Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison For the Plastics and Rubber Industries

Below you will find a comprehensive, independent comparison of top rated manufacturing ERP software systems for the Plastics and Rubber industries. 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 capabilities along with any other capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product links to dive deeper into product features or request a free demo to get more hands-on experience.


  General Data
  Product NameSYSPROEnterpriseIQBatchMaster ManufacturingSage ERP X3Microsoft Dynamics NAVEpicor ERPSAP Business All-In-OnePlex Manufacturing CloudGlobal Shop SolutionsS2K EnterpriseMicrosoft Dynamics AXabas ERPDEACOM ERPRoss ERPJobBOSS Shop Management SolutionBatchMaster ERP B1Infor M3MIE Trak ProProcessPro® Premier
  Version7.015.28.407201610.002010Always Current2016.25.5AX 7 2016201614. 13.2 (Feb 2014)2016.04.0210.4
  Price Range$25K-500K onsite$50K- $2M$6K-$175K$2600/ user-$8K-$250K$4K -500K$120K-2M$5K + per month-$5K-500KPlease inquire-$20K-750K$75K and up-$200K-$2M$175/User (Saas)-$50K-250K (License)$299-$200K$15K-$375-$ 5K-$ 500K$100K-750K
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, Lease to ownLease, Owner Financing, FinancingSubscriptionFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, FinancingFinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionFinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionLease, FinancingFinancing, Leasing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, Lease to own, Financing, Leasing Options, Subscription, Annual Payments up front for the year
  User Range4-10005-Unlimited3-7520-1000+5-7501-2000+50-500020-1000+3-100010+ unlimited5-2,25010-25010-200020-10001-1005-50020-20005-5005-1000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYes, 60+ Countries yesYesYes40+ CountriesYesYesYesYesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesYesYesNoYesYes (40+ languages)YesYes
  ArchitectureSOA, XML, WebserviceSOA, .NET.NET .NETSOASaaS Multitenant SOASOASOASOA, .NET, CloudSOA / Multi-tierMicrosoft .NETSOA, N-TierClient/Server or Clo.NETInfor 3 tierClient-Server, RDS C.NET, ClientServer
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MAC OSMS SQL Server, OracleCloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas)IBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureCloud-Based (Saas), abas Open Object Oriented Database, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, OracleMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL ExpressMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, IBM DB2, OracleMS SQL Server, Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)
  Server OSWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsCompatible w/all Operating SystemsWindowsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemWindowsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsWindows, UnixMac OS, WindowsWindowsWindows, IBM OS, System lWindowsMac OS, Windows
  Materials Management
   Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Compliance    Inventory Control        Advanced Material Mgmt.    Inventory Management    Inventory Summary    Bar Coding    Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Inventory Controls     Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Data Collection    Lot and Serial Control    Inventory Management    M3 Procurement    Materials Management Modules    MRP  
   Lot Traceability    Vendor Managed Inventory    Inventory Control            Bar Coding    Purchasing Processes    Inventory Tracking    Bill of Materials    Material Requirement Planning    Manufacturing     Material requirements planning (MRP)    MRP    Inventory Control    Material Control    Master Requirements Planning            IC  
       Wireless Warehouse Management System    Master Requirements Planning (MRP)            Handheld        Bill of Materials    Data Collection        Material Planning    Material Cost Posting    Warehouse Management Systems    Purchase Order Processing         Mobile            AWS  
           Mobile Data Collection            Material Handler Interface        Bar Coding    Inventory Control        Warehouse Management    Scheduling        Trace Express        Regulatory Compliance            Physical Inventory  
                       Material Movement        Job Tracking System    Inventory Management            Warehouse Management                              
                       Prioritize Orders        Material Requirements Planning    Materials & Inventory                                          
                       Sales Order Allocation            Materials Purchasing                                          
                                   Materials Solutions                                          
                                   Physical Inventory                                          
                                   Wireless System                                          
  Sales Order Management
   Document Flow Mgmt.    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    Enhanced Order Entry for Sage & QuickBooks     Purchasing Management    Service Management    Order Management    Sales Processes    Commission Tracking    Complete Order Management    Order Processing    Sales & Marketing    Costing    Sales Overview    Customer Portal    Job Entry    Sales Management    M3 Sales Management    Sales and Order Management Modules    Order Entry  
   Ecommerce Shopping Cart    Quoting and Estimating    Sales Orders    RF Warehousing        Sales Management        Competitor Intelligence Database    Demand Management    Work Order Processing    Sales Management    Invoicing        Pricing and Promotions Management    Sales Order Processing                  
   Point Of Sale    Sales Orders        Sales Monitoring        Demand Management        Customer Orders    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)            Process History        Sales Order Processing                      
   Report Writer                    Electronic Data Interchange        E D I    Invoice Order History            Quotation Management                              
   Return Mgmt                    Estimate / Quote Mgmt.        Order Entry & Tracking    Order Enrty            Sales Management Overview                              
   Sales Analysis                    Storefront        Quote Tracking    Quoting & Estimating            Shipping Order                              
   Sales Orders                            Sales Order    Return Merchandise Authorization                                          
                                   Sales & Service Management                                          
                                   Sales Application                                          
                                   Shipping Logistics                                          
  Financial Management
   Budget Management    Financial Overview        Business Intelligence    Business Intelligence    General Ledger    Analytical Peporting    accounting Overview    Accounting Application     Accounts Payable    AP / AR    “What if” Financial Scenarios    Accounting    Accounts Receivable / Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounting and Financials    M3 Financial Accounting     Financial Management Modules    Accounts Payable (AP)  
   Accounts Payable    General Ledger        Data Collection    Financial Management    Accounts Payable    Financial Business Processes    Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable    Accounts Payable    Accounts Receivable    Financial Management Overview    Cost Accounting        Advanced Reporting and Budgeting    Accounts Receivable    Financial Reporting            Accounts Receivable (AR)  
   Accounts Receivable    Finanacial Reporting        Financial Overview        Accounts Receivable        Costing    Accounts Receivable    Financial Highlights    Fixed Assets    Financials and Accounting        Financial Management Overview    General Ledger                General Ledger (GL)  
   Activity Based Costing    Accounts Payable                Multi-Cureancy / Company        Expense Project Tracking    Business Intelligence    General Ledger    General Ledger    Fixed Assets        Fixed Assets    Payroll                Project Accounting  
   Tax Management    Accounts Receivable                Financial Mgmt Overview        Inventory Valuation    Business Intelligence Application        International Capabilities    Liquidity Planning        General Ledger                      
   Assests Register    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)                Tax Connect        Multi-Company Financial Consolidation    Cash Flow        Project Accounting    Perpetual Inventory Costing        Project Accounting                      
   Payroll                    Cash / Asset Mgmt            Financial Management                                          
   Analytics                    Global Engines            Fixed Assets                                          
                                   General Ledger                                          
                                   International Accounting                                          
                                   Multi-Currency Management                                          
                                   Payroll Management                                          
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    Batch Production    Discrete Manufacturing    Project Management    Production Mgmt         Barcode Labeling    Advanced Production Scheduling    Capacity Requirements Planning    Bill of Materials    CAD Integration    Formula Management    Maintenance Management The Maintenance Management     Quality Management    Costing    M3 Manufacturing    Production Management Modules    Advanced Scheduler  
   Engineering Change Control    Engineering Change Order    Bill of Materials Management    Process Manufacturing        Advanced Production        Capacity Planning    Cost Breakdown Application    Shop Floor Control    Key Production Features    Production Summary    Labor Tracking System    Process Manufacturing    Shop Floor Control    Product Development    M3 Product Data Management        Formulation  
   Factory Documentation    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     Formulation Management            Advanced Quality Mgmt        Complex Assembly    Engineer-to-Order        Product Builder    Project Cost Accounting    Production Overview    Process Planning        Production Management    M3 Project Management        Manufacturing ( BOM)  
   Cost Tracking    MES    Product Costing            Job Management        Labor & Time Tracking    Lean Manufacturing            Project Management        Product Costing        Quality Management            Quality Control ( QC)  
   Planning and Scheduling    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning    Production Management            Lean Manufacturing        Multi-Plants    Management Solutions            Time Recording / Job Time        Quality & Compliance Management                    R & D  
   Projects and Contracts    Production Overview    Quality Control            Manufacturing Execution Systm.        Plant Floor Mobile Access    Planning & Scheduling            Work Order Management        Ross Production Manager                    Security Regulations  
   Quality Mgmt    Quality Management    Samples Management            Planning & Scheduling        PLC Machine Integration    Production Configurator                    Ross Quality Manager                    Standard Reports  
   Quotations    Real Time Monitoring                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
   EDI Solution    Capable to Promise    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)        Supply Chain Management    Supply Chain Mgmt.    Operational Planning    Online Order & Tracking    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    Inventory Management    Key Supply Chain Features    Purchasing    Purchasing Overview    Advanced Planning and Scheduling    ShopView    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    M3 Supply Chain Execution    Supply Chain Management Modules    Dock Scheduling  
   Freight Calculator    Demand Planning    Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks            Inventory Management    Parts Demand Planning    Online Tool Release    Forecasting Trust            Requisitions        Demand Planning and Sales Forecasting        Procurement    M3 Supply Chain Planning        Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)  
   Inventory Forecasting    Materials Ordering                Purchase Management        Problem Control    Shipping & Receiving Management            Sales Planning & Forecasting        Inventory and Replenishment Planning                    Master Production Scheduler  
   Shipping Mgmt    Outsource Central                 Shipping & Receiving        Supplier Quality    Supplier Relationship Management             Supplier Relationship Management                            Purchase Orders (PO)  
                       Sourcing        Supply Chain Overview    Supply Chain Manager                                          
                       Supplier Relationship Mgmt.                                                      
                       Warehouse Management                                                      
  Customer Relationship Management
   Contact Management    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)        CRM    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relations Overview    Customer Relationship Management    Configurator Pricing     CRM Application    Customer Relationship Management    Marketing Automation    Customer Relations Mgmt.    Customer Realations Management    Aptean Sales for Process Manufacturing    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management     M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt    CRM Modules    CRM  
   CRM for Syspro                    Campaign Connect        Cost & Quote Estimating    Customer & Prospect Management    Marketing Automation    Sales Force Automation    Customer Relationship Management Overview                              
                       Case Management        Customer Master List    Customer Relationship Management    Remote Sales Force Automation                                      
                       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
   Document Mgmt    Payroll Processing    Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Human Resources    Cloud Deployment    Groupware Integration    Business Intelligence     Simplified Label Printing    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    Alert System     Electronic data interchange (EDI)    Business Intelligence    Business Process Management    Automated Workflow    e-Commerce    M3 Business Intelligence    Additional Modules    Business Intelligence  
   Espresso Mobile    Work Force Management    Quickbooks Manufacturing    Wholesale Distribution        Compliance Overview    Human Capital Management    Computer Aided Design    Business Web    Distribution Management    Business Intelligence and Reporting    Business Intelligence    Direct Store Delivery    Document Connect            M3 Product Lifecycle        Comprehensive Lot Traceability  
           Sage ERP Manufacturing            Composite Applications    Intuitive Navagation    Document Control System    CAD Interface Application    e Business Applications    Compliance Management    Multi-Site    Formula Management    Event Management Framework                    FDA Compliance  
           SAP Business One Manufacturing            Composite Applications        E-Commerce    Crystal Reports    S2K Mobile    Human Resource Management        Labor Tracking System    Process Analytics                    MSDS  
                       Document Mgmt        Electronic Data Interchange    Data Conversion        Service Managment        Point-of-Sale System    Ross Data Manager                    Multicurrency  
                       Enterprise Content Mgmt        Groupware Communication    Document Control                Regulatory / Environmental Reporting    Ross Insight                    Nutritional Labeling  
                       Enterprise Performance Mgmt        Human Resources Overview    Document Control Application                                        System Manager  
                       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
   STARS    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs             Support Options    Business Process Outsourcing        Security    FastRESPONSE        Support Options    Upgrade Guarantee    Consulting    Customer Service & Support    Customer Portal        M3 Rental Management    Service & Support Modules    ClientAdvantage  
   Support    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting                Epicor Consulting        Training Strategies    Global Shop Solutions Consulting                Implementation    Managed Services    Customization         M3 Services Management        ProductAdvantage™  
   Training and Education    IQMS Technical Support                Hosting Services            Global Shop Solutions University                Support    Professional Services    Training and Education                Professional Services  
       Software Updates and Maintenance Program                Learning & Educational Services            Learning & Educational Services                                          
                       Managed Services            Training Strategies                                           
                       Professional Services                                                      
                       Subscription Services                                                      

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