Founded in 1980, Sumig specializes in soldering and cutting solutions, being the largest MANUFACTURER of MIG/MAG, TIG and Plasma cutting welding torches in Latin America. Currently the company has 210 employees, a subsidiary in Indaiatuba, São Paulo and in Orlando, in the United States, in addition to its headquarters in Caxias do Sul, in Rio Grande do Sul.
Sumig has conquered space offering not only quality and technology, but also a Judicious technical support. The company operates under the principle that each customer has specific needs. That’s why you work with custom solutions.
With strong Presence in Latin America, is always incorporating new technologies and Solutions for welding and cutting, aiming to expand its area of global performance.
Among the countries Sumig is present, stand out: Canada, the United States, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Cuba, Panama, South Africa, China, India, Spain and Australia.
There’s SUMIG has incorporated strategic planning as a key part of its process. Management, strategic guidance is part of the company’s culture.
Despite Of this, until recently the company suffered from the handling of several spreadsheets to Control of the actions and indicators arising from the planning. Management by Spreadsheets made it difficult to assess the results, which in addition to taking time to Get Due to the time of data collection and manipulation, they could also not be Be correct for problems with modified formulas, copies of spreadsheets, and Typos.
Another difficulty Of the company was to have control over the actions; With whom they were, what was the Their situation and so on.
The solution and the results
In Annual strategic planning meeting, promoted by the company between November and December, the need for a solution to the problem with the management Of the indicators and actions was latent.
In January 2019 Sumig began using Scoreplan. Currently the company Has all of its strategic planning on the platform, as well as more than 60 Actions and 120 indicators that, through integration with its ERP system (Totvs – Protheus), are automatically fed and updated.
Felipe Alvares, Sumig IT coordinator, already celebrates the results of the use of the Platform: “centralized and more Visual information, more objective meetings, greater assertiveness in the numbers of indicators, more ease in the management of actions and a greater involvement of the coordination Team“.
By being Questioned about their perception of the effectiveness of the use of the platform Scoreplan, Felipe stressed that the excessive delay for decision-making, and Decision-making by itself, based on incorrect data and information, may be Lead to catastrophic results in company numbers. And in this sense, the Scoreplan helped streamline decision making as well as delivered Accurate information and more accurate analysis.