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  • Leading Discrete Manufacturers Choose Epicor to Optimize Processes and Support Growth

    Discrete Manufacturing Software

    Discrete manufacturing is a complex business. Epicor has powerful software solutions with the functionality to manage that complexity—available in the cloud, on premises or as a managed service.

    • Optimize lean manufacturing to focus on the key priorities to make smarter decisions, eliminate waste and increase customer satisfaction
    • Track, measure, and monitor your entire business, from shop floor to top floor and from raw materials to final product
    • Access and visualize critical information anytime or anywhere from any device
    • Improve production planning to eliminate bottlenecks and idle equipment
    • Reduce costs and streamline processes while you grow revenue and increase profits

    40+ Years Experience Building Software for Discrete Manufacturing

    Solutions built for the unique and complex needs of discrete manufacturing software companies.

    Epicor Manufacturing Overview

    Explore the functionality that helps manufacturers solve business challenges.

    Gartner Magic Quadrant


    Learn why Epicor is positioned as a Visionary in the Magic Quadrant.

    Epicor ERP Virtual Tour & Demo


    Explore the ERP features that enhance company performance.

    Improve Scheduling, Production, and Quality Using Cloud ERP

    Discover best practices for discrete manufacturers.

    Productivity—for You and Your Customers

    A discrete manufacturing system with proven, best-of-breed processes specifically for manufacturers.

    Epicor Cloud ERP

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



    Epicor ERP

    Epicor ERP addresses the real-world challenges companies face as they look to grow in today’s global economy.

    Epicor Mattec MES

    To remain competitive  in the evolving manufacturing industry, businesses must find ways to reduce waste and increase operational efficiency. Responsive MES can help transform your operations.

    Discover the Industry-Specific ERP Built to Enable Growth

    Explore five key principles that deliver faster time to value.

    Collaboration

    Epicor ERP enables employees, customers and suppliers to build inspired relationships through more effective Collaboration.

    Choice

    Epicor ERP empowers customers by offering a Choice of deployment options including on-premises, hosted or in the cloud.

    Responsiveness

    Epicor ERP delivers the Responsiveness customers need for rapid deployment, improved agility and faster time to value.

    Simplicity

    Epicor ERP increases performance and scalability by focusing on Simplicity in deployment, architecture and user experience.

    Mobility

    Epicor ERP extends the value to remote users with fully functional Mobility solutions designed for the way we work today.

    Customer Success Story: Ultra Machining Corporation

    Epicor & 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."

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  • 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 each 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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