BW: MAPICS, Inc… Extended Enterprise Application Provider Expands Education Services

“MAPICS, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM:MAPX), a leading provider of e-business
enterprise applications for manufacturers, today announced their
acquisition of MAPICS University, a long-time leader in training
and education for new technologies in the manufacturing industry.
This acquisition extends MAPICS’ service offerings to support
customers transitioning to e-business across the company’s recently
expanded product line and increasing customer base.”

“…MAPICS is one of the world’s leading providers of
enterprise applications specifically designed to meet the needs of
mid-sized manufacturing enterprises. The Company’s flagship
solutions include XA and Point.Man, two powerful extended
enterprise applications (EEA) streamlining business processes for
manufacturing, customer service, engineering, supply chain planning
and financials.
The solutions support international and
multi-site operations on platforms spanning
AS/400, Windows
NT, UNIX and Linux. MAPICS also offers Thru-Put, an
advanced planning and scheduling (APS) system, and Maincor, an
enterprise asset management (EAM) suite.”

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