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SyteLine ERP Software
Simply the best manufacturing system for the mid-market

With SyteLine you have an ERP system specifically designed for your industry right off the shelf. Our specialties include aerospace, medical devices, industrial equipment, food & beverage, metal fabrication, injection molding, specialty vehicles, field service and more.

Deploy in the Cloud as Software-as-a-Service, on premises on your own equipment, or hosted off-site.

This not only facilitates growth, but gives you and your enterprise a greater likelihood of success now and into the future. With CloudSuite Industrial (CSI) you get:

  • Increased operational efficiency to achieve your business objectives
  • End to end visibility of your business for improved productivity and profitability
  • Eliminate redundant systems for one single point of truth

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Functionality

Infor SyteLine ERP (CloudSuite Industrial) is the flagship product of the Infor CloudSuite family. Focused on mid-market manufacturers, this ERP solution integrates your company’s sales force, accounting, manufacturing, distribution, and after-market service into one comprehensive environment saving you time and money while allowing for stable growth.

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Technology

Built entirely on Mongoose Framework, SyteLine brings unique and powerful tools that permit you to deploy your system globally while maintaining unique requirements, or personalizations. This means you can adapt the system to your business, rather than requiring you to force your business to fit the software.

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Ease of Use

If your employees can’t use the solution easily, there will be little adoption of it.  SyteLine’s (CloudSuite Industrial) innovative user interface gives you the power to access the data that is light years ahead of other systems.

Ease of use

Mixed Mode Manufacturing

SyteLine’s Mixed Mode manufacturing support makes certain you are not boxed into one style of manufacturing.  All modes are supported simultaneously across the same shop floor.​

  • Make-to-stock
  • Make-to-order
  • Assemble-to-order
  • Configure-to-order
  • Engineer-to-order
  • Batch and process
  • Repetitive
  • Job shop
  • Just-in-time
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Multi-Site

Extensive multi-site capabilities truly sets SyteLine (CloudSuite Industrial) apart in the mid-market, supporting multi-plant operations with.

  • Consolidated financial statements
  • Centralized purchasing
  • Centralized order entry
  • Multi currency
  • Centralized AR & AP
  • Inter-site inventory transfers
  • Inter-site planning
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The turbo-charged pace of Just-in-Time manufacturing requires rapid, perfectly synchronized access to accurate, critical information. To manage your enterprise you needs.

  • Real-time access to accurate information
  • The ability to access this information from anywhere
  • Software that can intelligently link your documents and folders at the moment they are created.
  • Instant access to any document or form
  • The ability to link your documents back to the point of origin for clarity of information

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With SyteLine there is a lot to like

You can run SyteLine as a windows application or in a web page as a web client. They look the same and they function similarly, with some subtle differences between the two. Some people want to be running in a web browser and some want to run in a Windows Client. So, with SyteLine you have that choice – you can do whichever you like. With most other ERP companies, it’s one or the other. It is unusual to see it the way it is designed in SyteLine. Most of the SaaS providers have only the web browser option. So, that is a nice advantage.

The next thing has to do with cloud deployment. A lot of what’s happened over the years with SyteLine are the continual upgrades towards the goal of making it more user-friendly and more Cloud-friendly. You can truly run this as a completely cloud based application (CloudSuite Industrial (CSI)) and allow Infor to manage the servers, security, and user access. Or you have the option to have it on-premises (SyteLine), giving you complete control over the back end of the system. The choice is yours.

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This brings us to the area of personalization of your ERP

Core technology of SyteLine makes it easy to personalize. We hesitate to use the word modify, because historically when you modify software you’ve locked yourself into that version of the software. With the new toolset used properly, you can be on SyteLine 9 and upgrade to SyteLine 10 and your personalizations just move along with little effort.

Another thing is a big change in how Infor handles upgrades with Version 10, referred to as single version. This means there are not going to be new “versions” of SyteLine 10. Instead, Infor will release monthly builds of SyteLine 10 that contain patches and enhancements.  When the enhancements are non-invasive, they will just appear in your system.  When the enhancements are invasive, meaning they may change the way you use the software, they will be installed but turned off. Your system administrator can choose when to turn them on, if at all.  You can install these monthly builds and if you have done your personalizations correctly, they’ll just move along with the builds with minor effort on your part. This can be done with both the SaaS and the On-prem versions, the only difference being that with On-Premises you selectively download and install the builds when you want to. On SaaS,  the builds are pushed to the users automatically.

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Also introduced in recent releases are DataViews

This is a friendly end-user reporting tool that allows any user to take the data in the system, create columnar reports with sub-totals, details, filters, and custom columns. Your DataView report layouts can be saved and run as needed. Your IT group can put an interface to the DataView so that you can run them automatically in a background queue.

Those reports, once set up, could print to a printer or email to a user. You could set up a report in the system (and this is true of any report in the system) and you could say, “I want to run this every Sunday night for the prior week and have it emailed to me.” If you travel a lot as an executive of the firm, and you’re on an airplane Sunday night or Monday, you still have that management report that you need to run the business. With this system, you don’t have to call the office and have someone run the report for you, scan it and email it to you. You will have access to it automatically no matter where you are – just so long as you have an internet connection.

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A strength of SyteLine has always been its user-interface

Navigation within SyteLine is incredibly straightforward.  Of course, menus are available that organize the system into logical modules.  But it also provides Role Based Home Pages so users can start in a home page with key information and links to the areas of the software that role would typically access.

Your frequently visited forms can be bookmarked for quick access. And with the “Open a Form” tool, you can go directly to any form in the system by just typing a portion of its name and selecting from the list.

Searching for data within SyteLine is more straightforward and requires fewer keystrokes than any competitor.  You can easily filter any form to bring back records based on your selection criteria.  You can also search for all related records system wide.

The Versatility of CloudSuite Industrial

And of course, there is the fact that these technology and usability features are built on top of a deeply functional and robust ERP system. This is the best thing about CSI – its depth, which gives you amazing versatility. CSI can benefit a broad array of manufacturing styles, from engineer-to-order to build-to-stock, from job shops to large project control, from single locations to multi-site multi-national operations. It is nice having an ERP system that you won’t outgrow.

So, there you have it – just some of the things we really like about SyteLine. Contact us today for a demonstration of SyteLine (CSI).

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