Big Ass Fans first made its mark selling massive ceiling fans that spun slowly but moved astounding amounts of air thanks to aerodynamically friendly designs. The fans kept large spaces that lacked air conditioning—such as factories and dairy barns—feeling cool and comfortable.

After an extensive search, the company landed on Epicor ERP, which has proven capable of growing alongside the company.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Streamline production
  • Identify cost savings across the supply chain

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Identified cost savings in the supply chain
  • Enabled changes to production schedule in real time
  • Allowed for growth through procurement solutions
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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.


CV Technology manufactures solutions used to reduce the explosion and fire hazards associated with the handling of process powders and dry bulk materials. Launched in 1994, the company is now a worldwide market leader and vendor of choice for numerous Fortune 500 companies.

In recent years, CV Technology sales have doubled, necessitating the move to a new 28,000 sq. ft. facility in Jupiter, Florida. This move was needed to fulfill the monthly engineering and manufacture of hundreds of explosion mitigation devices—ranging from vents and isolation valves to flameless vents and chemical suppression equipment.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Tracking the status of components and assembly of products through the manufacturing cycle
  • Reducing production delays
  • Improving assembly times

Solution

  • Epicor ERP®

Benefits

  • Doubled revenues since the system’s launch
  • Increased marketplace competitiveness and overall profitability
  • Reduced manufacturing costs and related labor and overhead
  • Simplified the generation of everything from packing slips to invoices
  • Improved job completion prediction 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 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.


Founded in 1952, L.B. White has grown to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of direct-fired heaters for the agricultural, construction, and rental industries. Approximately 50 employees support the production and global distribution of more than 50,000 SKUs from the company’s headquarters in Onalaska, Wisconsin.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • The reporting system was difficult to use, and the data was hard to read
  • Software required users to have more advanced computer skills

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP
  • Epicor Data Analytics (EDA) powered by Phocas

Benefits

  • Tightly integrated EDA simplified the deployment process
  • Out-of-the-box templates made it easy for sales and inventory teams to get started
  • Eliminated IT bottlenecks and the need for VPN access when outside the office
  • Allowed users to access EDA whenever and wherever they need it
  • Data is constantly updated to provide users with the most current information

 

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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.


Philadelphia Mixing Solutions, Ltd. and its subsidiary—Mixing Solutions Limited—lead the industry in optimizing mixing solutions to help customers improve mission-critical mixing processes. With operations in Palmyra, Pennsylvania, and Newbury, United Kingdom, Philadelphia Mixing Solutions provides innovative products, technical services, and field support to customers around the world. Backed by 60 years of industry experience and a rich tradition of technology—dating back to the original Philadelphia Gear Corporation—the company’s research and development teams use cutting-edge testing and process modeling to create unique mixing solutions to meet individual customer requirements.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Consolidate various home-grown systems and databases into a single platform

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Provided a single, unified look into business performance metrics
  • Moved from quote to cash quicker—quotes that took hours or days in the past now only take minutes
  • Improved customer support with manufacturing resource planning (MRP)
  • Enabled for mobile functionality

 

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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.


Founded by seven Leong brothers in 1972, Welding Industries Malaysia (WIM) has become the only local company in Malaysia that manufactures welding machines for use by industries after surviving the onslaught of the 1997/98 financial crisis and tough competition from local operators and China.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • WIM required an advanced ERP system that could provide support for the company’s manufacturing processes and manage a huge amount of data.

Solution

  • Epicor Manufacturing ERP solution is a comprehensive manufacturing management software that enables manufacturers to plan, schedule, execute, and monitor their entire manufacturing process.

Benefits

  • Improved visibility over operations
  • Increased cost savings
  • Ability to support management’s decision-making processes
  • Accurate live data

 

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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.