Carando Technologies is a production equipment manufacturer that specializes in equipment to make the insides of washers, dryers, heaters, and 55-gallon oil drums. Founded in 1909, the company ships worldwide to leading domestic appliance manufacturers. Carando is unique in that it’s only one of two companies in the country that specialize in this type of equipment manufacturing—and one of only a handful in the world. The company has been with Epicor since the 1980s and has been able to grow thanks to Epicor solutions.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Tracking and sustaining production of a complex product

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Provided visibility and accessibility of data needed to understand business health
  • Allowed for easy management of complex bill of materials
  • Gained efficiencies with capabilities that make it easier to manage workflow orders
  • Empowered employees by providing real-time access to the shop floor
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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 Industry.


Proton therapy is a highly advanced, painless and precise form of external beam radiation has been used to treat 100,000 cancer patients worldwide. An exceptional option for childhood cancers, it has also become ideal for treating solid tumors of the prostate, brain, eye, head and neck, inoperable small cell lung cancer, as well as liver and certain types of breast and gastrointestinal cancers.

Optivus Proton Therapy, Inc. (Optivus) was launched in 1993 by the center’s original engineering team led by Jon W. Slater and entrusted with the entire facility’s technical enhancements and ongoing maintenance. Founded on the principals of continuous excellence, Optivus has developed and implemented hundreds of design and new technology improvements over the past two decades according to the facility’s precise clinical specifications.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • In addition to manufacturing, Optivus is a project driven organization, with significant requirements for tracking hundreds of thousands of labor charges and managing a bill of materials with thousands of parts

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Better understand job costs through the generation of detailed records integrating manufacturing and engineering with payroll and accounting
  • Identify the exact location and status of parts stored across four separate warehouses
  • Create purchase orders with detailed line items attributed directly to project steps
  • Readily reconcile accounting differences between purchasing, receiving and billing

 

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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 Industry.