Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison For Chemical Industry. Free Demos.

Below you will find a comprehensive, independent comparison of top rated manufacturing ERP software systems for the chemical industry. 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, plus 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 NameMicrosoft Dynamics AXProcessPro® Premier BatchMaster ManufacturingSAP Business All-In-OneDEACOM ERPInfor M3Ross ERPEnterprise 21 ERPSYSPROSage ERP X3S2K Enterpriseabas ERPBatchMaster ERP B1EnterpriseIQJobBOSS Shop Management Solution
  VersionAX 7 201610.48.40201014.9M3 13.2 (Feb 2014)
  Price Range$20K-750K$100K-750K$6K-$175K$120K-2M$200K-$2M-$175/User (Saas)-$50K-250K (License)$30K-$750K$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-Please inquire-$75K and up-$15K-$375$50K- $2M$299-$200K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own, Financing, Leasing Options, Subscription, Annual Payments up front for the yearLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingFinancingLease, FinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionLease, Interest Free FinancingLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, FinancingLease, FinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionFinancing
  User Range5-2,2505-10003-7550-500010-200020-200020-10005-1000+4-100020-1000+10+ unlimited10-2505-5005-Unlimited1-100
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYesYesYesYes (40+ languages)YesEnglish / SpanishYes, 60+ Countries YesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesyesNo
  ArchitectureSOA, .NET, Cloud.NET, ClientServer .NETMicrosoft .NETInfor 3 tierSOA, N-TierSOASOA, XML, Webservice SOASOA / Multi-tier.NETSOA, .NETClient/Server or Clo
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, OracleMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OracleMS SQL Server, OracleMS 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, SalesforceMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)IBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)Cloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express
  Server OSWindowsMac OS, WindowsWindowsWindowsWindowsWindows, IBM OS, System lWindows, UnixMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETMac OS, Windows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Controls    MRP    Compliance    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    M3 Procurement    Data Collection    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Master Production Schedule (MPS)     Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Lot and Serial Control  
   Manufacturing    IC    Inventory Control    Purchasing Processes    MRP        Inventory Control    Procurement    Lot Traceability        Material Requirement Planning     Material requirements planning (MRP)    Master Requirements Planning    Vendor Managed Inventory    Material Control  
   Material Planning    AWS    Master Requirements Planning (MRP)        Warehouse Management Systems        Purchase Order Processing     Warehouse Management System                Material Cost Posting    Mobile    Wireless Warehouse Management System      
   Warehouse Management    Physical Inventory    Mobile Data Collection                Trace Express                    Scheduling    Regulatory Compliance          
                                               Warehouse Management              
  Sales Order Management
   Sales & Marketing    Order Entry    Enhanced Order Entry for Sage & QuickBooks     Sales Processes    Sales Overview    M3 Sales Management    Customer Portal    Sales & Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Order Processing    Costing    Sales Management    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Job Entry  
   Sales Management        Sales Orders                Pricing and Promotions Management        Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Work Order Processing    Invoicing        Quoting and Estimating    Sales Order Processing  
                           Sales Order Processing        Point Of Sale    Sales Monitoring        Process History        Sales Orders      
                                   Report Writer            Quotation Management              
                                   Return Mgmt            Sales Management Overview              
                                   Sales Analysis            Shipping Order              
                                   Sales Orders                          
  Financial Management
   AP / AR    Accounts Payable (AP)        Analytical Peporting    Accounting    M3 Financial Accounting     Accounts Receivable / Payable    Financials Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Accounting and Financials    Financial Overview    Accounts Payable  
   Financial Management Overview    Accounts Receivable (AR)        Financial Business Processes            Advanced Reporting and Budgeting    Financial Reports    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable    Cost Accounting    Financial Reporting    General Ledger    Accounts Receivable  
   Fixed Assets    General Ledger (GL)                    Financial Management Overview        Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Financial Highlights    Financials and Accounting        Finanacial Reporting    General Ledger  
   General Ledger    Project Accounting                    Fixed Assets        Activity Based Costing        General Ledger    Fixed Assets        Accounts Payable    Payroll  
   International Capabilities                        General Ledger        Tax Management            Liquidity Planning        Accounts Receivable      
   Project Accounting                        Project Accounting        Assests Register            Perpetual Inventory Costing        Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)      
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Advanced Scheduler    Batch Production        Formula Management    M3 Manufacturing    Maintenance Management The Maintenance Management     Manufacturing    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Capacity Requirements Planning    CAD Integration    Costing    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Quality Management  
   Key Production Features    Formulation    Bill of Materials Management        Labor Tracking System    M3 Product Data Management    Process Manufacturing        Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Shop Floor Control    Production Summary    Product Development    Engineering Change Order    Shop Floor Control  
   Product Builder    Manufacturing ( BOM)    Formulation Management        Production Overview    M3 Project Management    Process Planning        Factory Documentation            Project Cost Accounting    Production Management    Manufacturing & Production Reporting       
       Quality Control ( QC)    Product Costing                Product Costing        Cost Tracking            Project Management    Quality Management    MES      
       R & D    Production Management                Quality & Compliance Management        Planning and Scheduling            Time Recording / Job Time        Material & Capacity Requirements Planning      
       Security Regulations    Quality Control                Ross Production Manager        Projects and Contracts            Work Order Management        Production Overview      
       Standard Reports    Samples Management                Ross Quality Manager        Quality Mgmt                    Quality Management      
                                   Quotations                    Real Time Monitoring      
                                   Requirements Planning                          
                                   Shop Clock                          
  Supply Chain Management
   Key Supply Chain Features    Dock Scheduling    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Operational Planning    Purchasing Overview    M3 Supply Chain Execution    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)    EDI Solution        Inventory Management    Purchasing    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Capable to Promise    ShopView  
       Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks    Parts Demand Planning        M3 Supply Chain Planning    Demand Planning and Sales Forecasting    Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)    Freight Calculator            Requisitions    Procurement    Demand Planning      
       Master Production Scheduler                    Inventory and Replenishment Planning        Inventory Forecasting            Sales Planning & Forecasting        Materials Ordering      
       Purchase Orders (PO)                            Shipping Mgmt            Supplier Relationship Management        Outsource Central       
  Customer Relationship Management
   Marketing Automation    CRM        Customer Relationship Management    Customer Realations Management    M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt    Aptean Sales for Process Manufacturing    Customer Relationship Management    Contact Management    CRM    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relations Mgmt.    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    Customer Relationship Management  
   Sales Force Automation                                CRM for Syspro        Marketing Automation    Customer Relationship Management Overview              
                                           Remote Sales Force Automation                  
  Additional Capabilities
   Alert System    Business Intelligence    Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing    Groupware Integration    Business Intelligence    M3 Business Intelligence    Business Process Management    Business Intelligence    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    e-Commerce    Payroll Processing    Automated Workflow  
   Business Intelligence and Reporting    Comprehensive Lot Traceability    Quickbooks Manufacturing    Human Capital Management    Direct Store Delivery    M3 Product Lifecycle    Document Connect    e-Commerce    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Distribution Management    Business Intelligence        Work Force Management      
   Compliance Management    FDA Compliance    Sage ERP Manufacturing    Intuitive Navagation    Formula Management        Event Management Framework    Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer            e Business Applications    Multi-Site              
   Human Resource Management    MSDS    SAP Business One Manufacturing        Labor Tracking System        Process Analytics                S2K Mobile                  
   Service Managment    Multicurrency            Point-of-Sale System        Ross Data Manager                                  
       Nutritional Labeling            Regulatory / Environmental Reporting        Ross Insight                                  
       System Manager                                                      
  Services Support
   Support Options    ClientAdvantage            Consulting    M3 Rental Management    Customer Service & Support    Direct Developer Support    STARS            Upgrade Guarantee        IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     Customer Portal  
       ProductAdvantage™            Implementation    M3 Services Management    Managed Services        Support                    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    Customization   
       Professional Services            Support        Professional Services        Training and Education                    IQMS Technical Support    Training and Education  
                                                       Software Updates and Maintenance Program      

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