Epicor Successfully Implements ERP Solution for Khalid Cement Industries

One of the Largest Concrete Manufacturing Companies in Qatar will Streamline Its Business Operations with Epicor ERP

Dubai - Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that it has successfully implemented the Epicor® next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution across all divisions of Khalid Cement Industries Complex W.L.L. (KCIC).

KCIC, one of the largest concrete manufacturing companies in Qatar employs over 1,400 people at four manufacturing units situated at Salwa Industrial Area, Dafna, Dukhan and will soon open one in the Ras Laffan Area. Epicor and KCIC have implemented Epicor ERP across the following divisions of the pioneering cement manufacturer: Finance, HR, Supply Chain Management, Production Management, Maintenance, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

"We needed to have complete visibility and control over every operational aspect of the company to streamline our business. Epicor ERP will help the company manage the tremendous growth achieved over the last 10 years in capacity, production and manpower," says KCIC's IT manager, Mohammad Didarul Islam. "With Epicor ERP in place we plan to take our business to a new level of growth and profitability."

Epicor's industry-leading ERP solution will provide business intelligence tools to optimize KCIC's operations and will connect all of KCIC's remote business units in real-time. This will enable continuous control over the daily operations of each area of the business thus facilitating timely and critical decision making.

"Epicor ERP has proven to be a critical business enabler and productivity driver for rapidly growing organizations with ambitious growth strategies," says Basil Daniells, regional vice president for Epicor. "The success of this implementation is testament to Epicor ERP aligning with a customer's business and best practices to ensure a successful, intuitive, reliable and scalable ERP solution that fits the business."

About Khalid Cement Industries Complex

Khalid Cement Industries Complex (KCIC) is an ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 18001:2007, QGOSM, NRMCA, and GREEN-STAR certified company with the ability to design, produce and erect complete elements of precast building. We have successfully completed some landmark projects in Qatar. KCIC products and services include the supply of Ready Mix Concrete, Pre-cast Concrete Elements, Hollow Core Slabs, all types of Blocks, Kerbstones, Interlock Pavers, etc. KCIC is one of the Qatar Green Building Council founding members. For more information, please visit www.kccqatar.com

About Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With nearly 40 years of experience serving midmarket organizations and divisions of Global 1000 companies, Epicor has more than 33,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), point of sale (POS), 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 inspires customers to build lasting competitive advantage. Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company's headquarters are located in California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit www.epicor.com.

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