Birchman Middle East announces an exclusive partnership with RTS Consulting Inc.

With this exclusive partnership Birchman will provide their expertise in the MENA region extending the offering and capabilities of the EMIS to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

]RTS Consulting Inc. is SAP’s co-innovation partner for Energy Management. The company was a finalist of the SAP Pinnacle Award for Sustainability in 2011 & 2012 and global leader in providing SAP manufacturing solutions. Their Energy Management Information System (RTS EMIS) is a Rapid Deployment Solution (RDS) which is built using SAP’s MII – Energy.

The partnership will enable all energy intensive businesses including Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Processing, Mining etc in the MENA region to proactively manage energy usage, in essence, as a raw material and thus significantly reduce their energy use, intensity and cost.

Organizations will also benefit from RTS and Birchman’s proven SAP expertise “There are many initiatives within the MENA region such as the Green Economy, the Dubai Integrated Energy strategy 2030, the World Energy Forum 2012, International Earth Hours and Earth Summit etc. that can capitalize upon the sustainable utilization of power, water and other natural resources. By using EMIS the business community will have access to real time actionable information to optimize energy consumption (electrical power, compressed air, steam, diesel, natural gas, thermal oil, etc. including water)” – Says Iftekhar Ahmed, Middle East Partner of The Birchman Group.

Iftekhar believes that EMIS can help organizations meet environmental standards, ensure environmental compliance, improve overall sustainability and improve their competitive position by lowering operating expenses (OPEX).

RTS has over 20 years of experience in plant-to-ERP integration; its energy solution is a proven product, which is quickly deployable in only 14 weeks, providing quick time to value and a high ROI.

With its mandate to be a Centre of Excellence for SAP sustainability products, the Birchman adds an essential ingredient for successful deployment of SAP sustainability applications.