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Epicor seals the deal with packaging specialist

January 26
10:43 2013

Epicor Software Corporation – the business software solutions provider for packaging, manufacturing, distribution, retail and service organizations – has announced that Alexir Packaging Ltd, one of the UK’s leading direct food contact contract packers and carton manufacturers, has selected the Epicor AVP packaging enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to drive business growth and improve productivity.

Alexir Packaging Ltd, a privately owned company, produces approximately 150 million cartons per year, the majority of which is for the UK retail and single use foodservice markets. This is complemented by a specialist cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceutical packaging service.

Robert Davison, Managing Director at Alexir Packaging Ltd commented, “It was evident that following the recent investments already made we needed a business system that could streamline our operations, increase productivity and provide business critical information to aid us in making informed decisions. The Epicor team understood our business from the outset and the evidence they provided in presentations and at reference sites proved that their solution has the best fit for our requirements.  We’re looking forward to implementing the software and seeing the benefits it brings to our operations.”

Ben Revill, Epicor EMEA Sales Manager for Packaging added, “We are truly excited to be supplying our specialist packaging ERP solution for Alexir Packaging Ltd as our first complete end-to-end implementation of our Epicor AVP suite in the UK. The requirements to innovate in this ever-more competitive sector of consumer packaging in the UK, demands sector specialist business software that will give our customers the edge in productivity and efficiency gains. Their selection reflects our commitment to this market and confirms the superior richness of functionality that Epicor offers for packaging manufacturers.”

Alexir Packaging Ltd first started evaluating the Epicor solution at the European Carton Manufacturers Association conference (ECMA) and went through a rigorous selection process looking at functional, corporate, cultural and proven business fit.  They will be implementing the Epicor AVP ERP suite complete with production manager, advanced planning and scheduling and dashboard modules.

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