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Reading Time: 3 Minutes 01.02.2021 Currents & Trends

proALPHA to Expand Their Portfolio with eProcurement, SRM, and Quality Management

proALPHA, one of the leading providers of ERP software for small and mid-sized enterprises, are expanding their portfolio with solutions for quality management, eProcurement, and supplier relationship management (SRM). proALPHA has signed agreements with Böhme & Weihs and curecomp, hence extending the company group.

The company Böhme & Weihs is based in Wuppertal and has specialized in the development and operation of innovative software solutions for quality and production management since 1985. More than 30,000 users around the globe are currently working with the solution CASQ-it. Besides the headquarters in Wuppertal, Böhme & Weihs also has a branch office in Aalen as well as offices in France and Russia.

Since 2002, the Linz-based company curecomp has specialized in the development and operation of innovative software-as-a-service solutions (SaaS) for the digitalization and automation of operative and strategic procurement processes in the manufacturing industry. More than 5,000 users worldwide are currently working with the eProcurement and SRM solution clevercure. Companies like Palfinger, Fronius International, Putzmeister, Kässbohrer Geländefahrzeug, Rosenbauer International, Netzsch or Flottweg – to name just a few – are putting their trust in the comprehensive, innovative and highly flexible eProcurement and SRM solution by curecomp. It supplements the functionalities of various ERP systems and will continue to ensure the use with different systems in the future as well.

Both Böhme & Weihs and curecomp will stay their own companies and brands. They will continue to act independently in their markets. In addition, they will additionally work closely with proALPHA from now on.

Their expertise will add to that of the management of the proALPHA Group. Together, we will design the future“,
Eric Verniaut, CEO of proALPHA


Hence, proALPHA customers will benefit from an expanded portfolio by the proALPHA Group. The quality management system by Böhme & Weihs helps them to reliably control and secure the quality along the entire value-added chain and all processes. Furthermore, the company provides in-depth process and software expertise in mechanical and plant engineering, the automotive industry, the aerospace industry, and medical technology. The eProcurement and SRM solution by curecomp supports customers in optimizing their strategic and operative procurement. This improves the efficiency of their procurement processes as well as their profitability.

The transaction does not affect the management of curecomp in any way. At Böhme & Weihs, Prof. Dr. Böhme, Rüdiger Weihs, and Christian Zoll will continue to lead the company. "The managing directors of Böhme & Weihs and curecomp and their teams have established two successful and innovative companies and made them important players in their markets. Their expertise will add to that of the management of the proALPHA Group. Together, we will design the future," says Eric Verniaut, CEO of proALPHA. "We're convinced that the combined forces of proALPHA, Böhme & Weihs, and curecomp will guide our customers even better on their way to further digitalization," adds Verniaut.

"The close cooperation with proALPHA offers great opportunities for our future growth," says Prof. Dr. Böhme, managing director at Böhme & Weihs. "A strong partner will help us increase the presence in our current markets even faster. At the same time, proALPHA provides us with access to industries in which we are not as present yet. This unlocks enormous potential for us."

"With proALPHA, we'll have a renowned and dynamic company by our side. This will significantly accelerate our growth in the eProcurement and SRM solutions market," state the two managing directors at curecomp, Nikolaus Kretz and Peter Hackl. "Especially in the last few months, many companies have become even more aware of the necessity and usefulness of digitalized and automated processes in procurement. And with proALPHA as our partner, we can meet this growing demand even better."

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