Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison For High Tech and Semiconductor Industries

Below you will find a comprehensive, independent comparison of top-rated manufacturing ERP software systems for the High Tech and Semiconductor industries. Use the easy-to-navigate matrix to compare pricing and compatibility data, as well as materials management, sales order management, financial management, production management, supply chain management, and customer relationship management along with any other capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product name to dive deeper into product features or request a free demo to get more hands-on experience.


  General Data
  Product Nameabas ERPECi M1Epicor ERPSYSPROExpandable ERP Global Shop SolutionsIFS Applications 8.0Infor CloudSuite Industrial (Syteline) EnterpriseIQMicrosoft Dynamics AXMIE Trak ProNetSuite ERPPlex Manufacturing CloudSage ERP X3S2K EnterpriseCetec ERPPriority Software ERP
  Version20168. 7 20162016.04.02Always CurrentAlways Current75.5Always Current17.3
  Price Range$75K and up-$10K-250K$4K -500K$25K-500K onsite$20K-200K or$250/User/Mo $5K-500K$300K-2M$25K-500K$50K- $2M$20K-750K$ 5K-$ 500K$10K-100K$5K + per month-$2600/ user-Please inquire-$40/User/Month-$1,400-$3,000/license
  Financing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionSubscription, LicensedFinancing, Leasing OptionsSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingFinancing, Leasing OptionsSubscriptionSubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, FinancingSubscriptionSubscription, Licensed
  User Range10-2501-5001-2000+4-10001-Unlimited3-100040-50005-10005-Unlimited5-2,2505-50010+unlimited20-1000+20-1000+10+ unlimited5-Unlimited5-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.YesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesyesYesYesYesYesYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYes
  ArchitectureSOA / Multi-tierSOA, .NETSOASOA, XML, WebserviceWindows ClientServeSOASOASOASOA, .NETSOA, .NET, CloudClient-Server, RDS CSAAS, MultitenantSaaS Multitenant SOA SOASaas, MultitenantAll current Windows
  Database PlatformCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Proprietary`, Customized per Client, Pervasive, Power, Sage ProvideX, Sybase, Cloud-Based (Saas), PostgreSQL, MS SQL Express, abas Open Object Oriented Database, MS Access, IBM UniData/UniVerse, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms, Quickbooks, Salesforce, Multi-Tenant SAAS on the SalesForce CloudCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)IBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Oracle, MS SQL Express
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsWindowsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
    Inventory Management    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Management    Consignment Inventory     Bar Coding    Complex MRO    Material Management Summary    Inventory Control    Inventory Controls    Materials Management Modules    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Inventory Summary    Inventory Control    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Barcoding & Labeling    Materials Management Overview  
    Material requirements planning (MRP)    Inventory Management    Bar Coding    Lot Traceability    Inventory Accuracy     Bill of Materials    Costing    Plant Maintenance    Vendor Managed Inventory    Manufacturing        Advanced Shipping    Inventory Tracking        Material Requirement Planning    Bill Of Materials    Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
   Material Cost Posting    M1 Calculators    Handheld        Inventory Control    Data Collection    Demand Forecasting        Wireless Warehouse Management System    Material Planning        Bin Management    Bill of Materials            Dimensional Inventory Control    Picking and Shipping  
   Scheduling        Material Handler Interface        Inventory RESTful API     Inventory Control    Inventory Replenishment            Warehouse Management        Order Promising    Bar Coding            Inventory Management    Receiving & Put-Away  
   Warehouse Management        Material Movement        Lot Tracking    Inventory Management    Project Budgeting                    Real-Time Sustem    Job Tracking System            Lot & Serial Traceability    Replenishment  
           Prioritize Orders        Materials Management    Materials & Inventory    Project Reporting                    Return Materials Authorization    Material Requirements Planning            Mobile Warehousing    Traceability  
           Sales Order Allocation        Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs    Materials Purchasing    Scheduling and Resourcing                                    MRP & Inventory Forecast      
                   Serial Number Tracking     Materials Solutions                                        Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning      
                       Physical Inventory                                              
                       Wireless System                                              
  Sales Order Management
   Costing    Advanced Bill of Materials    Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Configuration Control     Complete Order Management    Collaborative Solutions    Advanced Forcasting    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Sales & Marketing    Sales and Order Management Modules    Automated Order Processing    Commission Tracking    Purchasing Management    Order Processing    Automatic Order Processing    Orders  
   Invoicing    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Sales Management    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Electronic Data Transmission    Demand Management    Component Repair    Estimating / Quoting    Quoting and Estimating    Sales Management        Automated Payments    Competitor Intelligence Database    RF Warehousing    Work Order Processing    Configurable Manufacturing Modes    Price Quotes  
   Process History    Lead Management    Demand Management    Point Of Sale    Pack-Out Ship     Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Coordinate Projects    Request for Quote    Sales Orders            One Click Purchase Orders    Customer Orders    Sales Monitoring        EDI / Ecommerce    Tasks  
   Quotation Management    Project Mgmt    Electronic Data Interchange    Report Writer    Quick Sales Order Entry     Invoice Order History    Customer Orders                     Order Management    E D I            Field Service & Projects      
   Sales Management Overview        Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Return Mgmt    Return Material Authorization    Order Enrty    Field Service                    Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Order Entry & Tracking            Manufacturing Quoting      
   Shipping Order        Storefront    Sales Analysis    Sales Order Credit Card Validation    Quoting & Estimating    Sales                    Real Time Order Status    Quote Tracking            Packing, Shipping, & RMAs      
               Sales Orders    Sales Order Management     Return Merchandise Authorization    Sales Quotes                    Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Order            Sales Reporting & Analysis      
                   Shipping RESTful API     Sales & Service Management                        Shipping Integration                Workflow & Routing      
                   Volume Pricing    Sales Application                        Streamlined Receiving                      
                       Shipping Logistics                                              
  Financial Management
   “What if” Financial Scenarios    General Ledger    General Ledger    Budget Management    Accounting RESTful APIs     Accounting Application     Accounts Payable & Receivable    Financial Management    Financial Overview    AP / AR    Financial Management Modules    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    accounting Overview    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable     Billing  
   Cost Accounting    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable     Accounts Payable    Budget Management        General Ledger    Financial Management Overview        Financial Summary    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Budget Control  
   Financials and Accounting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable     Accounts Receivable    Cash Flow        Finanacial Reporting    Fixed Assets        Advanced Billing    Costing    Financial Overview    Financial Highlights    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import    Cash Management  
   Fixed Assets    Multi-Currency    Multi-Cureancy / Company    Activity Based Costing    Bank Reconciliation     Business Intelligence    Consolidate Accounts        Accounts Payable    General Ledger        Amortization Schedules    Expense Project Tracking        General Ledger    Configurable Costing Methods    Cost Control  
   Liquidity Planning    Payroll    Financial Mgmt Overview    Tax Management    Business Intelligence & Analytics    Business Intelligence Application    Financial Summary        Accounts Receivable    International Capabilities        Multi-currency Transactions    Inventory Valuation            Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)    Financial Management Overview  
   Perpetual Inventory Costing        Tax Connect    Assests Register    Financial Reporting    Cash Flow    Fixed Assets        Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Project Accounting        Project Accounting    Multi-Company Financial Consolidation            General Accounting     Financial Statement Generator  
           Cash / Asset Mgmt    Payroll    Foreign Currency     Financial Management    General Ledger                    Revenue Recognition                General Ledger    Fixed Assets  
           Global Engines    Analytics    General Ledger     Fixed Assets    Sales Contract Mgmt.                                    Project Accounting    Regulatory Compliance  
                   Multiple Company     General Ledger                                        Tax Management      
                       International Accounting                                              
                       Multi-Currency Management                                              
                       Payroll Management                                              
  Production Management
   CAD Integration    Job Management    Production Mgmt     Bill of Materials    Integration For Finite Capacity    Advanced Production Scheduling    Asset Design    Engineering    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Management Modules    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Barcode Labeling    Discrete Manufacturing    Capacity Requirements Planning    Bill Of Materials    Production Management Overview  
   Production Summary    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Advanced Production    Engineering Change Control    Job Scheduling & Costing     Cost Breakdown Application    Batch Process    Planning & Scheduling    Engineering Change Order    Key Production Features        Aseembly Management    Capacity Planning    Process Manufacturing    Shop Floor Control    Configurable Manufacturing       
   Project Cost Accounting    Order Managent    Advanced Quality Mgmt    Factory Documentation    Master Scheduling & Planning    Engineer-to-Order    Configure / Make / Assemble    Production Management    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Product Builder        Work Order Management    Complex Assembly            Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR      
   Project Management    Product Configurator    Job Management    Cost Tracking    Shop Floor Routing    Lean Manufacturing    Constraint-Based Scheduling    Project Control    MES                Labor & Time Tracking            Mobile Shop Floor      
   Time Recording / Job Time    Quality / Warranty    Lean Manufacturing    Planning and Scheduling        Management Solutions    Engineer to Order    Shop Floor Data    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning                Multi-Plants            Production & WIP Reporting      
   Work Order Management    Scheduling    Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Projects and Contracts        Planning & Scheduling    Make to Project    Workflow    Production Overview                Plant Floor Mobile Access            Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning      
           Planning & Scheduling    Quality Mgmt        Production Configurator    Multisite Planning        Quality Management                PLC Machine Integration            Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing      
           Planning and Scheduling    Quotations        Project Management Application    Project Management        Real Time Monitoring                Preventative Maintenance            Work Order Documents      
           Product Data Management    Requirements Planning        Quality Control Application    Repetitive Manufacturing                        Production Scheduling Overview                  
               Shop Clock        Quality Tracking    Shop Floor Reporting                        Shop Floor Control                  
                       Shop Floor Control    Shop Order                        Statistical Process Controls                  
                       Shop Floor Data Collection Application    Sub-Contract Management                                          
                       Shop Management                                              
                       Software Preventative Maintenance Application                                              
                       TrueView Data Display Application                                              
  Supply Chain Management
   Purchasing    Purchasing Mgmt.    Supply Chain Mgmt.    EDI Solution    e-Purchase Order Requisitions    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Distribution    Shipping / Receiving    Capable to Promise    Key Supply Chain Features    Supply Chain Management Modules    Supply Chain Overview    Online Order & Tracking        Inventory Management    Customer / Vendor Portals      
   Requisitions    Purchasing RFQ    Inventory Management    Freight Calculator    Electronic Data Transmission    Forecasting Trust    Equipment        Demand Planning                Online Tool Release            Lot & Serial Traceability      
   Sales Planning & Forecasting    Shipping Mgmt.    Purchase Management    Inventory Forecasting    Lot Tracking    Shipping & Receiving Management    Equipment Effectiveness        Materials Ordering                Problem Control            MRP / Kanban / Replenishment      
   Supplier Relationship Management        Shipping & Receiving    Shipping Mgmt    PO From SO Create Workbench    Supplier Relationship Management     Preventive Maintenance        Outsource Central                 Supplier Quality            Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning      
           Sourcing        Purchasing    Supply Chain Manager    Procurement                        Supply Chain Overview            Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping      
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.        Purchasing RESTful API         Supply Chain                                    Requisitions & Purchase Orders      
           Warehouse Management        Serial & Lot Product Control         Warehousing                                    Supply Chain Management      
                   Serial Number Product Tracking                                            Supply / Demand Forecasting      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Mgmt.    Call Management    Customer Relations Overview    Contact Management    Customer Support     CRM Application    CRM Features    Customer Relations Management    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Marketing Automation    CRM Modules    Incentive Management    Configurator Pricing     CRM    Customer Relationship Management    Built-in CRM    CRM Overview  
   Customer Relationship Management Overview    Contact Manager    Campaign Connect    CRM for Syspro    Expandable CRM    Customer & Prospect Management    Customer Services    Field Service Management        Sales Force Automation        Job and Project Tracking    Cost & Quote Estimating        Marketing Automation    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups      
           Case Management        Integration for Salesforce CRM    Customer Relationship Management    Information Shring                    Partner Relationship    Customer Master List        Remote Sales Force Automation    Custom Lead Pipelines       
           Customer Relationship Management            Sales Forecasting    Mobility Features                    Sales Order Management    Customer Relations Summary            Customer & Contact Management      
           Information Worker            Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management     Sales Configurator                     Self Service Customer Portal    Field Service            Customer Case Management      
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt            Service Management                        Website    Opportunity Tracking            Integrated CRM      
           Mobile Connect                                        Quick Quoter            Last Touch Reporting      
           Service Management                                        Quote Tracking            Mobile Access & Field Service      
                                                               Sales Management & Quote Tracking      
  Additional Capabilities
    Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Document Mgmt    Additional Capabilities Overview     Simplified Label Printing    B2B Contracting    Human Resources    Payroll Processing    Alert System    Additional Modules    Real Time Dashboards    Business Intelligence    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Application Programming Interface    Mobile Solutions  
   Business Intelligence    Human Resources    Compliance Overview    Espresso Mobile    Business Intelligence Products    Business Web    Business Analytics    Internationalization    Work Force Management    Business Intelligence and Reporting        Security    Computer Aided Design    Wholesale Distribution    Distribution Management    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)      
   Multi-Site    M1 WebGear Interface    Composite Applications        Engineering Products    CAD Interface Application    Employee Self-Service    Intuitive User Interface        Compliance Management            Document Control System        e Business Applications    Custom Report Writer      
       System Security    Composite Applications        High Technology Package    Crystal Reports    Expense Management     Multi-Site, Multi-Plant        Human Resource Management            E-Commerce        S2K Mobile    Custom Workflow & Alerting      
       Unlimited View    Document Mgmt        Integration Programming Interfaces    Data Conversion    Human Resources    Quality Control (Supplier)        Service Managment            Electronic Data Interchange            Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing      
           Enterprise Content Mgmt        Medical Technology Package    Document Control    Mobile Solutions    Report & Analysis                    Groupware Communication            Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors      
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Product Management    Document Control Application    Payroll, Time & Attendance    Sytline Data Collection                    Human Resources Overview            Enterprise Document Management      
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        Quality & Regulatory    Electronic Data Exchange    Recruitment, Training & Developemnt                        SmartPlex Mobile Access            Pulse Report      
           Global Business Mgmt        Security & Business Monitoring Products    Global Application Builder                                              
           Human Capital Mgmt.        Usability & Data Collection Utilities    Key Performance Indicators Application                                              
           ICE Business Architecture            Messaging System Application                                              
           Mobile            Mobile Wireless Application                                              
           Product Data Mgmt            Online System / Time and Attendance                                              
           Service Mgmt. Overview            Process Documentation & Training                                              
           Social Enterprise            RFID Technology Application                                              
           Subscription Services                                                          
           Web 2.0                                                          
  Services Support
   Upgrade Guarantee    Services & Support    Business Process Outsourcing    STARS    Client Support & Training Overview    FastRESPONSE    Implementation        IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     Support Options    Service & Support Modules    Customer Care    Security            Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels    Customer Service & Support Overview  
           Epicor Consulting    Support    Customer Support Module    Global Shop Solutions Consulting    Support        IQMS Professional Services and Consulting            NetSuite Central    Training Strategies            Custom Development & Integration      
           Hosting Services    Training and Education    Direct Implementation Services    Global Shop Solutions University    Training        IQMS Technical Support            Site Consultation                Data Migration      
           Learning & Educational Services        Meditech Validation Products & Services    Learning & Educational Services            Software Updates and Maintenance Program                            Local / Resident Hosting      
           Managed Services        Support & Professional Services    Training Strategies                                         On-Site Implementation Consulting      
           Professional Services        User Product & Process Training                                            Project Discovery & Gap Analysis      
           Subscription Services                                                    Services User Training Programs      

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