Epicor 10 from Epicor is the most technologically advanced and functional ERP solution for the manufacturing industry in the Tier II market space.


  • Uses true three-tier, service oriented architecture (SOA) with .NET
  • Employs 64-bit architecture in Windows Server O/S and runs on Intel-based hardware
  • Includes Internet access framework that allows web clients to use Internet Explorer, Mozilla, and Safari, and runs from smart phones (e.g., BlackBerry, i-Phone)
  • Integrates completely with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Includes workflow, executive dashboards, and the ability to pass data to and from other applications
  • Provides reports and forms written in MS Sequel Reporting Services (which the user can modify)


  • Is specifically targeted towards mid-market manufacturing and distribution companies
  • Has little need for third-party add-ons because Epicor 10 is both wide (array of modules) and deep (functionality within each)
  • Offers embedded modules including shop time entry, quality control, scheduling, warehouse management, configurator, project management, credit card processing, pack-out management, rebates, customer relationship management, case management, eCommerce, SharePoint integration, data warehousing, and the use of mobile computing (e.g., inventory count scanners)
  • Accommodates multi-company, multi-plant, multi-warehouse, and multi-language requirements

Who is Epicor?

  • Was established in 1984
  • Reports $900 million in annual sales (sixth largest ERP vendor)
  • Has 3,000 employees (including 500 in R&D, 500 implementation consultants, and 300 support staff)
  • Has 23,000 customers worldwide (over 9,000 running Epicor 10 or its predecessor)
  • Is a full-service provider
  • Employs a hybrid dealer model (Epicor support desk, shared implementation)