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Proper Group International Awarded "Champion of Workforce Development"

Press release date: Mar 25, 2014

Godlan, a manufacturing ERP software specialist (SyteLine ERP), Asset Management specialist (EAM) and Infor Gold Channel Partner, announced today that Proper Group International has been awarded the “Champion of Workforce Development" award by the Macomb County Department of Planning Economic Development. The criteria to qualify for the Champion of Workforce Development award is: “Significant job growth utilizing innovative ways to hire, train and keep employees focused on continuous improvement practices”.

Proper Group International is a world class supplier of industrial plastics serving manufacturing by providing a complete solution for the development of plastic products for the automotive, appliance, and consumer products industries. Covering all facets of manufacturing, they provide a turnkey approach from design to production. Proper Group trains and hires veterans, works with area educational institutions to promote jobs and create interest in advanced manufacturing, and has an outstanding apprenticeship program.

Proper Group has used SyteLine ERP for more than a decade, with Godlan as their implementation and consulting partner. Proper Group relies on SyteLine ERP for day to day operations and to maintain a competitive advantage in their field.

Out of nearly 18,000 businesses in Macomb County, only 35 were nominated for the 5 available awards. In the category of “Champion of Workforce Development" there were 5 nominations and Proper Group was announced as the winner at an awards banquet last month in front of a sold out crowd with Gov. Rick Snyder in attendance. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel made the announcement and commented, “What’s happening here in Macomb County is incredible energy and drive among people who know how to make things happen.”

About Proper Group International
Formed in 1971 as Proper Mold & Engineering, Proper Group International has been at the forefront of the plastic molding industry for over four decades. Today, they deliver everything from rapid prototype development to the world’s most sophisticated injection molds for today’s transportation industry. Proper Group International offers the industry’s most experienced personnel and the most advanced tools to deliver projects on time and under budget. As innovators, they strive to help companies move people around the world.

About Godlan, Inc.
Godlan is a leading manufacturing performance specialist that has been implementing integrated technology solutions since 1984. As an approved Infor Gold Channel Partner with a focus on Infor SyteLine ERP, Godlan supports the implementation of world-class processes and best practices throughout discrete manufacturing organizations. For more information about Godlan, its mobile application InSync Anywhere, or Infor SyteLine ERP manufacturing software demos, call 586-464-4400, visit or follow us on Twitter @Godlan_Inc.