Since May 2010 ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG has been using the Windchill PDMLink – SAP interface from Innoface in Waiblingen (Germany), Brasil and at Viking GmbH in Kufstein (A).
ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG is a worldwide leading supplier of Chain Saws, Trimmers, Blowers, Edgers, Hedge Trimmers, Pole Pruners, Wet/Dry Vacuums.
Viking GmbH a subsidiary of STIHL and produces lawn mowers, lawn scarifiers, lawn tractors, garden shredders and tillers. The consistent development of high-quality products and good marketing techniques in collaboration with the STIHL group make VIKING a leading company in the gardening tools sector.
In the past the three development sites Waiblingen, Brasil and Viking in Kufstein had their own Pro/INTRALINK database. At STIHL in Waiblingen (Germany) and Viking in Kuftstein (Austria) the Pro/INTRALINK - SAP Interface from Innoface has been in use. Introducing Windchill PDMLink all three locations make use of a single database for the management of Engineering data.
STIHL and VIKING have seperate SAP systems. The common Windchill PDMLink is linked to both SAP systems by the PDMLink - SAP Interface from Innoface. Additionally the products Release- and Plotengine as well as Import Export Tool are used.