Boulder, Colo., March 2, 2010 — ASD Inc., the world-wide provider of high-performance spectroscopy solutions announced today the selection of Epicor Software Corporation’s next-generation Epicor 9 enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to support ASD’s growing manufacturing business. ASD will utilize the Epicor 9 platform to integrate critical business operations and data within one application, better positioning the company to make solid business decisions based on accurate and relevant data to ultimately improve productivity and the ability to respond to the needs of customers and distribution partners. ASD is known for expertise in the measurement of non-homogenous natural resource materials, with particular focus on the Remote Sensing and Research, Mining, Forest Products, and Pharmaceutical markets.
"We are committed to providing superior measurement solutions coupled with world-class customer experiences,” ASD President and CEO Dave Rzasa said. “We chose Epicor 9 because it is a single-source ERP solution that best addresses the needs of all business and departmental functions. It is a platform that solidly positions us to improve our day-to-day business processes for better productivity and stronger profitability, while supporting further growth and expansion, so we can continue to provide world-class solutions and experiences.”
As part of the extensive search and selection process for a flexible, intuitive, and scalable ERP solution, ASD partnered with Colorado-based business consulting firm Ehrhardt Keefe Steiner & Hottman PC (EKS&H). The decision process included the initial search, thorough interviews, extensive sales presentations, and finally, a full-day demonstration to key ASD team members and decision makers.
“We are very pleased that ASD chose Epicor as its partner for ERP,” said James Norwood, Senior Vice President of Product Marketing for Epicor. “Epicor will provide an intuitive single-source ERP solution that will support ASD’s growing business in their multiple markets and geographies.”
About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail, hospitality and services industries. With 20,000 customers in over 150 countries, Epicor provides integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), supply chain management (SCM) and enterprise retail software solutions that enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. Founded in 1984, Epicor takes pride in more than 25 years of technology innovation delivering business solutions that provide the scalability and flexibility businesses need to build competitive advantage. Epicor provides a comprehensive range of services with a single point of accountability that promotes rapid return on investment and low total cost of ownership, whether operating business on a local, regional or global scale. The Company’s worldwide headquarters are located in Irvine, California with offices and affiliates around the world. For more information, visit http://www.epicor.com/default.aspx.
ASD Inc. is unsurpassed in solving some of the world’s most challenging materials measurement problems. We collaborate with industrial professionals,analytical researchers, and remote sensing scientists to provide the most reliable, high performance analytical instrumentation solutions for real-world applications. Established in 1990 and based in Boulder, Colorado, USA, ASD Inc. has customers world-wide.