Today, more than ever, chemical companies need ERP solutions that optimize operations, enable compliance, deliver deep insights and manage data flows from formula to manufacturing.

Challenges are a catalyst for ERP investment.

In recent years, chemical manufacturers have been challenged by overcapacity, pricing pressures and marketplace uncertainty. And that was before COVID-19 pandemic marketplace changes further drove down demand.

U.S. companies are responding with a focus on operational efficiency and cost management – and by investing in modern ERP solutions to achieve their objectives. Today, forward-looking organizations are driving better overall performance by optimizing business processes and leveraging the deep insights provided by production, supply chain and operational data.


ERP Software Vendors for Chemical Manufacturing

Ultra compiles valuable software intelligence, critical capabilities insight and a deep understanding of your industry's unique functional requirements via ongoing research, regular software vendor briefings and project technology selections.


Industry-specific solutions address unique requirements.

Extensive regulatory requirements, complex formula management, exacting quality control and advanced inventory management require ERP solutions designed for the industry.

  • Digital Transformation

    Automated, digitized processes enable highly efficient operations. And ecommerce platforms simplify the purchase process.

  • Regulatory Compliance

    An ERP solution built for the chemical industry reduces risk and ensures that audit trails, reporting and automated controls are in place.

  • Supply Chain Management

    Robust global supply chains leverage ERP technology to enhance flexibility, reduce risk, enable JIT delivery and improve visibility.

  • Formula Management

    Advanced toolsets handle formula management, tracking/storage, unit-of-measure conversions, substitutions and scaling.

Our Consulting Services

Pushing the boundaries of business transformation.

Applying today's best practices, leveraging our exceptional expertise in manufacturing and distribution, and utilizing a flexible and proven methodology, our services are geared to deliver results you never imagined possible.

Business Process Improvement

We build a foundation for your transformation by understanding your unique requirements, assessing your current state, showing you what's possible with modern solutions, developing a desired future state and optimizing your core processes.

Enterprise Technology Selection

We guide your company through an unbiased, comprehensive and highly structured process designed to determine your best-fit solution – one that will meet your unique requirements, scale with your business and enable your future vision.

Solution Implementation Management

We combine a flexible, proven implementation methodology and exceptional project management expertise to reduce your risk, accelerate time-to-benefit, drive ROI and deliver success.

Business Value Realization

We combine industry best practices, process maturity-focused projects, software enhancements and your new capabilities to sustain process improvements, close the value circle and ensure you maximize the benefits of your ERP solution.


APV Engineered Coatings

"When we embarked on our search for a new ERP system, we had no idea there was anybody in the market like Ultra. Their knowledge of the ERP marketplace, structured evaluation process, and extensive experience has been tremendously valuable." Mike Summers, Vice President


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Nine Resources in One Place: Industrial Manufacturing ERP

Industrial manufacturers face complex business challenges. And in many cases, the solution is to upgrade your ERP and become more efficient. But what is the best solution for your organization? We've compiled these resources to help you make the right choice.

Our new eBook offers distributors and manufacturers insight and information that will help their project teams stay focused, follow best practices and make smart decisions

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