Before implementing Spreadsheet Server, Caymas Boats was using Epicor ERP’s standard reports alongside Epicor XL Connect, a Microsoft® Excel® add-in, for their more in-depth and custom reporting needs.

Tyler Smith, Senior Accountant at Caymas Boats, says that while the team liked using Epicor XL Connect, when it came time to create or modify their reports, they had to rely on outside consultants because report writing still required a level of technical expertise.

 

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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. 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.


Mohawk Fine Papers manufactures and distributes premium uncoated paper and coated stock. They pride themselves in being the first major manufacturing company to derive 100% of their electricity from wind power. Mohawk ranks as the largest maker of premium printing, writing and imaging papers in the country.

The privately owned, over150 year old company runs three paper mills—one in Cohoes, NY another in nearby Waterford, NY, and a third in Hamilton, OH. It also operates a distribution center in Albany, NY, a warehouse and converting center in Saybrook, OH, a sales office in Scotland and a distribution center in the Netherlands. In all, the company employs roughly 725 people—including 75 corporate office employees. Today Mohawk distributes papers in more than 50 countries worldwide.

 

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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. 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.


Pattison Sign is a full-service sign manufacturing company in North America, with locations in Tennessee and Ontario. They specialize in creating electronic message centers, LED displays, digital signs and traditional signage. Pattison Sign takes care of signage need from beginning to end, manufacturing, installation, on-going maintenance and repair for some of the most well-known brands worldwide. These brands include Hilton, Jaguar, Waldorf Astoria, KFC, MassMutual and more.

 

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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. 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.


Dexter Magnetic Technologies offers superior magnetic solutions for products ranging from aerospace radar systems to nuclear magnetic-resonance imaging machines, hearing aids, and pacemakers. The company’s philosophy of continuous improvement and customer satisfaction has earned it a solid reputation as the original architect of magnetic technology.

Founded in 1951 as Permag Corporation, Dexter has grown to be a full-service manufacturer and designer of complex magnetic assemblies for a global customer base, including the U.S. Department of Defense, medical device companies, and others that require exacting documentation and certification of parts and finished products to comply with regulatory requirements such as ITAR.

Challenges

  • Improve on-time delivery by reducing lengthy quality control document searchand-retrieval times and refining manufacturing execution.

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP functions:
    • Finite Scheduling
    • Available-to-Promise
  • Epicor® ECM (DocStar®)
  • Epicor® Data Analytics (EDA)
  • Epicor® Quick Ship

Benefits

  • Achieved company-wide goal of improvements in on-time delivery with an investment of less than $50,000.
  • Reduced time needed to search and retrieve all necessary documentation for packing and shipping from 10,000 employee hours to less than 3,000 annually.
  • Leveraged Epicor ERP functionality for improved business intelligence and more efficient planning and scheduling.

 

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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. 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.


Founded in 1992, Metal-Tech Partners (MTP) has rapidly grown from a supplier of telecommunications products to a multi-million-dollar business providing custom manufactured and fabricated parts and services to the international telecom industry. This includes meeting exacting specifications for thousands of products ranging from racks, bays, and cabinets to pipe stands and support grids.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Lead the industry with high-quality products provided at the lowest possible costs and with the fastest turnaround times

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP Cloud

Benefits

  • Operate more efficiently by accessing production information on a daily or even hourly basis
  • Can track and review the time spent by every employee on projects
  • Eliminated paper trails so workers can focus on production
  • Better inventory control and prediction of shortages before supplies are depleted

 

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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.


Dalsin Industries is a precision metal manufacturer that prides itself in being an extension of its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers. Based in Bloomington, Minnesota, the company provides metal manufacturing solutions through a unique blend of experienced staff, advanced and automated CNC stamping and fabrication/assembly equipment, and design services supporting product manufacturing cost reduction and optimized product fit, form, and function.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Find an ERP solution that could accurately track costs and provide reliable business metrics in real time

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Built a foundation for Industry 4.0 with seamless sharing of downstream and upstream information into the Epicor ERP system across the factory floor
  • Real-time data gave a 360-degree view of the entire business with real-time dashboards
  • Manufacturing resource planning (MRP) and customer relationship management (CRM) modules helped identify business opportunities with existing customers

 

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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.


Decimet Sales, Inc. (DSI) is a custom metal manufacturing company that specializes in precision computerized numerical control (CNC) machining and sheet metal fabrication. This includes one-stop customer service, design, prototyping, and manufacturing solutions for the retail, security, firearms, and industrial equipment industries.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Grow the company with a reporting system that tracks sales, backlogs, delivery times, and jobs at two separate facilities

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Provided reliable, real-time information and project updates
  • Instantly supplied customers with the details on any past or present order
  • Allowed for navigation between multiple departments companywide
  • Enhanced decision making and increased production
  • Ensured timely customer deliveries

 

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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.


Global Hyatt Corporation is one of the world’s premier hotel companies with over 365 hotels in 45 countries worldwide that employs around 90,000 associates. The Hyatt story began in 1957 when it opened its first hotel at an airport in Los Angeles. 10 Hyatt hotels around Europe, in Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne, Mainz, Zurich, Milan, Paris, London, and Birmingham, benefit from the services the Hyatt Shared Services Centre in Mainz has to offer. Additionally, seven independent companies within Global Hyatt Corporation, including the new brand Andaz ™, are managed via a central server at the Shared Services Centre in Mainz.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Hyatt Shared Services Centre required software solution that would bring together hotel processes and data at a global level.

Solution

  • Robust and flexible web services software solution with strong integration capabilities.

Benefits

  • Reduced the workload at the Shared Services Centre
  • Role-based access to individual supports Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Straightforward assimilation of new properties to Shared Services Centre

 

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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.


Berry Plastics is a leading global consumer packaging group and a leading global beverage can maker. The Berlin, Ohio plant manufactures plastic prescription pill containers and plastic packaging for liquid products, and it’s one of several Berry Plastics facilities in North America now using Epicor Mattec MES—the Epicor real-time production monitoring and manufacturing execution system.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Institute a standardized system of reporting and data collection for more advanced insight into the production process

Solution

  • Epicor® Advanced MES, formerly Mattec MES

Benefits

  • Improved production and process control for better decision making
  • Increased machine efficiency with standardized OEE reports
  • Improved quality control and operations

 

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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.

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