Columbus and Emydex Technology are proud to announce their partnership for excellence in the Meat and Fish industries. Two of the leading Food industry solution specialists have joined forces to integrate their products, offering a total plant solution pre-configured for the red meat, poultry and fish Industries.
Emydex software is designed to manage Food production processes from door to door, from arrival of animals to the abattoir, through kill line, boning hall, warehousing and dispatch. Columbus, with deep engagement in the food industry, build targeted solution sets on top of the reliable Microsoft Dynamics AX platform.
The blended solution, developed jointly by Columbus and Emydex, allows for 2-way integration between Emydex and Dynamics AX, linking the shop-floor seamlessly to the rest of the organization without a glitch.
Typically smaller to medium sizes food processors have enquired after such standardised systems. The Emydex Standard Systems (ESS) project takes all the Emydex experience and know-how gained in designing and deploying production management systems for our customers over the past 10 years, to produce our standard versions of each essential component within in a typical end-to-end food production process from Intake, through Into-Production, Packing, Labelling, Order Picking and Dispatch
Mary Hunter, MD of Columbus UK, states: ‘I am excited about this new solution, it highlights our commitment to the meat industry and has many benefits for key customers such as the Kepak Group. The integration to Emydex fits perfectly in Columbus’ vertical strategy and enhances our position as a total Food solution provider, supporting best of breed solutions’.
David Mcmahon, MD of Emydex, agrees: ‘After 10 years of continuous product development and finetuning, our tailored software solutions have a significant depth and breadth of functionality developed specifically for the red meat, poultry and fish industries. Our customers can now easily combine this with the power of Dynamics AX. By partnering with a global industry focused consultancy like Columbus, we know we have joined forces with a company that can offer a low risk implementation to the specialised food processing industries.’
Columbus is an international consultancy serving customers worldwide. We are experts in developing and providing business applications to the retail, food and manufacturing industries. We’ve proved this through 20 years of experience with more than 6,000 successful business cases. Columbus has offices and partners all around the world.
For more information please contact Mary Hunter (UK) on +44(0)1623 72 99 77 or email[email protected].
Emydex is the leading provider of Production Management software systems to Meat & Fish producers in Ireland and the UK, counting 6 of the top 10 Meat processor groups in Ireland as Customers. Today Emydex’s factory floor data capture, production reporting and traceability systems are running on over 600 Industrial PC terminals, as well as 500 scanning terminals, in over Food 50 production sites located across Ireland, the UK and France.