Customer Case Study

Orient Electric

Calcutta Medical Research Institute

Orient Electric is part of the diversified Indian conglomerate CK Birla Group. A global market leader in the electrical industry, Orient Electric offers diverse selection of consumer electrical solutions including Fans, Home appliances, Lighting and Switchgear.
Orient Electric operates in over 35 countries and is the largest manufacturer and exporter of fans in India. The company has a strong pan India presence with more than 100,000 retail outlets, 3500 retailers and distributors, and 153 service centers across the nation.

Industry: Engineering/ Manufacturing

Solution: Software - Document Management (i-doc)

Existing Situation

Orient Electric is one of the global market leader in the electrical industry, Orient Electric offers diverse selection of consumer electrical solutions including Fans, Home appliances, Lighting and Switchgear.
Orient team, need a solution to preserve large number of documents that mainly include designs, large drawings, projects designs etc which were stored in the hard drives of various systems independently without any provision for common access.


Problem Statement

It became difficult for them to manage and collaboration of such large files & documents, search them on a timely basis and archive them systematically in a common platform. A document management system was required by the Drawing division of Orient to store their documents and streamline the information management with multiple versions thus they, wanted a solution that could address these problems. They also wanted a platform providing access to all concerned users from a common repository so that they can access and collaborate them easily at multiple locations.


Solution Offered

Somnetics identified the problem and offered i-doc Standard 3.0 as a product to the department. However, to cater to their unique requirement of uploading large file of different version and easy search, special attributes were incorporated; we also offered the collaboration plugin. Any document uploaded as PDF, word file, jpeg could be fetched from any device and any location.