June 16, 2009 09:00 ET

ABAS USA Hosts User Conference in Virginia, USA

STERLING, VA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - ABAS USA opened the doors to their headquarters in order to host their 3rd annual user conference. Presentations and interactive discussions highlighted the flexible features of the product.

Users from many different companies learned about product innovations and new means to improve access to their information. The 2009 Users Group meeting was titled "Growth for ABAS USA." After moving to larger facilities and expanding the staff, ABAS USA has shown improved Q1 sales. Attending this year's user conference were ABAS Software AG COO and founder Peter Forscht, and Alan Salton, President ABAS USA.

"abas is just the right fit. We are a midsize business, so meeting the President and founder of the software at the user conference has given us a lot of confidence that we will have a long lasting partnership," said Ray Pettengill of Computrol.

ABAS ERP on Apple

One of the new abas innovations demonstrated, was the presentation of the abas software running on Apple. Running now on MAC OS X will allow abas erp to run on every major platform. ABAS also has new partnerships with Habel Document Management and Alavara for sales tax services.

The right tool for the job

abas eB will improve the web presence with numerous functionalities and improved access to reports and data over the internet for employees in every department. Customers (B2B and B2C) can shop more comfortably on customized web shops and choose from different payment options, such as paypal. Even mobile users can easily access the system on their portable devices. The most up-to-date data can be accessed worldwide at any time on multi-language interfaces.

"While others still use old code, abas ERP let's you run an update without a crash and you do not have to start from scratch. It just works and runs for a good price with an above and beyond service," said Timothy Freitas, Q-Tech Corporation.

Users showed off their Dashboards

Chad Papaleu from Simply Canvas, the leading Pro-Only Canvas lab that specializes in printing custom sized canvas prints, displayed their dashboards for managing production with abas ERP. Simply Canvas has had a similar growth path as other abas users; they started small with a brilliant idea, grew fast, needed tools to optimize their business and process their 300 orders daily. After replacing spreadsheets and implementing abas ERP, production volume increased dramatically without any additional resources.

"abas dashboards not only improved our production, but also has improved on-time delivery from eight days to three by having all the info on one display," said Chad Papaleu, Simply Canvas.

About ABAS

Founded in 1980, ABAS is a leading provider of cost-effective ERP solutions for midmarket manufacturers and distributors. abas Business Software is an ERP & e-business application designed specifically for manufacturers in the Assemble-to-Order, Make-to-Order and Engineer-to-Order environment. Our software is priced to fit most budgets while delivering full ERP functionality. Operating on LINUX, Unix and Windows, abas Business Software has the flexibility, scalability and ease of use that has demonstrated consistent ROI to its customers.

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