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Nadine Schuppisser

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High-Performance Creation and Printing of PDF Documents from ERP Systems


INTEGRAL concept provides comprehensive EDP (electronic data processing) services to their customers. The company’s main pillar is their business solution software MECHANIK 3000, an ERP software for the metal industry comprised of more than 50 individual modules that can be combined together. The software is developed and sold by INTEGRAL concept, and has been installed at over 100 customer sites.

Customer Requirements
Due to recurring problems when printing PDF documents from the ERP software MECHANIK 3000, INTEGRAL concept searched for a new simple API software to integrate in the existing application. Based on the excellent support they received from PDF Tools AG during the evaluation phase, and due to the wide portfolio of PDF software the company offers, INTEGRAL concept decided to implement the 3-Heights™ components.

Implementation
The integration of the 3-Heights™ PDF Producer and the 3-Heights™ PDF Printer was accomplished quickly and effortlessly. The existing software was replaced with the PDF Printer API and the PDF Producer API. Immediately afterwards, PDFs could be created and printed from all modules in MECHANIK 3000.

Read more (PDF): High-Performance Creation and Printing of PDF Documents from ERP System using the 3-Heights™ PDF Producer and PDF Printer


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Categories: PDF