Customize Your "Best Fit" Software Comparison
  • 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 ERP
  • 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
  • SaaS (Software as a Service)
  • Salesforce Compatible
  • SOA (Service Oriented Architecture)

Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison for the Industrial Machinery and Equipment Industries

Below is a comprehensive, independent comparison of the top-rated Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Industrial Machinery and Equipment industry. Industrial Machinery manufacturers can use the matrix below to compare ERP to determine which systems best fit their business. Use the Free Demos or Best Pricing tool to receive a free demo or ERP software quote directly from the vendor.

18 ERP Systems Found

Epicor logo

Epicor Kinetic

Shoptech logo

E2 Shop System

Ifs logo

IFS Cloud

Acumatica logo

Acumatica Cloud ERP

Cetec erp logo

Cetec ERP

Delmiaworks logo

Enterprise IQ

Expandable software logo

Expandable ERP

Global shop solutions logo

Global Shop Solutions

Eci software logo

JobBOSS²

Microsoft dynamics logo

Microsoft Dynamics AX

Netsuite logo

NetSuite ERP

Oracle logo

Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP

Sage Software Logo

Sage X3 ERP

Sap logo

SAP S/4HANA

Syspro logo

SYSPRO

Total eto logo

Total ETO

Price Range

$4K - $500K

Price Range

$10K - $100K

Price Range

N/A

Price Range

N/A

Price Range

$7.50K - $150K

Price Range

$3K - $40,000K

Price Range

$25K - $300K

Price Range

$15K - $300K

Price Range

N/A

Price Range

$70K - $1,000K

Price Range

$5K - $10K

Price Range

$20K - $750K

Price Range

$10K - $100K

Price Range

$25,000K - $500,000K

Price Range

$25K - $250K

Price Range

N/A

Price Range

$25K - $500K

Price Range

$6K - $50K

Cost Per User

$125/mo

Cost Per User

N/A

Cost Per User

$175/mo

Cost Per User

N/A

Cost Per User

N/A

Cost Per User

$40/mo

Cost Per User

$250/mo

Cost Per User

$250/mo

Cost Per User

N/A

Cost Per User

$200/mo

Cost Per User

$175/mo

Cost Per User

$4,000/mo

Cost Per User

$125/mo

Cost Per User

$500/mo

Cost Per User

$75/mo

Cost Per User

$200/mo

Cost Per User

$150/mo

Cost Per User

$85/mo

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
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
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

Deployments

Yes Icon Cloud
Yes Icon On-Premise

Deployments

No Icon Cloud
Yes Icon On-Premise

Retention Rate

97%

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

91%

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

78%

Retention Rate

95%

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

94%

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

85%

Retention Rate

N/A

Retention Rate

78%

Retention Rate

95%

Retention Rate

95%

Version

Always Current

Version

always current

Version

2021

Version

IFS Cloud

Version

2024 R1

Version

Always Current

Version

Always Current

Version

9.5

Version

2020.1

Version

Infor ERP Feature Pack 6

Version

-

Version

AX 2020

Version

Release 2024.1

Version

2023

Version

V12

Version

Cloud 2021

Version

8.0

Version

5

Financing Options

Lease, Subscription

Financing Options

-

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Finance, Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Lease, Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Lease

Financing Options

Lease

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Finance, Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

Financing Options

Subscription

User Range

10 — Unlimited

User Range

5 — 500

User Range

10 — Unlimited

User Range

100 — and up

User Range

5 — Unlimited

User Range

5 — Unlimited

User Range

5 — Unlimited

User Range

1 — 300

User Range

5 — 500

User Range

20 — 2,500

User Range

1 — 50

User Range

5 — 2250

User Range

10 — unlimited

User Range

25 — unlimited

User Range

10 — 1000

User Range

15 — Unlimited

User Range

10 — 1000

User Range

5 — 300

Minimum Fee to Implement

$50,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$40,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$35,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

N/A

Minimum Fee to Implement

$10,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$2,400

Minimum Fee to Implement

$20,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

N/A

Minimum Fee to Implement

$20,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

N/A

Minimum Fee to Implement

$2,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$50,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$10,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$200,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$100,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$75,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$25,000

Minimum Fee to Implement

$10,000

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

11

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

4

Awards

4

Awards

-

Awards

-

Awards

100

Awards

-

Installs

4500+

Installs

9000+

Installs

2000+

Installs

3,300+

Installs

10000+

Installs

250+

Installs

1200+

Installs

250+

Installs

3000+

Installs

2800+

Installs

4700

Installs

9,300+

Installs

37,000+

Installs

1000+

Installs

7000

Installs

10,000+

Installs

15,000+

Installs

1000+

Architecture

SOA, .NET, Native Cloud

Architecture

SOA, .NET

Architecture

SOA, .NET, Native Cloud

Architecture

SOA

Architecture

.NET, SaaS, Native Cloud

Architecture

SaaS

Architecture

SOA, .NET

Architecture

.NET

Architecture

.NET

Architecture

SOA, Multi-tenant

Architecture

Hosted Cloud

Architecture

.NET

Architecture

-

Architecture

Hosted Cloud

Architecture

.NET

Architecture

SOA, Native Cloud

Architecture

SOA

Architecture

.NET

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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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)
  • No Icon Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Unique Features

  • Mid-Market Cloud ERP made with Manufacturers for Manufacturers
  • Flexible designs surfaces with no/low code configurations
  • Simple, intuitive browser-based user interface
  • Automation Studio
  • Self Service Analytics
  • Enterprise Search
  • Deployment choice- cloud or premise

Unique Features

Unique Features

Unique Features

IFS Applications is a single, integrated product supporting the management of 4 core processes: Service and Asset, Manufacturing, Project, and Supply Chain.

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

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

DELMIAworks IQMS also offers a broad choice of deployment options that will allow you to pick the solution that is best for your business: on-premise or hosted Cloud ERP deployment via hosted managed services or SaaS. Providing three deployment options gives you the flexibility to choose the best solution for your company and your budget.

Unique Features

  1. True Scalability
  2. 2. Efficient Implementation
  3. Three deployment options

Unique Features

Headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas, includes a state-of-the-art R&D facility and Global Shop Solutions training center. Through its offices in the U.S., Mexico, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, the company supports thousands of manufacturing facilities in over 25 countries and nearly 30 industries.

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

Designed for mid-size and large manufacturers

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

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

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

Unique Features

SYSPRO is a software company that supplies Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions to manufacturing and distribution companies. SYSPRO’s strength lies in its specialist experience and industry-built approach to technology, which can be deployed as on-premise solutions, cloud SaaS or hybrid, and accessed anywhere, anytime from mobile devices.

Key features of the SYSPRO solution include its depth of functionality in Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Inventory Optimization & Management, Distribution and Procurement, self-service portals and supply chain extensibility, customization tailoring, and low-code extensibility tools. SYSPRO also supports out-of-the-box integrations, connectors, and business process automation, and customers have the ability to integrate technologies such as AI, ML, and IoT into their ERP system and extend the solution and connect to other systems.

By choosing SYSPRO, customers gain access to a team of global industry experts who help them drive maximum value from their business systems and solutions. SYSPRO empowers customers to secure a digital future and enables digital transformation, supporting data & analysis-driven decision-making with integrated solutions to enable visibility and engagement.

SYSPRO leads manufacturers and distributors through significant growth. The business also strongly commits to channel partner success and focuses on ensuring a highly successful solution implementation and customer experience. SYSPRO gives customers the confidence to say yes – to the next idea, the next opportunity, the next possibility, and to achieve more.

Unique Features

Total ETO (Engineer to Order) is the only ERP and MRP designed exclusively for Custom Equipment manufacturers, Machine builders, and System integrators. It’s designed by engineers to address the unique challenges these types of organizations face.

Total ETO Integrates with SolidWorks and Inventor to streamline Bills of Material (BOM) information from Design to Purchasing and Manufacturing.

Limitations

Limitations

Limitations

Limitations

IFS is not suitable for smaller organizations under $100 Million in annual revenue.

Limitations

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


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

DELMIAworks IQMS is not a solution fit for businesses that are not manufacturing environments.

Limitations

Expandable ERP is designed for made-to-stock manufacturers who build to a bill of materials.

Not ideal+ for engineer-to-order environments or custom job shops.

Industries in which we generally do not provide a good fit include apparel, agriculture, construction, lumber, metal fabrication, oil and gas, and non-manufacturers.

Limitations

Global Shop Solutions primarily focuses on the needs of discrete manufacturers which may differ from the needs of process manufacturers.

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

Not appropriate for small companies

Limitations

Limitations

Not for smaller companies with under $150 Million in Revenue

Limitations

Not suitable for companies smaller than 10 million in revenue.

Limitations

Limitations

Limitations

This system is not for Repetitive or high volume manufacturers. It’s also not ideal for strictly Machine shops.

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