Founded in 1980, abas ERP Business Software (abas) has over 2,500 customers worldwide of which 300-plus are in North America. The target market for abas ERP is custom manufacturing. The company serves customers from $20M – $150M in the Manufacturing, Distribution, and Service marketplaces that focus on Engineer-to-Order, Make-to-Order and Assemble-to-Order manufacturing. This is a strong solution for electronics, metal fabricators, plastic injection molding, and tier-two automotive. The software has a separate distribution package and is strong in warehouse management. The system supports multi-plant, multi-currency, and 30 difference languages. Their source code runs in a separate layer so, according to abas, custom changes do not affect upgrade compatibility. Users can expect to spend $100 – $125K for a 10-user system, $40K for software, and $50K + for training, implementation and customization.