“In our current ever-changing world, the importance of exchanging information increases every day. That is why the installation of this global ERP-system was a number one priority to our company. It enables our different sites to communicate in a standardized manner, which will increase our efficiency and gives us that extra edge to overcome the challenges of tomorrow.” Erik Vansweevelt, Manager IT Service Desk EMEA Greif.

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“With Getronics we have found a trustworthy, reliable and flexible partner that brought this challenging project to a good end.”

Erik Vansweevelt, Manager IT Service Desk EMEA Greif.


The company is active in more than 200 locations across over 50 countries. It aims to keep its production sites as close to its customers as possible to ensure a regional supply, while maintaining its global activities.


Greif specialises in steel, fibre and plastic barrels, and intermediate bulk containers (IBCs), which are used globally in the pharmaceutical, chemical, agricultural and food industries.


The packaging company charged Getronics with the standardization of its networks and IT-infrastructure to support the roll-out of a worldwide unified enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.