KUMAVISION AG, provider of business software based on the Microsoft technology platform, will take over the DMS specialist HENRICHSEN1msd GmbH on January 2023, 4. With this step, the two companies are intensifying their long-standing collaboration on ERP and DMS solutions in the Microsoft environment. With the takeover, KUMAVISION is expanding its portfolio in the area of DMS and ECM in order to offer medium-sized companies holistic support for digital transformation from a single source. HENRICHSEN4msd GmbH will operate as KUMAVISION DMS GmbH in the future.
KUMAVISION and HENRICHSEN4msd can look back on a long-standing, close partnership. The two companies have around 60 jointly serviced customers. For KUMAVISION, DMS and ECM solutions are an important building block in the digitization strategy for medium-sized customers and thus an ideal complement to the offered ERP and CRM solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics 365. “By taking over HENRICHSEN4msd, we are strengthening our position as a holistic solution provider in the Microsoft environment. As in the CRM area, we are bundling our DMS activities in a powerful, agile subsidiary,” explains Kay von Wilcken, CEO of KUMAVISION AG.
For the HENRICHSEN4msd, the commitment of KUMAVISION is a clear commitment to the development of DMS solutions for Dynamics 365 Business Central to continue to focus and thus the existing customers at the Cloud-To optimally support the transformation. "The merger bundles HENRICHSEN4msd's many years of DMS experience and the comprehensive technology and consulting expertise of KUMAVISION as one of the leading Microsoft partners for ERP and CRM solutions in German-speaking countries. The numerous joint projects have shown that the two companies are a perfect match and create valuable synergy effects for customers," explains Michael Schaur, who, as the previous managing director of HENRICHSEN4msd, is also responsible for the operative business of KUMAVISION DMS GmbH. All employees will be transferred to the new company.
The HENRICHSEN Group, with its subsidiaries HENRICHSEN4s GmbH & Co KG and HENRICHSEN4easy GmbH and holdings, is fully focused on expanding the manufacturer role in the area of Purchase to Pay for SAP, holistic ECM solutions and the development of HENRICHSEN Cloud Platform. "We would like to thank our H4msd team for the many years of trusting cooperation and know that our team is in the best hands at KUMAVISION. We will devote all our energy to our strategy as a leading expert for the digitization of commercial business processes for our customers," says Fabian Henrichsen, CEO of HENRICHSEN AG.
DMS solutions for the SaaS environment
Both companies consistently rely on Microsoft technology for the digital transformation of medium-sized customers. Consequently, one focus of the planned activities is to also use the DMS solutions in the Cloudand SaaS environment. A connector is currently being developed that allows the use of the DMS solution Saperion along with the SaaS solution Dynamics 365 Business Central will enable. “We are thus creating the basis for a holistic Cloud-Transformation of our customers, who will be able to migrate their entire IT landscape from ERP to CRM to DMS to the SaaS world in the future. It's not just about future security for existing solutions, but also about new possibilities that the Microsoft platform offers," comments Kay von Wilcken.
About KUMAVISION DMS GmbH
KUMAVISION DMS GmbH (formerly HENRICHSEN4msd GmbH), based in Markdorf am Bodensee, currently employs 14 people who look after around 160 customers from different industries. The focus is on DMS and ECM solutions in the Microsoft environment, which can be seamlessly integrated into the ERP software Microsoft Dynamics 365 integrate. Most recently, sales amounted to 3,5 million euros. The company has been a 1% subsidiary of KUMAVISION AG since January 2023, 100.
About KUMAVISION AG
KUMAVISION is a specialist in business software based on Microsoft Dynamics 365. For more than 25 years, KUMAVISION has been realizing and implementing industry-specific software solutions for medium-sized companies as well as for international corporations in industry, trade and services. The KUMAVISION Group is one of the leading integration partners for Microsoft Dynamics worldwide and employs 900 people at 27 locations in Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland. The total turnover in 2022 was 114,3 million euros. The KUMAVISION Group includes the activities of KUMAVISION AG (DA-CH) and the EOS Solutions Group (I).
About HENRICHSEN Group
The HENRICHSEN Group is a leading expert in the digitization and automation of commercial processes in purchasing and financial accounting. The group of companies includes HENRICHSEN4s GmbH & Co KG with a focus on the SAP market as well as HENRICHSEN4easy and several holdings with a focus on medium-sized companies. The turnover in 2022 was 27 million euros. The group employs 180 people.