Schoeck is an international group of companies in the building supply industry with headquarters in Baden-Baden. It has received multiple awards and is one of the global market leaders in thermal insulation and noise protection. In 2010 abc cross media supported the Schoeck Group in selecting from among 20 proposals for PIM systems. By virtue of its many years of experience with the setup of media-neutral databases, in 2011 and 2012 abc cross media was entrusted with the external project management for PIM implementation of the selected system (Crossbase mediasolution).
Complex and comprehensive product data as well as technical editing were to be input into a PIM system subject to country, language and standards. Its purpose was to generate comprehensive technical information (separate publication for each product line) and international price lists. Central translation management in PIM for up to 25 languages, in part with a link to translation memory systems. In addition, the company-specific product configuration software was to be populated with product data from the PIM system and the newly set up PIM media database made accessible to all Schoeck employees.