristiansand, Norway, laid the foundation for today's leading supplier of 3-layer parquet flooring. With the merger of the two companies in June 2013, Bauwerk Boen AG has become one of the world's leading manufacturers of parquet flooring and No. 2 in the European parquet market.
Data integration for the entire range of logistic services
Founded in 1996 by Hilary Devey CBE, Pallex provide reliable and cost-effective palletised freight distribution across the UK. They’ve got their international requirements covered, too. The Pall-Ex Connect service provides a complete range of seamless, streamlined international palletised freight shipping services to suit international delivery requirements within a growing global market.
The Emil Frey Group is a car dealer of well-known brands in Germany with 84 locations and 4,400 employees. Its range of products and services also includes financial services in the areas of financing and insurance.
PostNord offers communication and logistics solutions from, to and within the Nordic region. In addition, they handle postal delivery to individuals and businesses in Sweden and Denmark.
Enjoyable data management for enjoyable moments with Loacker
Around 1,355 tonnes of hazelnuts are now being processed by the former regional confectionery. The Loacker brand thrills people in over 100 countries. In addition, the company operates seven stores, which are made up of the Loacker Café pastry shop and the Loacker brand business.
With only a few ingredients for perfect data integration
More than 90 years of experience and passion are in the baking ingredients and baking agents for bread, rolls and pastries of Zeelandia GmbH & Co. KG. The company with close ties to the Dutch parent company is valued as a strong partner for bakers and confectioners in both craft and industry.
Every day, countless volumes of information flows back and forth between ThyssenKrupp Aufzugswerke and their suppliers. In order to ensure reliable communications, the company integrates its data with Lobster_data EDI software.
Het bedrijf werd al in 1819 opgericht en is sindsdien actief in de productie van woon- en bedrijfsmeubilair. Het bedrijf probeert altijd innovatie en design met elkaar af te stemmen.
A new form of data management for TDK
TDK Europe is part of the TDK Group. It sells electronic components, modules and systems, which are marketed under the product names EPCOS and TDK. Product purchasers mainly come from automotive and industrial electronics as well as information and telecommunication technology.
SW Technology People
EDI and data management for SW
SW has been developing and producing highly efficient machine tools since 1970. The product portfolio has finally expanded to include SW Automation. Here the automation of complete production lines with robots up to the information flow is covered.
More than 60,000 square meters for fashion, accessories, beauty as well as living and enjoyment. The KaDeWe in Berlin offers its customers a special flair in terms of shopping culture and shopping highlights that combine tradition and modernity.
KDK Automotive GmbH
The company KDK Automotive GmbH specializes in technical plastic and metal parts. In Germany and abroad, vehicle parts and systems are mainly manufactured for the interior of the automotive industry.
Electronic data transmission - with Lobster enjoyably easy
Founded in 1935 as a canning factory in Liechtenstein, Hilcona's range today focuses on fresh convenience. In this segment, the company is also the market leader in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Data precision for textile precision
With 70,000 product types, Groz-Beckert serves various textile production and joining processes in more than 150 countries. The company supplies its partners and customers with machine needles, fine tools, precision parts and systems for the textile industry. Groz-Beckert is an all-rounder for the textile value chain.
Point S Deutschland GmbH is an independent German cooperation for tyre, wheel and car service. With over 3,3000 manufacturer-independent companies throughout Europe, Point S has a widespread service network. The coordination is done from Germany.
Customers will find a comprehensive range of furniture and kitchens in the home furnishing markets of POCO, as well as housewares, home textiles, paints, wallpapers, carpets, carpets and electrical goods, as well as gifts. The products of well-known brand manufacturers are just as on offer as the particularly cheap own brands exclusively made for POCO.
Lobster_scm brings the mustard to the shelf
The Honold Logistik Group is a logistics service provider with 22 locations in Europe and the Far East, including in China, Romania, Russia, Germany, Hungary and Slovakia. The company specializes in the development of logistics real estate and industry logistics and is a member of leading transportation systems.
The specialist for gastronomy and trade HAMBERGER was founded more than 100 years ago. Among the more than 35,000 customers is the upmarket catering and hotel industry, as well as cafés and bars, canteens, snack bars and retailers. With more than 60,000 items on 16,000 square meters of market space, Hamberger is one of the largest catering wholesale markets in Germany.
Finstral, one of the leading European manufacturers of windows, doors and conservatories with its main plant in Unterinn am Ritten (South Tyrol/Italy), opted for Lobster_pim from Bielefeld-based Lobster PIM GmbH. Given their pricing and order documents involved an extremely wide variety of products, only a solution of the highest design standard was up for discussion.
From lexica-sized catalogs and novel-long product details
Founded in 1986, EVE GmbH is active worldwide in the B2B market of electronic distribution. Its own e-commerce platform and its own connector series "econ connect" promote successful market development. Even more individually, the company supports its customers in the field of cable and battery assembly.
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Returns management with Lobster_scm saves time and money
Lobster PIM - a powerful PIM for Beckhoff Automation
Beckhoff Automation implements open automation systems based on PC-based control technology. The product range includes the main areas of industrial PC, fieldbus components, drive technology and automation software.
Riding on data wave
The core competence of ASWO International Service is consumer electronics (CE) and household technology spare parts logistics. The company has 14 million products in its range for around 2.2 million devices from different manufacturers. ASWO focuses exclusively on the supply of spare parts, service and workshop needs in CE & home appliances.
Data management at Hirotec made easy
Very much in demand with car manufacturers: these are the body-white caps and exhaust systems. In addition, Hirotec designs and manufactures punching tools, mounting systems and folding equipment.
Support the vision of hp: Simplify life with technology
Founded in 1939 by two graduates of Stanford University, hp is now known as one of the largest US printer and PC manufacturers. Also in the field of 3D printers, the company is on the rise.
Crisp-fresh connection via Lobster_data for doubt Pomy Chips AG
Already in 1958, the crispy chips are launched professionally under the brand Doubts. Today, around 370 employees work for Zweifel Pomy-Chips AG. The annual production is about 6200 tons of potato chips and almost 2000 tons of snacks.
PVS for Journal Insurance Companies: Data Diversity
With its current staff of 700, PVS Holding GmbH has been processing 6.45 million invoices per annum for over 90 years for general practitioners, chief physicians, hospitals, medical care centers or laboratories.
Fashionable and innovative metal or plastic zipper technologies: With this portfolio, YKK has become the world's leading developer and manufacturer of zippers. Adhesive fasteners, textile and plastic products make YYK what it is today.
Who does not know - the little "B" on the zippers? Founded in Munich in 1932, Willy Bogner GmbH & Co. KGaA is now well-known worldwide. Sportswear, accessories, leather goods and fragrances as well as ready-to-wear clothing in the upper price segment characterize Bogner's portfolio. In addition to the regular outfitting of Olympic athletes, the company is also represented in the field of mail order and with its own online shop.
Starting as a trading company with its own manufactory in 1911, the company is now a leading European manufacturer in the field of buttons and accessories. The goods are produced by around 700 employees both at home and abroad.
Seidensticker is known since its founding in 1919 for its production of high-quality shirts and blouses and is one of the best-known shirt brands in Germany.
Puma: One of the world's leading sports brands offers lifestyle products for football, running and training, golf and motorsport. Puma sells its products in a total of 120 countries.
It can be found in the city museum of Pirmasens: The oldest still existing shoe from PETER KAISER. The company can call itself the oldest shoe factory founded in 1838. PETER KAISER has been producing a wide variety of women's shoes for over 175 years.
Already in the fifth generation, the Oberalp Group is engaged in the development and production of mountaineering equipment. The products are sold both in sports retail and wholesale. One of the most famous brands of Oberalp is SALEWA.
Bavarian shoes from Kirchanschöring with a 300-year-old tradition: Even today, Meindl still produces shoes for the various outdoor markets.
The former vision of placing the Haix brand on the world market has today become reality with more than 1.2 million shoes manufactured. The shoe specialist from the Bavarian city of Mainburg has made his shoes become reliable companions worldwide.
Starting with a broom and brush trade in 1908, the assortment of Engelbert Strauss GmbH & Co. KG changed in 1948 towards safety at work. Gloves, which are still an integral part of the product portfolio, were among the beginnings. In the 1960s, the spectrum is still expanding towards mail order. In the meantime, 1,200 employees belong to the German mail-order and retail company for workwear, work shoes, warning and protective equipment as well as general occupational and industrial needs. Engelbert Strauss has expanded to Austria, England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Sweden and Denmark.
Turned on the right screw with the Lobster data integration software
High-quality fasteners and fastening technology: SWG Schraubenwerk Gaisbach GmbH supplies more than 5,000 customers from the automotive and hardware industry across Europe. SWG is also a leading manufacturer of screws for the woodworking and metalworking industry.
Data integration made in Germany for the German tool manufacturer
100 percent made in Germany: That's what the STAHLWILLE tools stand for. For more than 150 years, the company has been developing tools for and with customers and distributing them through distributors in over 90 countries worldwide.
The precision wire weaving mill receives software for data management from Lobster
Starting in 1956 as a wire weaving mill, Spörl KG today also offers ready-to-use molded and filtered parts. For what? Aviation, vehicle and mechanical engineering, environmental technology, the chemical industry u.v.m. use the metal wire mesh profitably.
SERTO relies on data management from the specialist Lobster
SERTO is a manufacturer for simple raw connections up to complex system solutions. Its specially developed valves, tubes, hoses and accessories are used in a wide variety of industries and applications worldwide.
Data management for seals and stamped parts
Seals, stamping and insulating parts, washers, rings, membranes, pads, butterfly valves u.v.m. In short: The more than 20,000 products of the manufacturer SCHLÖSSER find e.g. in cars, trains, airplanes, household and electrical appliances, plumbing and heating as well as in machines an application.
Data about aluminum systems managed with Lobster
Aluminum systems for facades and curtain walls, windows and doors as well as integrated photovoltaics in the building: Sapa offers not only homeowners but also investors, architects, planners and metal construction companies. This makes Sapa one of the largest suppliers of aluminum building systems.
EDI with Lobster - gold right decision
Germany's oldest gold and silver refinery Heimerle + Meule is today one of the leading European full-service providers in the market sector for precious metals. Heimerle + Meule also supplies dental companies as well as automotive suppliers in the electrical / electronics industry and much more besides the obvious buyer of the watch and jewelery industry.
High out with Lobster
Maintenance of technical systems: Günzburger Steigtechnik specializes in this area. With a diverse range of ladders and rolling stands (more than 1,600 product solutions in total), the company also offers flexible and customized solutions for special constructions.
Networked worldwide - with the data software
From broadband, slit strip, right-angled panels, blanks to trapezoidal blanks: Becker Stahl-Service has been one of Europe's largest flat-steel service centers since 1953. In order to offer a comprehensive product portfolio, the company relies on the two subsidiaries Becker Aluminum-Service and Umformtechnik Stendal. Together they create a delivery share of more than 2/3 to the automotive and automotive supplier industry. In addition, Becker Stahl-Service supplies customers throughout Europe with an export share of more than 30 percent.
Villeroy & Boch
A strong data management for fragile goods
Villeroy & Boch, founded in 1748 as a small ceramics producer, has now become a world-renowned premium brand. From bathroom and wellness articles, to the categories of kitchen and tiles, to living and tableware, the company makes ceramic hearts beat faster.
Data management for cigarette vending machines and goods dispensing systems
Tobaccoland can be found in the form of merchandise dispensing systems for retailers and in over 1,000 cigarette vending machines. As a result, the company is also the market leader in Germany for the sale of branded cigarettes acquired from vending machines.
EDI for a better quality of life
Sodexo is part of the Sodexo Group and is Germany's leading provider of quality of life service. The company offers its customers reception, catering and cleaning, security and maintenance of facilities and equipment. In addition, Sodexo is a service partner for employee motivation, company benefits and incentives as well as state administration services.
More than just data integration for more than just an agency
The Serviceplan Group is much more than an agency, as it unites all communication disciplines under one roof. From creativity to media to the aspect of technology, Serviceplan offers one-stop services.
Paperless data management in the paper wholesaling:
Paper, graphic accessories for print shops, office supplies retailers, publishers and commercial end users: Papier Union is also one of the industry leaders in fine paper wholesaling. With a focus on paper, the wholly owned subsidiary of the Inapa Group is one of the largest wholesale groups in Europe.
Panther tackles, Lobster solves data problems
Panther Packaging consists of several companies that are located in Germany and close to the border to supply the European market. The company's product portfolio consists of packaging of all kinds, promotional displays, printed products and various services in these areas.
From data integration to data management - data packed with Lobster
From Latin America, across Europe to Asia, where over 63 billion cartons of recycled and virgin fiber cartonboard arrive. With this number and 1,500 customers, the company Mayr-Melnhof Packaging occupies a leading position in the packaging market and folding carton producers.
Mitsubishi Paper Mills
Impressive data integration with Lobster
Mitsubishi Paper Mills Ltd. with headquarters in Tokyo, seven manufacturing and three research centers in Japan, and locations in China and Germany, serves customers worldwide with its range of Injection, Thermal, Carbonless, Label and Barrier papers.
Best possible data processing with Lobster
The ecological way of thinking plays an increasingly important role: So also with Landell. Starting as a disposal service provider, the company is today the international central purchasing office for take-back and recycling services.
Vacation for luxurious data management
From a simple chalet to a high-quality equipped villa: INTER CHALET has about 26,000 apartments and houses in its offer. Belonging to one of the largest German tour operators, the company of the Hotelplan Holding AG has the suitable offers and accommodations ready both for the summer and for the winter.
Paperless data integration made easy
Over 100 years of paper - in short, that is the Feldmuehle GmbH. Internationally focused with a focus on European markets, the product portfolio has expanded over the years. Today, the traditional Hamburger Papierfabrik distributes label paper, graphic Kraftliner, flexible packaging paper, pulp board and coated fine paper.
It was complicated yesterday
289,000 Evangelical Christians A.B. (Lutheran Church) and almost 13,150 evangelical Christians H.B. (Reformed Church) = Evangelical Church A.u.H.B. This association has been formed to safeguard common interests. The parliamentary body forms the General Synod, the executive organ the Protestant Oberkirchenrat. In general, pastors and parishioners work together on equal terms in the communities.
Innovative high-tech solutions with innovative software from Lobster
Aalbert Industries has been successfully operating in the field of extruded aluminum profiles since 1975. Jan Aalberts founded the Dutch industrial company, which now has over 16,000 employees. At over 70 locations and 80 service locations with operations in more than 50 countries, the company sells efficient, high-quality industrial products and processes and is known for its innovative high-tech solutions and technologies. In addition to industrial customers, the construction industry is one of the main buyers.
Data management carved out of good wood
The WEINIG Group is the world market leader in the production of machines and systems for solid wood processing. Several specialized individual companies offer a product range under the brand name WEINIG covering the entire process chain - from the processing of the raw material to the end product.
The data integration solution for the market leader in packaging machine solutions
Packaging machine solutions that adapt easily to changing trends and product format markets: Schubert GmbH, the world-renowned market leader for digital packaging machines, supplies manufacturers of food, beverages, confectionery, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and consumer discretionary products.
Compromise on safety? Not with Lobster and mayr® drive technology
Starting small in 1897 and today the world market leader: mayr® power transmission is a traditional and innovative manufacturer of clutches and brakes that guarantee the highest safety standards.
Data on the test bench - take the right direction with Lobster
Testing organizations, vehicle manufacturers, government organizations and car repair shops rely on MAHA and its high-tech automotive testing and workshop equipment products.
Lobster - a partner for precision
JUNKER, LTA & ZEMA - they have one thing in common: They belong to the JUNKER Group and are among the world leaders in mechanical and plant engineering. The companies are responsible for the development and production as well as the distribution of high-precision grinding machines for metalworking as well as filter systems for industrial air cleaning.
With Lobster, the logistics data in view
Yusen Logistics is a fast-growing international logistics service provider and one of the world market leaders for integrated logistics. With its service portfolio, the company covers activities of the entire supply chain.
With Lobster_data, logistics expert Schnellecke can manage its just-in-time (JIT) and just-in-sequence (JIS) requirements from a variety of locations - always in close cooperation with their customer
Managing data locally is especially important in production-synchronised processes. That’s one of the reasons why Schnellecke operates from offices in Leipzig, Glauchau and Bratislava, Slovakia, as well its central converter facilities in Wolfsburg. Lobster_data manages all EDI traffic between their SAP system and their business partners. The decentralised entities, in turn, act as what are known as ‘data pumps’, providing Schnellecke’s own JIT system (SJS) with production-synchronised requests.
Logistics services, transport, warehousing and value-added logistics, goods handling and logistics consulting: Rhenus Logistics is a global player in these areas and is active in the chemical, e-commerce, hospital and ship logistics sectors and many more.
80 years of experience and already in its third generation: The range of services offered by Planzer Transport AG covers a whole range of transport and storage needs.
Logistic data masterpieces with Lobster
The Kerry Logistics Network is divided into two divisions: On the one hand, Kerry Logistics as the leading logistics service provider in Asia with favorable branches all over the world and on the other Kerry Express. Its core businesses include integrated logistics, international freight forwarding, supply chain solutions, seaport management and operations, and more.
Imperial Logistics is a predominantly African and European logistics service provider for integrated outsourcing logistics solutions and supply chain management. As a service provider for the health sector, machines and equipment and much more. Imperial Logitsics is valued above all in the demanding industries such as the chemical and automotive industries.
Making work easier in the office or at work: Schäfer Shop has been supplying business customers with storage facilities, state-of-the-art office equipment and helpful materials for more than 75 years.
Reifen.com: Not only the top German player in online tire retailing, but also personally reachable via 37 branches. With its tires and motorcycle tires, wheels and complete wheels, the company is one of the leaders in tire service.
300 manufacturers and more than 9,000 trading partners belong to nexmart's steadily growing industry network, which has set itself the goal of digitally networking manufacturers, trading partners and end customers. Processes should be automated, optimized and simplified.
Focusing on the food trade in Europe, Markant Handel- und Industriewaren-Vermittlungs AG is the largest trade and service cooperation for predominantly trading partners in the private sector.
Founded as a wholesale food assortment in the 1930s and expanded in Germany until the late 1980s, Lidl was founded in Switzerland in 2003 and has had its first branches since 2009.
Once known as Georg Lingenbrink GmbH & Co., the company is now called Libri GmbH and is a trading partner between publishers and bookstores. Libri provides both retailers and individuals with books and media products.
The distribution of digital media products is only one of the tasks of Koch Media, founded in 1994. In addition, the company is engaged in games publishing (under the Deep Silver label) and the film division. Koch Media is a leading independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products in its segment.
Happy customer are an important measure of the economic success of any company. In order to achieve and maintain such results, the company’s processes must be optimally coordinated. One fundamentally important link in the chain concerns optimised purchasing and supplier processes, because if a product is missing from the shelves, customer satisfaction quickly drops. Two years ago, Globus Fachmärkte’s IT department decided to seek out a solution to further optimise their purchasing processes with suppliers - they soon came across the software solutions from IT company Lobster.
Flowers, plants and garden utensils as far as the eye can see. Once started as a two-person business called "Dehner & Co - Samenzucht - Samengroßhandel" in the Bavarian town of Rain am Lech, it has changed with the rising standard of living in the Federal Republic. Today Dehner, with its 133 branches and more than 5,500 employees, is Europe's largest garden center group, including online shops in Germany and Austria. In addition to the Garden Center Group, Dehner Holding also includes Degro, the wholesaler of garden and pet products, Dehner AGRAR for the agricultural sector and Dehner Logistik.
Extend your enjoyment with the right data integration from Lobster
Monte, Jogobella and Zottarella: These are just a few of the products that Zott, a gourmet dairy, produces for you and distributes to 75 countries worldwide. Today, the company is one of the leading dairies in Europe.
If you can’t talk to them, you can’t sell to them. When Westfleisch eG communicates with its customer, it flexibly adapts to all the various file formats and communications channels they use. This is made possible thanks to Lobster_data, the data integration software from Lobster.
High quality data management for high quality tobacco products
480 employees are with Joh. Wilh. from Eicken GmbH with the production of raw tobacco to the final product and distribute the high-quality tobacco products to more than 120 nations.
Enjoy data management in the future - with Lobster
Launched in 1903 as a candy factory, the AUGUST STORCK KG range has expanded many times over. Today, the company is one of the ten largest confectionery manufacturers and ensures sweet moments in over 100 countries worldwide.
Even if data integration is all about quality
With its 325-year history, the company Ponnath is the oldest butcher's shop in Germany. Today, the twelfth generation still produces sausage and ham specialties that inspire.
Cavendish & Harvey
Unique moments of indulgence in over 80 countries worldwide: The Cavendish & Hervey company produces over 2.2 billion candies each year. The success story began in 1932 when Paul Schmedding founded his trading company in northern Germany. The brand name Canvendish & Harvey Ltd, London was born in 1977 and since then the exquisite confectionery has been packed in 25 million cans every year. With an export quota of eighty percent, Cavendish & Harvey products are enjoyed around the world.
That's how Lobster tastes!
Around 11,200 farmers from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Sweden and the Netherlands belong to the European Dairy Cooperative Arla Foods. It is the world's largest producer of dairy products in organic quality. Its sales territory extends to more than 120 countries. In Germany, the company is mainly through its products Arla Buko®, Arla® Skyr and Kaergarden®.
With Lobster a light comes on
Intelligent lighting solutions, virtual reality, autonomous driving: With its semiconductor-based products, OSRAM enables many things. The company can also call itself a global technology and market leader in the field of vehicle lighting technology. OSRAM is transforming from a leading lighting manufacturer into a high-tech company for visible and invisible light that enriches the lives of people in the digital age.
First-class data management with Lobster software
ODW-Elektrik is made up of around 2,400 employees. High-quality cabling, mechatronic systems and solenoid coils are developed and produced at five locations.
Impressive data integration with Lobster
Mitutoyo has become one of the world's leading suppliers in this area with more than 9,000 products in length and production metrology. In addition, the company also sells calipers, micrometers, image processing and contour measuring solutions right through to CNC coordinate measuring machines.
Lobster supplies Liebherr with a perfect data solution for 130 companies in more than 50 countries
1949: The birth of Liebherr and, at the same time, the invention of the mobile slewing crane. Liebherr is known to many as the world's largest manufacturer of construction machinery, but it also has eleven other business units, which are successfully supported by more than 130 companies in more than 50 countries.
Epson Europe Electronics GmbH is a subsidiary of the Japanese Seiko Epson Corporation. In 1989, Epson Europe Electronics GmbH was founded under its former name Epson Semiconductor. While Epson Semiconductor sold only semiconductors, followed on April 1, 1996, the restructuring and renaming in the Epson Europe Electronics GmbH. This was accompanied by the expansion of the product range. Today's portfolio includes semiconductor devices, clocks and sensor systems.
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Clatronic International GmbH is a family-owned company that has been selling small electrical, large appliances and consumer electronics since 1982. The internationally leading trading company consists of Clatronic International GmbH, C. Bomann GmbH and ETV, Elektro-technische Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH. The group of companies provides more than 1,000 different articles of six brands to national and international trading partners as well as to distribution channels.
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Optical and Imaging Technologies: This is Canon's core business. Founded in Japan in 1937, the company has been operating in this field for more than 80 years, serving end users, businesses and industry. Some research and production sites in Africa, the Middle East and Europe are working on new solutions and innovations for the main business areas.
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Develop and produce: That's what the European manufacturer TUNAP does with aerosols and active ingredients for industrial, technical and cosmetic applications. Sales, in turn, are international.
Sudhoff technik develops and produces plastic and rubber molded parts in all common technical materials. The buyers of the parts come from a wide variety of industries and companies.
For more than 120 years, the German pharmaceutical company Stada Arzneimittel AG has been involved in the production of over-the-counter pharmacy-only medicines and generics. The listed company sells its products in around 130 countries.
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The birth of the Federal Republic of Germany was also the birth of SONAX. For more than 60 years now, the company has been developing and producing quality products for vehicle care.
Plastic protection elements, injection-molded plastic parts, functional parts and state-of-the-art packaging as well as products for the working garden are valued in more than 90 countries. This makes Pöppelmann one of the leading manufacturers in the plastics processing industry.
With more than 30,000 items, Meffert AG can supply its customers, DIY stores and well-known wholesalers. This is also due to the integration of other companies in the paint and building protection industry, which are under the umbrella of the Meffert Group.
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MAINCOR Rohrsysteme GmbH is divided into two subareas. On the one hand, the company manufactures plastic pipe systems for the heating and sanitary sector, on the other hand pipe systems for industry - more precisely for the industrial, automotive and household appliance sector.
In 1945 the Gummi Welz GmbH and Co. KG was founded. The former family business is known for rubber profiles and products, foam blanks and GRP components, which are mainly used in the rail, bus and special vehicle industry.
WMU Weser Metall Umformtechnik GmbH is a supplier of pressed, drawn and stamped parts as well as welding components for the automotive and consumer goods industry.
Walter Söhner GmbH & Co. manufactures prototype, stack, hot runner and multi-component molds as well as molds for rotor, stator and strip overmolding.
SEBRING is a manufacturer and supplier of sports exhaust systems for passenger cars from Austria. Since 1963 they are established in this segment.
PV has been a supplier of spare parts in the automotive sector since its foundation in 1922. They also offer workshop systems and services for commercial customers.
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Nidet, headquartered in Kyoto, is the largest engine manufacturer in the world. The company also produces electronic and optical components, industrial robots, water pumps and processing machines as well as measuring instruments. The product portfolio is predominantly found in electrical appliances and cars.
I M Kelly
The I M Kelly Group has been a leading manufacturer of leather interior trim for the automotive industry, particularly in the high-price segment, since 1975. Other areas include the aviation and rail vehicle industries, which are currently in the process of establishing themselves.
Encory is a joint venture of the BMW Group and the ALBA Group and develops coherent logistics and consulting solutions in the field of recovery and reprocessing of automotive spare parts, the marketing of used parts and for the recycling and disposal of automotive parts and residues.
The Elbe Group is a leading manufacturer of drive shafts and components for vehicle and machine construction. It is represented worldwide with 1200 employees at seven production sites and twelve sales partners in 32 countries.
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The internationally active automotive supplier is involved in tomorrow's mobility. As one of the world's leading system developers and suppliers for vehicle heaters, exhaust technology and bus air conditioning systems. Founded in 1865, the family-owned company today has around 10,000 employees in 29 countries and around 80 locations. With its innovations, Eberspächer supplies all European, North American and always also the Asian vehicle manufacturers. Workshops and parts dealers all over the world also refer to the automotive supplier.
Collini is a specialist in galvanizing, anodizing, hot dip galvanizing and organic coating. With 13 production sites, 1600 employees and a turnover of 210 million Euros, Collini is the market leader in Europe in the field of surface coating of metals and plastics.
The right access. Customers of the Austrian transport logistics company Gartner use the web portal Lobster_scm for direct access to invoices and receipts. The annoying search for documents has come to an end for the customer of Gartner KG: every delivery receipt and every invoice will be stored in the right place in the future and can be accessed online around the clock. A Track & Trace system informs in real time where the goods are located and lost documents can be reprinted at any time. This is made possible by the Lobster_scm software - a web-based logistics portal that allows Gartner customer to retrieve and download their data regardless of location. In the background, the EDI software Lobster_data converts the data.
The ZARGES Tubesca Group is a global company. Innovative technologies and the growing experience with the high-quality material aluminum make ZARGES a leading company in the four business areas of access technology, logistics equipment, wind and air.
Clever Swabians: WMF automates billing through Lobster data. Swabians are hardworking and inventive. Moreover, they have been used to using their resources since time immemorial and to give waste no chance. Nobody should pay too much and nobody too little. The traditional Swabian company WMF does the same. The booking of invoices is transparent, fast and error-free. So that everyone gets their money, WMF uses the data integration software Lobster_data.
There are currently over 1,000 different electricity suppliers in Germany, offering a total of some 12,000 different tariffs. Keeping track of all this information is hard. That’s why Verivox offers its customer an online platform where they can compare the rates offered by different suppliers. To ensure the data available online is always up to date, Verivox uses data integration software Lobster_data.
Saint-Gobain PAM Deutschland GmbH relies on data integration software Lobster_data from the Bavarian-based Lobster GmbH for its data integration needs. As the market leader for cast iron pipe systems, the company was seeking a new, user-friendly software. Requirements for the new system included being able to handle order processing in their own SAP system, automation of order confirmations via EDIFACT, as well as automatic invoice dispatch.
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LR Health & Beauty is a company that, as the name implies, runs network marketing in the health and beauty products sector. As one of Europe's leading direct selling companies, LR Health & Beauty has become known as the largest manufacturer of aloe vera products.
Lots of Logwin’s customer are in the fashion industry, where changing trends and seasonal peaks are the order of the day. The companies it works with all depend on smooth, flexible logistics. Consequently, data must be transported error-free, in large quantities, and as quickly as possible from their customer’ systems to Logwin and back. This involves orders, delivery notes and invoice data. Because the systems all work with different formats, a platform like Lobster_data is vital to translate everything and make it understandable.
Kühne + Nagel
1,300 branches in over 100 countries + 79. specialized employees = Kuehne + Nagel, one of the most successful companies in the logistics industry. In addition, the company is the second largest air freight logistics provider and holds the place of sea freight forwarding in the FCL and LCL area.
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Founded in 1912 as a country trade, Heinrich Kühlmann GmbH & Co. KG is one of the most important delicatessen manufacturers in Germany. The family-owned company can now draw on a repertoire of 600 permanent employees.
Konica Minolta’s IT environment is complex. Every day, more than 100,000 files flow through the company’s systems at its facility in Langenhagen, near Hanover. This information, which includes orders and supplier data, must be exchanged seamlessly, as any errors in transmission will quickly lead to significant costs. As a result, Lobster_data middleware ensures that the systems can always communicate unfailingly with one another. The software takes care of Konica Minolta’s entire EDI process, as well as its web services and supplying Intranet portals with the data they need.
KNV Zeitfracht is a part of the Zeitfracht group. The company provides comprehensive services for the book and media industry. The focus is on the range of bars, publishing, logistics and transport, as well as other services for bookstores and publishers. The book wholesaler KNV Zeitfracht has some 500,000 books in stock, supplying 7,000 outlets to 2,200 different Places - daily.
Knipex, who manufacture the world’s leading brand of pliers, sell their products in over 100 countries. With customer worldwide, the company exchanges large amounts of data electronically. Knipex adapts flexibly to their customer’s preferred file formats thanks to Lobster_data, the data integration software from Lobster. This helps ensure happy customer.
HEINRICH KIPP WERK is a manufacturer in the field of clamping technology, standard elements and control panels. The product range comprises more than 42,000 parts, which are dispatched through our own logistics centre. Approximately 400 employees are employed at nine branches.
1.8 million tons of cheese are produced annually in Germany. Some hard cheese, which often needs to ripen in storage for years at a time, and some cream cheese, which has the advantage of being ready to eat straight after production. In order for the right products to make it to the right shelves as quickly as possible, manufacturers, logistics companies and retailers need to actively take part in exchanging information - albeit in a wide variety of different formats. Fast, accurate and reliable data conversions and transfers are needed across the industry - and just like the cheese, that data has to come ‘ready-made’. To guarantee fresh deliveries for its customer, the Karwendel Group uses Lobster_data as an efficient data translator.
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Founded as a sawmill, Kaindl Flooring KG is today one of the world's leading companies for wood-based materials as well as laminate and wood flooring.
As Germany's largest manufacturer of agricultural machinery, John Deere GmbH & Co. KG employs around 7,000 people at six locations in the Federal Republic. John Deere is a preferred device supplier and focuses on six main areas: US and Canada, Europe, Brazil, Russia, India and China.
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Leading European manufacturer of industrial counting and control components for automation: This is how Hengstler has made a name for itself. Counters, industrial and temperature controllers, relays and encoders belong to the product portfolio. The product range is supplemented by built-in printers and cutters.
Harvey Nichols has made a name for itself as a leading UK luxury retailer. Internationally, the company is known for its expertly crafted fashion and beauty products as well as its first-class gastronomic offer.
GERRY WEBER, TAIFUN, SAMOON, talkabout and HALLHUBER: these brands are behind GERRY WEBER International AG. Since 1973, the company has been active in the fashion and lifestyle segment. With more than 6,900 employees, the Group sells its products in more than 60 countries worldwide and nearly 1,270 stores.
As part of Sanoh Europe GmbH, GEIGER Automotive is represented at six locations. The core competencies of the company and its 900 employees are research, development and production of plastic system components for the automotive industry.
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In 1985, the company FACKELMANN was founded and now operates as 41 global companies. The company offers its customers a varied selection of household products, a variety of furniture solutions for the bathroom and for about ten years, a professional range of kitchen and Gastrohelfern - true to the motto "by professionals for professionals".
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Electronic Precision Engineering: Short ept. The family-owned company has specialized in two business areas. On the one hand on electrical connection technology and on the other hand on the development of customer-specific automotive solutions. In the field of connectors and processing technologies, ept serves customers worldwide in the areas of data processing and communication, control and measurement technology, medical technology, automotive and transportation, military technology and aerospace.
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Turning, grinding, gear cutting: The EMAG Group is a manufacturer of machine tools. Launched in 1867 as an iron foundry and machine factory, the product portfolio now includes grinding machines, pick-up lathes, gear cutting machines and other machine tools. The products are accepted by the automotive and automotive supply industry, mechanical engineering, the electrical and oil field industry and the renewable energy segment.
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Less CO2, electromobility and autonomous driving - buzzwords that are increasingly on everyone's lips. Elmos has been dealing with these future trends and above all innovations for over 30 years. The company manufactures and sells semiconductors and sensors that make mobility more energy efficient, comfortable and safer. Accordingly, one of the main buyers is predominantly the automotive industry. Elmos' components measure, communicate, regulate and control the safety, comfort, drive and network functions.
On the whole line convinced: Implementation of the interface already during the training
As a subsidiary of the Indonesian Salim Group, Singapore-based chemical company Ecogreen Oleochemicals produces fatty alcohol ethoxylates. In Germany, the company is positioned with the German Hydrogenation GmbH (DHW). Sorbitol, fatty amines and unsaturated fatty alcohols are on the production list here. The E & S Chimie in France completes the group.
Success with shoes and fast data. The Deichmann branch is an integral part of the pedestrian zones. The company operates more than 3,000 sales outlets in 23 countries worldwide - from Germany through Spain to Turkey. In order to provide all these locations with goods and services at all times, extensive internal and external data exchange is necessary. This begins with the electronic commissioning of all suppliers and continues through the control of the logistics chain through to the electronic confirmation to the supplier about the sales. The Deichmann inventory management system collects, consolidates and distributes the various information. Due to the many locations, it regularly sends several thousand messages, brings them together and forwards them.
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Deckel Maho belongs to the DMG MORI Group. The company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of metal cutting machine tools. Turning, grinding, milling and machining with laser and ultrasonic technologies is one of the core competencies.
Love goes through the stomach. So why not prepare food with love? The manufacturer himself says that DAN Kitchens has become the most popular kitchen in Austria. For over 50 years, the company has been producing tailor-made and individual dream kitchens at Upper Austrian locations. Around 450 employees have made their contribution that DAN can speak from more than 1 million customers. Together with its partners, kitchen studios or the furniture trade, DAN distributes its entry-level kitchens to exclusive designer kitchens.
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The product portfolio of Cellofoam ranges from sound deadening and sound deadening products for technical and industrial applications, over lamination and non-woven deformation to sealing products such as pipe and vibration insulation, adhesive tapes and compressor casings. As a recognized specialist in the field of sound insulation and soundproofing, more than 1,600 industrial customers in more than 70 countries rely on Cellofoam products in addition to major customers in the bus, railway and construction machinery sectors. In addition, more and more private and commercial customers are among the customer base.
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Bielomatik Leuze GmbH + Co. KG was founded in 1946. The German company is positioning itself with three central business areas: Development and production of plants and machines for all common welding processes, paper processing as well as lubrication technology or minimum quantity lubrication technology. With more than 650 employees and production sites in China, Romania and the USA, the mechanical engineering company supplies the automotive and textile industries, the aerospace industry and logistics and medical technology companies.
Die ASSMANN Electronic GmbH – internationaler Anbieter von Computerzubehör und Netzwerk-Infrastruktur – verwendet Lobster_data vor allem im Zusammenspiel mit Navision. So werden zum Beispiel die Anbindungen an Amazon (via EDIFACT) und EDEKA (via AS2) über Lobster_data realisiert. Aber auch die Erstellung bestimmter Sammelrechnungen, die vorher viel manuellen Aufwand bedeutet haben, konnten mit der Datenmanagement-Software zu 80% automatisiert werden. Andere aufwendige manuelle Prozesse wurden ebenfalls optimiert – beispielsweise das Zusammenfassen verschiedener Excel-Dateien in eine komplexe Datenbank, um die Ergebnisse erst wieder herauszuschreiben, wenn sichergestellt ist, dass alle nötigen Informationen vorhanden sind.
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ASK Chemicals (Ashland-Südchemie-Kernfest GmbH) is a German chemical company headquartered in Dusseldorf. With locations in Spain, Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, Korea, Japan and the US, the company is one of the world's largest suppliers of foundry chemicals. In 2010, through the merger of Ashland Inc. and Süd-Chemie, the Group was sold to the Rhône Group in 2014. Core business of ASK Chemicals is a comprehensive range of foundry aids such as binders, feeders, sizing, filters and release agents to metal surgical products.
Good wire to the customer. Lobster Software transmits data to ArcelorMittal. Screws, fishhooks, paperclips and slide guitar strings have one thing in common: They are made of steel. This can be stable or mobile, he can feathers or not. The world's largest steel group ArcelorMittal produces a wide variety of steel grades. So that the customer gets exactly what he has ordered, the data integration software Lobster_data transmits the customer data electronically in Hamburg.
The global supplier of agricultural machinery and agricultural products was faced with the challenge of replacing various Microsoft Access solutions that had grown over the years. Not only were they becoming increasingly difficult to maintain, but monitoring and logging the processes would not have been possible without massive effort.
With the help of the data management software Lobster_data it was easy to read the data from Access, MSSQL and Informix, transfer it to different target formats or write it back to databases. Also the connection of the ERP system was already realised for Amazone during the training phase
Alliance Automotive Group
Car parts with lobster quite high in the course
With approximately 8,400 employees and more than 300 locations across Europe, the Alliance Automotive Group is Europe's second largest auto parts dealer. In addition, the company is part of the Genuine Parts Company (GPC), the largest automotive parts dealer in the world. The Alliance Automotive Group supplies about 20,000 workshops and has over 100,000 different spare parts for commercial vehicles and cars
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Rolled aluminum products - this is the core business of Aleris, one of the world's leading companies in this segment. The production as well as the sales take place from North America as well as from Europe and China. From around 13 locations, a wide range of industries are supplied, such as the aerospace and automotive industries, as well as the construction and transportation, packaging and consumer goods segments.
Whenever orders are received electronically by Acer Computer GmbH, the system initially does not understand the client query. Each system ‚speaks a different language‘ – the client’s system for instance IDOC, whereas the ACER system utilises EDIFACT. In order for the data transfer to still succeed, a ‚data interpreter‘ is necessary that translates in a quick, correct and complete fashion. For this purpose, Acer utilises the data management software Lobster_data. With the legacy system, it took Acer at least 20 minutes for the process of the incoming client order to the order distribution. With Lobster_data it is a matter oft wo to three seconds.
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