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  • Successfully Manage Industry Change

    Printing Software

    The digital delivery of documents has severely reduced the demand for printed books, directories, catalogs and magazines. Printers have responded to this challenge by consolidating, adding new customer services, and investing in digital printing technology to deliver printed materials faster and cheaper. Epicor has the software solutions you need to meet the needs of your customers and stay competitive in the industry.

    • Integrate with the sophisticated, industry-leading print capabilities of Kodak® Unified Workflow solutions.
    • Implement lean business practices, streamline process flow and reduce waste within your organization.
    • Access real-time sales, production or financial data.
    • Increase productivity while improving quality and tracking capabilities through strong production and quality management.
    • Automate cost estimation to rapidly produce customer quotes.
    • Optimize constantly changing production schedules with robust planning and scheduling capabilities.

    “We were particularly attracted to Epicor by the flexibility of the system to support all our business units through automation, business process management (BPM) and strong integration with Microsoft® Office and SharePoint®.”
    Simon Young, Group IT Director, St Ives Group

    “One of the things that really stood out for us with Epicor, is that it is highly flexible and separates business rules from the underlying code. We now have a clear path for upgrades and are confident that the system is versatile enough to cope with new opportunities that we have not even thought of yet.”
    David Wright, Supply Chain Manager, Integrity Print

    Supporting Key Initiatives for the Printingand Packaging Industries

    Epicor helps you streamline processes, reduce waste, and ensure that you know what your customers want and when they want it.

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    Explore the ERP features that enhance company performance.

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    Learn how to successfully select an ERP system in eight simple steps.

    Productivity—for You and Your Customers

    An extensive and flexible enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution designed for traditional and digital printing businesses.

    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.

  • 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 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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