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OpenPro will be at Booth for the 2009 International APICS Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

October 4-5, 2009 - OpenPro ERP Software at the exhibit Booths will display their new International Release 6.0

Meeting to be held at : Conference Center in Toronto, Ontario Canada.


This was OpenPro's first time at the international conference for APICS.  OpenPro has been to the US conferences in the past.  They are expecting over 1,500 people.  OpenPro has a Booth with IBM Smart Business Solution to display the new release 6.0    OpenPro is the leader in licensed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) using the open source LAMP technology.  Version 6.0 has many benefits for small to enterprise sized businesses.   Some new features include enhansed work flow management with detail tracking of approvals.  Enhancements with financial reporting is broken down by department, including budget comparison; payables process (can now OCR read vendor invoices  and turn them into payables transactions, aging as of date reporting, multi-currrency); receivable management (cash application is more flexible); inventory control and physical inventory processes(fully integrated bar coding, with portable bar code readers); Manufacturing (graphs showing status, scheduling more flexible); Job Costing includes detail quoting process; from raw materials to finished goods and scheduling of work order; employee performance reporting; and work centers and operations.  In addition, there is now Improved Business Intelligence reporting and graphics, and connections to other systems like OS commerce e-commerce carts, Amazon.com, Ebay orders and more.  OpenPro version 6.0 has added more modules for Warranty Service Order Processing; Human Resources and Payroll for International Markets; Computerized Machine Maintenance System; Warehouse Management System and more.  OpenPro has a built-in communications module (fax, email, electronic, phone PBX integration, printed), business paperless workflow and document imaging.   With version 6.0 OpenPro updated the executive desktop with flash graphics.  OpenPro tries to use the best of what the Open Source community offers, like LAMP technology; with version 6.0 we now have integration with email, pdf, phone and fax using proven open source products.  OpenPro even has an interface to Asterisk FreePBX phone systems and Hylafax faxing software.  OpenPro also has many new Development features for Reports, Bar coded Labels, and a "Create A Screen" feature, which is a new feature to create a screen with AJAX controls.

Organizations like LAMP help communities and businesses by making professional software available for the smaller organizations at a reasonable cost. Now small businesses can purchase software like OpenPro for less than half the cost of other traditional products.

OpenPro, Inc., a leader in licensed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, uses open source LAMP technology.   Version 6.0 has many benefits for small to enterprise sized businesses.  Some enhancements include: a new menu system; a new look and feel; a new built-in communications module (fax, email, electronic pdf, printed); business workflow and document imaging. 

         OpenPro, having delivered quick-start business software to hundreds of American businesses since 1998, announced a new version 6.0 of Easy ERP Software.

   The software includes modules for finance (Payables, Receivables, General Ledger, Budgets, Check Reconciliation, fixed assets, job costing); wholesale distribution (Order Processing, Inventory Control, Bar Coding, Retail POS. warehousing and purchasing order management); manufacturing (Bill of Material, Routings, MRP, MPS CRP); customer relationship management (CRM) and e-commerce.   OpenPro even has interface to wireless portable terminals for manufacturing and warehousing.

        OpenPro is the first to offer implementation options: install in-house on a server, host with a hosting company, or On-Demand, ASP, Cloud Computing or Software as a service(SAAS).  OpenPro being the first fully web based ERP software product is an ideal software product for most businesses, because users only need to connect to the Internet to access the software, which runs on a computers worldwide.  

        OpenPro is first to have features built into ERP Software, such as built-in document imaging.  You can attach documents to most of the transactions within the OpenPro system.  User customizable Work Flow is built into OpenPro to improve customer relationships and the speed of transactions.  

        When you compare OpenPro with other software packages, OpenPro ranks highest in technical features and functionality. This evaluation compared OpenPro with Tier 1 Enterprise software packages like Oracle and SAP, and Mid-level software companies like Dynamics and Sage. OpenPro excelled in tests with manufacturing software packages like Epicor,  Made2Manage,  Jeeves, and JobBOSS. OpenPro also excelled when compared to ASP solutions like netsuite and open source solutions. OpenPro customers have saved millions of dollars by converting from  packages like these to OpenPro.

             Because of Easy ERP software design, and OpenPro's Rapid Implementation Method, a business can be set up, trained and running OpenPro software within a day.  


            OpenPro is certified using US-FASB and international IASB standards; Euros Approved; Compliant with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) for public companies; APICS certified for inventory control; ISO 9000 Compliant; and FDA 21 CFR part 11.

             For further information, email salesop@openpro.com or call the company at 714-378-4600.

About OpenPro

            OpenPro is the market leader in open source based ERP software, delivering Web-based ERP software solutions to small and mid-sized companies and international enterprises since 1998. OpenPro offers a complete enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solution, including financials; distribution; manufacturing; CRM; e-commerce; and advanced system functions, such as workflow and document imaging. Because OpenPro is built using open source technology, costs are typically less than half of Windows-based ERP software. OpenPro customers reflect almost every major market segment, from manufacturing to service, government to non-profit, and traditional to e-commerce retail.  Because OpenPro is built using LAMP technology, it runs on any platform, including Windows PCs, Unix, Linux, MAC OS X, Mini computers and mainframes. OpenPro can run with all major SQL databases. OpenPro has over 75 independent distributors across the United States and internationally to help customers implement its business solutions. For more information, visit the company Web site www.openpro.com or call 714-378-4600.

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