Schweiss Hydraulic and Bifold Doors Use FileMaker as One Key to Success

Schweiss Hydraulic and Bifold Doors Use FileMaker as One Key to SuccessSchweiss Doors is the premier manufacturer of hydraulic bifold doors in the world. Located near Hector, MN their custom doors are sold all over the world. Some notable installations include Red Bull Headquarters in California. SilverWing Airpark, Rocket Hangers in Cape Canaveral Florida, and Under Amour headquarters in Maryland. The super hi-tech King Stadium in California features five Schweiss 6 story tall bi-fold hanger doors. Companies choose their doors for the their high quality design and construction. They can be customized for almost any building situation from rocket and airplane hangers, to stadiums, restaurants, and corporate headquarters.

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Schweiss has been a long time user of the FileMaker custom database application platform for more than 20 years. They built a very sophisticated solution that exactly meets their needs while it automates and tracks nearly every aspect of their business. It even integrates with their website. FileMaker is an important competitive advantage to their business.

One of the most impressive database function is the ability to automatically construct a full AutoCAD drawing of a custom door from size and other parameters entered in the FileMaker database. This feature alone saves hundreds of hours each year. Their solution has “a button for almost everything” making it easy to train new users on their job functions.

Schweiss called Cimbura.com to assist with being a backup for their primary onsite citizen developer when he is on vacation or otherwise unavailable. This is important to reduce risk to their business because FileMaker is so critical to their operations. Cimbura.com also offered Schweiss a different perspective on their solution because we have experience with so many solutions across many industries. Through our FileMaker Solution Checkup we can provide Schweiss with an analysis of their existing solution and a game plan for fixing any issues that may exist in security, backups, structure, etc.

As FileMaker Resellers and experts on getting the right licensing package, we assisted Schweiss with FileMaker licensing to make sure that they had the right fit for their annual FileMaker platform costs. Schweiss also found that we could assist with optimization of their solution for speed and mobile devices as well as integration with products like QuickBooks to save on dual data entry. We enjoy working with their talented onsite developer and collaborating to help create the best solution ever. It’s exciting to work as technology partners with fascinating businesses like Schweiss to make their work more effective, productive, and profitable.

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Tim Cimbura – CEO and Solution Engineer

Tim is an expert in creating custom business solutions that make your work more effective, productive, and profitable. He specializes in FileMaker application development (certified in versions 8-15) for Mac OS, Windows, iPad/iPhone as well as integration with the web using WordPress, PHP, and AppleScript. He knows Apple technology and Windows systems inside and out.

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