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We don’t like to look back. Company anniversaries are not our thing. What we do find exciting is the future. Finding out what will come, what will change our world and our lives, what offers companies new opportunities: that’s what moves us. Since our foundation 50 years ago. Today we make an exception to this rule. It’s a beautiful, round number that is anything but self-evident.

And we are also a little proud. Proud of how we have developed yet remained the same. Curious, partnership oriented, entrepreneurial, innovative. Only bigger, more international and broader. For our customers.

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CELEBRATING FIFTY YEARS
OF NONSTOP INNOVATION

Highlights of nonstop innovation

1969
Founded in Germany.

Dr. Westernacher established the company in Karlsruhe.
70s
At the forefront of bringing digitization and automation to medium-sized businesses.

We embraced the technical innovation of smaller computers such as AS/400, RS6000 and Client Server instead of mainframe computing.
80s
Bringing our innovative technology and process improvements to some of the largest players in Germany.

We helped transform Deutsche Bundespost into two massive global players: Deutsche Post DHL and Deutsche Telekom. In a long-standing collaboration with both these customers, we were instrumental in many of their largest transformation and IT programs.
90s
Establishing two main business areas in the group:

Embracing the SAP-led innovation became the foundation of our globally operating Westernacher Consulting division. Focusing on IT solutions for justice, government and notaries became the foundation of the Westernacher Solutions division operating mainly in Germany.















Westernacher Consulting. Nonstop innovation.
90s
Embracing the SAP-led innovation in Enterprise Resource Planning, we started a journey which built the foundation of our end- to-end holistic view of process innovation.

We developed top-class expertise in areas ranging from Finance, Controlling, HR, Materials Management, Sales and Distribution, to Warehousing, Maintenance and Production.
1993
Our first SAP R/3 implementation project.
1994
First version of our own SAP-based Warehouse Management System WLS.

Continuously adapted to SAP technology changes, WLS is still widely in use in automated environments with complex, highly optimized material flows.
1995
Going international.

We expanded our global presence by setting up new offices in Poland and in the USA.
2000
Expanding our SAP practice into SAP’s Line-of-Business solutions.
2006
Pioneering SAP EWM.

As a partner of SAP, we were part of the 1st EWM implementation project and responsible for the automated small parts warehouse.
2007
Going East.

As SAP solutions were increasingly demanded in Asia, we established our first Asian office in Shanghai, China.
2013
Entering the South Asian market.

We opened our first unit in India.
2014
Our first customer live on a SAP HANA database and on a managed cloud solution.
2015
Moving our headquarters to Heidelberg, Germany.
2016
First customer live on S/4HANA.

First SAP EWM-MFS in Asia, implemented by the India unit.

Strong entry into Latin American market.


Two new Mexico offices – in Mexico City and Guadalajara – established an Application Management Services (AMS) center for the Americas and Europe, enhancing nearshore consulting for North America as well as better servicing for the domestic Mexican and Latin American markets.
2017
Taking new steps to lead the Middle East market in software and IT consulting services.

We established a new office in Dubai in response to a growing interest from the Middle Eastern region in SAP solutions.
2018
New office in Oslo, Norway.

We identified strongly with the forward-thinking and innovative technology growth in the Nordics.

World’s first SAP Yard Logistics implementation.

We implemented the first SAP Yard Logistics worldwide at a leading global automotive and industrial supplier in Germany, which helped the automotive company gain full visibility into all yard processes such as slot planning and truck weighing.
2019
Market leader in SAP Transportation Management.

We have delivered over 85 successful TM customer engagements and implemented the 1st cloud project with TM Single Tenant Edition.

We count as one of the world’s top brands among our customers.















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90s
Clear focus on innovative solutions for the public and judicial sectors .

In addition to our general business, we applied innovative technology to ever-expanding business areas such as notaries and a lost and found application.

2001
First major project in the justice sector

On behalf of the Ministry of Justice of Baden-Württemberg, we took over the development, rollout, support and operational assistance of a notary software for the state notaries.
2004
Digital register - ZVR

The Central Provision Register (ZVR) was developed for our client, the Federal Chamber of Notaries (Bundes­notar­kammer, BNotK).
2009
Church

Development of the diocese database and data hub ISIDOR for the diocese of Würzburg.
2012
Electronic registers - ZTR

The Federal Chamber of Notaries (Bundesnotarkammer, BNotK) was requested by the legislator to set up a Central Register of Wills (ZTR). We consulted our client during the conception and took over the development.
2014
Church

The churches inform the public and their volunteers with the new mobile web application ISIDOR Mobile.
2017
Expansion

The Berlin office was significantly expanded and a new office was opened in Sofia (Bulgaria). In addition to the established product business, the portfolio was substantially expanded to include development and consulting projects.
2018
Relaunch notary software NOAH

Our notary software NOAH, which had been on the market since 2001, was completely redeveloped on the basis of future-oriented technologies and thus now meets the technological and functional requirements of electronic legal transactions in the notary‘s office.
2019
Church

10 dioceses and state churches in Germany and Austria use the church information management ISIDOR.

Electronic legal transactions

The Federal Chamber of Lawyers (BRAK) awarded the further development and operation of the special electronic lawyers‘ mailbox (beA) to Westernacher Solutions and Rockenstein AG. On behalf of the Federal Chamber of Notaries (BNotK), we have newly developed the XNotar and the special electronic notary mailbox (beN).



















Today

Both divisions still live the same common values.

We have become the Westernacher we built over the last 50 years – a partnership of value creation and entrepreneurship. This is just the beginning. We are now building the Westernacher of the future. We are innovating nonstop to build the company we are proud of.

Nonstop innovation in
the 50 years to come.

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