Engineer to Order (ETO) ERP Software Comparison for the Plastics and Rubber Industries

Below is a comprehensive, independent review and comparison of Engineer to Order (ETO) ERP software for the Plastics and Rubber Industries with an easy-to-navigate matrix comparing general data (e.g. price, financing options, etc.), materials management, sales order management, financial management, production management, supply chain management, and customer relationship management, plus 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 Nameabas ERPSYSPROEpicor ERPSage ERP X3Plex Manufacturing CloudGlobal Shop SolutionsMicrosoft Dynamics AXJobBOSS Shop Management Solution
  Version20167.010.007Always Current2016.2AX 7 201612.0
  Price Range$75K and up-$25K-500K onsite$4K -500K$2600/ user-$5K + per month-$5K-500K$20K-750K$299-$200K
  Financing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownOwner Financing, Lease to ownSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingFinancing
  User Range10-2504-10001-2000+20-1000+20-1000+3-10005-2,2501-100
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYes, 60+ Countries YesYesYesYesYesNo
  ArchitectureSOA / Multi-tierSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA SaaS Multitenant SOASOASOA, .NET, CloudClient/Server or Clo
  Database PlatformCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS 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)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express
  Server OSLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixLinux, Windows, UnixCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsWindowsMac OS, Windows
  Materials Management
    Inventory Management    Inventory Management    Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Control    Inventory Summary    Bar Coding    Inventory Controls    Lot and Serial Control  
    Material requirements planning (MRP)    Lot Traceability    Bar Coding        Inventory Tracking    Bill of Materials    Manufacturing    Material Control  
   Material Cost Posting        Handheld        Bill of Materials    Data Collection    Material Planning      
   Scheduling        Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Inventory Control    Warehouse Management      
   Warehouse Management        Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Inventory Management          
           Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Materials & Inventory          
           Sales Order Allocation            Materials Purchasing          
                       Materials Solutions          
                       Physical Inventory          
                       Wireless System          
  Sales Order Management
   Costing    Document Flow Mgmt.    Order Management    Purchasing Management    Commission Tracking    Complete Order Management    Sales & Marketing    Job Entry  
   Invoicing    Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Sales Management    RF Warehousing    Competitor Intelligence Database    Demand Management    Sales Management    Sales Order Processing  
   Process History    Point Of Sale    Demand Management    Sales Monitoring    Customer Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)          
   Quotation Management    Report Writer    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Invoice Order History          
   Sales Management Overview    Return Mgmt    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Order Enrty          
   Shipping Order    Sales Analysis    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Quoting & Estimating          
       Sales Orders            Sales Order    Return Merchandise Authorization          
                       Sales & Service Management          
                       Sales Application          
                       Shipping Logistics          
  Financial Management
   “What if” Financial Scenarios    Budget Management    General Ledger    Business Intelligence    accounting Overview    Accounting Application     AP / AR    Accounts Payable  
   Cost Accounting    Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Data Collection    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Financial Management Overview    Accounts Receivable  
   Financials and Accounting    Accounts Receivable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Overview    Costing    Accounts Receivable    Fixed Assets    General Ledger  
   Fixed Assets    Activity Based Costing    Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Business Intelligence    General Ledger    Payroll  
   Liquidity Planning    Tax Management    Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Business Intelligence Application    International Capabilities      
   Perpetual Inventory Costing    Assests Register    Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Cash Flow    Project Accounting      
       Payroll    Cash / Asset Mgmt            Financial Management          
       Analytics    Global Engines            Fixed Assets          
                       General Ledger          
                       International Accounting          
                       Multi-Currency Management          
                       Payroll Management          
  Production Management
   CAD Integration    Bill of Materials    Production Mgmt     Discrete Manufacturing    Barcode Labeling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Bill of Materials    Quality Management  
   Production Summary    Engineering Change Control    Advanced Production    Process Manufacturing    Capacity Planning    Cost Breakdown Application    Key Production Features    Shop Floor Control  
   Project Cost Accounting    Factory Documentation    Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Engineer-to-Order    Product Builder      
   Project Management    Cost Tracking    Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking    Lean Manufacturing          
   Time Recording / Job Time    Planning and Scheduling    Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants    Management Solutions          
   Work Order Management    Projects and Contracts    Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access    Planning & Scheduling          
       Quality Mgmt    Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration    Production Configurator          
       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
   Purchasing    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Mgmt.        Online Order & Tracking    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Key Supply Chain Features    ShopView  
   Requisitions    Freight Calculator    Inventory Management        Online Tool Release    Forecasting Trust          
   Sales Planning & Forecasting    Inventory Forecasting    Purchase Management        Problem Control    Shipping & Receiving Management          
   Supplier Relationship Management    Shipping Mgmt    Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality    Supplier Relationship Management           
           Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview    Supply Chain Manager          
           Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                      
           Warehouse Management                      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Customer Relations Mgmt.    Contact Management    Customer Relations Overview    CRM    Configurator Pricing     CRM Application    Marketing Automation    Customer Relationship Management  
   Customer Relationship Management Overview    CRM for Syspro    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Customer & Prospect Management    Sales Force Automation      
           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
    Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Document Mgmt    Cloud Deployment    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Business Intelligence     Simplified Label Printing    Alert System    Automated Workflow  
   Business Intelligence    Espresso Mobile    Compliance Overview    Wholesale Distribution    Computer Aided Design    Business Web    Business Intelligence and Reporting      
   Multi-Site        Composite Applications        Document Control System    CAD Interface Application    Compliance Management      
           Composite Applications        E-Commerce    Crystal Reports    Human Resource Management      
           Document Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange    Data Conversion    Service Managment      
           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
   Upgrade Guarantee    STARS    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    FastRESPONSE    Support Options    Customer Portal  
       Support    Epicor Consulting        Training Strategies    Global Shop Solutions Consulting        Customization   
       Training and Education    Hosting Services            Global Shop Solutions University        Training and Education  
           Learning & Educational Services            Learning & Educational Services          
           Managed Services            Training Strategies           
           Professional Services                      
           Subscription Services                      
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