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MAX ERP Manufacturing Software

Intuitive ERP Manufacturing Software

Official Product Name:
Number of Installations:
3,000 +
Current Version Number:
2018 Spark
Minimum System Price:
Cloud Mode:
Hosted Only
Mode Suitability:

Make to Stock (or Repetitive) Yes
Make to Order/C TO No
Recipe Batch Yes
Continuous Process No
Mixed Mode
(Make to Stock & Custom) Limited
Engineer to Order Yes
Assemble to Order (light mfg) Yes
Industry Suitability:

Aerospace Yes
Electronics Yes
Food & Bev Yes
Medical Devices Yes
MRO (maint / repair) No
Professional Services:

Design/Build to Contract No

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. MAX is a SQL product with support for MS Reporting Services. When used with the Synergy product, MAX becomes Web-enabled to support customer/supplier functions, such as creating quotes and work orders.

With powerful and flexible batch processing, parts management and production planning features, MAX is particularly adept at fulfilling the needs of contract service providers, but can also be deployed in full-service manufacturing facilities. Max offers ERP solutions for companies that make electronics and medical devices, as well as for capital equipment manufacturing and recipe batch food manufacturing.


  • User-friendly ERP system that handles everything from order entry, materials management and production management, to change management, fulfillment and customer service.
  • Open architecture supports integration with accounting programs and smart machines on the shop floor, which results in fewer data entry errors and supports real-time inventory updates.
  • Minor customizations often needed
  • Strong regulatory support, with full-featured lot and serial control, makes it easy to maintain traceability levels required by agencies like the FDA and streamlines a potential recall process.
  • Does not support multi-plant MRP if all plants are similar and you want to run MRP and scheduling using one Database.
  • Project Accounting for long build jobs can be done with Synergy add-on