SOURCE: Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation

November 03, 2011 09:30 ET

Industrias Nigua Selects Epicor to Support New Market Expansion

Dominican Company Dedicated to the Manufacturing and Marketing of Paper Products and Related Services Chose the Visionary Epicor ERP Solution

LIVERMORE, CA and MONTERREY, MEXICO--(Marketwire - Nov 3, 2011) - Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Industrias Nigua (INDUSNIG), headquartered in the Dominican Republic, has selected the Epicor® next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

With 275 employees and more than 50 years in the market, INDUSNIG occupies a privileged place in the paper and its derivative industries, prominent for the manufacture of notebooks, toilet paper, paper bags and packaging for construction materials and food, bags and paper cups.

"The main objective of the company in the next five years is to grow and expand its market to Puerto Rico and Central America," commented Santiago Rodriguez, IT Manager for INDUSNIG. "We want to be leaders in the Caribbean region, and continue offering a value-added relationship to our customers and suppliers. With this purpose, we started to consider the implementation of an end-to-end business management system that keeps our employees highly competitive and motivated."

With the goal of strengthening its position against competition, INDUSNIG started a process of reengineering to become a process-oriented company focused on results. At the same time, the company also started to consider the acquisition of an ERP solution.

"We decided to automate all the activities that IT would manage to make a more efficient use of our human resources. This decentralization demanded the increase of controls and security, but our former ERP solution was very weak in this aspect. We quickly realized that our current ERP system would require a significant number of add-ons to combat its deficiencies, and even with that we would still require additional capabilities in the future. After reviewing the installed platform, we concluded that it was necessary to change our ERP," said Rodriguez.

The decision brought together a new process for INDUSNIG; the evaluation of different ERP vendors and solutions. "Prior to the selection of Epicor, we studied the proposal of four other vendors. We met them and had demonstrations of the best products in the market, and finally we confirmed the possibility of integrating all the processes of the company and streamlining interaction with Microsoft Office. The practicality of the Epicor ERP tool and the excellent service and attention of the Epicor team, won us over," explained Rodriguez.

As INDUSNIG plans for its Epicor ERP implementation, the company is preparing its employees for a successful outcome. "INDUSNIG is committed to a six-month implementation phase for its users; we will make the Epicor ERP 'the company project,' giving high priority to the implementation," said Rodriguez.

Two Visionaries as Business Partners
The position of Epicor as a Visionary in Gartner's Magic Quadrant (MQ) for ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies1 was something else INDUSNIG considered in selecting Epicor as a business partner.

"Industrias Nigua is a visionary company, and Epicor is the ERP solution that best supports our internal business processes," said Yandra Portela, vice president of administration for INDUSNIG. "We are already a lean company and Epicor ERP will be fundamental as our platform for the growth; the business solution fits perfectly our strategic plan."

About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With nearly 40 years of experience serving midmarket organizations and divisions of Global 1000 companies, Epicor has more than 33,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), point of sale (POS), supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor inspires customers to build lasting competitive advantage. Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company's headquarters are located in Livermore, California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.

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1 Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies," Christian Hestermann, Chris Pang, Nigel Montgomery, December 17, 2010.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Lisa Preuss
    Director, Public Relations
    Epicor Software Corporation
    +1 949/585-4235
    lpreuss@epicor.com

    Nelly Sosa
    Public Relations, Latin America
    Epicor Software Corporation
    +52 81/1551-7426
    nsosa@epicor.com