PLANO, TX – February 27, 2020 – NTT DATA Services, a recognized leader in global technology services, today announced a new multi-year agreement with Joyson Safety Systems (JSS), a leading global supplier of mobility safety systems. NTT DATA will implement SAP S/4HANA, hosted on Microsoft Azure, for JSS to accelerate its digital transformation journey.
JSS was established through the acquisition and merger of two global automotive suppliers. The formation of this new company enabled JSS to continue developing new and innovative life-saving technology, including airbags, seatbelts, steering wheels, and electronic safety systems and components that are used by automobile manufacturers worldwide.
“We looked at several different service providers, and NTT DATA emerged as a trusted partner who really understands the automotive industry,” said Clement Gries, Vice President IT, SCM and Operations Performance, Joyson Safety Systems. “It was important to us that the selected partner has strong experience in digital transformation projects with a global presence in every region, ensuring a cultural fit and global coverage.”
JSS is in the process of integrating its diverse ERP platforms, enabling data transparency, standardizing business processes, and enforcing global standards. As part of the agreement with NTT DATA, JSS will focus on integrating its global organization that operates 66 sites in 25 countries to create the new entity while simultaneously harmonizing and modernizing its disparate business processes. JSS will also continue its journey to achieve a lean and competitive cost structure and deliver clients a set of global quality standards supported by global quality traceability.
“The automotive industry is experiencing significant change throughout its value chain. As a leading supplier of mobility safety and innovation to automotive and other industries, Joyson Safety Systems has embarked on a digital transformation program to enhance their leadership position into the future,” said Mike Wallesen, President, Manufacturing, NTT DATA Services. “In this digital era, when innovation and speed are critical, JSS needs to unify its global operations and improve business agility while respecting its diverse, global culture. NTT DATA is pleased to be selected as Joyson’s global consulting and integration partner to implement and transform their business processes on SAP’s intelligent S/4HANA system.”
Joyson Safety Systems is a global leader in mobility safety providing safety-critical components, systems and technology to automotive and non-automotive markets. Joyson Safety Systems is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA, with a global network of more than 60,000 employees in 25 countries. It is a subsidiary of Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corp. (SHA: 600699, “Joyson Electronics”).