Orangebox select Microsoft Dynamics with Columbus

April 01, 2011

Orangebox have a turnover of £28M with 190 employees spread over 3 UK sites in the UK. They design & manufacture all their products in the UK and have a large showroom in London. They have an increasing international presence and already support customers in Northern Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia.

The business is focused on two product platforms – high performance task seating for intensive desk based work & their smart working solution – a collection of soft seating, tabling, screens & pods that help companies create great collaborative spaces. Both platforms offer huge choice to its customers and hence the business needs to be very agile in order to manage this complexity, whilst still providing a responsive and reliable service.

Ewan Tozer, Commercial Director of Orangebox, explains “We require a solution which is secure for the future, supports our growth plans and seamlessly integrates with our internal systems. We want to empower all users to access and capitalise on our information so we can make quicker & smarter decisions at both tactical & strategic levels.”

“We are very confident that Microsoft and Columbus IT is the ideal partnership. The R&D investment and long term roadmap for Microsoft Dynamics gives me great assurance that we are investing in an IT platform that will grow with us long in to the future. Columbus has outstanding expertise in both manufacturing and IT systems and they are a great fit personality wise.”

Simon Charlton, Sales Director: “Orangebox are an extremely successful and innovative company and we are delighted to be working together with them to help them achieve their long term goals.”