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Apparel Magazine / December 1, 2014

Sport Obermeyer Goes Big With ERP Overhaul

Apparel Magazine featured a case study interview with one of their 2014 Top Innovators and NGC customer: Sport Obermeyer

Alpine skiing aficionados will easily recognize the Sport Obermeyer name. The family-run apparel business, helmed by CEO and co-founder Klaus Obermeyer for the past 67 years, has blossomed over time, gaining footholds in most of the major skiing countries (Switzerland, Russia) and establishing strong relationships with both major outdoor retailers such as REI as well as smaller specialty stores.

But as the company grew, it struggled beneath the burden of legacy systems and processes that couldn't serve the business's evolving needs. COO Gregory Bannister took a long hard look at the company, analyzing everything from soup to nuts, and recommended to Klaus that Sport Obermeyer upgrade to NGC's integrated suite of ERP, PLM and supply chain management sourcing. In other words, go big, or go home. [[more]]