Lombard, IL (PRWEB) February 14, 2011
Solarsoft Business Systems, a leading provider of business systems for mid-sized manufacturers, announced today that chocolate manufacturer and distributor New Bloomer Candy Company of Zanesville, Ohio, has selected Solarsoft’s Tropos ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution for process manufacturing.
“Solarsoft’s Tropos ERP platform and their expertise in the food and beverage industry were a real plus to New Bloomer Candy Company,” says Jerry Nolder, New Bloomer Candy Company’s CEO. “Tropos will enable big ERP capabilities for a small manufacturer like us. Tropos’ applications will give New Bloomer Candy a competitive edge over similar candy companies.”
For more than a century, New Bloomer Candy customers have enjoyed its gourmet chocolates which are blended in precise detail from family recipes. To continue this tradition New Bloomer Candy wanted to find the right solution to replace its decade-old legacy computer system and manufacturing-distribution ERP.
After an evaluation process which reviewed 51 ERP vendors, New Bloomer Candy selected Solarsoft due to its suite of products meeting or exceeding New Bloomer Candy’s business requirements:
- Real-time information
- Recipe management
- Bill of Materials
- Sales management
- Lot traceability
- Inventory management
- Integrated financial applications.
In Tropos, New Bloomer Candy gains:
- An out-of-the-box comprehensive solution that integrates core ERP functions with touch-screen enabled shop-floor data collection and mobile bar-code scanning of inventory. The extensive built-in functionality also includes forecasting, capacity planning, drag-and-drop production scheduling, and quality.
- Easy identification of potential stock shortages.
- An ERP solution designed from the ground up to meet the demands of process manufacturers, without the need for customized bolt-ons or add-ons.
About Solarsoft Tropos
Tropos is an enterprise resource planning solution developed for process manufacturing. Tropos’ real-time, accurate information maximizes performance for food processors and packers, pharmaceuticals, mills and metals processing, specialty chemicals and general manufacturing in process-oriented industries, particularly those supplying the major retailers or those distributing short shelf-life products.
About Solarsoft Business Systems
Solarsoft provides modern enterprise software and IT services to manufacturers, distributors and wholesale businesses in North America, Europe and Asia. The company has grown organically and through acquisition since 1986 and has worldwide revenues of US$100 million. Solarsoft employs more than 400 professionals providing local support across 16 time zones. More than 2,000 companies rely on Solarsoft to bring clarity and efficiency to their daily operations. For more information, please visit http://www.solarsoft.com.