Woodstock, VT – 10/1/2018 Manufacturing Information Systems, Inc. (MISys), a leading manufacturing software solutions company based in Woodstock, VT has announced that the firm is now sharing beneficial ownership with employees by becoming 100% owned by an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Trust. As an employee-owned company, MISys, Inc. will continue to operate under the same business model.
Woodstock, VT – 02/22/2016 Manufacturing Information Systems, Inc. (MISys) has recently expanded its software development team to work on the next generation of its inventory management software, MISys Inventory Manager.
Woodstock, VT – 05/19/2015 CACI - Ticom Geomatics manufactures geolocation and ISR systems and services. The company began as a software provider in (1998) and evolved into a manufacturer in order to meet the demands of their government customers. They are a Department of Defense provider and face regular audits by government agencies, which have specific requirements for the manufacturing processes used to construct their systems.
Woodstock, VT – 04/10/2015 - Seiffert Industrial, based just outside of Dallas Texas, specializes in precision laser alignment systems for an assortment of industries. As a young company, Seiffert Industrial relied on spreadsheets and QuickBooks software to track inventory but, as the company grew, owner Bill Seiffert found that inventory was falling through the cracks.
Woodstock, VT (3/6/2014) – By the Yard is a Minnesota-based manufacturer of maintenance-free outdoor patio furniture and accessories. As a burgeoning company, By the Yard was rapidly outgrowing the Excel spreadsheets they initially relied on to track manufacturing processes. According to By the Yard General Manager, Quint Thocher, “We run a full manufacturing process so things can get out of hand quickly if we can’t track inventory, etc.”
Woodstock, VT (3/6/2014) – Measurement Technology Northwest (MTNW) manufactures testing and measurement instrumentation systems and automated control programs for commercial, research, and government clients worldwide. In 2006, MTNW purchased MISys Manufacturing software to replace the Excel spreadsheets they had historically used for tracking their manufacturing processes. MTNW’s greatest challenge was purchasing—they needed greater insight into their future projects in order to plan for bulk purchases that would save them time and money.
Woodstock, VT (2/10/2014) - Nutritional supplement manufacturer KIRKMAN® Group purchased MISys Manufacturing software in 2010 because their original Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system was not compatible with other accounting software. They discovered that MISys was not only less expensive, but offered them technical support and post-purchase benefits that continue to help them improve their experience with the software.
Woodstock, VT (2/6/2014) – Schleifring North America, a subsidiary of Schleifring und Apparatebau GmbH in Germany, develops and produces slip ring systems and contactless rotary joints. Initially, Schleifring relied on Sage accounting software and Excel spreadsheets to track manufacturing data but the two systems did not offer adequate reporting and data consolidation. In 2011, Schleifring purchased MISys Manufacturing software, which simplifies data entry and intuitively organizes information for better reporting.
Woodstock, VT (1/6/2013) – First Line Technology, a certified manufacturer and supplier of out-of-the-box solutions for first responders and the military, purchased MISys Manufacturing software in 2008 to solve their inventory problems. In addition to gaining better inventory tracking, Fist Line Technology was able to earn their quality assurance certification, ISO 9001:2008, due to improved inventory tracking.
Woodstock, VT (11/25/2013) – In 2010, Florida-based orthotics manufacturer BMI International purchased MISys Manufacturing software to help manage their inventory. Originally, they relied on QuickBooks Enterprise to keep track of supplies, but they found that QuickBooks was not able to keep up with their growing inventory. Inventory miscalculations led to lost production time and unshipped product.
Woodstock, VT (Nov. 4, 2013) – On Monday, MISys Manufacturing was selected as a 2014 Awesome Application by The Sleeter Group, a consulting group dedicated to researching the marketplace and finding the best accounting technology solutions to help small businesses work smarter, faster and more efficiently.
Woodstock, VT (10/25/2013) – ApniCure, a California-based medical device company, lost hours of valuable production time due to inadequate inventory reports. They purchased MISys Manufacturing in March of 2013 and have experienced uninterrupted production ever since. The reason for their success: Accurate reports that reflect real-time inventory so ApniCure never runs low on parts while manufacturing their medical devices.
Woodstock, VT – 10/25/2013. Agpro® Inc. has been manufacturing waste management equipment for commercial farming facilities since 1962. They purchased MISys Manufacturing in 2007 when they realized their QuickBooks program was generating profit and loss statements based on average pricing rather than actual cost.
Woodstock, VT — 05/22/2013 — United Sortation Solutions brings together the best solutions from around the material handling industry and around the world to help tackle the industry’s toughest challenges. United Sortation Solutions offers design and fabrication of custom automation equipment to move product within a distribution or manufacturing environment. The company focuses on increased productivity, efficiency and the bottom-line of businesses. Teams of experienced engineers work with industry leaders to evaluate their needs and generate plans to use existing technology or evaluate the feasibility of designing a new revolutionary approach.
Woodstock, VT — 05/17/2013 — Worldwide Innovations & Technologies, Inc. (WIT), headquartered in Kansas City, successfully converted to MISys Manufacturing for inventory control in the medical industry. According to John Cadwalader, COO, “The system does an excellent job of tracking all the raw materials and allows us to drill down from the finished product to each component. This tracking/tracing ability is essential for our ISO and FDA compliance requirements.”
Woodstock, VT — 04/26/2013 — Central Nervous Systems located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is a MISys Manufacturing Systems integrator. Central Nervous Systems assists companies to automate using MRP, improve operational efficiency with production scheduling and planning, reduce costs by lowing WIP and inventory levels, and accurately analyze production costs. Central Nervous Systems’ understands true costs of manufacturing items and focuses on improving customer satisfaction with on time delivery.
Mar. 20, 2013 – iButtonLink is a small manufacturing company that focuses on networked sensor solutions. It designs and manufactures products in-house at the East Troy, Wisconsin facility. Since 2003 the company has worked with some of the largest Fortune 100 companies and some of the smallest companies with customer located on five continents.
Woodstock, VT — 03/18/2013 — Michael Shepardson, CEO and President of Paca Foods, recently shared how the firm went from no computerized inventory control system for the first fifteen years of its existence to evaluating programs that had the capability of integrating with QuickBooks.
Woodstock, VT (6/26/2014) – In 2011, Stages Cycling of Boulder, CO, chose MISys Manufacturing software to simplify inventory management as they launched the Stages Power meter, a crank-based device that directly measures a cyclist’s effort for training purposes. A burgeoning company, Stages Cycling found MISys easy to use during startup and nimble enough to keep up with their expanding manufacturing processes. According to operations manager, Barb Skinner, “The software is very user friendly….and there are a number of shortcuts that make our work easier and simpler.”