• Aerospace and Defense Software

    The Right Information for Growth and Change

    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

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    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

    Southco Case Study

    “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 Case Study

    "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

    AIM Aerospace Case Study

    "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

    • Dalsin Industries: Succeeding with Industry 4.0

      Industry 4.0 is ushering in agile, affordable manufacturing fueled by technology enablers such as the IoT, 3D printing, cloud computing, mobile devices and big data. Embracing Industry 4.0 drives improved productivity and keeps costs down while ensuring quality and consistency across manufacturing processes globally. However, the amount of change manufacturing will need to navigate to grow in the Industry 4.0 era will be unprecedented. 

    • Manufacturers, Feeling the Amazon Effect? Come to Insights 2018
      If you’re like many of our manufacturing clients, you’ve been evaluating the best way to benefit from today’s enormous eCommerce opportunity.  Perhaps you’re feeling the ‘Amazon Effect’ – growing pressure from your buyers to deliver products and services faster, in a more personalized manner, through any channel, and to accept orders from any device.

    • Megatrends Shaping the Factory of the Future

      Megatrends are global, sustained, macroeconomic forces of development that impact businesses, cultures and personal lives. The wonders of technology – and specifically the Internet of Things (IoT) – have us all on a dizzying course of change. But manufacturers, especially, must ensure factory operations are future-fit to transcend transformation. Trends and disruptive technologies will enable some businesses to compete and thrive, while those same circumstances will knock others off course (or out of the market completely). 

    • Digital Commerce Strategies for Manufacturers: Customer Journey Mapping 101
      Manufacturers focused on growth are finding it by discovering more about their customers’ business problems and providing solutions for them. This opens new opportunities for manufacturers to stand out as the preferred option in a competitive marketplace.

    • Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders in the Manufacturing Enterprise
      How should manufacturers be preparing our next generation of leaders? Whether the consideration is internal or external resources, here are a few best practices to consider.

    • 3-D Printing Continues to Gain Strong and Transformative Momentum
      A recent column in The Economist places 3-D printing—additive manufacturing—front and center as factories of the future emerge as a result of the digital revolution in manufacturing.

    • Where to Invest in Digital Transformation
      In our final post of this series on digital transformation and manufacturing, we look at where manufacturers are and should be investing as they continue their digital transformation journey. Digital transformation is big business—very big business.

    • Digital Transformation Growth Strategies for Manufacturers

      In our first post on digital transformation and manufacturing, we spoke to the imperative that’s driving the initiative in the sector, and how it appears to have reached a tipping point in very short time. This post addresses the strategies companies must employ for digital transformation to realize the growth potential it promises.

    • Digital Transformation: Past the Tipping Point

      It’s fair to say a tipping point has been reached. Digital transformation is no longer hesitating, but is rather sweeping through the manufacturing sector as companies look to capitalize on the IoT, advanced analytics, cloud technologies, artificial intelligence (AI), and much more.

    • Kaufman Container Reduces Overhead Costs by 30%

      When you see a product, the first thing you will notice is the packaging. Sometimes you are more impressed with the packaging than the product itself. Packaging makes you say "wow" when it's attractive to the eye. And so, our customer Kaufman Container has been a leader for 100 years in the North American market in providing quality and innovative packaging components.

  • 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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