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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

    “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 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

    "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

    • How Leading Manufacturing Organizations Select ERP to Support Their Growth Strategies

      According to Aberdeen’s Business Management and ERP Study, the number one challenge facing today’s manufacturers is "managing growth expectations": As organizations grow, they are faced with more complex operations and decisions, are exposed to more competitors, and incur increased costs that must be minimized. In cases such as these, manufacturers should rely on their technology environment and access to accurate data in order to do much of the heavy lifting.

    • How to Eliminate Inefficiency to Propel Your Growth—and Protect Your Brand
      As a manufacturer, you understand that to grow in today’s competitive global markets means that your business must operate with increasing efficiency. However, this can quickly lead to a catch-22 situation that perhaps you’ve experienced: while you’re working to become more efficient to drive growth, unplanned growth happens—such as surprise surges in demand that you just weren’t prepared for. And suddenly, you find that your operations are overwhelmed and becoming less efficient instead of more so.

    • Manufacturers Struggling with Millennial Supply and Demand Issues
      In discussions about the future workforce, there’s no question millennials are the "force" to be reckoned with. PwC predicts millennials will account for 75% of the global workforce by 2025.

    • ERP Selection Tips for Make-to-Stock Manufacturers
      A make-to-stock manufacturing company that builds discrete products for inventory faces key business challenges.  In this environment, finished products are manufactured and shipped based on demand forecasts issued by the customer base, therefore it is critical to accurately forecast customer demand and create inventory replenishment plans.

    • The Dangers of Unplanned Growth
      Profitable growth is a hallmark of a thriving business. When growth goes according to plan, it can feel like you’re sailing along the high seas in a magnificent ocean liner that can’t fail. But how about when growth doesn’t go according to plan or when it’s fueled by surprise surges in demand? In sharp contrast to planned growth, unplanned growth can be daunting and overwhelming—like bailing water out of a sinking ship. 

    • How Manufacturers Can Successfully Manage the Complexities of Growth
      It’s simple: you want your business to be profitable, and growth can lead to increased profitability. However, the reality of growing your business is anything but simple.

    • Five Risks Manufacturers Face When Not Planning for Growth
      While most manufacturers consider growth to be positive, there’s no escaping the inevitable challenges that come with it—hence the familiar term "growing pains.” Business growth can indeed be difficult and overwhelming, especially when you’re not prepared or have a plan in place to manage it.

    • Five Proven Success Factors for Manufacturing Growth
      As a modern manufacturer, you know that growth isn’t just a business goal—it’s an imperative for staying in business given the intense competition you face.

    • ERP in 2016: Top Trends
      With the turn of the calendar comes a raft of predictions for the coming year, and so it is with trends in enterprise resource planning (ERP). Among the most interesting trends are six put forth by Panorama Consulting, Manufacturing Business

    • The Power and Increasing Scope of MES
      Manufacturers in today’s accelerating global markets must master the management of change.

  • 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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