Garlock is a multinational manufacturer of high-performance fluid sealing and pipeline solutions with an emphasis on safety, longevity, and productivity. With a history dating back over 125 years, Garlock today maintains a global presence of manufacturing and distribution facilities.
The Company was engaged to implement a PIM platform for one of many products lines, with the plan to migrate all of their other products lines in the future. The PIM implementation is the precursor to a broader digital strategy to expand their online presence and capabilities starting with much better product information that will drive product selection, quoting and purchasing.
In the initial implementation, several dozen Excel spreadsheets were converted to a structured solution providing consolidation, automation and expanded features and functionality. Phase 1 included implementation, testing, training, and a support agreement to assist the client with their data load. Phase 2 is expected to begin in Q2 of 2018.