SOURCE: Cincom Systems

March 17, 2008 09:43 ET

Lean ERP Is Best Practice in Industrial Manufacturing

Aberdeen Report Offers Roadmap for Best-in-Class ERP

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwire - March 17, 2008) - Despite the fact that half of best-in-class industrial machinery and components manufacturing companies have a rigorous commitment to lean manufacturing strategies and processes, 25 percent of these companies were classified as average or lagging in their lean manufacturing efforts, according to a recent research study completed by Aberdeen and Cincom Systems. According to the jointly published report, "ERP in Industrial Machinery and Components" (, it's clear that the majority of industrial manufacturing companies aren't getting the greatest benefits possible from their lean manufacturing strategies and processes. The report cites that 33 percent of industrial manufacturing firms had not realized the full potential of their lean manufacturing strategies and processes.

In the report, Aberdeen offers a roadmap for industrial machinery and components manufacturing firms seeking to attain higher levels of organic revenue growth while balancing the need to improve customer response times through best-in-class use of enterprise resource planning (ERP).

Download this report to learn:

--  The best practices of lean manufacturing leaders in the industrial
    machinery and components industry
--  How to classify your company (best-in-class, average or laggard)
--  Which ERP component technologies enable a higher level of lean
    manufacturing process and strategy execution success

To download "ERP in Industrial Machinery and Components," visit (

About Cincom Systems

Cincom delivers and supports innovative software and services to simplify complex business processes. For nearly 40 years, we have empowered thousands of clients worldwide to transform their businesses and outperform the competition by providing ways to increase revenue, control cost, minimize risk, and achieve rapid ROI.

Cincom serves clients on six continents including BMW, Citibank, Boeing, Ericsson, Penn State University, Milacron, Siemens, and Trane. For more information about Cincom's products and services, contact Cincom at 1-800-2CINCOM (USA only), send an e-mail to, or visit the company's website at

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