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IT’S TIME FOR
A NEW PATH.

What transpired yesterday or today – boring. We’re interested
in the IT of tomorrow. Made by humans. For humans. That’s
what we fight for. And we’re well-prepared. As one can see.
Because we want to transform. Reform. Refresh. And create a
human future for IT. Someone has to.

SO: LET’S START! THE FUTURE WON’T WAIT.
BECAUSE ONLY SIMPLICITY
ACCELERATES DIGITALISATION.

Stop! Enough with the technological race. It’s time for IT that supports. Advances. Unburdens. And enables an exciting tomorrow.

At the heart of all this: the data hub of Lobster_data. It coordinates what once seemed uncoordinateable: all e-business transactions of sales and logistics processes.

The result: efficient fulfilment through the seamless synergy of our software solutions Lobster_data, Lobster_scm and Lobster_pim.

 

THREE SOLUTIONS.
ONE PHILOSOPHY.

Data integration at its best
Supply chain management managed
Product information under control

OUR STRATEGY.

Agile, networked, from on-premise to SaaS, to cloud and back again –
These are the requirements for state-of-the-art business software
and this is software as we provide it to our customer.
Easy to understand. Easy to use. Comprehensive possibilities.
Smart solution!

OUR TECHNOLOGY.

Forward thinkers. We are concerned with the IT of tomorrow. We want
change. Shape. Renew. And the future of IT human
shape. Providing standard software for a smooth
loose data integration without programming.

OUR PHILOSOPHY.

The core platform comes from a single source from Lobster (software made
in Germany). Interaction of all three products (_data_scm_pim) is on
Java and platform level technically tuned. Same basic architecture
and recognition in the frontend.

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SUCCESS. ALWAYS
THE MOST
BEAUTIFUL STORY.

Advanced Plastics

Advanced Plastics provide a range of technical injection molded products. The company supplies customers worldwide with highly technical plastics made from PA, POM, PET and PEEK in the form of semi-finished and finished parts.

Postnord

PostNord offers communication and logistics solutions from, to and within the Nordic region. In addition, they handle postal delivery to individuals and businesses in Sweden and Denmark.

SW Technology People

EDI and data management for SW SW has been developing and producing highly efficient machine tools since 1970. The product portfolio has finally expanded to include SW Automation. Here the automation of complete production lines with robots up to the information flow is covered.

PEZ

Sweeten everyday life with Lobster 5 billion candies and approx. 70 million dispensers: These quantities are sold by the Austrian company PEZ annually to more than 80 countries worldwide.

Loacker

Enjoyable data management for enjoyable moments with Loacker Around 1,355 tonnes of hazelnuts are now being processed by the former regional confectionery. The Loacker brand thrills people in over 100 countries. In addition, the company operates seven stores, which are made up of the Loacker Café pastry shop and the Loacker brand business.

Zeelandia

With only a few ingredients for perfect data integration More than 90 years of experience and passion are in the baking ingredients and baking agents for bread, rolls and pastries of Zeelandia GmbH & Co. KG. The company with close ties to the Dutch parent company is valued as a strong partner for bakers and confectioners in both craft and industry.

Kambly

The flexible Lobster solution for pastry The Swiss pastry manufacturer Kambly SA Spécialités de biscuits suisses specializes in fine pastries in the premium segment and manufactures about 20 different varieties there, with exports to more than 50 countries.

Sebring

... so that data integration sounds good 1963: Birth of SEBRING. This year, the first silencer leaves the company's factory. Now SEBRING has been known for more than five decades for sports exhaust systems of the highest quality.

Yorlap

Data integration for the top Supplier of Scientific Laboratory Equipment Yorlab is a dynamic manufacturer and supplier of laboratory equipment. They specialise in the production of high quality scientific glassware, the design and build of lab and plant apparatus and rigs, and the supply of consumables, chemicals and laboratory equipment.

Trade challenges - mastered with Lobster's data integration Unipart Rail is a part of Unipart Group, a global business that brings together manufacturing, logistics and consultancy in a set of products and services that create imaginative solutions for its customers. They take a holistic approach to rail and work across infrastructure, signalling and rolling stock. They work with the full portfolio of rail customers including Operators, ROSCOs, Infrastructure Owners and Contractors.

Steelite

Excellent data integration for the world leading manufacturer and supplier of award winning tabletop and buffet products Steelite International is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of award winning tabletop and buffet products for the hospitality industry. Listening to to customers has allowed them to offer innovative solutions in china, metal, glass, wood and melamine. Servicing over 140 countries, they are committed to offering the best in functionality and design, while minimizing the effect on our environment.

Soleil

With Lobster you will not burn anything Soleil produces high quality candles. They are made from an environmentally friendly, renewable coconut soy wax blend. The candles burn 40-60% longer than paraffin candles, emit little or no smoke and do not release toxins or harmful carcinogens into our environment.

Pieminister

Exceptional data integration for exceptional cakes Pieminister is a pie making and retail business based in Bristol, South West England. But they are not ordinary cakes. The company uses 100% free range British meat and Marine Stewardship Council-certified fish. But there can also be found vegeterian cakes.

Pall-Ex

Data integration for the entire range of logistic services Founded in 1996 by Hilary Devey CBE, Pallex provide reliable and cost-effective palletised freight distribution across the UK. They’ve got their international requirements covered, too. The Pall-Ex Connect service provides a complete range of seamless, streamlined international palletised freight shipping services to suit international delivery requirements within a growing global market.

Malcolm Logistics

Logistic data integration solutions for Malcolm Malcolm Logistics, a Division of the Malcolm Group, is arguably the UK’s leading independent provider of third party logistics services. Focused on Intermodal Solutions, they offer fully integrated Road, Rail, Warehousing, and Bonded Warehousing services throughout the UK.

Lenham Storage

Data integration perfectly integrated Lenham always specialised in ambient grocery and FMCG storage and distribution: over the years their experience has led them to become one of the UK’s leading consolidators in the sector. They deliver high service standards and significant savings to manufacturers, importers and distributors.

Knights of Old

Smooth data integration solutions for supply chain solutions Founded in 1865, Knights of Old provides supply chain solutions for the UK, Ireland and European freight transport. In addition, the company offers sea and air freight, export packaging and BRC warehousing.

Guala Closures Group

With Lobster, the data integration is firmly under control Founded in Italy in 1954 Guala Closures Group is today a multinational leader at international level in the production of non-refillable and aluminium closures for spirits, wine, oil and vinegar, water and beverages, food and pharmaceuticals. It operates in 5 continents through 29 production plants and a sales network covering over 100 countries.

GB Railfreight

Data integration that does not derail GB Railfreight is one of the rail freight industry's great success stories. Launched in 1999, we have built the business so that we are now a staff of 850+, to one of the fastest growing companies on the railway.

Gardners Books

Data Integration for Gardners Books - 500,000 titles under one roof Established 30 years ago, Gardners has grown to become a leading wholesaler of books, eBooks, music and film to retailers around the world. Based out of a 350,000 square foot facility in southern England, the stock represents the largest range of physical English language media products in Europe. They offer ca. 500,000 titles in stock and ready to ship same day to any UK address, as well as 1.6 million+ eBooks available for instant fulfilment to consumers.

Dr. Martens

Stylish data integration for shoes and boots in style Dr. Martens were originally a modest work-wear boot that was even sold as a gardening shoe at one stage. Now the simple silhouettes allows their wearers to adopt the boots and shoes as part of their own individual and very distinctive style; on a practical level, their famous durability and comfort make them ideal for the unforgiving world of gigs and street fashion; and then finally on an emotional level, they are a badge of attitude and empowerment.

DCK Group

World class data rate for DCK Group DCK is a world-class fashion apparel and accessory collective.From jewellery and accessories to the latest clothing trends, they source, design, and supply their collections to high street and online retailers across the globe.

Data interconnect

Trusted Data Integration for the Most Trusted Provider of SaaS Order-to-Cash Automation Solutions Data Interconnect an ISO: 9001 accredited company is one of the UK’s most reliable and trusted privately-owned SaaS Order-to-Cash Automation vendors. Data Interconnect headquartered in Watchfield, Wiltshire, with offices in London Paddington, has an experienced team who are committed to creating and delivering world-class Accounts Receivable solutions which help Credit Management teams collect cash faster.

Acorn Industrial

Lobster supports the manufacturer of high-quality engineering and maintenance products with data integration ACORN® is one of the largest bearings, warehouses, linear motion systems, power transmission products and service equipment in Europe. ACORN has more than 30 years of sales experience and has built an excellent reputation for excellence in customer service, product selection and customer solutions.

PointS

PointS
CASE STUDY
Changing those tyres: every year in the spring and autumn, the game starts all over again. And if your tyres are found to be worn or too old, new ones are most certainly needed. In order to achieve better pricing terms with the manufacturers, dealers don’t buy tyres individually, but rather in bulk. Cooperative group point S takes control of the ordering process for its members, with a little help from some data integration software known as Lobster_data.

Westfleisch

Westfleisch
CASE STUDY
If you can’t talk to them, you can’t sell to them. When Westfleisch eG communicates with its customer, it flexibly adapts to all the various file formats and communications channels they use. This is made possible thanks to Lobster_data, the data integration software from Lobster.

Thyssen Krupp

Thyssen Krupp
CASE STUDY
Every day, countless volumes of information flows back and forth between ThyssenKrupp Aufzugswerke and their suppliers. In order to ensure reliable communications, the company integrates its data with Lobster_data EDI software.

Finstral

Finstral
CASE STUDY
Finstral, one of the leading European manufacturers of windows, doors and conservatories with its main plant in Unterinn am Ritten (South Tyrol/Italy), opted for Lobster_pim from Bielefeld-based Lobster PIM GmbH. Given their pricing and order documents involved an extremely wide variety of products, only a solution of the highest design standard was up for discussion.

eFreightSwitzerland

eFreightSwitzerland
CASE STUDY
A third of all goods transported worldwide are shipped by air freight. Behind these enormous flows of goods, however, the logistics processes are often still hugely antiquated: hundreds of documents, emails, faxes and copies are swapped between hauliers, shippers, handlers and airlines to get packages from A to B on time. But eFreight Switzerland is breaking new ground. Their online platform based on Lobster_scm software is paving the way for Swiss logistics firms to move towards a paperless future.

Hirotec

Data management at Hirotec made easy Very much in demand with car manufacturers: these are the body-white caps and exhaust systems. In addition, Hirotec designs and manufactures punching tools, mounting systems and folding equipment.

HP

Support the vision of hp: Simplify life with technology Founded in 1939 by two graduates of Stanford University, hp is now known as one of the largest US printer and PC manufacturers. Also in the field of 3D printers, the company is on the rise.

Globe Union

Quickly integrate data Sanitärproducts manufacturer Globe Union Germany is pleased about clear efficiency gain Whoever looks for bathroom and kitchen fittings, hand showers, bathroom ceramics and bathroom accessories in German DIY stores such as Hornbach or Bauhaus, will often find there products from Lenz bathing culture.

StahlWille

Data integration made in Germany for the German tool manufacturer 100 percent made in Germany: That's what the STAHLWILLE tools stand for. For more than 150 years, the company has been developing tools for and with customers and distributing them through distributors in over 90 countries worldwide.

Spörl

The precision wire weaving mill receives software for data management from Lobster Starting in 1956 as a wire weaving mill, Spörl KG today also offers ready-to-use molded and filtered parts. For what? Aviation, vehicle and mechanical engineering, environmental technology, the chemical industry u.v.m. use the metal wire mesh profitably.

Serto

SERTO relies on data management from the specialist Lobster SERTO is a manufacturer for simple raw connections up to complex system solutions. Its specially developed valves, tubes, hoses and accessories are used in a wide variety of industries and applications worldwide.

Schlösser

Data management for seals and stamped parts Seals, stamping and insulating parts, washers, rings, membranes, pads, butterfly valves u.v.m. In short: The more than 20,000 products of the manufacturer SCHLÖSSER find e.g. in cars, trains, airplanes, household and electrical appliances, plumbing and heating as well as in machines an application.

sapa:

Data about aluminum systems managed with Lobster Aluminum systems for facades and curtain walls, windows and doors as well as integrated photovoltaics in the building: Sapa offers not only homeowners but also investors, architects, planners and metal construction companies. This makes Sapa one of the largest suppliers of aluminum building systems.

Heimerle+Meule

EDI with Lobster - gold right decision Germany's oldest gold and silver refinery Heimerle + Meule is today one of the leading European full-service providers in the market sector for precious metals. Heimerle + Meule also supplies dental companies as well as automotive suppliers in the electrical / electronics industry and much more besides the obvious buyer of the watch and jewelery industry.

Becker

Networked worldwide - with the data software From broadband, slit strip, right-angled panels, blanks to trapezoidal blanks: Becker Stahl-Service has been one of Europe's largest flat-steel service centers since 1953. In order to offer a comprehensive product portfolio, the company relies on the two subsidiaries Becker Aluminum-Service and Umformtechnik Stendal. Together they create a delivery share of more than 2/3 to the automotive and automotive supplier industry. In addition, Becker Stahl-Service supplies customers throughout Europe with an export share of more than 30 percent.

Villeroy & Boch

A strong data management for fragile goods Villeroy & Boch, founded in 1748 as a small ceramics producer, has now become a world-renowned premium brand. From bathroom and wellness articles, to the categories of kitchen and tiles, to living and tableware, the company makes ceramic hearts beat faster.

Sodexo

EDI for a better quality of life Sodexo is part of the Sodexo Group and is Germany's leading provider of quality of life service. The company offers its customers reception, catering and cleaning, security and maintenance of facilities and equipment. In addition, Sodexo is a service partner for employee motivation, company benefits and incentives as well as state administration services.

Serviceplan

More than just data integration for more than just an agency The Serviceplan Group is much more than an agency, as it unites all communication disciplines under one roof. From creativity to media to the aspect of technology, Serviceplan offers one-stop services.

Inapa

Paperless data management in paper wholesaling Paper, graphic accessories for print shops, office supplies retailers, publishers and commercial end users: Papier Union is also one of the industry leaders in fine paper wholesaling. With a focus on paper, the wholly owned subsidiary of the Inapa Group is one of the largest wholesale groups in Europe.

Panther Packaging

Panther tackles, Lobster solves data problems Panther Packaging consists of several companies that are located in Germany and close to the border to supply the European market. The company's product portfolio consists of packaging of all kinds, promotional displays, printed products and various services in these areas.

MM packaging

From data integration to data management - data packed with Lobster From Latin America, across Europe to Asia, where over 63 billion cartons of recycled and virgin fiber cartonboard arrive. With this number and 1,500 customers, the company Mayr-Melnhof Packaging occupies a leading position in the packaging market and folding carton producers.

Mitsubishi Paper Mills

Impressive data integration with Lobster Mitsubishi Paper Mills Ltd. with headquarters in Tokyo, seven manufacturing and three research centers in Japan, and locations in China and Germany, serves customers worldwide with its range of Injection, Thermal, Carbonless, Label and Barrier papers.

Landbell

Best possible data processing with Lobster The ecological way of thinking plays an increasingly important role: So also with Landell. Starting as a disposal service provider, the company is today the international central purchasing office for take-back and recycling services.

InterChalet

Vacation for luxurious data management From a simple chalet to a high-quality equipped villa: INTER CHALET has about 26,000 apartments and houses in its offer. Belonging to one of the largest German tour operators, the company of the Hotelplan Holding AG has the suitable offers and accommodations ready both for the summer and for the winter.

Schubert

The data integration solution for the market leader in packaging machine solutions Packaging machine solutions that adapt easily to changing trends and product format markets: Schubert GmbH, the world-renowned market leader for digital packaging machines, supplies manufacturers of food, beverages, confectionery, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and consumer discretionary products.

Mayr

Compromise on safety? Not with Lobster and mayr® drive technology Starting small in 1897 and today the world market leader: mayr® power transmission is a traditional and innovative manufacturer of clutches and brakes that guarantee the highest safety standards.

MAHA

Data on the test bench - take the right direction with Lobster Testing organizations, vehicle manufacturers, government organizations and car repair shops rely on MAHA and its high-tech automotive testing and workshop equipment products.

Junker

Lobster - a partner for precision JUNKER, LTA & ZEMA - they have one thing in common: They belong to the JUNKER Group and are among the world leaders in mechanical and plant engineering. The companies are responsible for the development and production as well as the distribution of high-precision grinding machines for metalworking as well as filter systems for industrial air cleaning.

Groz-Beckert

Data precision for textile precision With 70,000 product types, Groz-Beckert serves various textile production and joining processes in more than 150 countries. The company supplies its partners and customers with machine needles, fine tools, precision parts and systems for the textile industry. Groz-Beckert is an all-rounder for the textile value chain.

Yusen Logistics

With Lobster, the logistics data in view Yusen Logistics is a fast-growing international logistics service provider and one of the world market leaders for integrated logistics. With its service portfolio, the company covers activities of the entire supply chain.

Schnellecke Logistics

Schnellecke Logistics
CASE STUDY
With Lobster_data, logistics expert Schnellecke can manage its just-in-time (JIT) and just-in-sequence (JIS) requirements from a variety of locations - always in close cooperation with their customer Managing data locally is especially important in production-synchronised processes. That’s one of the reasons why Schnellecke operates from offices in Leipzig, Glauchau and Bratislava, Slovakia, as well its central converter facilities in Wolfsburg. Lobster_data manages all EDI traffic between their SAP system and their business partners. The decentralised entities, in turn, act as what are known as ‘data pumps’, providing Schnellecke’s own JIT system (SJS) with production-synchronised requests.

Rhenus Logistics

Logistics services, transport, warehousing and value-added logistics, goods handling and logistics consulting: Rhenus Logistics is a global player in these areas and is active in the chemical, e-commerce, hospital and ship logistics sectors and many more.

Kerry Logistics

Logistic data masterpieces with Lobster The Kerry Logistics Network is divided into two divisions: On the one hand, Kerry Logistics as the leading logistics service provider in Asia with favorable branches all over the world and on the other Kerry Express. Its core businesses include integrated logistics, international freight forwarding, supply chain solutions, seaport management and operations, and more.

Imperial Logistics

Imperial Logistics is a predominantly African and European logistics service provider for integrated outsourcing logistics solutions and supply chain management. As a service provider for the health sector, machines and equipment and much more. Imperial Logitsics is valued above all in the demanding industries such as the chemical and automotive industries.

Trost

With Lobster the right strategy for data integration Automotive parts, tools, workshop equipment, diagnostics and workshop concepts: the range of TROST vehicle parts extends beyond this range. Around 150 stores provide the independent garage market with solutions for the increasing complex requirements of the vehicle repair business.

KaDeWe

Data integration for the international department store KaDeWe More than 60,000 square meters for fashion, accessories, beauty as well as living and enjoyment. The KaDeWe in Berlin offers its customers a special flair in terms of shopping culture and shopping highlights that combine tradition and modernity.

Schäfer Shop

Data management with Lobster made easy Making work easier in the office or at work: Schäfer Shop has been supplying business customers with storage facilities, state-of-the-art office equipment and helpful materials for more than 75 years.

Reifen.com

With the Lobster software for data integration best frosted Reifen.com: Not only the top German player in online tire retailing, but also personally reachable via 37 branches. With its tires and motorcycle tires, wheels and complete wheels, the company is one of the leaders in tire service.

Markant

Data integration with Lobster incredibly easy Focusing on the food trade in Europe, Markant Handel- und Industriewaren-Vermittlungs AG is the largest trade and service cooperation for predominantly trading partners in the private sector.

Lidl

Libri

New momentum in dealing with data Once known as Georg Lingenbrink GmbH & Co., the company is now called Libri GmbH and is a trading partner between publishers and bookstores. Libri provides both retailers and individuals with books and media products.

Koch Media

Digital data integration for digital entertainment products The distribution of digital media products is only one of the tasks of Koch Media, founded in 1994. In addition, the company is engaged in games publishing (under the Deep Silver label) and the film division. Koch Media is a leading independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products in its segment.

Globus Baumarkt

Globus Baumarkt
CASE STUDY
Happy customer are an important measure of the economic success of any company. In order to achieve and maintain such results, the company’s processes must be optimally coordinated. One fundamentally important link in the chain concerns optimised purchasing and supplier processes, because if a product is missing from the shelves, customer satisfaction quickly drops. Two years ago, Globus Fachmärkte’s IT department decided to seek out a solution to further optimise their purchasing processes with suppliers - they soon came across the software solutions from IT company Lobster.

Dehner

Lobster makes data integration flourish Flowers, plants and garden utensils as far as the eye can see. Once started as a two-person business called "Dehner & Co - Samenzucht - Samengroßhandel" in the Bavarian town of Rain am Lech, it has changed with the rising standard of living in the Federal Republic. Today Dehner, with its 133 branches and more than 5,500 employees, is Europe's largest garden center group, including online shops in Germany and Austria. In addition to the Garden Center Group, Dehner Holding also includes Degro, the wholesaler of garden and pet products, Dehner AGRAR for the agricultural sector and Dehner Logistik.

Zott

Extend your enjoyment with the right data integration from Lobster Monte, Jogobella and Zottarella: These are just a few of the products that Zott, a gourmet dairy, produces for you and distributes to 75 countries worldwide. Today, the company is one of the leading dairies in Europe.

Von Eicken

High quality data management for high quality tobacco products 480 employees are with Joh. Wilh. from Eicken GmbH with the production of raw tobacco to the final product and distribute the high-quality tobacco products to more than 120 nations.

Storck

Enjoy data management in the future - with Lobster Launched in 1903 as a candy factory, the AUGUST STORCK KG range has expanded many times over. Today, the company is one of the ten largest confectionery manufacturers and ensures sweet moments in over 100 countries worldwide.

Ponnath

Even if data integration is all about quality With its 325-year history, the company Ponnath is the oldest butcher's shop in Germany. Today, the twelfth generation still produces sausage and ham specialties that inspire.

Pernod Ricard

Running: With the EDI solution for premium and prestige spirits Malibu, Lillet, Ramazotti, Havana Club, Absolut and many more are different spirits: but have one thing in common. They belong to the portfolio of Pernod Ricard - a manufacturer of premium and prestige spirits.

Exquisa

Exquisa
CASE STUDY
1.8 million tons of cheese are produced annually in Germany. Some hard cheese, which often needs to ripen in storage for years at a time, and some cream cheese, which has the advantage of being ready to eat straight after production. In order for the right products to make it to the right shelves as quickly as possible, manufacturers, logistics companies and retailers need to actively take part in exchanging information - albeit in a wide variety of different formats. Fast, accurate and reliable data conversions and transfers are needed across the industry - and just like the cheese, that data has to come ‘ready-made’. To guarantee fresh deliveries for its customer, the Karwendel Group uses Lobster_data as an efficient data translator.

Cavendish & Harvey

Experience even more moments of pleasure with Lobster Unique moments of indulgence in over 80 countries worldwide: The Cavendish & Hervey company produces over 2.2 billion candies each year. The success story began in 1932 when Paul Schmedding founded his trading company in northern Germany. The brand name Canvendish & Harvey Ltd, London was born in 1977 and since then the exquisite confectionery has been packed in 25 million cans every year. With an export quota of eighty percent, Cavendish & Harvey products are enjoyed around the world.

Arla

That's how Lobster tastes! Around 11,200 farmers from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Sweden and the Netherlands belong to the European Dairy Cooperative Arla Foods. It is the world's largest producer of dairy products in organic quality. Its sales territory extends to more than 120 countries. In Germany, the company is mainly through its products Arla Buko®, Arla® Skyr and Kaergarden®.

TDK

A new form of data management for TDK TDK Europe is part of the TDK Group. It sells electronic components, modules and systems, which are marketed under the product names EPCOS and TDK. Product purchasers mainly come from automotive and industrial electronics as well as information and telecommunication technology.

Swarovski Optik

Data integration from Lobster - not just a visual eye-catcher Swarovski Optik is part of the Swarovski group of companies and specializes in the development and manufacture of long-range optical devices. The product portfolio of the Austrian company includes binoculars, telescopes, riflescopes and optronic devices.

Sumida

Playfully easy data integration with the software solution from Lobster From standard components to individual solutions: SUMIDA's high-quality inductive components and modules are used in consumer electronics, industrial and automotive electronics.

Osram

With Lobster a light comes on Intelligent lighting solutions, virtual reality, autonomous driving: With its semiconductor-based products, OSRAM enables many things. The company can also call itself a global technology and market leader in the field of vehicle lighting technology. OSRAM is transforming from a leading lighting manufacturer into a high-tech company for visible and invisible light that enriches the lives of people in the digital age.

ODW

First-class data management with Lobster software ODW-Elektrik is made up of around 2,400 employees. High-quality cabling, mechatronic systems and solenoid coils are developed and produced at five locations.

Mitutoyo

Impressive data integration with Lobster Mitutoyo has become one of the world's leading suppliers in this area with more than 9,000 products in length and production metrology. In addition, the company also sells calipers, micrometers, image processing and contour measuring solutions right through to CNC coordinate measuring machines.

Liebherr

Lobster supplies Liebherr with a perfect data solution for 130 companies in more than 50 countries 1949: The birth of Liebherr and, at the same time, the invention of the mobile slewing crane. Liebherr is known to many as the world's largest manufacturer of construction machinery, but it also has eleven other business units, which are successfully supported by more than 130 companies in more than 50 countries.

Epson

Epson
CASE STUDY
Once Japan and back. Epson Europe Electronics GmbH uses Lobster_data for international data exchange. Anyone who works worldwide needs transparency. For example, to serve its customer via the fastest delivery route and with the shortest delivery times. Or to re-register how stocks are in Europe. Requirements that are part of everyday life in a multinational corporation such as the Japanese Seiko Epson Corporation. And which the subsidiary Epson Europe Electronics GmbH recently solved with Lobster_data.

Clatronic International

Lobster is full of energy Clatronic International GmbH is a family-owned company that has been selling small electrical, large appliances and consumer electronics since 1982. The internationally leading trading company consists of Clatronic International GmbH, C. Bomann GmbH and ETV, Elektro-technische Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH. The group of companies provides more than 1,000 different articles of six brands to national and international trading partners as well as to distribution channels.

Canon

Always the right look with Lobster Optical and Imaging Technologies: This is Canon's core business. Founded in Japan in 1937, the company has been operating in this field for more than 80 years, serving end users, businesses and industry. Some research and production sites in Africa, the Middle East and Europe are working on new solutions and innovations for the main business areas.

Tunap

With Lobster the right strategy for data integration Develop and produce: That's what the European manufacturer TUNAP does with aerosols and active ingredients for industrial, technical and cosmetic applications. Sales, in turn, are international.

Stada

Healthy data management without prescription For more than 120 years, the German pharmaceutical company Stada Arzneimittel AG has been involved in the production of over-the-counter pharmacy-only medicines and generics. The listed company sells its products in around 130 countries.

Sonax

Qualitative data integration for quality products of vehicle care The birth of the Federal Republic of Germany was also the birth of SONAX. For more than 60 years now, the company has been developing and producing quality products for vehicle care.

Maincor

Data service with Lobster MAINCOR Rohrsysteme GmbH is divided into two subareas. On the one hand, the company manufactures plastic pipe systems for the heating and sanitary sector, on the other hand pipe systems for industry - more precisely for the industrial, automotive and household appliance sector.

Weser Metall

Weser Metall
CASE STUDY
A quick and reliable partnership link is vital in surviving as a supplier in the automotive industry. That’s why Lobster_data guarantees flawless electronic data interchange (EDI) at WMU. In addition to EDIFACT, all the important industry standards, common protocols and over 10,000 templates for interfacing with ERP systems are included. Even more complex formats, such as ENGDAT, pose no problem for Lobster.

PV

Lobster supports PV in the electronic data exchange Spare parts for cars: PV has remained faithful to this market since its foundation in 1922. Meanwhile, the portfolio has expanded to include services around the car. Thus, the needs of workshops are increasingly in focus.

Nidec

Full speed ahead - with Lobster_data Nidet, headquartered in Kyoto, is the largest engine manufacturer in the world. The company also produces electronic and optical components, industrial robots, water pumps and processing machines as well as measuring instruments. The product portfolio is predominantly found in electrical appliances and cars.

I M Kelly

State-of-the-art data management at the heart of the leather industry The I M Kelly Group has been developing since 1975 into a competence center for leather interiors. The tailor-made interior trim is particularly popular in the automotive industry, as well as in the aerospace and rail vehicle industry. In addition, the company is also increasingly moving towards the rail and passenger aircraft industry.

Hymer

With Lobster know where to go Ur-Troll: that was the name of the first caravan of Hymer. With this and many other Hymer models, the company has shaped the history of mobile travel. In 2014, the 150,000th motorhome already passed the production table.

Encory

Effective and efficient with Lobster Encory is a joint venture of the BMW Group and the ALBA Group and related logistics and consulting solutions in the field of recovery and reprocessing of automotive spare parts, the marketing of used parts and the disposal of automotive parts and residues.

Eberspächer

Driving the mobility of tomorrow with Lobster The internationally active automotive supplier is involved in tomorrow's mobility. As one of the world's leading system developers and suppliers for vehicle heaters, exhaust technology and bus air conditioning systems. Founded in 1865, the family-owned company today has around 10,000 employees in 29 countries and around 80 locations. With its innovations, Eberspächer supplies all European, North American and always also the Asian vehicle manufacturers. Workshops and parts dealers all over the world also refer to the automotive supplier.

Collini

Always the right solution with Lobster Electroplating, anodizing, hot-dip galvanizing and organic coating - No, these are not Celtic word games: it's about coating solutions. The specialty of the company Collini. Formerly known as scissors grinding, Collini now has more than 120 years of surface experience. Austria, Germany, Italy, Russia, Mexico and Switzerland - with 13 production sites in these countries, Collini is today in the surface coating of metals and plastics leading group in Europe.

Gartner

Gartner
CASE STUDY
The right access. Customers of the Austrian transport logistics company Gartner use the web portal Lobster_scm for direct access to invoices and receipts. The annoying search for documents has come to an end for the customer of Gartner KG: every delivery receipt and every invoice will be stored in the right place in the future and can be accessed online around the clock. A Track & Trace system informs in real time where the goods are located and lost documents can be reprinted at any time. This is made possible by the Lobster_scm software - a web-based logistics portal that allows Gartner customer to retrieve and download their data regardless of location. In the background, the EDI software Lobster_data converts the data.

WMF

WMF
CASE STUDY
Clever Swabians: WMF automates billing through Lobster data. Swabians are hardworking and inventive. Moreover, they have been used to using their resources since time immemorial and to give waste no chance. Nobody should pay too much and nobody too little. The traditional Swabian company WMF does the same. The booking of invoices is transparent, fast and error-free. So that everyone gets their money, WMF uses the data integration software Lobster_data.

Verivox

Verivox
CASE STUDY
There are currently over 1,000 different electricity suppliers in Germany, offering a total of some 12,000 different tariffs. Keeping track of all this information is hard. That’s why Verivox offers its customer an online platform where they can compare the rates offered by different suppliers. To ensure the data available online is always up to date, Verivox uses data integration software Lobster_data.

Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain
CASE STUDY
Saint-Gobain PAM Deutschland GmbH relies on data integration software Lobster_data from the Bavarian-based Lobster GmbH for its data integration needs. As the market leader for cast iron pipe systems, the company was seeking a new, user-friendly software. Requirements for the new system included being able to handle order processing in their own SAP system, automation of order confirmations via EDIFACT, as well as automatic invoice dispatch.

Menrad Optik

Keeping the perspective - Lobster connects opticians to the manufacturer of spectacle frames Family-owned by the fourth generation, MENRAD the vision has been active in eyewear frames for more than 100 years. The frames and sunglasses from the brand portfolio are sold in over 100 countries. MENRAD is one of the leading German companies in this industry.

LR Health

Nice, elegant data management with Lobster LR Health & Beauty is a company that, as the name implies, runs network marketing in the health and beauty products sector. As one of Europe's leading direct selling companies, LR Health & Beauty has become known as the largest manufacturer of aloe vera products.

Logwin

Logwin
CASE STUDY
Lots of Logwin’s customer are in the fashion industry, where changing trends and seasonal peaks are the order of the day. The companies it works with all depend on smooth, flexible logistics. Consequently, data must be transported error-free, in large quantities, and as quickly as possible from their customer’ systems to Logwin and back. This involves orders, delivery notes and invoice data. Because the systems all work with different formats, a platform like Lobster_data is vital to translate everything and make it understandable.

Kühne + Nagel

1,300 branches in over 100 countries + 79. specialized employees = Kuehne + Nagel, one of the most successful companies in the logistics industry. In addition, the company is the second largest air freight logistics provider and holds the place of sea freight forwarding in the FCL and LCL area.

Kühlmann

Delicious data exchange with the software Lobster_data Founded in 1912 as a country trade, Heinrich Kühlmann GmbH & Co. KG is one of the most important delicatessen manufacturers in Germany. The family-owned company can now draw on a repertoire of 600 permanent employees.

Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta
CASE STUDY
Konica Minolta’s IT environment is complex. Every day, more than 100,000 files flow through the company’s systems at its facility in Langenhagen, near Hanover. This information, which includes orders and supplier data, must be exchanged seamlessly, as any errors in transmission will quickly lead to significant costs. As a result, Lobster_data middleware ensures that the systems can always communicate unfailingly with one another. The software takes care of Konica Minolta’s entire EDI process, as well as its web services and supplying Intranet portals with the data they need.

KNV Logistik

KNV Logistik
CASE STUDY
Lobster_data brings the books to the shelf. Lobster software automates communication in the book trade. From Kafka to Follett to Tolkien: The book wholesaler KNV has around 500,000 books in stock; it supplies 7,000 sales outlets in 2,200 different locations - daily. To get the books to the reader as quickly as possible, KNV uses the data integration software Lobster_data. Innumerable data flows between the Koch, Neff and Volckmar GmbH (KNV), the bookstores and the publishers: bookstores send orders, KNV sends the delivery confirmations.

Knipex

Knipex
CASE STUDY
Knipex, who manufacture the world’s leading brand of pliers, sell their products in over 100 countries. With customer worldwide, the company exchanges large amounts of data electronically. Knipex adapts flexibly to their customer’s preferred file formats thanks to Lobster_data, the data integration software from Lobster. This helps ensure happy customer.

Kaindl

The perfect data solution carved Founded as a sawmill, Kaindl Flooring KG is today one of the world's leading companies for wood-based materials as well as laminate and wood flooring.

John Deere

Product data for worldwide online shops - John Deere uses Lobster_pim as the central back office As Germany's largest manufacturer of agricultural machinery, John Deere GmbH & Co. KG employs around 7,000 people at six locations in the Federal Republic. John Deere is a preferred device supplier, with a focus on six main areas: US and Canada, Europe, Brazil, Russia, India and China.

Hilcona

Electronic data transmission - with Lobster enjoyably easy Founded in 1935 as a canning factory in Liechtenstein, Hilcona's range today focuses on fresh convenience. In this segment, the company is also the market leader in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Hengstler

Controlled customer connection with Lobster_data Leading European manufacturer of industrial counting and control components for automation: This is how Hengstler has made a name for itself. Counters, industrial and temperature controllers, relays and encoders belong to the product portfolio. The product range is supplemented by built-in printers and cutters.

Harvey Nichols

Fashionable, electronic data exchange Harvey Nichols has made a name for itself as a leading UK luxury retailer. Internationally, the company is known for its expertly crafted fashion and beauty products as well as its first-class gastronomic offer.

GerryWeber

A company is expanding - IT is prepared. EDI software Lobster_data enables worldwide communication in the fashion industry. Whether in Germany, China, Russia, Spain or Egypt - the fashion of the big European labels is in demand. The big players in the industry have global sales structures that they continue to expand as demand increases. In order to ensure smooth communication with global customer and suppliers, the Lobster_data software ensures reliable worldwide data exchange - as is the case with the international fashion and lifestyle company Gerry Weber.

Fibro

Automatic data management - faster than expected Normalien and round tables: These are the two divisions of the founded in 1958 FIBRO GmbH. The company is the market leader in toolmaking in the field of standard parts and thus supplies international toolmakers as a full-line supplier. The range of rotary tables consists of more than 150 different models of cutting and automation tables for plant and machine construction.

Fackelmann

Lobster is not used for a long time In 1985, the company FACKELMANN was founded and now operates as 41 global companies. The company offers its customers a varied selection of household products, a variety of furniture solutions for the bathroom and for about ten years, a professional range of kitchen and Gastrohelfern - true to the motto "by professionals for professionals".

ept

The ept and Lobster agree: Precision is enormously important Electronic Precision Engineering: Short ept. The family-owned company has specialized in two business areas. On the one hand on electrical connection technology and on the other hand on the development of customer-specific automotive solutions. In the field of connectors and processing technologies, ept serves customers worldwide in the areas of data processing and communication, control and measurement technology, medical technology, automotive and transportation, military technology and aerospace.

EMAG

Invoice management with Lobster Turning, grinding, gear cutting: The EMAG Group is a manufacturer of machine tools. Launched in 1867 as an iron foundry and machine factory, the product portfolio now includes grinding machines, pick-up lathes, gear cutting machines and other machine tools. The products are accepted by the automotive and automotive supply industry, mechanical engineering, the electrical and oil field industry and the renewable energy segment.

Elmos

The semiconductor expert feels safe thanks to Lobster Less CO2, electromobility and autonomous driving - buzzwords that are increasingly on everyone's lips. Elmos has been dealing with these future trends and above all innovations for over 30 years. The company manufactures and sells semiconductors and sensors that make mobility more energy efficient, comfortable and safer. Accordingly, one of the main buyers is predominantly the automotive industry. Elmos' components measure, communicate, regulate and control the safety, comfort, drive and network functions.

Ecogreen

On the whole line convinced: Implementation of the interface already during the training As a subsidiary of the Indonesian Salim Group, Singapore-based chemical company Ecogreen Oleochemicals produces fatty alcohol ethoxylates. In Germany, the company is positioned with the German Hydrogenation GmbH (DHW). Sorbitol, fatty amines and unsaturated fatty alcohols are on the production list here. The E & S Chimie in France completes the group.

Deichmann

Deichmann
CASE STUDY
Success with shoes and fast data. The Deichmann branch is an integral part of the pedestrian zones. The company operates more than 3,000 sales outlets in 23 countries worldwide - from Germany through Spain to Turkey. In order to provide all these locations with goods and services at all times, extensive internal and external data exchange is necessary. This begins with the electronic commissioning of all suppliers and continues through the control of the logistics chain through to the electronic confirmation to the supplier about the sales. The Deichmann inventory management system collects, consolidates and distributes the various information. Due to the many locations, it regularly sends several thousand messages, brings them together and forwards them.

Deckel Maho

Connection of all companies made easy Deckel Maho belongs to the DMG MORI Group. The company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of metal cutting machine tools. Turning, grinding, milling and machining with laser and ultrasonic technologies is one of the core competencies.

DanKüchen

Love goes through the stomach and through Lobster Love goes through the stomach. So why not prepare food with love? The manufacturer himself says that DAN Kitchens has become the most popular kitchen in Austria. For over 50 years, the company has been producing tailor-made and individual dream kitchens at Upper Austrian locations. Around 450 employees have made their contribution that DAN can speak from more than 1 million customers. Together with its partners, kitchen studios or the furniture trade, DAN distributes its entry-level kitchens to exclusive designer kitchens.

Cellofoam

Data and duplicate check with Lobster_data The product portfolio of Cellofoam ranges from sound deadening and sound deadening products for technical and industrial applications, over lamination and non-woven deformation to sealing products such as pipe and vibration insulation, adhesive tapes and compressor casings. As a recognized specialist in the field of sound insulation and soundproofing, more than 1,600 industrial customers in more than 70 countries rely on Cellofoam products in addition to major customers in the bus, railway and construction machinery sectors. In addition, more and more private and commercial customers are among the customer base.

Bielomatik

Error free with Lobster on the way Bielomatik Leuze GmbH + Co. KG was founded in 1946. The German company is positioning itself with three central business areas: Development and production of plants and machines for all common welding processes, paper processing as well as lubrication technology or minimum quantity lubrication technology. With more than 650 employees and production sites in China, Romania and the USA, the mechanical engineering company supplies the automotive and textile industries, the aerospace industry and logistics and medical technology companies.

ASK Chemicals

Create connections with Lobster_data ASK Chemicals (Ashland-Südchemie-Kernfest GmbH) is a German chemical company headquartered in Dusseldorf. With locations in Spain, Brazil, China, the Czech Republic, Korea, Japan and the US, the company is one of the world's largest suppliers of foundry chemicals. In 2010, through the merger of Ashland Inc. and Süd-Chemie, the Group was sold to the Rhône Group in 2014. Core business of ASK Chemicals is a comprehensive range of foundry aids such as binders, feeders, sizing, filters and release agents to metal surgical products.

ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal
CASE STUDY
Good wire to the customer. Lobster Software transmits data to ArcelorMittal. Screws, fishhooks, paperclips and slide guitar strings have one thing in common: They are made of steel. This can be stable or mobile, he can feathers or not. The world's largest steel group ArcelorMittal produces a wide variety of steel grades. So that the customer gets exactly what he has ordered, the data integration software Lobster_data transmits the customer data electronically in Hamburg.

Alphacan Omniplast

Full speed ahead with Lobster Since 1955, the company has been producing high quality PVC pipes and fittings made of plastic. As one of the leading manufacturers in Germany and as a pioneer in the field of plastic pipe systems for wastewater, the focus today is still on modern water supply and wastewater disposal.

Alliance Automotive Group

Car parts with lobster quite high in the course With approximately 8,400 employees and more than 300 locations across Europe, the Alliance Automotive Group is Europe's second largest auto parts dealer. In addition, the company is part of the Genuine Parts Company (GPC), the largest automotive parts dealer in the world. The Alliance Automotive Group supplies about 20,000 workshops and has over 100,000 different spare parts for commercial vehicles and cars

Aleris

Aluminum products easily managed with Lobster_data Rolled aluminum products - this is the core business of Aleris, one of the world's leading companies in this segment. The production as well as the sales take place from North America as well as from Europe and China. From around 13 locations, a wide range of industries are supplied, such as the aerospace and automotive industries, as well as the construction and transportation, packaging and consumer goods segments.

Acer

Acer
CASE STUDY
Whenever orders are received electronically by Acer Computer GmbH, the system initially does not understand the client query. Each system ‚speaks a different language‘ – the client’s system for instance IDOC, whereas the ACER system utilises EDIFACT. In order for the data transfer to still succeed, a ‚data interpreter‘ is necessary that translates in a quick, correct and complete fashion. For this purpose, Acer utilises the data management software Lobster_data. With the legacy system, it took Acer at least 20 minutes for the process of the incoming client order to the order distribution. With Lobster_data it is a matter oft wo to three seconds.

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