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  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Apparel and Textiles
  • Automotive
  • Building Materials and Products
  • Chemical
  • Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
  • Distribution
  • Electronics and High-Tech
  • Energy
  • Food and Beverage
  • HVAC
  • Industrial Machinery and Equipment
  • Lumber and Wood
  • Medical Device
  • Metal and Steel Fabrication
  • Mining and Quarrying
  • Oil and Gas
  • Other
  • Paper and Packaging
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Plastics and Rubber
  • Professional Services
  • Semiconductors
  • Ship Building and Marine
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Configure To Order (CTO)
  • Discrete Manufacturing
  • Engineer to Order (ETO)
  • Industrial Distribution
  • Job Shop / Machine Shop
  • Light Assembly (ATO) / Kitting
  • Make to Order (MTO)
  • Mixed Mode Manufacturing
  • Process Manufacturing
  • Professional Services (Non-MFG)
  • Repetitive / Make to Stock
  • Wholesale Distribution
  • Under $1 Million
  • $1 to 10 Million
  • $11 to 50 Million
  • $51 to 100 Million
  • $101 to 500 Million
  • $500 Million to $1 Billion
  • Over $1 Billion
  • AI (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Barcoding
  • Cloud-Based
  • Ecommerce Integration
  • EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)
  • Hybrid Deployment (Cloud/Premise)
  • IBM DB2 Compatible
  • IoT (Direct Machine Integration)
  • KPIs (Knowledge Performance Indicators)
  • Lot Tracking
  • Mobile ERP
  • MS Azure Compatible
  • MS SQL Server
  • Multi-Tenant Architecture
  • NET Platform
  • On Premise
  • Progress Compatible
  • QuickBooks Compatible
  • Salesforce Compatible
  • SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)

The Top ERP Systems for the Building Materials and Products Industry

Below is a comprehensive, independent comparison of the Top Rated Manufacturing ERP software systems for Building Materials and Building Products industries. Building Materials manufacturers can use the matrix below to compare ERP to determine which systems best fit their business. Use the Free Demos tool or Best Pricing tool to receive a free demo or ERP software quote directly from the vendor.

The construction and building materials industries give the world what it needs to build homes, schools, and businesses. It’s both a critically important and highly competitive industry. Lumber and building materials software (a type of manufacturing ERP software) is one of the leading solutions for the industry’s challenges. These software suites can provide an all-in-one platform for a business’s most important data operational functions.

Today’s advanced building materials software suites consolidate critical functions like process planning, supply chain management, lumber software systems, and much more. In addition, many options for cloud-based ERP systems are now available that can help lower deployment costs and provide a more flexible and mobile device-friendly ERP implementation.

11 ERP Systems Found

Netsuite logo

NetSuite ERP

Epicor logo

Epicor for Building Supply

Cetec erp logo

Cetec ERP

Acumatica logo

Acumatica Cloud ERP

Eci software logo

JobBOSS²

Oracle logo

Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP

Real steel logo

RealSTEEL

Sage Software Logo

Sage X3 ERP

Sap logo

SAP S/4HANA

Price Range

$10K - $100K

Price Range

N/A

Price Range

$3K - $40,000K

Price Range

$7.50K - $50K

Price Range

$70K - $1,000K

Price Range

$5K - $10K

Price Range

N/A

Price Range

$25,000K - $500,000K

Price Range

N/A

Price Range

$25K - $250K

Price Range

N/A

Cost Per User

$125/mo

Cost Per User

N/A

Cost Per User

$40/mo

Cost Per User

N/A

Cost Per User

$200/mo

Cost Per User

$175/mo

Cost Per User

$175/mo

Cost Per User

$500/mo

Cost Per User

$175/mo

Cost Per User

$75/mo

Cost Per User

$2,000/mo

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
No Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
Yes Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
Yes Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
Yes Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
Yes Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
Yes Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
No Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
No Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
No Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
Yes Icon On-Premise

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
No Icon On-Premise

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

95%

Retention Rate

78%

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

91%

Retention Rate

85%

Retention Rate

91%

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

78%

Version

Release 2024.1

Version

-

Version

Always Current

Version

2023 R1

Version

Infor ERP Feature Pack 6

Version

-

Version

2021

Version

2023

Version

-

Version

V12

Version

Cloud 2021

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Lease

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Finance, Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

User Range

10 — unlimited

User Range

5 — unlimited

User Range

5 — Unlimited

User Range

5 — Unlimited

User Range

20 — 2,500

User Range

1 — 50

User Range

10 — Unlimited

User Range

25 — unlimited

User Range

10 — +

User Range

10 — 1000

User Range

15 — Unlimited

Minimum Fee to Implement

$10,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

N/A

Minimum Fee to Implement

$2,400

Minimum Fee to Implement

$10,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

N/A

Minimum Fee to Implement

$2,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$35,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$200,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$35,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$100,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$75,000

Awards

4

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

11

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

4

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

-

Installs

37,000+

Installs

-

Installs

250+

Installs

10000+

Installs

2800+

Installs

4700

Installs

2000+

Installs

1000+

Installs

2000+

Installs

7000

Installs

10,000+

Architecture

-

Architecture

-

Architecture

SaaS

Architecture

.NET, SaaS

Architecture

SOA, Multi-tenant

Architecture

Hosted Cloud

Architecture

SOA, .NET, Native Cloud

Architecture

Hosted Cloud

Architecture

SOA, .NET, Native Cloud

Architecture

.NET

Architecture

SOA, Native Cloud

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • Yes Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • Yes Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • Yes Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • Yes Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • No Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • No Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • No Icon Multi-Site
  • No Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • No Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • No Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • No Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • Yes Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • Yes Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • Yes Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • No Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Core Features

  • Yes Icon Multi-Site
  • Yes Icon Multi-National
  • Yes Icon Financial Management
  • Yes Icon Production Management
  • Yes Icon Materials Management (MRP/BOM)
  • Yes Icon Sales Order Management (SOM)
  • Yes Icon Supply Chain Management (SCM)
  • Yes Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Unique Features

As a suite of cloud-based applications, NetSuite brings together all the systems that businesses need to grow, scale and adapt to change.

Unique Features

With curated solutions based on 50 years of deep and broad experience in ERP software, Epicor for Building Supply is purpose-built with and for building materials suppliers and distributors, and metal service centers.

Unique Features

Cetec ERP is a single, unified business platform that delivers “tier 1” enterprise-level feature breadth at extraordinarily lower costs than traditional systems, owing to a long history combined with completely modernized cloud/SaaS technology. Their approach is direct, friendly, and transparent: they own the technology (i.e. no “bolt-ons”), and offer the software directly with no markup (i.e. not through incompetent third-party VARs), and offer close, attentive in-house support.

Unique Features

Unique consumption-based licensing provides flexibility and facilitates collaboration, enabling all employees and external parties to access information and systems to execute daily activities and long-term strategic goals. Acumatica is the only ERP vendor offering free online training via Acumatica Open University.

Acumatica's formal Customer Bill-Of-Rights, a unique commitment in the software industry, ensures fair and ethical treatment of customers and trading partners.

Unique Features

Unique built-in process modeling tool for quick implementations and user setup

Unique Features

JobBOSS² manufacturing management software platform is designed to empower small and medium-sized businesses with the tools they need to thrive. JobBOSS2 gives shop owners even more control over how they scale their businesses, grow revenue, and maximize profitability.

  • User Interface
  • Dashboard Capability
  • Alerts
  • Mobile
  • Visual Scheduling

Unique Features

Unique Features

This is Oracle's newest Cloud ERP System for companies over 200M in revenue.

Unique Features

RealSTEEL ERP System is designed specifically for steel and metals processing with an intrinsic focus on inventory management.

Unique Features

Sage X3 helps your business thrive and stay competitive by providing users with the information they need to serve their customers better, take back control over the quality, and eliminate inefficiencies across the organization. It streamlines your core processes – from manufacturing to distribution and financial management to business services – while adapting to your industries best practices.

Unique Features

Limitations

Limitations

Not appropriate for process manufacturers

Limitations

Not ideal for service-based or retail businesses. No “HR” or “Payroll” inside the platform; requires integrating to a third-party payroll system.

Limitations

Acumatica is devoted to the midmarket. It is not a great fit for large enterprises in need of fully global support.


Limitations

The Infor LN solution does not target process manufacturing companies with recipe and blending operations. The solution typically does not target financial or professional services firms such as banks, healthcare, and other service providers.


Limitations

Limitations

Limitations

Not for smaller companies with under $150 Million in Revenue

Limitations

Limitations

Not suitable for companies smaller than 10 million in revenue.

Limitations

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