PMA and MetalForming Magazine Conference on ERP Software
on the Latest Developments in ERP Software
CLEVELAND, OH—July 23, 2013—The Precision Metalforming Association’s (PMA) flagship publication, MetalForming magazine, announces The Manufacturing ERP Experience, a conference that will provide information on the industry’s leading enterprise-resource-planning (ERP) software systems for small to midsized manufacturing companies. The event is scheduled for October 8-9, 2013, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Modern ERP systems have changed how companies do business. By integrating all of a company’s data and processes into a unified system, ERP software allows companies to be more cost- and time-efficient.
Participants will learn the latest developments in ERP software at this timely and focused 1.5-day event. The program includes:
- Software demonstrations from leading suppliers, including Epicor, IQMS, Plex Systems, ECi Software Solutions, NetSuite, and Global Shop Solutions.
- Case-study presentations describing successful software-implementation projects.
- Keynote presentations from respected, knowledgeable experts on ERP-software implementation strategies, vendor selection, training and other critical topics. Speakers include Cindy Jutras, founder of Mint Jutras, an independent research-based consulting firm that specializes in analyzing the business impact of enterprise applications; Eric Kimberling, managing partner of Panorama Consulting Solutions, a consulting firm with expertise in ERP software selection and implementation; and Peter Pearce, a partner with Baker Tilly, leading the firm’s Enterprise Business Systems practice.
Registration fee is only $199 for PMA members and $249 for nonmembers. Visit www.metalformingmagazine.com/erp for complete program details and online registration. Please contact Marlene O’Brien at 216-901-8800 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
PMA is the full-service trade association representing the $113-billion metalforming industry of North America—the industry that creates precision metal products using stamping, fabricating, spinning, slide forming and roll forming technologies, and other value-added processes. Its nearly 900 member companies also include suppliers of equipment, materials and services to the industry. PMA leads innovative member companies toward superior competitiveness and profitability through advocacy, networking, statistics, the PMA Educational Foundation, FABTECH and METALFORM Mexico tradeshows, and MetalForming magazine, which reaches more than 53,000 readers every month.