Grohe Water Technology AG & Co. KG is the leading manufacturer and supplier of sanitary fittings and systems. With its approximately 5,800 employees Grohe is the world’s largest exporter of bathroom fittings and the largest fittings manufacturer in Europe.
Grohe employs PRO.FILE as a document management system for its technical product data, factory standards, and international standards. In addition, the company relies on PRO.FILE to ensure the consistent 3D editing, management, and archiving of design data across a total of 140 Solid Edge workstations. Document master data is automatically transferred to SAP.
PRO.FILE connects Grohe’s development teams across its multiple locations. Now is there is one central database for the different offices, allowing their designers to instantly access the most current versions of all documents.
“Unlike with other solutions, we have all CAD-related development data under one roof, in one and the same location.” Thomas Biekehör, Head of Engineering Data Management System, Grohe Water Technology AG & Co. KG