“This is how it’s always been done,” is a dangerous statement for business leaders. Markets are far too competitive and change far too quickly for business-as-usual to deliver quality results. Today, you have to focus on how quality management processes can be completed smarter, faster, easier, and with more agility.

 

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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, or 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.


Since its founding in 1985, Axelgaard Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has been recognized as an international leader in the design, development, and production of premier neurostimulation and sensing electrodes. Today, Axelgaard’s product line has expanded to include a full range of hydrogels for a variety of applications, as well as countless custom solutions for their customers’ specific needs.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Consolidate business systems and separate from the competition without compromising cost or quality

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP

Benefits

  • Provided visibility and analytics into every part of the manufacturing process to identify potential improvement
  • Consolidated various business software systems into one
  • Improved processes and enabled time savings, freeing staff to focus on other projects

 

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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.


Perlick has been innovating in the refrigeration and bar dispensing industry for more than 100 years. Starting as a family-owned business, the company has held strong with its reputation for being best-in-class while also staying close to its family-owned roots. As Perlick continued to grow, they recognized they needed to implement Epicor ERP at the beginning of 2018. However, Perlick’s accounts receivable (AR) department still needed more help and automation to manage its expanding cash flow of 1,300 active accounts.

Success Highlights

Challenges

  • Lacked centralized customer account information which caused bottlenecks in the collection process

Solution

  • Epicor® ERP
  • Epicor Cash Collect

Benefits

  • Automated workflows and collector transparency
  • Decreased DSO to 37 days
  • Increased current AR percentage to 95.7%
  • Saved 54 work hours per month with automation

 

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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.