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Monitor ERP and Badminton Champion Viktor Axelsen join forces for a game-changing partnership

Press releases

Monitor ERP, a leading provider of ERP solutions for the manufacturing industry, is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking long-term partnership with Viktor Axelsen, the world's top-ranked badminton player, Olympic gold medallist, and two-time world champion. This partnership aims to inspire innovation, excellence, and sustainable growth in both the ERP and sports industries.

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Monitor ERP celebrates its 50th anniversary

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Turning 50 is a milestone. Having started in a small village in Hälsingland, Sweden, and developed into a leading provider of ERP systems is fantastic and something we’re very proud of. This year, we will celebrate turning 50 together with both customers and employees. Without them, we wouldn’t have gotten to where we are today, and we’re going to continue growing together.

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Monitor ERP is changing its logo

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Monitor ERP, based in Hudiksvall, Sweden, is changing its logo and celebrating 50 years as a leading ERP system supplier to manufacturing companies. Monitor ERP has enjoyed a successful journey from its beginnings in 1974 and is now represented in 13 countries with over 5,500 customers worldwide and approximately 500 employees.

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Adrian Aptowitzer

Meet Adrian Aptowitzer, the new CEO for Monitor ERP Sweden

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On January 1, 2024, Adrian Aptowitzer stepped in as the new CEO for Monitor Sweden. He began his career at Monitor in 2012, and most recently worked as Consultant Manager. Adrian is a highly appreciated, transparent, and inspiring leader among his colleagues and is set to play a key role in strengthening our business and presence on the Swedish market.

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Monitor wins Best ERP System and Green Solutions for Manufacturing in Poland

Awards

Monitor ERP took victory in two categories of the Production Awards Poland: Best ERP System and Green Solutions for Production

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Monitor ERP breaks turnover record and hits target to double by 2023

Press releases

Hudiksvall-based Monitor ERP, which specializes in business systems for the manufacturing industry, continues its impressive growth. Turnover for 2023 is estimated to rise by 18 percent, resulting in another record year. Monitor has also achieved its ambitious goal set in 2018: to double turnover by 2023. The company thereby anticipates a turnover of SEK 720 million for the year.

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Monitor ERP strengthens organization with new Group management for a future with greater international growth and service quality

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Hudiksvall-based Monitor, which specializes in ERP systems for the manufacturing industry, is taking a big step forward to strengthen its organization and meet the industry's growing challenges.

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Monitor Academy awarded "Best Customer Training" prize at Eloominate Awards

Awards

Monitor Academy has been awarded "Best Customer Training" platform at the annual Eloominate Awards, held by Eloomi, the learning and training software provider.

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Monitor BI, the business analysis function that will make you more competitive, is released soon

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Monitor BI (Monitor Business Intelligence), a powerful function that converts your company’s data into valuable insights, will be released in early 2024. This improves your ability to strategize and makes your company more competitive. Monitor BI provides the simple, user-friendly tools you need to make smarter decisions and transform your data into valuable information.

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Monitor ERP user seminar day and 10th anniversary dinner

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8 November 2023

In commemoration of Monitor ERP's 10th anniversary in Southeast Asia, the Team Southeast Asia hosted the inaugural Monitor User Seminar Day and 10th Anniversary Dinner, marking a monumental milestone in the history of Monitor SEA.

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Monitor ERP is proud sponsor of Norwegian biathlete Tarjei Bø

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1 December 2023

We’re strengthening our involvement in the world of biathlon by becoming an official sponsor of leading Norwegian biathlete Tarjei Bø. With Olympic and World Cup golds under his belt – along with multiple victories in the World Cup – Tarjei is a perfect match for our continued investment in biathlon, where we’re also the main partner of the Swedish national biathlon team.

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Sustainability by Monitor simplifies reporting for Nortek

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“Monitor ERP’s Sustainability by Monitor functionality simplifies our climate reporting and makes our everyday work easier,” explains Therese Baas, head of quality and sustainability at the Norwegian company Nortek.

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Monitor strikes sponsorship deal with Fortuna Düsseldorf

Press releases

Monitor ERP is now one the official sponsors of Fortuna Düsseldorf. This is a big step for the company in its continued development on the German market.

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Monitor wins Chinese Manufacturing IT Application Appraisal award

Awards News

We’re currently expanding strongly in Asia and are therefore very pleased to have been awarded the prestigious Chinese Manufacturing IT Application Appraisal – an award in China that recognizes the most innovative and efficient IT systems in the manufacturing industry.

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Monitor ERP System wins Factory Innovation Award 2023 in “The Sustainable Factory” category in Germany

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On April 19, the Factory Innovation Awards were presented at the Hannover Messe. Monitor ERP took first prize in “The Sustainable factory” category. The winner was chosen by an independent jury of experts. The decisive factors in the category were functions in the area of sustainability reporting and carbon dioxide emission calculation.

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Fewer adaptations after moving up to G5

Knowledge

Many companies that currently use Monitor G4 can look forward to no longer having to use their adaptations to upgrade to G5 (currently called Monitor ERP). 

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Sustainability by Monitor helps HSP Gripen cut its carbon dioxide emissions

Sustainability by Monitor

To reduce its carbon dioxide emissions, the Sustainability by Monitor function is the obvious choice for HSP Gripen Sweden, a company specializing in the development and manufacture of hydraulic gripping equipment for material handling.

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Monitor ERP wins prestigious ERP System of the Year award

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Monitor ERP has won the 2022 edition of the ERP System of the Year award, in Potsdam, Germany, in the category for manufacturing companies. The jury was won over by Monitor’s plans in the area of sustainability, to adapt the system for more environmentally friendly production.

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Pallar

Focus on the right areas in a changing world

Knowledge

Difficult to plan production? Does the price of components often change? Know when to place orders? The Agent option in Monitor ERP can help you in an ever-changing world.

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Record year for Monitor

Record year as Monitor keeps growing despite Corona

News

Monitor ERP System continues to rapidly expand. Company turnover in 2021 was 17 percent, which meant yet another record year.

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The art of choosing the right ERP system

Knowledge

The successful implementation of an ERP system has provoked considerable interest over the last few years. Although there is no shortage of reports on the success of ERP installations, many companies have tossed millions of dollars in this direction with little to show for it.

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Monitor wins prestigious award for global expansion

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Thursday saw Monitor ERP System AB receive the prestigious Export Hermes Award for 2021. The award was presented by the Fund for Export Development at its Export Development Day.

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Fredrik Tåneland

Meet Fredrik Tåneland, one of the developers behind Sustainability by Monitor

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At Monitor ERP System, we take sustainability seriously and have taken significant steps to meet the demands of sustainability and environmental awareness. With Sustainability by Monitor, we are taking a big step forward. By using Sustainability by Monitor, our customers will be able to measure their environmental impact, evaluate it and take strategic measures to reduce emissions and consumption of resources. After a year of work, it is now an integral part of our ERP system, with Fredrik Tåneland as one of the developers involved.

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Monitor joins film screening of Swedish documentary CATWALK: Promotes inclusivity and sustainability

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In conjunction with the European Film Festival (EUFF) 2022, the Embassy of Sweden, Sunway College of Fashion Design, and Miss Amazing Malaysia, a local NGO that strives to empower girls and women with disabilities, held a film screening of the Swedish documentary – CATWALK, a showcase on sustainable upcycle fashion line of adaptive clothing, and a networking reception on November 10 at GSC Gurney Plaza, Penang.

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Monitor collaborates with Soccer Experience: Bringing the community together through soccer

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There may be no other sport that brings people together like soccer. Soccer, better known as football, is one of the biggest sports in the world. Popular amongst adults and children alike, soccer is an international phenomenon where people from all walks of life and ages come together and share their passion. In line with Monitor ERP’s continuous sense of responsibility to contribute to society, it is also an opportunity for Monitor to embark on their next CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiative — one that can truly give a positive impact on the local community.

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Nitator works greener with Sustainability by Monitor

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A prominent player in the automotive industry and a total supplier of sheet metal components, Nitator is one of the test pilots currently exploring Monitor ERP System’s new functionality, Sustainability by Monitor. Sustainability by Monitor is an environmental tool which helps companies to accurately measure their environmental impact and implement sustainability measures.

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National a satisfied test pilot for our new environmental functionality, Sustainability by Monitor

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At a time when sustainability is becoming increasingly important, it’s crucial that companies and organizations actively strive to reduce their environmental impact. National, a company specializing in manufacturing high-quality rubber, plastic, and fiber products, has taken this seriously and is now one of the test pilots for the new environmental functionality in Monitor ERP – Sustainability by Monitor – which will be launched shortly. Sustainability by Monitor helps companies to measure their environmental impact, evaluate the results and take strategic measures to reduce emissions and consumption of resources.

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Monitor ERP System launches Sustainability by Monitor, cutting-edge environmental functionality

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Hudiksvall-based Monitor, which specializes in ERP systems for the manufacturing industry, is breaking new ground in sustainability with the launch of its latest environmental functionality, Sustainability by Monitor. This unique functionality, which is the first of its kind among competitors, will help companies measure their environmental impact, evaluate the results and take strategic measures to reduce emissions and resource consumption.

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Monitor ERP voted best ERP system in Sweden

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For the sixth straight year, Monitor took the title of Sweden’s best ERP system at the Logistik och Affärssystem (Logistics and ERP Systems) event in Värnamo. The competition is the biggest for ERP systems in Sweden, and all ERP system providers are invited to take part. Monitor was a clear winner, with Microsoft and SAP sharing second place.

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Shooting for the stars, side by side

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Sweden’s biathlon team competes globally at the very highest level. Reaching this standard requires incredible commitment, and challenges biathletes to be consistent and maximize every area of their performance to achieve the best results.

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Monitor ERP - the champion of ERP systems

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Monitor ERP is the champion of ERP systems for the 4th consecutive year! The audience voted and our ERP system emerged as a winner with 47% votes. We competed against Microsoft, IFS, SAP, and Jeeves. Second place went to Microsoft and IFS took third place.

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Don’t have an ERP system? Here are the three biggest challenges faced by manufacturing companies

Knowledge

There are many types of manufacturing companies that all deal with a range of problems in their day-to-day work. Of those who have moved over to our ERP system, Monitor ERP, we’ve identified the three main challenges they all had in common before making the switch.

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Monitor scores top marks in this year’s customer satisfaction survey

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Every year, Monitor teams up with our sales automation partner, Publikator, to run a customer satisfaction survey on the Swedish market within the manufacturing industry, with the aim of charting our position on the ERP system landscape.

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Pär-Ola Gustavsson

Monitor’s greatest asset for success – Our employees

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If you want to have satisfied customers, you must have satisfied employees. Monitor performs regular employee satisfaction surveys to find out where there is room for improvement. “I’d say it’s essential for any company to work actively with employee satisfaction surveys,” explains Pär-Ola Gustavsson, CFO at Monitor ERP System AB.

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4 key success metrics for ERP implementation

Knowledge

Implementing an ERP system in current times need not be a complicated and time-consuming endeavor, especially with Monitor ERP which can be implemented in a matter of months. However, it is also important to measure the success of your ERP implementation. There are many key performance indicators (KPIs) which you can measure but we feel that the below are essential success metrics that you should start with:

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Åke Persson in Malaysia

Empowering over 100 customers in Southeast Asia

News

As the founder of Monitor ERP System, Åke Persson is synonymous with his audacious drive to do things differently and to challenge the status quo at that time. He wanted to raise the bar in Sweden’s manufacturing industry. Each decade of the company’s journey is punctuated by the evolutionary development of Monitor at the epicenter.

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Malaysia 2020

Growing from strength to strength

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The year 2020 has been a turbulent one, with a burning desire to bring the company to new heights, the Monitor Malaysia team had geared up to grow the Malaysian team and go all out. This year started out with the strengthening of the Finance and Accounts department with the addition of a Finance & Accounts Manager.

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What is Smart Planning?

Knowledge

In an ever-changing market, the only constant that manufacturers face is change. Especially in these challenging times, the ability to adapt and make use of technology to plan out your business operations is essential to survive and stay competitive.

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Purchase Intelligently with an ERP System

Knowledge

One of the major tasks of the purchasing department in the manufacturing landscape is to buy raw materials according to the bill of materials (BOM) and ensure all these parts are in the right quantity, right place, at the right time.

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Swedish ambassador applauds Monitor’s growth

News

Swedish Ambassador to Malaysia, Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt paid courtesy visit to Monitor ERP System in Penang after he received a warm welcome from Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow yesterday.

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Communicating for a Smarter Factory

Knowledge News

It is a known fact that knowledge is power in today’s business world. In the manufacturing industry, sharing the right information at the right time between all related departments is critical to ensure smooth operations of a factory. Transitioning into a Smart Factory requires not only smooth communication between departments but also good management of customer and supplier information, as well as integrated data communication for improved warehousing and production operation.

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Relating Employee Engagement to Manufacturing Success

Knowledge

Let us face it, employee engagement is probably not a priority when evaluating work performance. Most employers may not even know if their employees are engaged or disengaged at work, much less know how to increase their engagement.

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Creating a High-Performing Culture through Employee Engagement

Knowledge

“Organic growth occurs within existing business through an engaged and high performing workforce.” - Gallup’s 2017 Employee Engagement Report.

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The Story Behind Monitor Academy

Knowledge

The latest addition to Monitor’s range of value-added services, Monitor Academy, is an E-learning platform like no other. It offers a new way of learning the ins and outs of MONITOR at one’s own pace regardless of time and location. The lessons inside are constantly updated to make sure you get the most updated content to match MONITOR’s continued improvements.

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Monitor Academy Increases Learning Engagement Rates

Knowledge

As digital technologies reshape business processes, culture, and working environments, lifelong learning has become accepted as an economic imperative. Companies and business leaders hasten their pace to equip their employees with the best possible learning tools and resources to keep them engaged, skilled, and be at the top of the game.

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7 Ways to Manage Manufacturing Costs & Stay Competitive

Knowledge

The only constant in life and in this case, business, is change, much like the ever-changing business landscape that is susceptible to changing global economic and political powers, disease as well as the age-old supply and demand.
The underlying objective of running a business in any situation is to accrue profits. But how is profit defined in the context of a manufacturing business?

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Efficient Manufacturing Costs Management Insights

Knowledge

To remain competitive, manufacturers must keep a tight rein on costs – be it materials cost, labor cost, manufacturing overhead, or other indirect costs. Defining and managing manufacturing costs has never been a particularly easy task. Capturing these cost data throughout the entire manufacturing process, from the first piece of production incurred until the final costs are identified, requires high accuracy, consistency, and relatively predictable estimating cycles to compare estimated costs and actual costs to determine profit or loss.

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Machine Integration – The Future Smart Factory

Knowledge

With the advent of communications technology, especially the Internet of Things (IoT), virtually any part of your manufacturing process can be connected. Connectivity is the basis for establishing a Smart Factory and progress towards Industry 4.0.
Having the ability to connect devices enables communication between all points on the shop floor and this is the basis of Machine Integration. It is the combination of several control computers into a system of connected machines with the purpose of raising output levels and reliability.

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The Importance of On-time Delivery, and How to Achieve it

Knowledge

The advancement of technology has connected the world in ways we could never have imagined several decades ago. It has also brought about new expectations among people for instant gratification. We see this trend in offerings such as Amazon Prime, which offers same day delivery. Innovations such as these have totally changed the playing field for an entire industry.

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Monitor is now an HRDF registered training provider

News

We're delighted to announce that we're now an HRDF (Human Resource Development Fund) registered training provider company. This creates added value for all of our customers, as all the training we provide from now on is claimable under their HRDF fund (provided they're registered employers in HRDF).

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From signing to Live with Monitor in less than 7 months

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Monitor ERP was launched in Malaysia on April 10, 2019. The very same evening we proudly witnessed the signing ceremony between Monitor ERP Group Owner Mr Jörgen Persson and two new customers: Professional Tools And Dies, represented by Dato' Steven Lee, and Mah Sing Plastics Industries, represented by Mr. Lee Foo Keong. Last week saw both go live with Monitor ERP!

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Monitor ERP System invited to meet the Minister of Industry and Trade

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This week, our Managing Director Daniel Häggmark was invited to meet YB Darrel Leiking, the Minister of Industry and Trade. Many of the major Swedish companies such as IKEA, SAAB, SKF, Scania, Ericsson, and AstraZeneca were in attendance.

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Reaching a milestone in expansion: Monitor Malaysia's new development office

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7 November 2023

As part of the expansion of the Development Team in Malaysia, we marked the opening of our new office on the 15th floor of Wisma AIA, Straits Quay, Penang, Malaysia.  

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Malaysia accelerates e-invoicing implementation post 2024 budget announcement

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In the wake of the 2024 budget release, the adoption of electronic invoicing system (e-invoicing) emerges as a top national priority.

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Monitor ERP with Jan Zielinski at the Australian Open

Press releases

Monitor ERP and Jan Zielinski – sounds like a new doubles pair on the tennis court, but in this case it's a business partnership, as Monitor ERP was Jan's main sponsor at the 2024 Australian Open.

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Monitor ERP helps you make the right decision with informed forecasts

News

Running a successful manufacturing company requires more than skilled production, it also requires smart decisions based on careful analysis. Monitor ERP offers automated pre- and post-calculations which enable optimized production with a focus on profitability.

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