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Epicor ERP Case Study – UFP Technologies, Inc.

Serving more than 3,000 customers from facilities across the United States, UFP Technologies is a producer of innovative

Serving more than 3,000 customers from facilities across the United States, UFP Technologies is a producer of innovative custom-engineered components, products, and specialty packaging. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Newburyport, Massachusetts, the company uses foams, plastics, composites, and natural fiber materials to design and manufacture solutions for the medical, automotive, aerospace, defense, electronics, consumer, and industrial markets. Over the past 40 years, UFP has focused on growing organically with enhanced services and products to new and existing customers as well as strategically acquiring competitive firms to fill key industry and client needs. Today, the company includes 11 separate facilities nationwide.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Identify a standardized, scalable method for mining data and seamlessly centralizing operational functions across 11 separate company locations

Solution

  • Epicor ERP

Benefits

  • Provided a single chart of accounts incorporating multi-plant functionality
  • Analyzed thousands of jobs companywide, closed financials on time ensured compliance with stringent SEC regulations and reported detailed financial results
  • Captured and reviewed costs, while streamlining processes and decreasing expenses
  • Negotiated better pricing for materials with vendors based on companywide buying patterns

 

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About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of the Industry.

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