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Aptean Encompix ERP Review

Product Snapshot

Aptean Encompix ERP is available as a both an on-premise and SaaS solution.

Customer Focus
Aptean Encompix ERP was created for engineer-to-order (ETO), project-based, make-to-order and customer manufacturers.

Select Customers
AAA, AHLSELL, Alliance of Indiana, Altia, Audatex

About Aptean Encompix ERP

Aptean Encompix ERPAptean Encompix ERP software is a comprehensive enterprise resource planning solution designed to meet the unique requirements of certain small and midsized manufacturers. For these engineering-intensive companies, generic ERP software designed for repetitive manufacturing business models won’t do. Aptean Encompix ERP fills the gap with specially designed functionality for every aspect of the ETO manufacturing lifecycle, from concept to completion.

About Aptean
Aptean, a global leader in enterprise application software (EAS), gives businesses of all sizes a competitive edge. They empower people and businesses with end-to-end, industry-specific solutions to address complex business challenges more effectively. Their software applications and professional business services enable more than 9,000 customers, in more than 100 countries, to more successfully manage their business. Software built specifically for their target markets, aligned with deep knowledge across vertical industries, allow businesses to satisfy their customers, operate most efficiently and stay at the forefront of their industry.

Aptean Encompix ERP Key Features

Create Estimates and Quotes
  • Functionality developed specifically to streamline with estimating and quoting processes for ETO
  • Create estimates based on time, dollars, bills of materials and routings

Develop Project Plans that Combine Precision and Flexibility

  • Encompix ERP enables ETO manufacturers to efficiently structure projects and jobs for each customer engagement
  • Solution enables you to schedule resources efficiently and maintain visibility
  • Can easily keep track of actual costs for every project

Integrate Design and Engineering into Production

  • Integrates engineering with the manufacturing and purchasing processes
  • Enables key professionals in all parts of the organizations to work more efficiently
  • Engineers can access parts of information, eliminate the need to create a new record for an existing item
  • Solution makes it simple to create a bill of material in the Encompix system

Leverage Robust Purchasing Capabilities

  • Have access to multiple purchasing workflow
  • Purchase orders (PO) can be for stock or directly for a project and POs can be entered manually or automatically on a time-phased basis

Manage Production Planning and Scheduling

  • Features functionality designed to meet the demanding advanced planning and scheduling, shop-floor data collection
  • Processes work-flow management requirements of engineer-to-order and project-based manufacturers

Structure Installations as Part of Specific Projects

  • Capital equipment producers and other ETO manufacturers typically install what they make and sell, the Encompix ERP solution provides flexible scheduling components to simplify off-site installation of complex jobs
  • Solution enables each step in the installation process as if it was an internal operation

Access Accounting Functionality Tailored to ETO Processes

  • Solution makes it possible to perform actual job costing, recognize revenue during a project, and efficiently implement progress billing

Manage Post-Installation Service and Warranty Processes

  • Delivers sophisticated service and spare parts management capabilities to leverage post-installations revenue potential following installation and to help support customer satisfaction


  • Is a good fit for engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturing that deal with equipment and automation systems, while not narrowed down to a specific industry
  • System contains actual job costing
  • Transition from old to new system is seamless
  • System is really easy to deal with returns, non-conforming materials, and last minute changes

Bottom Line
Encompix specializes in helping project-based, engineering intensive manufacturers establish a sustainable competitive advantage by consistently delivering complex products on time and on budget while ensuring profitability.. With Encompix in place, companies are realizing far greater visibility and control of the business, while using a solution that is fully vendor-supported and continually enhanced based on industry best practices.

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