Manufacturing Software Profiles

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  • Are you looking at the right systems?

  • Is your organization ready to select and implement a new solution?

  • Have you made a business case for the cost involved?

  • Have you defined the steps to validate your decision?

Afterwards, we’ll email you our justification for the recommended vendor(s) and additional steps to consider for a successful outcome. We’ll also include the CTS Best Practices e-Guide -- how to define your manufacturing requirements, prepare an RFI, get the most out of demos, validate references, negotiate best price, and more.

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Made2Manage ERP Software APTEAN Made2Manage

Made2Manage ERP software represents a complete suite of integrated manufacturing software applications including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCH), CRM, Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Collaboration. The customer profile for this manufacturing software product is engineer-to-order and configure-to-order manufacturers. Made2Manage ERP software clients operate in a wide variety of industries including electronics, fabricated metals, furniture and fixtures, industrial and commercial machinery, computer and office equipment, farm machinery and equipment, rubber and plastics and analytical and measuring instruments.

In 2012 Consona Corporation, makers of Made2Manage ERP and CDC software merged to form Aptean. The company has over 1500 employees, and sales and support staff across the world

The software was originally written in FoxPro and went through several migrations to run on a Microsoft SQL Server database. In the summer of 2015 Aptean launched Made2Manage 7.5 which runs completely on Microsoft .NET technology, with Microsoft SQL Reporting Services running its reporting engine. The Microsoft .NET customization tools make it easier to customize Made2Manage to specific business needs.

Product Information

PRODUCT NAME
Made2Manage Enterprise Bus Sys
CURRENT VERSION
7
CLOUD MODE
Hosted only
NUMBER OF INSTALLATIONAS
1,700+
PRICING
$45-100K minimum

Mode Suitability

MAKE TO STOCK / REPETITIVE
No
MAKE TO ORDER / CTO
Yes
RECIPE BATCH
No
CONTINOUS PROCESS
No
MIXED MODE (Stock/Custom)
Limited
ENGINEER TO ORDER
Yes
ASSEMBLE TO ORDER
Yes

Industry Suitability

AEROSPACE
Yes
ELECTRONICS
Yes
FOOD & BEVERAGE
No
MEDICAL DEVICES
No
MRO (Maintenance/Repair)
No

Professional Services

DESIGN / BUILD TO CONTRACT
No

Product Highlights

  Designed to optimize business process management by incorporating standard workflow processes for tasks such as job orders, quality management and shipping/receiving.
  Supports flexible system configurability and integration with SolidWorks software tools and Microsoft Outlook.
  Owned by Aptean, which delivers industry-specific and cross-industry ERP software, engineering software and CRM solutions to more than 4,500 customers worldwide.