An attune Case Study

Perfomance Sports Group



About Performance Sports Group

Performance Sports Group, formally known as Bauer Performance Sports is a leading developer and manufacturer of ice hockey, roller hockey, lacrosse, baseball and softball sports equipment and related apparel. The brand remains the most recognized and strongest brand in the ice hockey equipment industry, and holds the top market share position in both ice and
roller hockey.
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Business Challenges

Performance Sports Group had series of recent acquisitions including Maverik Lacrosse, Easton Bell Sports and Cascade Helmets. The challenge was to bring all entities to a common SAP platform and gain control over key processes – from production planning and inventory management to sales distribution and financial controls.




Managing new business acquisitions

Bringing newly acquired businesses to a common platform
 
Harmonizing Processes

Harmonizing processes across multiple entities
 
Previous Complex customizations
 
Ad-hoc customizations done to existing platforms
 






The Solution Highlights


The Bauer team with the help of attune's accelerated approach, implemented SAP across the newly acquired businesses and harmonized processes to bring better visibility and standardization. 


Integration of new acquisitions to a common platform (SAP AFS 6.5)


Streamline reporting and harmonization of processes


Enhancement of the material resource planning system

Augmented the existing IT team with attune Managed Services to support post-go-live





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With attune’s expertise and resources, we were able to quickly integrate systems across two companies. For any business acquisition a seamless integration is critical, but it’s more essential in a seasonal industry like lacrosse.

Director of Information, Performance Sports Group


Results


Integration of newly acquired brands to one common platform 

A stable backend system to support future business growth

Adding efficiency and scalability to support increasing volumes

Efficiency improvments across the supply chain

Quick turnarounds to support the growth of sales