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Epicor to Implement Next-Generation ERP for Smart Glass in Egypt

Post Time:Dec 07,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:111

Delivering Full Business Process Control at Headquarters and Processing Facility for Leading Egyptian Glass Manufacturer

DUBLIN, Calif. and EL FAYOUM, Egypt, December 5, 2012 -- Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Smart Glass, an architectural glass processing company, has selected to implement the Epicor next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Smart Glass will use Epicor ERP at its headquarters and state-of-the-art processing facility, located in Egypt’s El Fayoum province. Global Business Solutions (GBS), an Epicor value added reseller (VAR) in Egypt, will be carrying out the implementation.

Renowned for transforming high-quality float glass raw materials into a comprehensive range of premium-quality engineered products, Smart Glass is well known for its pioneering move to establish a state-of-the-art processing facility in the Middle East.

“We selected Epicor ERP because of its ease of use, its ability to handle the complete production cycle, the low total cost of ownership when compared to its competitors, and its advanced features and technology,” said Tharwat Abou Arab, chief executive officer for Smart Glass. “Epicor ERP is also the best fit for our sophisticated manufacturing requirements and our strategic business objectives.”

"Smart Glass requires full control over business processes and a strong set of reporting capabilities that include analytical tools for top management,” said Anish Kanaran, regional director for Epicor in the Middle East. “Epicor ERP is a fully integrated solution that caters to these specific requirements giving Smart Glass firm control over its business processes and ultimately enhancing its operational efficiency and productivity. In addition to the comprehensive product functionality, Epicor has a strong presence in Egypt. This project clearly underlines our ability to deliver next-generation technology solutions that satisfy the diverse requirements of organizations from different industries across the Middle East.”

GBS, currently the only Epicor VAR in Egypt, provides high-quality and cost-effective solutions to organizations looking to standardize their operations. Distinguished as one of the leading professional software companies in Egypt, GBS has completed more than 60 Epicor implementations for organizations in different industries and market segments. With Epicor ERP, channel partners can offer customers proven business software solutions to streamline their business and maximise profitability while inspiring them to be more innovative and to think differently about their business.

News Facts

  • Leading Egyptian glass processor, Smart Glass to implement Epicor ERP at their headquarters and at their state-of-the-art manufacturing plant
  • The implementation will be carried out by Epicor value added reseller Global Business Solutions
  • Smart Glass selected Epicor ERP to achieve firm control over its business processes and ultimately enhance its operational efficiency and productivity

About Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering inspired business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With over 40 years of experience serving small, midmarket and larger enterprises, Epicor has more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM), and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company’s headquarters are located in Dublin, California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit

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