Aluminium and Plastics Systems (APS) is a private company that has grown from 14 staff in 2001 to 37 employees today. The five directors who originally set up the company have a wealth of experience in the aluminium and PVC industries.
It’s one of the fastest growing architectural systems companies in Northern Ireland, distributing throughout the UK and Ireland.
Business in the Republic of Ireland has increased by 20% in the last two years and its work in Scotland has grown three-fold – a substantial level of success.
The company’s main growth has been in architectural projects including the new GAA National Games Development Centre in west Dublin, apartments in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter and all new Applegreen service stations in Ireland.
The company’s storage facility has grown from a small corner of an empty warehouse, to a purpose-built 60,000 sq ft automated distribution centre.
This young and dynamic company has embarked on some very ambitious expansion plans for the future. To manage and control this expected growth they needed to upgrade their Financial and Sales Management platform. Their old and now dated Pegasus Opera II Software, with a costly supported bolt-on, needed to be replaced with a more modern solution that would provide their required functionality and much more as standard.
And the management and directors of APS decided that SAP Business One, from Craigavon based SAP partner FUEL, was the…