Afia Foods rolls out Oracle eBusiness suite

Oracle system to manage processes including manufacturing and product development

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Afia Foods rolls out Oracle eBusiness suite The Oracle E-Business suite deployment will give Afia complete control over business processes, says Thehaiban. (ITP Images)
By  Mark Sutton Published  November 1, 2010

Saudi's Afia Foods has completed a roll-out of Oracle E-Business suite to better manage business and manufacturing processes.

The company, part of the Savola Group, has deployed a number of modules of Oracle E-Business, including Oracle Process Manufacturing, Oracle Financials, Oracle Supply Chain Management, and Oracle Human Resources Management System, to handle a range of functions.

Oracle Process Manufacturing will allow the company to automate its entire product lifecycle, from new product development, recipe management and production, to cost and quality management. Afia will also be able to formulate products to individual customer requirements, manage variability, optimize capacity, and drive continuous process improvement.

The roll out of the ERP system was carried out by Mahindra Satyam.

Fawaz Kilfaden, regional senior IT director, Afia Foods said: "The implementation of Oracle E-Business Suite will help Afia Foods to optimize production lifecycle management, while increasing efficiencies and driving quality to unmatched levels. We are delighted to have collaborated with Oracle and look forward to achieve the desired competitive advantage and successful growth strategies."

"Oracle E-Business Suite with its integrated suite of applications provides leading companies such as Afia Foods, a complete control and overview across all production phases, and facilitates driving performance with consistent cost efficiency and quality enhancement," said Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban, vice president, Oracle Middle East & Africa and country leader, Oracle, KSA.

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