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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.

    Printing and Packaging Brochure

    Epicor for Printing and Packaging

    Learn about our Industry-Specific ERP Solution.

    ERP Virtual Tour

    Epicor ERP Virtual Tour & Demo

    Explore the ERP features that enhance company performance.

    8 Steps to Select an ERP System White Paper

    ERP Selection Guide

    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

    • 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?


    • 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.

  • 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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