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 M3Enterprise 21 ERPSYSPROSage ERP X3S2K Enterpriseabas ERPBatchMaster ERP B1EnterpriseIQ
  VersionAX 7 201610.48.40201014.9M3 13.2 (Feb 2014)
  Price Range$20K-750K$100K-750K$6K-$175K$120K-2M$200K-$2M-$30K-$750K$25K-500K onsite$2600/ user-Please inquire-$75K and up-$15K-$375$50K- $2M
  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, Interest Free FinancingLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, FinancingLease, FinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionLease, Financing, Leasing Options, Subscription
  User Range5-2,2505-10003-7550-500010-200020-20005-1000+4-100020-1000+10+ unlimited10-2505-5005-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYesYesYesYes (40+ languages)English / SpanishYes, 60+ Countries YesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesyes
  ArchitectureSOA, .NET, Cloud.NET, ClientServer .NETMicrosoft .NETInfor 3 tierSOASOA, XML, Webservice SOASOA / Multi-tier.NETSOA, .NET
  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, 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)
  Server OSWindowsMac OS, WindowsWindowsWindowsWindowsWindows, IBM OS, System lMac OS, Linux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NET
  Materials Management
   Inventory Controls    MRP    Compliance    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    M3 Procurement    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Master Production Schedule (MPS)     Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Inventory Control  
   Manufacturing    IC    Inventory Control    Purchasing Processes    MRP        Procurement    Lot Traceability        Material Requirement Planning     Material requirements planning (MRP)    Master Requirements Planning    Vendor Managed Inventory  
   Material Planning    AWS    Master Requirements Planning (MRP)        Warehouse Management Systems        Warehouse Management System                Material Cost Posting    Mobile    Wireless Warehouse Management System  
   Warehouse Management    Physical Inventory    Mobile Data Collection                                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    Sales & Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Purchasing Management    Order Processing    Costing    Sales Management    Packing Slip & Shipping Management  
   Sales Management        Sales Orders                    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    RF Warehousing    Work Order Processing    Invoicing        Quoting and Estimating  
                               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     Financials Overview    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Accounting and Financials    Financial Overview  
   Financial Management Overview    Accounts Receivable (AR)        Financial Business Processes            Financial Reports    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable    Cost Accounting    Financial Reporting    General Ledger  
   Fixed Assets    General Ledger (GL)                        Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Financial Highlights    Financials and Accounting        Finanacial Reporting  
   General Ledger    Project Accounting                        Activity Based Costing        General Ledger    Fixed Assets        Accounts Payable  
   International Capabilities                            Tax Management            Liquidity Planning        Accounts Receivable  
   Project Accounting                            Assests Register            Perpetual Inventory Costing        Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)  
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Advanced Scheduler    Batch Production        Formula Management    M3 Manufacturing    Manufacturing    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Capacity Requirements Planning    CAD Integration    Costing    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)  
   Key Production Features    Formulation    Bill of Materials Management        Labor Tracking System    M3 Product Data Management        Engineering Change Control    Process Manufacturing    Shop Floor Control    Production Summary    Product Development    Engineering Change Order  
   Product Builder    Manufacturing ( BOM)    Formulation Management        Production Overview    M3 Project Management        Factory Documentation            Project Cost Accounting    Production Management    Manufacturing & Production Reporting   
       Quality Control ( QC)    Product Costing                    Cost Tracking            Project Management    Quality Management    MES  
       R & D    Production Management                    Planning and Scheduling            Time Recording / Job Time        Material & Capacity Requirements Planning  
       Security Regulations    Quality Control                    Projects and Contracts            Work Order Management        Production Overview  
       Standard Reports    Samples Management                    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    Material Requirements Planning (MRP)    EDI Solution        Inventory Management    Purchasing    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Capable to Promise  
       Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks    Parts Demand Planning        M3 Supply Chain Planning    Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)    Freight Calculator            Requisitions    Procurement    Demand Planning  
       Master Production Scheduler                        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    Customer Relationship Management    Contact Management    CRM    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relations Mgmt.    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Relationship Management (CRM)  
   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 Intelligence    Document Mgmt    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    e-Commerce    Payroll Processing  
   Business Intelligence and Reporting    Comprehensive Lot Traceability    Quickbooks Manufacturing    Human Capital Management    Direct Store Delivery    M3 Product Lifecycle    e-Commerce    Espresso Mobile    Wholesale Distribution    Distribution Management    Business Intelligence        Work Force Management  
   Compliance Management    FDA Compliance    Sage ERP Manufacturing    Intuitive Navagation    Formula Management        Enterprise 21 Workbench Designer            e Business Applications    Multi-Site          
   Human Resource Management    MSDS    SAP Business One Manufacturing        Labor Tracking System                    S2K Mobile              
   Service Managment    Multicurrency            Point-of-Sale System                                  
       Nutritional Labeling            Regulatory / Environmental Reporting                                  
       System Manager                                              
  Services Support
   Support Options    ClientAdvantage            Consulting    M3 Rental Management    Direct Developer Support    STARS            Upgrade Guarantee        IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs   
       ProductAdvantage™            Implementation    M3 Services Management        Support                    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting  
       Professional Services            Support            Training and Education                    IQMS Technical Support  
                                                   Software Updates and Maintenance Program  

Learn how other chemical manufacturers have improved their efficiencies, compliance, and profitability using these top rated ERP software systems for their industry.

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