Austrex simplifies its business processes step by step

Customer: Austrex Handels GesmbH

Industry: Metal production

Central software tools from AXAVIA:

  • CRM - Marketing & Sales
  • ERP - Enterprise Resource Planning
  • WMS - Warehouse Management
  • PPS - Production planning

The production of performance

The demands on manufacturing companies in the Western European market are becoming ever higher. On the one hand, they are feeling the quality pressure from demanding customers, and on the other hand, the cost pressure from cheaply producing companies outside the
outside the European region. Success is mainly achieved by companies that have been able to establish a stable market through individual precision manufacturing. The AUSTREX credo sums it up: "No challenge too big, no project too special, no task too complicated."

Metal made to measure and series

In mechanical processing, AUSTREX specializes in the development and production of customized individual parts and series, milled parts of the highest precision, sophisticated welded constructions, sheet metal working and forged parts for energy and nuclear technology. In this company, the unusual is as much a part of everyday life as the design and series production of high-precision metal elements.

This high-level specialization has secured the Austrian companies stable customer relationships with leading companies in Austria and abroad. Partnerships based, on the one hand, on an exceptional level of quality and, on the other hand, on the ability to deliver even unusual designs. But it is not enough just to meet growing customer requirements well and very well, it is also a matter of seeing the trends, anticipating prospects and acting appropriately.

Workflow for all

Erwin Burgstaller, the engineer, businessman and manager of the company, realized that dynamic further development could hardly be realized in the long term with the outdated corporate bureaucracy. The processes are too complex to be controlled and handled with conventional tools. He was looking for a solution that accompanies the entire work flow - and this in an environment that is spontaneously manageable even for the untrained. With the AXAVIA software system he found what he was looking for. From the multitude of modules he chose the ones that would noticeably ease the hard daily routine in the company for him and his employees.

"The consistent, intuitive interface makes it easy for my staff to transition, and AXAVIAseries' modular design allows for a step-by-step introduction of the software."

Erwin Burgstaller

Managing director of Austrex GmbH

On a good path

The abundance of modules naturally requires a period of familiarization. But Erwin Burgstaller is in no hurry. He benefits from the solid foundation for a comprehensive system implementation. "However, the consistent uniform interface makes it easy for my employees to change over. Not everything immediately, but step by step, we are well on our way."

The whole and its parts under control

AXAVIAseries Desktop, a Windows software with which every user is quickly familiar, was used as a basis. It also serves primarily as a navigation module for the installed modules. For example, the organizer, which presents many important data at the touch of a button: Addresses, appointments, contracts, improvement management. Another module is used to define and monitor the hourly budget of a project. Even vacation days and sick leave, overtime, travel costs, and expenses are displayed transparently here. All accompanying documents can be retrieved immediately. Further modules ensure clear control of sales activities and comprehensive cost calculations. Order processing has also been made much easier: customer and supplier data, orders, payment schedules, project liquidity, procurement and much other information remain in focus. Just like stock movements, storage locations, calculations, deadlines, costs and resources... Even the design department now gets its organizational support. All CAD and project planning data now flow together. Austrex is now almost perfectly positioned up to design and production planning.