Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2006
M1 by B&G™, the ERP software program developed by Bowen & Groves has just reached the milestone of 500 installed internationally, including users in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the UK markets.
“Five hundred installed sites is an important milestone for us and indicates we have achieved a substantial user base with a very high degree of acceptance in both the manufacturing industry and other industry sectors.
“M1 was only launched in 2000 and our user base has been growing at an increasing annual rate in the last four years.
“We have always prided ourselves by setting the standard in ERP software” Geoff Groves CEO and founder of Bowen & Groves says.
Key features of the M1 by B&G software are a great diversity of modules, user friendliness and a constant application of advanced training and support skills.
“Bowen & Groves as a group has had a 70% increase in staff and we have recently launched new graduate recruitment programs in both our Australian and US offices.
Key features of the M1 software are a vast array of modules specially designed for growing small to medium scale businesses which offer affordability, low implementation cost, fast user friendly features and simple operation.
“M1 offers expansive business management, analysis and productivity tools including full integration of financial data, labor management and customer relationship management.
“Our unique smart screen and search capacities are further bonuses which our users frequently compliment us on” Geoff Groves added.
The newly released Version 5 of M1 by B&G cements upon the capacity of the software to support increasingly diverse businesses with extensive additional features.
“These include support for Microsoft SQL 2005, cost of goods accounting, time card Wizard which is designed for businesses employing project or contracted employees, sales and purchasing of kit (bundled) parts, RFQ document management, export schedules to Microsoft Outlook, Product Configurator on the web, RMA on the web, customer uploads and downloads on the web.
“There are also enhancements to existing features including the Job Wizard, Purchasing Wizard, multi-plant support, drop shipments, alerts in organisation wizards, purchase directly to sales orders, time and material analysis, request for quote, project management, part sale prices, the M1 Design Studio and multi-warehouse requisitions.
“We have also added a fixed asset register module” Mr Groves said.
Bowen & Groves has a complete dedication to meeting the manufacturing software needs and expectations of growing businesses.
Apart from its rapidly increasing user base M1 by B&G has won numerous industry awards.
Superior customer and user support is also a keynote with annual user group conferences which typically rotate between the USA and Australia.
About Bowen & Groves
Bowen & Groves is setting the standard in Enterprise Resource Planning software (ERP), for the small to medium manufacturer. Founded in 1992 Bowen & Groves is a privately owned software development company operating in the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. M1 by B&G™ sets the standard in affordability and ease of use.
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