Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Plastics and Rubber Industry.

A comprehensive independent review of Discrete Manufacturing ERP software for the Plastics and Rubber Industry. Below you will find an easy to navigate matrix comparing general data (e.g. price, financing options etc), materials management, sales order management, financial, production, supply chain, and customer management and any additional capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the links to dive deeper into each vendor's software, or request a Free Demo to get more hands on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameEnterpriseIQSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudGlobal Shop Solutionsabas ERPMicrosoft Dynamics NAV
  Version15.27.010.007Always Current2016.220162016
  Price Range$50K- $2M$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$5K-500K$75K and up-$8K-$250K
  Financing OptionsLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Financing
  User Range5-Unlimited4-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+3-100010-2505-750
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalyesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYes40+ Countries
  ArchitectureSOA, .NETSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASOASOA / Multi-tier.NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft Azure
  Server OSLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating Systems
  Materials Management
   Inventory Control    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Bar Coding     Inventory Management      
   Vendor Managed Inventory    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Bill of Materials     Material requirements planning (MRP)      
   Wireless Warehouse Management System        Handheld        Bill of Materials    Data Collection    Material Cost Posting      
           Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Inventory Control    Scheduling      
           Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Inventory Management    Warehouse Management      
           Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Materials & Inventory          
           Sales Order Allocation            Materials Purchasing          
                       Materials Solutions          
                       Physical Inventory          
                       Wireless System          
  Sales Order Management
   Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Complete Order Management    Costing    Service Management  
   Quoting and Estimating    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Demand Management    Invoicing      
   Sales Orders    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Process History      
       Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Invoice Order History    Quotation Management      
       Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Order Enrty    Sales Management Overview      
       Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Quoting & Estimating    Shipping Order      
       Sales Orders            Sales Order    Return Merchandise Authorization          
                       Sales & Service Management          
                       Sales Application          
                       Shipping Logistics          
  Financial Management
   Financial Overview    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    Accounting Application     “What if” Financial Scenarios    Business Intelligence  
   General Ledger    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Cost Accounting    Financial Management  
   Finanacial Reporting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Accounts Receivable    Financials and Accounting      
   Accounts Payable    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Business Intelligence    Fixed Assets      
   Accounts Receivable    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Business Intelligence Application    Liquidity Planning      
   Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Cash Flow    Perpetual Inventory Costing      
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            Financial Management          
       Analytics    Global Engines            Fixed Assets          
                       General Ledger          
                       International Accounting          
                       Multi-Currency Management          
                       Payroll Management          
  Production Management
   Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Advanced Production Scheduling    CAD Integration    Project Management  
   Engineering Change Order    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Cost Breakdown Application    Production Summary      
   Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Engineer-to-Order    Project Cost Accounting      
   MES    Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking    Lean Manufacturing    Project Management      
   Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants    Management Solutions    Time Recording / Job Time      
   Production Overview    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access    Planning & Scheduling    Work Order Management      
   Quality Management    Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration    Production Configurator          
   Real Time Monitoring    Quotations    Planning and Scheduling        Preventative Maintenance    Project Management Application          
       Requirements Planning    Product Data Management        Production Scheduling Overview    Quality Control Application          
       Shop Clock            Shop Floor Control    Quality Tracking          
                   Statistical Process Controls    Shop Floor Control          
                       Shop Floor Data Collection Application          
                       Shop Management          
                       Software Preventative Maintenance Application          
                       TrueView Data Display Application          
  Supply Chain Management
   Capable to Promise    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Online Order & Tracking    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Purchasing    Supply Chain Management  
   Demand Planning    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release    Forecasting Trust    Requisitions      
   Materials Ordering    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control    Shipping & Receiving Management    Sales Planning & Forecasting      
   Outsource Central     Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality    Supplier Relationship Management     Supplier Relationship Management      
           Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview    Supply Chain Manager          
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                      
           Warehouse Management                      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     CRM Application    Customer Relations Mgmt.    Sales & Marketing  
       CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Customer & Prospect Management    Customer Relationship Management Overview      
           Case Management        Customer Master List    Customer Relationship Management          
           Customer Relationship Management        Customer Relations Summary    Sales Forecasting          
           Information Worker        Field Service    Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management           
           Lead / Opportunity Mgmt        Opportunity Tracking    Service Management          
           Mobile Connect        Quick Quoter              
           Service Management        Quote Tracking              
  Additional Capabilities
   Payroll Processing    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence     Simplified Label Printing     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Human Resources  
   Work Force Management    Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Business Web    Business Intelligence      
           Composite Applications        Document Control System    CAD Interface Application    Multi-Site      
           Composite Applications        E-Commerce    Crystal Reports          
           Document Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange    Data Conversion          
           Enterprise Content Mgmt        Groupware Communication    Document Control          
           Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Human Resources Overview    Document Control Application          
           Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame        SmartPlex Mobile Access    Electronic Data Exchange          
           Global Business Mgmt            Global Application Builder          
           Human Capital Mgmt.            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
   IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    FastRESPONSE    Upgrade Guarantee    Support Options  
   IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Support    Epicor Consulting        Training Strategies    Global Shop Solutions Consulting          
   IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education    Hosting Services            Global Shop Solutions University          
   Software Updates and Maintenance Program        Learning & Educational Services            Learning & Educational Services          
           Managed Services            Training Strategies           
           Professional Services                      
           Subscription Services                      

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