HEITEC selects Unit4 to increase productivity and competitiveness



  • Unit4’s digital assistant, Wanda, drastically reduces administration time
  • Meets employee demands for a smart software environment
  • Business World On! ERP for Services supports advanced project planning, forecasting and implementation

Utrecht, Netherlands, 7th February 2017 – Unit4, a fast growing leader in enterprise applications for service organisations, today announced that the HEITEC Group, an expert in automation for industry 4.0 sectors, has selected Unit4 Business World On! ERP including project management, HR and procurement.

Through the Unit4 implementation, HEITEC wants to modernise its IT infrastructure. The new-generation SaaS business suite is designed for people in Services industries and supports industry-specialism. HEITEC will also benefit from Unit4’s digital assistant Wanda, which automates routine operations across the business and learns user preferences to become even more useful over time. This smart, modern software environment will help HEITEC deliver significantly improved project planning and forecasting and timely and meaningful insight during project implementation.

As well as reducing the complexity and time associated with administration, HEITEC aims to achieve sustainable improvements in productivity and competitiveness. Ease of use of the company’s internal systems was another major consideration during the software evaluation.

“At HEITEC, the employee is our focus,” said Dr. Arnold Herp, HEITEC Innovation CEO. “As a service provider, we are dependent on having the best employees in the market and attracting young talent. Through Business World On! we can provide our employees with a highly advanced software environment that will greatly help them to be productive. Complex, individual Excel and Project worksheets will be a thing of the past.”


HEITEC stands for industrial competence in automation and electronics and offers solutions, products and services with the contents software, mechanics and electronics. With technically high-quality, reliable and economical system solutions HEITEC helps its over 2,000 customers to increase their productivity and optimise their products. More than 1,000 employees at numerous locations in Germany and abroad ensure customer proximity and industry competency. Over 60% are university graduates or have a technical education. HEITEC has grown significantly over 10% in recent years, doubling sales in five years.

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