Independent Review of ERP Software for Industrial Machinery

Below you will find a comprehensive, independent comparison of top -rated manufacturing ERP software systems for the Industrial Machinery 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 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 NameEpicor ERPSYSPROInfor VISUALIFS Applications 9.0abas ERPMicrosoft Dynamics AXSage ERP X3ECi M1Plex Manufacturing CloudS2K EnterpriseGlobal Shop SolutionsJobBOSS Shop Management SolutionE2 Shop SystemCetec ERPExpandable ERP EnterpriseIQPriority Software ERP
  Version10. 7 201678.0Always Current5.52016.212.07.2Always Current9.
  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$299-$200K$5K-200K$40/User/Month-$20K-200K or$250/User/Mo $50K- $2M$1,400-$3,000/license
  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 OptionsFinancingFinancing, Leasing OptionsSubscriptionSubscription, LicensedLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionSubscription, Licensed
  User Range1-2000+4-10005-50040-500010-2505-2,25020-1000+1-50020-1000+10+ unlimited3-10001-1001-3005-Unlimited1-Unlimited5-Unlimited5-1,000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesAU, NZ,US,CA,UK.YesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesNoYesYesYesyesYes
  ArchitectureSOASOA, XML, WebserviceSOASOASOA / Multi-tierSOA, .NET, Cloud SOA, .NETSaaS Multitenant SOASOASOAClient/Server or CloClient/ServerSaas, MultitenantWindows ClientServeSOA, .NETAll current Windows
  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`Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), MySQLCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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 Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressCloud-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, MS SQL Express
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemWindowsMac OS, WindowsWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETLinux, Windows, Unix
  Materials Management
   Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Management    Enterprise Resource Planning    Complex MRO     Inventory Management    Inventory Controls    Inventory Control    Advanced Inventory Mgmt    Inventory Summary    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Bar Coding    Lot and Serial Control    Data Collection    Barcoding & Labeling    Consignment Inventory     Inventory Control    Materials Management Overview  
   Bar Coding    Lot Traceability    Product Lifecycle Mgmt    Costing     Material requirements planning (MRP)    Manufacturing        Inventory Management    Inventory Tracking    Material Requirement Planning    Bill of Materials    Material Control    Bar Coding    Bill Of Materials    Inventory Accuracy     Vendor Managed Inventory    Mobile Devices, Barcode & RFID  
   Handheld        Quality Management    Demand Forecasting    Material Cost Posting    Material Planning        M1 Calculators    Bill of Materials        Data Collection        Bill Of Materials    Dimensional Inventory Control    Inventory Control    Wireless Warehouse Management System    Picking and Shipping  
   Material Handler Interface            Inventory Replenishment    Scheduling    Warehouse Management            Bar Coding        Inventory Control        Handheld / Pocketview    Inventory Management    Inventory RESTful API         Receiving & Put-Away  
   Material Movement            Project Budgeting    Warehouse Management                Job Tracking System        Inventory Management        Inventory Control    Lot & Serial Traceability    Lot Tracking        Replenishment  
   Prioritize Orders            Project Reporting                    Material Requirements Planning        Materials & Inventory        Inventory Management    Mobile Warehousing    Materials Management        Traceability  
   Sales Order Allocation            Scheduling and Resourcing                            Materials Purchasing        Lot and Serial Control    MRP & Inventory Forecast    Serial & Lot Production Control RESTful APIs          
                                           Materials Solutions        Material Management     Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    Serial Number Tracking           
                                           Physical Inventory                          
                                           Wireless System                          
  Sales Order Management
   Order Management    Document Flow Mgmt.    Sales Management    Collaborative Solutions    Costing    Sales & Marketing    Purchasing Management    Advanced Bill of Materials    Commission Tracking    Order Processing    Complete Order Management    Job Entry    Order Entry    Automatic Order Processing    Configuration Control     Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Orders  
   Sales Management    Ecommerce Shopping Cart        Component Repair    Invoicing    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Estimating & Quote Mgmt.    Competitor Intelligence Database    Work Order Processing    Demand Management    Sales Order Processing    Quoting / Estimating    Configurable Manufacturing Modes    Electronic Data Transmission    Quoting and Estimating    Price Quotes  
   Demand Management    Point Of Sale        Coordinate Projects    Process History        Sales Monitoring    Lead Management    Customer Orders        Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)        Vender Returns    EDI / Ecommerce    Pack-Out Ship     Sales Orders    Tasks  
   Electronic Data Interchange    Report Writer        Customer Orders     Quotation Management            Project Mgmt    E D I        Invoice Order History            Field Service & Projects    Quick Sales Order Entry           
   Estimate / Quote Mgmt.    Return Mgmt        Field Service    Sales Management Overview                Order Entry & Tracking        Order Enrty            Manufacturing Quoting    Return Material Authorization          
   Storefront    Sales Analysis        Sales    Shipping Order                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           
                                           Sales Application                Volume Pricing          
                                           Shipping Logistics                          
  Financial Management
   General Ledger    Budget Management    Financial Management    Accounts Payable & Receivable    “What if” Financial Scenarios    AP / AR    Business Intelligence    General Ledger    accounting Overview    Accounts Payable    Accounting Application     Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable     Accounting RESTful APIs     Financial Overview    Billing  
   Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable        Budget Management    Cost Accounting    Financial Management Overview    Data Collection    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Payable     General Ledger    Budget Control  
   Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable        Cash Flow    Financials and Accounting    Fixed Assets    Financial Overview    Accounts Receivable    Costing    Financial Highlights    Accounts Receivable    General Ledger    Budgeting / Cashflow    Bank Reconcile & Credit Card Import    Accounts Receivable     Finanacial Reporting    Cash Management  
   Multi-Cureancy / Company    Activity Based Costing        Consolidate Accounts    Fixed Assets    General Ledger        Multi-Currency    Expense Project Tracking    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    Payroll    Executive Overview    Configurable Costing Methods    Bank Reconciliation     Accounts Payable    Cost Control  
   Financial Mgmt Overview    Tax Management        Financial Summary    Liquidity Planning    International Capabilities        Payroll    Inventory Valuation        Business Intelligence Application        General Ledger    Financial Reporting (Multi Site / Company)    Business Intelligence & Analytics    Accounts Receivable    Financial Management Overview  
   Tax Connect    Assests Register        Fixed Assets    Perpetual Inventory Costing    Project Accounting            Multi-Company Financial Consolidation        Cash Flow        Payroll    General Accounting     Financial Reporting    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)    Financial Statement Generator  
   Cash / Asset Mgmt    Payroll        General Ledger                            Financial Management        QuickBooks    General Ledger    Foreign Currency         Fixed Assets  
   Global Engines    Analytics        Sales Contract Mgmt.                            Fixed Assets            Project Accounting    General Ledger         Regulatory Compliance  
                                           General Ledger            Tax Management    Multiple Company           
                                           International Accounting                          
                                           Multi-Currency Management                          
                                           Payroll Management                          
  Production Management
   Production Mgmt     Bill of Materials        Asset Design    CAD Integration    Bill of Materials    Discrete Manufacturing    Job Management    Barcode Labeling    Capacity Requirements Planning    Advanced Production Scheduling    Quality Management    Advanced Scheduling    Bill Of Materials    Integration For Finite Capacity    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Production Management Overview  
   Advanced Production    Engineering Change Control        Batch Process    Production Summary    Key Production Features    Process Manufacturing    M1 SFE Shop floor Entry    Capacity Planning    Shop Floor Control    Cost Breakdown Application    Shop Floor Control    Job Management    Configurable Manufacturing     Job Scheduling & Costing     Engineering Change Order      
   Advanced Quality Mgmt    Factory Documentation        Configure / Make / Assemble    Project Cost Accounting    Product Builder        Order Managent    Complex Assembly        Engineer-to-Order        Order Costing     Integrated QMS & ECO / ECR    Master Scheduling & Planning    Manufacturing & Production Reporting       
   Job Management    Cost Tracking        Constraint-Based Scheduling    Project Management            Product Configurator    Labor & Time Tracking        Lean Manufacturing        Quality Management    Mobile Shop Floor    Shop Floor Routing    MES      
   Lean Manufacturing    Planning and Scheduling        Engineer to Order    Time Recording / Job Time            Quality / Warranty    Multi-Plants        Management Solutions        Rapid Documentation    Production & WIP Reporting        Material & Capacity Requirements Planning      
   Manufacturing Execution Systm.    Projects and Contracts        Make to Project    Work Order Management            Scheduling    Plant Floor Mobile Access        Planning & Scheduling        Shipping    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning        Production Overview      
   Planning & Scheduling    Quality Mgmt        Multisite Planning                    PLC Machine Integration        Production Configurator        Shop Floor Control    Time Tracking, Job Costing, & Outsourcing        Quality Management      
   Planning and Scheduling    Quotations        Project Management                    Preventative Maintenance        Project Management Application            Work Order Documents        Real Time Monitoring      
   Product Data Management    Requirements Planning        Repetitive Manufacturing                    Production Scheduling Overview        Quality Control Application                          
       Shop Clock        Shop Floor Reporting                    Shop Floor Control        Quality Tracking                          
               Shop Order                    Statistical Process Controls        Shop Floor Control                          
               Sub-Contract Management                            Shop Floor Data Collection Application                          
                                           Shop Management                          
                                           Software Preventative Maintenance Application                          
                                           TrueView Data Display Application                          
  Supply Chain Management
   Supply Chain Mgmt.    EDI Solution    Enterprise Asset Mgmt    Distribution    Purchasing    Key Supply Chain Features        Purchasing Mgmt.    Online Order & Tracking    Inventory Management    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    ShopView    Advanced Scheduling    Customer / Vendor Portals    e-Purchase Order Requisitions    Capable to Promise      
   Inventory Management    Freight Calculator    Supply Chain Management    Equipment    Requisitions            Purchasing RFQ    Online Tool Release        Forecasting Trust        Demand Forecasting    Lot & Serial Traceability    Electronic Data Transmission    Demand Planning      
   Purchase Management    Inventory Forecasting        Equipment Effectiveness    Sales Planning & Forecasting            Shipping Mgmt.    Problem Control        Shipping & Receiving Management        Executive Overview    MRP / Kanban / Replenishment    Lot Tracking    Materials Ordering      
   Shipping & Receiving    Shipping Mgmt        Preventive Maintenance    Supplier Relationship Management                Supplier Quality        Supplier Relationship Management         Inventory Management    Production Scheduling & Capacity Planning    PO From SO Create Workbench    Outsource Central       
   Sourcing            Procurement                    Supply Chain Overview        Supply Chain Manager        Purchasing / Receiving    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 Relations Mgmt.    Marketing Automation    CRM    Call Management    Configurator Pricing     Customer Relationship Management    CRM Application    Customer Relationship Management    CRM    Built-in CRM    Customer Support     Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    CRM Overview  
   Campaign Connect    CRM for Syspro        Customer Services    Customer Relationship Management Overview    Sales Force Automation        Contact Manager    Cost & Quote Estimating    Marketing Automation    Customer & Prospect Management        Sales Forecasting    Calendar Reminders / Follow-ups    Expandable CRM          
   Case Management            Information Shring                    Customer Master List    Remote Sales Force Automation    Customer Relationship Management        WebView    Custom Lead Pipelines     Integration for Salesforce CRM          
   Customer Relationship Management            Mobility Features                    Customer Relations Summary        Sales Forecasting            Customer & Contact Management              
   Information Worker            Sales Configurator                     Field Service        Sales Opportunity & Marketing Management             Customer Case Management              
   Lead / Opportunity Mgmt                                Opportunity Tracking        Service Management            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     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Alert System    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Document Mgmt    Business Intelligence    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange     Simplified Label Printing    Automated Workflow    Time and Attendance    Application Programming Interface    Additional Capabilities Overview    Payroll Processing    Mobile Solutions  
   Compliance Overview    Espresso Mobile        Business Analytics    Business Intelligence    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Wholesale Distribution    Human Resources    Computer Aided Design    Distribution Management    Business Web        Crystal Reports    Cetec ERP Application Programming Interface (API)    Business Intelligence Products    Work Force Management      
   Composite Applications            Employee Self-Service    Multi-Site    Compliance Management        M1 WebGear Interface    Document Control System    e Business Applications    CAD Interface Application        Data Conversions    Custom Report Writer    Engineering Products          
   Composite Applications            Expense Management         Human Resource Management        System Security    E-Commerce    S2K Mobile    Crystal Reports        Document Control    Custom Workflow & Alerting    High Technology Package          
   Document Mgmt            Human Resources        Service Managment        Unlimited View    Electronic Data Interchange        Data Conversion        QuickView    Ecommerce, EDI, & Credit Card Processing    Integration Programming Interfaces          
   Enterprise Content Mgmt            Mobile Solutions                    Groupware Communication        Document Control            Email Interfacing with Customers & Vendors    Medical Technology Package          
   Enterprise Performance Mgmt            Payroll, Time & Attendance                    Human Resources Overview        Document Control Application            Enterprise Document Management    Product Management          
   Epicor Everywhere FrameworkEpicor Everywhere Frame            Recruitment, Training & Developemnt                    SmartPlex Mobile Access        Electronic Data Exchange            Pulse Report    Quality & Regulatory          
   Global Business Mgmt                                        Global Application Builder                Security & Business Monitoring Products          
   Human Capital Mgmt.                                        Key Performance Indicators Application                Usability & Data Collection Utilities          
   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
   Business Process Outsourcing    STARS        Implementation    Upgrade Guarantee    Support Options        Services & Support    Security        FastRESPONSE    Customer Portal    Account Manager    Cetec ERP Lite, Standard & Gold Levels    Client Support & Training Overview    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     Customer Service & Support Overview  
   Epicor Consulting    Support        Support                    Training Strategies        Global Shop Solutions Consulting    Customization     Classroom Training    Custom Development & Integration    Customer Support Module    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting      
   Hosting Services    Training and Education        Training                            Global Shop Solutions University    Training and Education    E-Learning    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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