SOURCE: Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation

January 31, 2012 09:00 ET

Sama Steel Abu Dhabi Selects Epicor for Comprehensive Web-Based ERP Solution

Integrated Best Practices and Comprehensive Business Intelligence Data Across the Organization Using a Single Application

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES and LIVERMORE, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2012) - Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Sama Steel, an Abu Dhabi-based steel engineering and fabrication company, has selected the next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution from Epicor® to deliver a comprehensive web-based ERP system. Epicor offers an integrated workplace management platform that incorporates best-practice processes and generates critical business intelligence data and performance assessment reports.

Founded in 2006, Sama Steel is a leading steel engineering and fabrication company renowned for its work on steel structures, sea platforms, rigs and pressure vessels. In addition, it also offers blasting and painting services to technical specifications as per client requirments. Epicor will help Sama Steel to consolidate and optimize their operations including product configuration, fabrication, project management, supply chain management, marketing, sales, financial and HR management across all of its manufacturing and service businesses. This will provide key management support as Sama Steel aims to further expand its operations.

"Out of a highly competitive pool of 11 potential vendors that we considered, Epicor offered the best proposition," said Mohamed Saifallah Al Khouri, managing director for Sama Steel. "We wanted a solution that would deliver best-practice processes tailored for each area of our business, from manufacturing to services, consolidating shared services such as procurement, investment and marketing. Epicor also features a service-oriented architecture (SOA) platform and provides solid analytics and business intelligence data that will facilitate optimum efficiencies and expansion throughout our organization."

"Epicor delivers state-of-the-art SOA-based ERP solutions to global players like Sama Steel regardless of the type and scope of their business," said Anish Kanaran, regional director for Epicor in the Middle East. "For Sama Steel, we are implementing an integrated system that supports growth in the specialized steel engineering and fabrication market while offering robust protection of intellectual property. Building on to the success of this implementation, we look forward to the execution of additional Epicor solutions across Sama Steel and its operations."

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 20,000 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 California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit

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