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Vision33 Welcomes Modern Bathware Design-House to SAP® Business One

Posted by Kristen Hoppe on Tue, Oct 21, 2014 @ 02:13 PM
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Vancouver, BC – October 20, 2014 – Vision33 today announced that Blu Bathworks (blubathworks.com), a modern bathware design-house and manufacturer based in the heart of Vancouver’s design community, has chosen Vision33 to implement the SAP® Business One, business management software designed for growing businesses. Vision33, one of the largest SAP gold channel partners in North America, welcomes this well-recognized, eco-friendly brand into its large family of Vancouver-based customers.

Blu Bathworks is a design-house and manufacturing company that produces bold, custom bathware and distributes these pieces throughout the world. In order to grow global operations, the company identified the need to transition from its current accounting software to an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. After examining several software solutions on the market, the Blu Bathworks team decided on an integrated solution that would help solve some of their current struggles with manual processes and profitability tracking.

“Unlike the old system, SAP Business One has the functionality to track landed costs without having to spend days searching for it,” explained Michael Casale, Controller for Blu Bathworks. “We were challenged by a disjointed system and manual processes, and couldn’t perform proper analysis to collect data. We needed a solution that could track profitability and grow with our company.”

The decision to work with Vision33 was not only based on the company’s wealth of expertise, global network and resources; it was the local presence that made the difference. “We look forward to working together with Blu Bathworks in the implementation of SAP Business One,” said Peter van Leeuwan, General Manager – BC Region at Vision33. “For Vision33, we are continuing to grow our local customer base and, through our local and extended team across North America, we are continuing to help growing companies see the value the right technology can bring to their business.”

Implementation consulting and planning has started between both teams; Blu Bathworks is already looking forward to the future with an automated, reliable system that will integrate their operations and financials for better access to real-time information and the ability to run forecasting reports.

About Blu Bathworks

Founded by designer Michael Gottschalk in 2006, Blu Bathworks is a modern bathware design-house and manufacturer based in Vancouver, Canada. Blu Bathworks offers the complete modern bathware solution, fully certified for the North American market, with a catalogue including freestanding bathtubs, sinks, shower receptors, tapware, showers, toilets, furniture and accessories, all designed to work in harmony or as standalone pieces.  

Blu Bathworks attributes its success to its design philosophy based on producing bold architectural bathware that balances form and function and to a flexible business strategy that optimizes delivery. European know-how and an investment in technology have been key to Blu Bathworks’ evolution, with the majority of the product line now made in Italy and Germany. Ever-growing brand Blu Bathworks is now available across the U.S. with a network of premier dealers, while Blu’s new Los Angeles–based warehouse continuously exceeds delivery expectations. With a flagship showroom and design studio in Vancouver's designer Yaletown district, now open to the public, Blu continues to work with the architecture and design community to develop the product offering, as well as work on custom designs for high-end residential and commercial projects.

About Vision33

Vision33 Inc. (vision33.com) is a leading business management software solutions provider, focused on reselling and supporting the SAP Business One application. The company acquired leading Canadian SAP partner, Encaptis Business Solutions, at the beginning of this year. Through its offices located throughout North America, Vision33 provides software and consulting services to help small to midsize businesses and large enterprises with subsidiary operations to gain immediate benefits in better managing and growing their businesses.

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