This case study follows a typical implementation of Generix’s ERP Software in this case, for Shalimar Steel Re-rolling Mills (Pvt.) Limited (SSRM), a major supplier of steel products to the local and international market. The case study is written to help you understand how typical systems development and replacement projects proceed, how Generix works with its clients to over come the challenges of complex systems implementations and how benefits are realized. Generix would like to thank SSRM for its assistance in the preparation of this case study.

Shalimar Steel Re-rolling Mills (Pvt.) Limited is one of the pioneers in the steel industry, was established in 1958, head quartered in Lahore, Pakistan. SSRM is one of the most diversified manufacturing enterprises in Pakistan today. Shalimar Steels Mills re-engineered its activities, adopted a quality management system and obtained ISO certification in 2002.

Shalimar Steel Re-rolling Mills (Pvt.) Limited


This case study is about a major switch from a legacy system to a modern way of doing business through engagement and empowerment of the SMEs sector.  This case study also highlights as how some serious government organizations and IT companies from private sector are supporting the public sector to create a technology oriented eco system where every small and medium enterprise feels herself an effective part of the main stream. Being a highly socio supportive organization, Generix helped SMEDA in development of a highly successful accounting package called “SMAP” that is being now considered the back bone of SMEs business and a core source of data collection for SMEDA for its monitoring & control and future planning.

Premier institution of the Government of Pakistan under Ministry of Industries. SMEDA was established in October 1998 to take on the challenge of developing Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Pakistan. With a futuristic approach and professional management structure it has focus on providing an enabling environment and business development services to small and medium enterprises. SMEDA is not only an SME policy-advisory body for the government of Pakistan but also facilitates other stakeholders in addressing their SME development agendas.

Small and Medium Enterprise Authority (SMEDA), Pakistan