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Manufacturing Software Profiles

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abas ERP

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Founded in 1980, ABAS-USA Business Software (ABAS) has over 2,500 customers worldwide of which 300-plus are in North America. The target market for ABAS is custom manufacturing.

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Acumatica

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Acumatica features integrated financials across multiple business entities including automated reporting, consolidation, payments, and cash management. Being a cloud product, it is very easy to move data to and from Acumatica.

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E2 Shop System

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Developed in 1984, E2 Shop System is a job-based software program with shop floor control that involved both shop owners and users in its development. The system is totally integrated with the base shop floor control system being the core.

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ECi M1

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ECi M1 began operations in the early 2000’s. It was founded by Aleta Groves in Australia who previously worked for Epicor.

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Epicor ERP

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Epicor ERP Manufacturing Software (Epicor 10) is a fully integrated, end-to-end solution. This software is designed to support various manufacturing processes, including discrete, make-to-order, engineer-to-order, configure-to-order, mixed-mode and make-to-stock environments.

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Expandable ERP

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Expandable ERP Manufacturing Software offers a full suite of integrated applications designed to help growing companies maximize business performance by maintaining visibility and control of their manufacturing operations.

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Infor Fourth Shift

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Infor’s Fourth Shift software provides small and midsize manufacturers with a scalable, easy-to-use manufacturing software system that helps improve efficiency.

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Global Shop Solutions ERP

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Global Shop Solutions provides manufacturers with a fully integrated ERP software system which enables accurate inventory, on-time delivery, improved customer service, and easily accessible data. The company serves manufacturing customers in over 25 countries from 7 world-wide offices.

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IFS Applications

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IFS Applications is a tier 1 ERP software solution that competes with SAP, Oracle, Lawson and other tier 1 solutions, and usually requires a $500K minimum investment. It has the range to handle both chemical and batch processing, as well as engineer-to-order and configure-to-order manufacturing.

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Infor CloudSuite (SysteLine)

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Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly Syteline) is a complete ERP system with customer service, estimating, inventory control, shop floor control, purchasing, financial, and employee relations modules.

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Infor VISUAL

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The Infor VISUAL suite of products, currently on version 9.0, is a business solution that provides manufacturers with a full suite of ERP applications.

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APTEAN Intuitive ERP

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Owned by Aptean Corporation, Intuitive ERP Aptean software offers functionality for a broad range of manufacturing environments including electronics, medical devices and aerospace. Intuitive ERP software is designed for discrete, make-to-stock, make-to-order software, configure-to-order, assemble-to-order, engineer-to-order and contract manufacturers.

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IQMS ERP & MES

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EnterpriseIQ ERP and MES software from IQMS is built on technology that enables dynamic, real-time exchange of enterprise and manufacturing information with your team as well as vendors and partners throughout the supply chain.

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JobBOSS Shop Mgmt

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JobBOSS is one of the most popular quoting, planning and manufacturing software systems on the market. This ERP software solution strikes a good balance between technology and practical affordability.

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JOBSCOPE

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Jobscope manufacturing software is a comprehensive ERP software solution for engineer-to-order, make-to-order manufacturers, and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) companies. All operations are accurately scheduled according to customer requirements and actual plant capacity.

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Macola 10 Software

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Macola 10 (formerly Exact Macola ES) is an ERP solution designed with Business Process Management (BPM) capabilities, and includes applications for accounting, distribution and manufacturing activities; workflow, document and human resources management; customer relationship management (CRM); and exception management.

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Made2Manage ERP

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Made2Manage ERP software represents a complete suite of integrated mfg. software applications including ERP, Supply Chain Mgmt., CRM, Business Intelligence and Business Collaboration. The customer profile for this manufacturing software product is engineer-to-order and configure-to-order manufacturers.

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MAX

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MAX is an ERP software system that is designed for engineer-to-order and assemble-to-order manufacturing. This manufacturing software solution offers full integration with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Accounting, QuickBooks Enterprise and QuickBooks Pro software.

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Microsoft 365 Business

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MS 365 Business is an ERP software solution for midsize and larger organizations. It is versatile for a variety of industries, including mfg., distribution, retail, professional services and the public sector.

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MS Dynamics GP ERP

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Microsoft Dynamics GP ERP Manufacturing Software (formerly Manufacturing Great Plains) offers a cost-effective way for mid-market manufacturers to manage and integrate finances, e-commerce, supply chain, light manufacturing, project accounting, field service, customer relationships and human resources.

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV is a complete ERP software solution for small to mid-sized organizations that is touted to be fast to implement, easy to configure and simple to use.

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MEI Trak Pro

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MIE Trak Pro is a state of the art, Windows-based, client/server application for job shops, engineered to order, make to order and custom manufacturers. MIE Trak is widely used in the Metal Working Job Shop industry dealing with Automotive, Defense, Aerospace, Medical, Electronic, Farm Equipment, and Food & Restaurant Equipment businesses.

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NetSuite

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NetSuite, Inc. has been well known for its cloud-based financial accounting and ERP software solutions for a number of years, especially for its support of light manufacturing with assembly-to-stock or order of single-level bills of materials (AKA kit). In 2010, NetSuite began to beef up its manufacturing software offerings.

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Plex Systems

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Plex is an ERP system developed for an auto parts manufacturer and expanded to address issues in several industry verticals. Plex Systems powers over 1,100 plants in 20 countries with a 95% renewal rate.

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ProShop ERP

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ProShop is delivered entirely and natively over web protocol and offers a suite of tools for companies doing complex manufacturing in regulated industries, i.e. aerospace and medical. ProShop ERP was designed by machinists, inspectors, buyers, planners, and schedulers.

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Sage ERP X3

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Sage ERP X3 a fully-integrated ERP software solution that is functionally-robust across manufacturing, distribution, warehousing, CRM and accounting. Designed for mid-sized manufacturers and distributors in the discrete, process, distribution and service industries, Sage ERP X3 also incorporates supply chain management and finite capacity planning functionality.

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Sage 100 2016 & Sage 100c

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Sage 100c (formerly Sage MAS 90 and 200) is an ERP software system that features solid financial accounting and support for both distribution and manufacturing. Sage 100c includes all of the Sage 100 2016 enhancements plus an upgraded user interface, improved and easier navigation, and more.

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Sage 300 2016 & Sage 300c

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Sage 300 ERP, formerly known as Sage Accpac ERP, integrates with MISys manufacturing and includes excellent financial accounting and distribution capabilities as well. Geared toward small and mid-size companies, this product is designed primarily as a repetitive manufacturing solution that performs MRP software functions.

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SYSPRO

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SYSPRO is a fully integrated business software (ERP) solution that provides control over the planning and management of all facets of business including accounting, operations, manufacturing and distribution in a variety of industries.

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Visibility ERP

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VISIBILITY ERP is a fully integrated browser-based ERP software solution developed to meet the needs of small and mid-sized manufacturers. This ERP software is a good fit for complex product manufacturers, such as to-order, project-based, discrete and mixed-mode companies.

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CTSGuides President, Sheldon Needle, has provided thousands of manufacturers with guidance on selecting the right software solution since 1990. Recommendations are based on technology, size, budget, operational priorities and staff skills.

CTSGuides also offers a Virtual Consulting service staffed by world class ERP experts to lead you through a comprehensive step-by-step evaluation and selection.

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