QAD is dedicated to providing global manufacturers with products and services that strengthen their enterprise and add value to their business. Because of its traditional focus on manufacturing, QAD understands the challenges and opportunities manufacturers face in the global economy.
The company has made unequalled investment in industry research and collaboration. For all of the industry segments it serves, QAD has a team dedicated to researching market requirements, working with customers and maintaining awareness on the development of new solutions for emerging market challenges.
QAD’s on-demand architecture gives customers a choice of operating systems, relevant database platforms, desktop interfaces and other access methods to the application for optimum efficiency of their computer systems. Supported databases include Progress OpenEdge and Oracle. Operating systems include all common versions of Unix, Linux and Microsoft.
QAD Manufacturing is the core foundation for numerous modules that make up the complete QAD Enterprise Application suite. The QAD Manufacturing core product helps businesses:
Since its inception in 1979, QAD has built a strong reputation as a leading builder of computer systems to improve the efficiency of global manufacturing companies. With over 5,800 sites in 90 countries, QAD enjoys an unequalled level of intimacy with its worldwide base of customers due in large part to its focus on a narrow range of industries.
QAD works in partnership with its customers on many key developments in its product set. QAD’s size and focus allows the organization to respond rapidly to customers’ needs and market pressures, locally and globally.
Select customers include: Amcor Limited, Laird Technologies, Eaton Corporation, TRW Automotive, Shanghai SEB Electrical Appliances Co. Ltd., Comvita, Katwijk Farma.
QAD is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.