|Key people Shawn McMorran, CEO|
Headquarters Richmond Hill, Canada
Type of business Private
|Area served Americas, EMEA, Asia-Pacific|
Products Enterprise Software, including: ERP, MES, EMI
Solarsoft Business Systems is a privately held software company based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, with UK headquarters in Bracknell. The company supplies modern business management systems, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and IT services to manufacturers, distributors and wholesale businesses across North America, Europe and Asia.
Solarsoft is a specialist in mid-market ERP software that is optimized for specific industries. These industries include: Discrete Manufacturing (Automotive Supply Chain, Stamping, Forge and Casting, Plastics and Rubber); Process Manufacturing (Food and Beverage, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and Cosmetics, Mills, Metals and Chemicals); Packaging Manufacturing (Corrugated and Retail); and Distribution (General, High-Tech Products, and Building and Construction Supplies).
Solarsoft employs 400 staff and provides local support from offices spanning 16 timezones across the USA, Canada, the UK and China.
The company's origins in ERP go back nearly 30 years in North America and the UK. The name was adopted in November 2007 following the earlier merger of CMS Software Inc. of Toronto and UK-based XKO Software Ltd.
Solarsoft delivers systems that make connections across sales, purchasing, finance, inventory and warehouse management, logistics, manufacturing resource planning (MRP) and quality control departments.
Solarsoft real-time production control systems are employed in hundreds of manufacturing plants to monitor production and boost operating efficiency. For finished goods, Solarsoft's warehouse and logistics systems help to control inventory movements and distribution.
Solarsoft announced on October 15, 2012 that Solarsoft Business Systems has been acquired by Epicor Software Corporation. Since then, Solarsoft Business Systems has been conductiing business under the "Epicor Software Corporation" moniker. Marketing, sales, customer support, services and other materials are currently being converted into the Epicor branding and will be released when completed.