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Considering Made2Manage® Manufacturing Software for your Company?


So you’ve stumbled across this site because you’ve heard of Made2Manage® (M2M®) manufacturing software (or maybe you even own it).

If you’re already using Made2Manage®, congratulations! You’ve made the right choice! And, if you ever need any technical help, or if it’s time to upgrade, or if you just need to get more from your software, please consider us. You can read about how we can help you over at this other article.

However, if you don’t already use Made2Manage® manufacturing software at your company and you’re doing your due diligence because you’re considering changing your enterprise resource planning (ERP) software or purchasing an ERP solution for the first time, then I don’t envy you. It’s a laborious process, and it’s critical to make the right decision, since that decision will affect the day-to-day operations of your business, the happiness of your employees, and the bottom line of your company.

And, if I may be so bold, I bet I can guess your first question regarding Made2Manage® manufacturing software and the reason you came to this site – what’s the big deal about M2M®?

First a little history, Made2Manage® manufacturing software was built in 1986 by the president of a machine tool company specifically for the manufacturing industry. Over the years the functionality of M2M® has expanded and honed via the input from over 1500 discrete, to-order manufacturing companies.

Today it runs 100% on .NET, SOA, n-tier architecture – which means the software has legs. It’s not going to be obsolete tomorrow (or anytime soon).

Some real-world benefits of the software include:

  • Plan using real world constraints and what if scenarios.
  • Schedule with confidence and establish promise dates to customers.
  • See the entire enterprise operations right down to the shop floor.
  • Execute changes on the shop floor swiftly.

These benefits are made possible by the following features:

  • Demand Forecasting
  • Capable to Promise
  • Procurement
  • Production Planning
  • Production Scheduling
  • Production Analysis
  • Shop Floor Work Center Console
  • Shop Floor Data Collection
  • Product Configurator
  • CADLink Integrations
  • Reporting and Analysis

In addition, this additional functionality helps out:

  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Collaboration

Bottomline, Made2Manage® is reliable, flexible, and easy-to-use. It captures your production and non-production data in one centralized system which allows you to automate your manufacturing processes, streamline operations an be more responsive to your customers.

So, if you’re looking for ERP software for a small or medium-sized discrete manufacturer with dynamic, to-order environments, including engineer-to-order (ETO), make-to-order (MTO), assemble-to-order (ATO), and mixed mode operations, then M2M® manufacturing software is definitely a solution that should be on your shortlist to consider.

I know this article has laid it on a bit thick. But, Made2Manage® is the real deal, and you probably need to see it in action to make an informed decision. To to schedule a demo or just to chat with a real live person who can answer any questions you might have about the software, please reach out to:

Brian Tognoni

Or, follow the link below.

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And good luck with your search for an ERP solution!