Industrial Equipment

An ERP solution designed and built for IEM – with processes configured for its specific requirements – offers answers to the industry's unique integration, quoting, planning and logistics challenges.

Focus on adaptation, agility and resilience.

For industrial equipment manufacturers, the critical objectives are to rebuild revenue streams, restore supplier networks and rethink strategies to meet the needs of a changed marketplace. And with this recalibration comes a renewed commitment to increasing agility and improving supply chain resilience.

Modern ERP solutions offer the advanced tools required to achieve these objectives. Today’s technologies capture data, enable analysis and provide critical visibility into process, production and operational performance – making it possible to identify breaking points and opportunities for improvement.

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ERP Software Vendors for Industrial Equipment

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.


Managing disruption requires new approaches & new tools.

Intelligent IEM companies are attacking the sector’s challenges with ERP technologies that boost productivity, turn data into insight, and improve supply chain management.

  • Configuration Management

    High product complexity requires advanced technologies that integrate production systems and enable dynamic MTO and CTO.

  • Forecasting and Planning

    Sophisticated demand forecasting, capacity planning and project scheduling allow organizations to manage around constraints.

  • Supply Chain Management

    Powerful ERP tools efficiently and effectively manage large, complex global supply chains and complicated logistics.

  • Production Management

    The key to agility may be optimized production processes and new, more efficient approaches to workforce management.

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.


Briggs Equipment

"We knew we needed a resource to navigate the waters for us. Selecting a new ERP system would impact our entire operations for the next few decades. We wanted to leverage a partner with specific ERP evaluation experience to effectively lead the project." Brian Evans, Director of IT


Industry Insights: Industrial Equipment

Avoid these common ERP Software selection mistakes

5 Big Mistakes to Avoid in ERP Software Selection (Video)

The ERP software you choose will affect the way you conduct business for years to come, and it will impact virtually every business function. It’s a significant investment, too. So it’s critical to find a solution suited to your industry and your company’s unique needs. Whether or not you manufacture industrial equipment, you'll learn how to choose the right ERP solution for your organization in this excerpt from a recent webinar.
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Guest Post: Industry 4.0 – How Far Is It From Here to There?

In manufacturing circles we see a number of different perspectives on Industry 4.0. Why? Because different organizations and managers see different levels of risk, value and return in it. Because we don't have to use new technologies and capabilities simply because they're available. And maybe because, although we've described a better manufacturing future, we've glossed over how to get there. What's the path to Industry 4.0?

How a Low-Code ERP Platform Accelerates Adaptation and Enables Agility (Video)

Your company must be able to quickly adapt its ERP, business models and business processes to accommodate, and take advantage of, changes in the business environment. Etienne Ouvry, Senior Business Consultant for QAD, tells you how low-code can help solve today's real-world challenges.

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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