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    Aerospace and Defense Software

    With a decline in global defense spending and a dramatic increase in orders for commercial aircraft, the aerospace and defense industry is navigating through a period of uncertainty. New, innovative products and technologies need to be implemented so that both sectors of the industry can evolve. Epicor has the software solutions that can help your business overcome budget constraints and successfully manage growth.

    • Manage product scope constantly and identify variations immediately.
    • Embedded project management capabilities handle the complete quote-to-cash cycle and support efficient cost and schedule visibility.
    • Manage all aspects of a product’s lifecycle to meet industry standards at the design, production, sourcing and delivery stages.
    • Streamline business processes, stay on top of delivery schedules and have the agility to rapidly respond to customer requests.
    • Deploy lean methodologies to improve lead times and reduce waste in the manufacturing process.
    • Provide a complete workflow for every estimate, including customer sign off, at each critical stage from initial design through estimate.

    Ultra Machining Company (UMC)

    Melissa Hietala, IT Manager of UMC Inc, discusses how Epicor technology enables them to stay ahead of the game and stay true to their tagline "Going Beyond Others."

    Meet Your Growth Challenges With
    Epicor for Aerospace and Defense

    Software solution designed for manufacturing organizations who supply products and services to the aerospace and defense industry.

    Epicor for Aerospace and Defense

    Learn about our Industry-Specific ERP Solution.
    Epicor ERP Virtual Tour & Demo

    Explore the ERP features that enhance company performance.

    Learn How Epicor for A&D Can Help Your Business Stand out
    From the Competition




    Epicor Cloud ERP

    Leading companies choose cloud to focus on
    core business growth while improving security,
    business continuity, and collaboration.

    Epicor ERP

    A comprehensive ERP software solution
    that integrates seamlessly into your
    existing technology infrastructure.



    Learn How Epicor Aerospace and Defense Software Is Helping Boost Performance for Companies Like Yours

    Southco Case Study

    “While we always had good quality control, what we didn’t have was statistical process control. Now we can track critical data like temperature and pressure and tune our manufacturing process to make sure that every part is good. The system gives us the ability to achieve high yield and complete consistency.”

    Tony Ryder, Injection Molding Manager,
    Southco

    TIMCO Aerosystems Case Study

    "TIMCO Aerosystems is realizing the rewards of its Epicor implementation. Customers have benefited via lower costs and faster deliveries, which has resulted in additional customer demand."

    Vic Drecchio, ERP manager,
    TIMCO Aerosystems

    AIM Aerospace Case Study

    "When employees from sites yet to go live tour post implementation sites, even the biggest detractors become the biggest supporters. Change is hard, but proven success makes change easier for other locations."

    Sharon Woodall, ERP Systems Program Manager,
    AIM Aerospace



  • Manufacturing Blog

    • Kaufman Container Reduces Overhead Costs by 30%

      When you see a product, the first thing you will notice is the packaging. Sometimes you are more impressed with the packaging than the product itself. Packaging makes you say "wow" when it's attractive to the eye. And so, our customer Kaufman Container has been a leader for 100 years in the North American market in providing quality and innovative packaging components.

    • Three Diverse Operating Systems, One ERP Database
      Headquartered in England, KMF is the market leader in the supply of precision sheet metal fabrication and engineering solutions. With the newly formed KMF Group, the company consists of KMF Precision Sheet Metal, KMF Precision Engineering as well as their sister company in Slovakia, KMF Slovakia. Together, these organizations have combined to deliver fully integrated bespoke metal work and precision sheet metal fabrication solutions with over 110,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing and office space.


    • Global Growth Tracker Survey Reveals 10 Characteristics That Enable Manufacturing Companies: Part Two
      Epicor recently published its 2016 global growth tracker survey, and the results point to the top characteristics that differentiate manufacturing organizations poised for sustainable growth. Epicor calls these companies “manufacturing grow getters,” and defines them as organizations and people who understand what it takes to get set for growth in today’s dynamic business environment. "They know what growth looks like for their business and have the vision and drive to act on it," says the study.


    • Part Three of The Global Growth Tracker Survey Results
      Epicor recently published its 2016 global growth tracker survey, and the results point to the top characteristics that differentiate manufacturing organizations poised for sustainable growth. Epicor calls these companies "manufacturing grow getters," and defines them as organizations and people who understand what it takes to get set for growth in today’s dynamic business environment. "They know what growth looks like for their business and have the vision and drive to act on it," says the study.


    • Mid-West Metal Products Facilitates ERP Operations Companywide
      For nearly 100 years, Mid-West Metal Products has been a premium producer of wire-formed, sheet metal fabricated, and tubular metal products for customers ranging from leading global corporations to small emerging enterprises. With four locations in Muncie, Indiana, including three manufacturing facilities, as well as production operations in Dalian, China, the company specializes in the custom design and manufacturing of items like enclosures, bag stands, pet crates, shelving, and displays from concept to finished product. This is performed in both a "job shop" atmosphere as well as a wholesaler/distribution environment dedicated to quality, timeliness, and competitive pricing.


    • Global Growth Tracker Survey Reveals 10 Characteristics That Enable Manufacturing Companies to Grow: Part One
      A 2016 global growth tracker survey published results of the top characteristics that differentiate manufacturing organizations poised for sustainable growth. We call these companies "manufacturing grow getters," and defines them as organizations and people who understand what it takes to get set for growth in today’s dynamic business environment. "They know what growth looks like for their business and have the vision and drive to act on it," says the study.


    • Q&A with Market Researcher Taylor Short, Software Advice
      To thrive, manufacturers in today’s accelerating global markets must master the management of change. In fact, organizations using a manufacturing execution system (MES) are proving to be a powerful tactic to ensure that decision makers receive the information they need quickly, accurately, and on demand. This helps provide the intelligence needed to understand and manage change.

    • Epicor Recognized in Top 10 Manufacturing Intelligence and Manufacturing ERP Solutions Providers
      In 2017, manufacturers are entering new unchartered territory. And what’s needed to navigate this new world is manufacturing intelligence. This is the premise of industry commentary from Epicor CEO Joe Cowan which was featured in Manufacturing Tech Insights. Epicor was recently named one of the Top 10 Manufacturing Intelligence Solution Providers and Top 10 Manufacturing ERP Solutions Providers by the publication.


    • Reflecting on 2016: Marvel Manufacturing Award Winner
      As we end the calendar year of 2016, we wanted to highlight our Wisconsin based customer, Marvel Manufacturing. Founded in 1904, the company introduced the first vertical tilt-frame band saw in 1917 and remains the leader in the vertical tilt frame market. 


    • We Have the Data…Now What?
      Technology advances in manufacturing have made data accessible in a way that it has never been before. Information can be collected in real time in points throughout the manufacturing process. The issue now is what to do with all of that data—how can you take this information that has been collected and turn it into actionable insights?


  • Epicor solutions are designed around the unique operational needs of manufacturers in the automotive industry and are available in the cloud, hosted, or on premises. Customers can better manage complexity and focus on core growth activities.

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