Headquartered in Nappanee, Indiana, Challenger Door is a leading manufacturer of doors for the recreational vehicle (RV) and cargo trailer industries. This includes everything from feeder and entrance to storm and baggage doors for applications such as ambulances, horse trailers, transit buses, and motorhomes.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Accommodate ongoing growth by connecting employees in real-time and supplying near-instantaneous access to company-wide data

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Easy review of production schedules, historical data, and project details
  • Automatic calculations for complex project specifications and cut-sizing
  • Streamlined processes from the production floor to accounting, shipping, and billing
  • Growth by 30 percent in each of the past eight years, and 133% from 2012 to 2016

 

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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.