Independent Review of Industrial Distribution ERP Software for Industrial Machinery. Free Demos.

Below you will find a comprehensive independent comparison of Top Rated Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Industrial Machinery and Equipment industry. Use the easy to navigate matrix  to compare pricing and compatibility data, as well as materials management, sales order management, financial, production, supply chain, and customer management capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product name links to dive deeper into product's features, or request a Free Demo to get more hands on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameEpicor ERPSYSPROInfor VISUALIFS Applications 8.0abas ERPMicrosoft Dynamics AXSage ERP X3ECi M1Plex Manufacturing CloudS2K EnterpriseGlobal Shop SolutionsE2 Shop SystemMAX ERPCetec ERPExpandable ERP EnterpriseIQ
  Version10. 7 201678.0Always Current5.52015. Current9.3.02015.1
  Price Range$4K -500K$25K-500K onsite$12K-100K$300K-2M$75K and up-$20K-750K$2600/ user-$10K-250K$5K + per month-Please inquire-$5K-500K$5K-200K$5K -35K$40/User/Month-$20K-200K or$250/User/Mo $50K- $2M
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionLease, FinancingFinancing, Leasing OptionsFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, FinancingSubscriptionSubscription, LicensedLease, Financing, Leasing Options, Subscription
  User Range1-2000+4-10005-50040-500010-2505-2,25020-1000+1-50020-1000+10+ unlimited3-10001-3005-150+5-Unlimited1-Unlimited5-Unlimited
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.YesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesYesYesYesyes
  ArchitectureSOASOA, XML, WebserviceSOASOASOA / Multi-tierSOA, .NET, Cloud SOA, .NETSaaS Multitenant SOASOASOAClient/Server.NETSaas, MultitenantWindows ClientServeSOA, .NET
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, Proprietary`Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQLabas Open Object Oriented DatabaseMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OtherCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, ODBC CompliantMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, QuickbooksCloud-Based (Saas), MySQLMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemWindowsWindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NET
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Management    Enterprise Resource Planning    Complex MRO    Material Valuation    Inventory Controls    Inventory Control    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Inventory Summary    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Bar Coding    Data Collection    Inventory Control    Barcoding & Labeling    Consignment Inventory     Inventory Control  
   Bar Coding    Lot Traceability    Product Lifecycle Mgmt    Costing    Materials Management (MRP)    Manufacturing        Inventory Management    Inventory Tracking    Material Requirement Planning    Bill of Materials    Bar Coding    Lot and Serial Tracking    Bill Of Materials    Inventory Accuracy     Vendor Managed Inventory  
   Handheld        Quality Management    Demand Forecasting        Material Planning        M1 Calculators    Bill of Materials        Data Collection    Bill Of Materials    Master Scheduling    Dimensional Inventory Control    Inventory Control    Wireless Warehouse Management System  
   Material Handler Interface            Inventory Replenishment        Warehouse Management            Bar Coding        Inventory Control    Handheld / Pocketview    Material Requirement Planning    Inventory Management    Inventory RESTful API       
   Material Movement            Project Budgeting                    Job Tracking System        Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Repetitive Manufacturing    Lot & Serial Traceability    Lot Tracking      
   Prioritize Orders            Project Reporting                    Material Requirements Planning        Materials Purchasing    Inventory Management        Mobile Warehousing    Materials Management      
   Sales Order Allocation            Scheduling and Resourcing                            Materials Solutions    Lot and Serial Control        MRP & Inventory Forecast    Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs      
                                           Physical Inventory    Material Management         Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    Serial Number Tracking       
                                           Wireless System                      
  Sales Order Management
   Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Sales Management    Collaborative Solutions    Sales    Sales & Marketing    Purchasing Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Commission Tracking    Order Processing    Complete Order Management    Order Entry    Advanced Forecast    Automatic Order Processing    Configuration Control     Packing Slip & Shipping Management  
   Sales Management    Ecommerce Shopping Cart        Component Repair        Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Competitor Intelligence Database    Work Order Processing    Demand Management    Quoting / Estimating    Quoting and Estimating    Configurable Manufacturing Modes    Electronic Data Transmission    Quoting and Estimating  
   Demand Management    Point Of Sale        Coordinate Projects            Sales Monitoring    Lead Management    Customer Orders        Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Vender Returns    Sales Order and Processing    EDI / Ecommerce    Pack-Out Ship     Sales Orders  
   Electronic Data Interchange    Report Writer        Customer Orders                 Project Mgmt    E D I        Invoice Order History            Field Service & Projects    Quick Sales Order Entry       
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Return Mgmt        Field Service                    Order Entry & Tracking        Order Enrty            Manufacturing Quoting    Return Material Authorization      
   Storefront    Sales Analysis        Sales                    Quote Tracking        Quoting & Estimating            Packing, Shipping, & RMAs    Sales Order Credit Card Validation      
       Sales Orders        Sales Quotes                    Sales Order        Return Merchandise Authorization            Sales Reporting & Analysis    Sales Order Management       
                                           Sales & Service Management            Workflow & Routing    Shipping RESTful API       
                                           Shipping Logistics                Volume Pricing      
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    Budget Management    Financial Management    Accounts Payable & Receivable    Cost Accounting    AP / AR    Business Intelligence    General Ledger    accounting Overview    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Fixed Asset Management    Accounts Payable     Accounting RESTful APIs     Financial Overview  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable        Budget Management    Financial Accounting    Financial Management Overview    Data Collection    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    General Ledger    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable     General Ledger  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable        Cash Flow    Fixed Asset Accounting    Fixed Assets    Financial Overview    Accounts Receivable    Costing    Financial Highlights    Business Intelligence    Budgeting / Cashflow    Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import    Accounts Receivable     Finanacial Reporting  
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Activity Based Costing        Consolidate Accounts        General Ledger        Multi-Currency    Expense Project Tracking    General Ledger    Cash Flow    Executive Overview    Multi-Currency    Configurable Costing Methods    Bank Reconciliation     Accounts Payable  
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Tax Management        Financial Summary        International Capabilities        Payroll    Inventory Valuation        Financial Management    General Ledger    Multiple Cost Sets    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)    Business Intelligence & Analytics    Accounts Receivable  
   Tax Connect    Assests Register        Fixed Assets        Project Accounting            Multi-Company Financial Consolidation        Fixed Assets    Payroll    Payables Management    General Accounting     Financial Reporting    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)  
   Cash / Asset Mgmt    Payroll        General Ledger                            General Ledger    QuickBooks    Receivables Management    General Ledger    Foreign Currency       
   Global Engines    Analytics        Sales Contract Mgmt.                            International Accounting        Human Resources    Project Accounting    General Ledger       
                                           Multi-Currency Management            Tax Management    Multiple Company       
                                           Payroll Management                      
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Bill of Materials        Asset Design    Costing    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Job Management    Barcode Labeling    Capacity Requirements Planning    Advanced Production Scheduling    Advanced Scheduling    Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning    Bill Of Materials    Integration For Finite Capacity    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)  
   Advanced Production    Engineering Change Control        Batch Process    Production Planning & Control    Key Production Features    Process Manufacturing    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Capacity Planning    Shop Floor Control    Engineer-to-Order    Job Management    Engineering Change Order    Configurable Manufacturing     Job Scheduling & Costing     Engineering Change Order  
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Factory Documentation        Configure / Make / Assemble        Product Builder        Order Managent    Complex Assembly        Lean Manufacturing    Order Costing     Labor Tracking    Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR    Master Scheduling & Planning    Manufacturing & Production Reporting   
   Job Management    Cost Tracking        Constraint-Based Scheduling                Product Configurator    Labor & Time Tracking        Management Solutions    Quality Management    Lean Capabilities    Mobile Shop Floor    Shop Floor Routing    MES  
   Lean Manufacturing    Planning and Scheduling        Engineer to Order                Quality / Warranty    Multi-Plants        Production Configurator    Rapid Documentation    Lean Tools / Labor Tracking    Production & WIP Reporting        Material & Capacity Requirements Planning  
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Projects and Contracts        Make to Project                Scheduling    Plant Floor Mobile Access        Project Management    Shipping    MAX Visual Shop Scheduler    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning        Production Overview  
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Mgmt        Multisite Planning                    PLC Machine Integration        Quality Control    Shop Floor Control    Shop Floor Control    Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing        Quality Management  
   Planning and Scheduling    Quotations        Project Management                    Preventative Maintenance        Quality Tracking        Subcontract Processing    Work Order Documents        Real Time Monitoring  
   Product Data Management    Requirements Planning        Repetitive Manufacturing                    Production Scheduling Overview        Shop Floor Control                      
       Shop Clock        Shop Floor Reporting                    Shop Floor Control                              
               Shop Order                    Statistical Process Controls                              
               Sub-Contract Management                                                  
  Supply Chain Management
   Supply Chain Mgmt.    EDI Solution    Enterprise Asset Mgmt    Distribution    EDI    Key Supply Chain Features        Purchasing Mgmt.    Online Order & Tracking    Inventory Management    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Advanced Scheduling    Bar Coding    Customer / Vendor Portals    e-Purchase Order Requisitions    Capable to Promise  
   Inventory Management    Freight Calculator    Supply Chain Management    Equipment    Purchasing            Purchasing RFQ    Online Tool Release        Forecasting Trust    Demand Forecasting    Backflush by Operation    Lot & Serial Traceability    Electronic Data Transmission    Demand Planning  
   Purchase Management    Inventory Forecasting        Equipment Effectiveness                Shipping Mgmt.    Problem Control        Shipping & Receiving Management    Executive Overview    Purchasing Control    MRP / Kanban / Replenishment    Lot Tracking    Materials Ordering  
   Shipping & Receiving    Shipping Mgmt        Preventive Maintenance                    Supplier Quality        Supplier Relationship Management     Inventory Management    Subcontract Processing    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    PO From SO Create Workbench    Outsource Central   
   Sourcing            Procurement                    Supply Chain Overview        Supply Chain Manager    Purchasing / Receiving    Supplier Kanban    Receiving / Picking / Packing / Shipping    Purchasing      
   Supplier Relationship Mgmt.            Supply Chain                                        Requisitions & Purchase Orders    Purchasing RESTful API       
   Warehouse Management            Warehousing                                        Supply Chain Management    Serial & Lot Product Control       
                                                       Supply / Demand Forecasting    Serial Number Product Tracking      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Overview    Contact Management    Customer Relations Mgmt    CRM Features    Customer Relationship Management Overview    Marketing Automation    CRM    Call Management    Configurator Pricing     Customer Relationship Management    Customer & Prospect Management    CRM    Customer Service Portal    Built-in CRM    Customer Support     Customer Relationship Management (CRM)  
   Campaign Connect    CRM for Syspro        Customer Services        Sales Force Automation        Contact Manager    Cost & Quote Estimating    Marketing Automation    Customer Relationship Management    Sales Forecasting        Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups    Expandable CRM      
   Case Management            Information Shring                    Customer Master List    Remote Sales Force Automation    Sales Forecasting    WebView        Custom Lead Pipelines     Integration for Salesforce CRM      
   Customer Relationship Management            Mobility Features                    Customer Relations Summary        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management             Customer & Contact Management          
   Informatin Worker            Sales Configurator                     Field Service        Service Management            Customer Case Management          
   Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                                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
   Cloud Deployment    Document Mgmt    Human Capital Mgmt    B2B Contracting        Alert System    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Document Mgmt    Business Intelligence    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Business Web    Time and Attendance    Exact Synergy    Application Programming Interface    Additional Capabilities Overview    Payroll Processing  
   Compliance Overview    Espresso Mobile        Business Analytics        Business Intelligence and Reporting    Wholesale Distribution    Human Resources    Computer Aided Design    Distribution Management    Crystal Reports    Crystal Reports    Exact Event Manager    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)    Business Intelligence Products    Work Force Management  
   Composite Applications            Employee Self-Service        Compliance Management        M1 WebGear Interface    Document Control System    e Business Applications    Data Conversion    Data Conversions        Custom Report Writer    Engineering Products      
   Composite Applications            Expense Management         Human Resource Management        System Security    E-Commerce    S2K Mobile    Document Control    Document Control        Custom Workflow & Alerting    High Technology Package      
   Document Mgmt            Human Resources        Service Managment        Unlimited View    Electronic Data Interchange        Global Application Builder    QuickView        Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing    Integration Programming Interfaces      
   Enterprise Content Mgmt            Mobile Solutions                    Groupware Communication        Online System / Time and Attendance            Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors    Medical Technology Package      
   Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Payroll, Time & Attendance                    Human Resources Overview                    Enterprise Document Management    Product Management      
   Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Recruitment, Training & Developemnt                    SmartPlex Mobile Access                    Pulse Report    Quality & Regulatory      
   Global Business Mgmt                                                        Security & Business Monitoring Products      
   Human Capital Mgmt.                                                        Usability & Data Collection Utilities      
   ICE Business Architecture                                                              
   Product Data Mgmt                                                              
   Service Mgmt. Overview                                                              
   Social Enterprise                                                              
   Subscription Services                                                              
   Web 2.0                                                              
  Services Support
   Business Process Outsourcing    STARS        Implementation    Upgrade Guarantee    Support Options        Services & Support    Security        FastRESPONSE    Account Manager    Training and Education    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels    Client Support & Training Overview    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs   
   Epicor Consulting    Support        Support                    Training Strategies        Global Shop Solutions Consulting    Classroom Training    Customer Support    Custom Development & Integration    Customer Support Module    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting  
   Hosting Services    Training and Education        Training                            Global Shop Solutions University    E-Learning    Consultation Services    Data Migration    Direct Implementation Services    IQMS Technical Support  
   Learning & Educational Services                                        Learning & Educational Services    Onsite and ISO Consulting        Local / Resident Hosting    Meditech Validation Products & Services    Software Updates and Maintenance Program  
   Managed Services                                        Training Strategies     Phone Support        On-Site Implementation Consulting    Support & Professional Services      
   Professional Services                                                    Project Discovery & Gap Analysis    User Product & Process Training      
   Subscription Services                                                    Services User Training Programs          

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