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Macola: The History of Macola ERP
03-30-2012 / By:
In the words of the great Sir Winston Churchill, "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often."Changing your ERP system is not an easy commitment to make, although often a necessary one. A colleague of mine compares the process of ERP software replacement to open heart surgery. Nobody wants open heart surgery; however it is, sometimes necessary to survive. You wouldn't perform open heart surgery on yourself, so it is important to select a qualified surgeon to perform the task. Comparatively, ERP software implementation is no small task, so it is important to not only focus on the ERP software package that fits your requirements, but selecting an experienced and qualified implementation team to insure the success of the project. It is equally, or even more imperative, to consider the stability and future of the ERP software developer.
If your company has outgrown an entry level system like QuickBooks or Peachtree, congratulations! Now you need something more comprehensive to address more complex requirements as you grow. If Exact Macola Distribution or Manufacturing Pro is a product you are considering, and you probably should you will want to read on.
Macola has it's origin in the 1970's as a Cobol program running on mini computers, Macola was developed as a stand-out product in the early 80's for the emerging PC network market offering the only comprehensive manufactuing solution in its price range. The word on the street was if Macola Progression didn't meet your needs, you better get out your checkbook because the next best products costs ten times more than Macola. Today, Exact, Macola Distribution and Manufacturing Pro continues to offer high functionality for very affordable prices.
There are four main Macola brands: Macola ES, Macola Distribution Pro, Macola Manufacturing Pro and Macola Progression. Depending on your requirements you may want to explore whether or not one of the many add-on software applications to support bar code data collection, advance scheduling, or custom programming using Macola's built-in customization tools make sense.makes sense.
Exact Software acquired Macola in 2001 adding 7,000 customers worldwide. Macola is a well-established product with over 35 years of development. Exact Software, the developer of Macola, was founded in 1984, has offices in 15 countries, and is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands. Exact America is headquartered inn Middleton, MA. Exact is listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam since 1999 and employs over 1,800 people as of 2011. Exact has over 100,000 customers in more than 125 countries.
If you are interested in learning more information about how Macola may fit your requirements please contact us today to learn about our business process assessment!