Menasha Packaging Boosts PROPLUS Project Management with Solarsoft

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Solarsoft Business Systems, a leading provider of enterprise software and IT services to manufacturers worldwide, announced today that Menasha Packaging has chosen to enhance its PROPLUS project management and best-practice process solutions with Solarsoft’s Workgroups for Packaging customer relationship management and project workflow management software.

Solarsoft Business Systems, a leading provider of enterprise software and IT services to manufacturers worldwide, announced today that Menasha Packaging has chosen to enhance its PROPLUS project management and best-practice process solutions with Solarsoft’s Workgroups for Packaging customer relationship management and project workflow management software.

“We wanted to enhance our PROPLUS solution to improve ease-of-use and efficiency for our users,” said Anu Varma, Director of Information Systems and Solutions at Menasha Packaging. The PROPLUS solution at Menasha provides customers online project management tools to view and report merchandising project information from concept through manufacturing execution and shipping. PROPLUS also offers customers the expertise of a Menasha Packaging product manager, on site or off, to support merchandising initiatives.

Menasha Packaging evaluated several software packages, going through an extensive process. “One of the reasons we chose Workgroups for Packaging is its flexibility in terms of what we could do to configure the system for ourselves and for our customers,” said Varma. “From a maintenance perspective we wouldn’t be dependent on the vendor to make changes.”

Another benefit of Workgroups, according to Varma, is that it allows Menasha to better centralize workflow, scheduling, approvals and electronic forms to further enhance communications and planning between customers and suppliers.

Menasha Packaging is also an existing user of Solarsoft’s enterprise resource planning software for corrugated manufacturers, Business VantagePoint (BVP). “We use BVP at all of our corrugated locations,” said Varma. “The seamless integration between BVP and Workgroups for Packaging is another huge benefit for us.”

“We are excited to continue our partnership with Menasha Packaging in support of their PROPLUS project management service,” said Peter Dobell, Vice President, Packaging Division at Solarsoft. “This is an example of a great company taking their already comprehensive project management offering a step further for the benefit of its customers.”

About Menasha Packaging Company
Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, based in Neenah, Wis., is a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation. Its heritage is built on quality products, personalized service, dedicated employees, and innovative printing and design capabilities. Menasha Packaging is a leading provider of graphic consumer packaging, merchandising solutions, corrugated packaging, food packaging, shipping containers and material handling solutions and is home of the Retail Integration Institute. With design, sales service centers, corrugated and paperboard plants located throughout the United States, the company’s mission is to help customers move and sell their 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.

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