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    Rubber and Plastics ERP Software

    Plastics and Rubber manufactures faceincreased demands quality, efficiency, on-time delivery, pricing and cost control amongst increased growth and demand of products across all markets. Manufactures as a result are looking for better ways to manage raw materials, improve production efficiency, tighten delivery schedules, and increase profits. Epicor for Rubber and Plastics is a proven solution to help meet the unique challenges manufacturers that focus on injection molding, thermal forming, extrusion, and similar complex manufacturing capabilities.

    • Improve operational effectiveness with real-time actionable visibility into plant and business operations.
    • Manage the design, prototype, and build of complex products to address new customer requirements.
    • Reduce waste with stronger cost control and management of key cost elements.
    • Maximize equipment effectiveness with real-time performance data and the ability to eliminate manual data collection.
    • Improve bottom line results by ongoing management of your supply chains.

    “We used to run 3-4% scrap. Last month we were down to 1.37%. You can't get much better than that; that's world-class and is largely attributable to Mattec MES. It's the tool that gives us the numbers we need to make good decisions.”
    Dave Rose, Quality Engineer, Johnson Controls

    “Epicor has enabled Lakeside Plastics to not only survive during the most difficult years of the automotive industry; it has provided the company with a competitive advantage that has allowed us to grow and expand.”
    Glenn Coates, President, Lakeside Plastics

    Grow Your Business with Epicor Rubber and Plastics Software

    Offering a suite of functionality designed to assist your organization in putting the demands of your customer first.

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    Learn How Epicor for Rubber and Plastics Manufacturers is Helping Other Customers Stay Ahead of the Curve

    “With Mattec MES we’ve reduced our defect rate from 25 parts per million to 1 part per million, a world-class rate that puts us on par with the most demanding manufacturing standards. As a result, we’ve eliminated penalties for production errors, saving approximately US$5,000 per error.”

    Ryan Lowrie, Quality Engineer, Lakeside Plastics

    “We used to run 3-4% scrap. Last month we were down to 1.37%. You can't get much better than that; that's world-class and is largely attributable to Mattec MES. It's the tool that gives us the numbers we need to make good decisions.”

    Dave Rose, Quality Engineer, Johnson Controls

    “Real-time planning and scheduling insights with Mattec allows us to respond to our customers faster.”

    Tom Dimick, Director of Manufacturing, Plano Molding



  • 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.

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      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
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    • 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 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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