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NTMA (National Tooling and Machining Association) Welcomes ProfitKey International As A National Member

ProfitKey International Joins NTMA (National Tooling and Machining Association) As A Sponsoring National Member

Salem, NH, April 28, 2013 – ProfitKey International, a leader in ERP software for small to mid-sized manufacturers for over 30 years, has joined the NTMA family as a national member. Continue reading

ProfitKey’s ERP For Project-based Manufacturing Is Now TEC Certified (A guest blog)

Written by Aleksey Osintsev (see bio), Courtesy of Technology Evaluations Center (TEC)

TEC is pleased to announce that Rapid Response Manufacturing (RRM) software from ProfitKey International, a developer of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for manufacturing, has been TEC certified for online evaluation in TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center. An in-depth demonstration of its capabilities was conducted in order to evaluate how RRM holds up to industry benchmarks. We saw the system in real time and assessed its performance on requested tasks and its workflow capabilities. We tried out the system’s navigation along with selected features and functions. Continue reading

ERP Management Implementation Tips Every Manufacturer Should Know (Part 5 of 5)

You’re almost there!  You’ve run the gauntlet of researching various ERP vendors, carefully selected your implementation team and personnel (part 1), conducted a workflow review (part 2) of your current system, while planning for the new system (part 3), and transferred all of your key data to populate the new and improved system (part 4).  The ERP vendor has left your facility and you now bear a heavy responsibility to ensure this implementation continues to be a success for your manufacturing company.  Fear not, if you are working with a trusted vendor, they will never truly leave your side.  Here are some key tips to remember post-implementation. Continue reading

ERP Management Implementation Tips Every Manufacturer Should Know (Part 4 of 5)

When we started our blog series on ‘ERP Management Implementation Tips Every Manufacturer Should Know’, we originally had four installations in mind.  Nearing the end of the series, we realized we didn’t want to leave you hanging post-implementation and make sure we had covered enough for you to be comfortable even after the conclusion of this blog series, just as you should feel in post-implementation.

ERP Management Implementation Should Not Be Like Ripping Our Your Hair

Preparing Your Data Should Not Be Like Ripping Out Your Own Hair

Thus far, we have covered your implementation team (part 1), a complete workflow review (part 2), and installation and training (part 3).  This fourth installment will take a deep look into your current database and what to expect to prepare to ensure your data has legs and can be effective right out of the gate. Continue reading

ERP Management Implementation Tips Every Manufacturer Should Know (Part 3 of 4)

ERP Implementation TrainingIn the first segment of our ‘Your ERP Implementation’ series, we discussed initial steps, procedures, and introduced a philosophy for a core implementation team.  In the second, we examined the crucial aspect of a work-flow review, which then lead into installation and training.  In this new segment, we will take our newly found knowledge to refine a honed implementation plan, based on specific structures, needs, and requirements, to ensure best results throughout the ERP project. Continue reading

Boy Scout Uses Manufacturing Software To “Be Prepared” For Eagle Scouts – The Finale

Eagle Scout Uses Manufacturing ERP SoftwareWhen we last left the story of my son, Owen, who was working toward his Eagle Scout rank in Boy Scouts , almost a year ago, Owen had just finished the biggest piece of the Eagle Scout rank, the Service Project.  His project was to build a walkway for our local church, to provide a safe and stable walking surface for employees and visitors to the church offices.  With the help of ProfitKey’s ERP (enterprise resource planning software) manufacturing software, Owen completed his project and earned the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout.   Continue reading

ProfitKey Continues Momentum at EASTEC 2013

Salem, NH – October 4, 2012 –

ProfitKey International LLC, a leader in providing ERP, MRP, and MES solutions to small and mid-sized manufacturing businesses for over 30 years, announced today that they will continue their marketing stride by exhibiting at the Society of Manufacturing Engineer’s (SME) EASTEC 2013.  From May 14-16 the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA will be the home of EASTEC 2013, a show held every two years designed to bring various manufacturing companies, experts, and students along the east coast together to network, discuss trends, and share knowledge, all for the betterment of the industry.  Continue reading

Local ERP MRP Company to Speak at Governor’s Manufacturing Summit

On Thursday, October 11th 2012 from 8:00am to 1:00pm at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, New Hampshire, the Business and Industry Association of NH (BIA of NH) will serve host to the 10th annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing and High Technology Summit. Sponsored by Governor John Lynch, the summit is a great opportunity for local manufacturing businesses to hear from industry and technology professionals. Latest manufacturing trends and solutions, as well as networking with other manufacturing companies, will be conducted over in various workshops, seminars and discussions about the different industries. Continue reading

Five Tips To Balance Manufacturing Supply and Demand [Free Webinar]

This webcast can now be viewed on YouTube by clicking the link below.

Balancing Manufacturing Supply And Demand With ERP

Are you confident that MRP purchase recommendations reflect actual inventory requirements?  Do you know whether sales order promise dates account for actual materials, capacity, and scheduling constraints? If you answer “no” to these and similar questions, your manufacturing business might want to think about how it can leverage ERP (enterprise resource planning) software to improve customer service and operating efficiency. Continue reading

Manufacturing ERP Helps Capital Equipment Sales Grow Over 200 Percent

Ellicott® Dredges, one of the oldest and most successful dredging equipment companies in the world, has been supplying dredging equipment to governments, municipalities, contractors, sand and gravel operators, port authorities, and marina operators for over 125 years.   With the help of an ERP (enterprise resource planning) system, Ellicott has been able to increase sales over 200 percent over recent years. Continue reading