ERP Software targets plastics processing industry.

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Configurable to match varying business processes, DTR v9.3 provides management of business intelligence to ensure data sharing throughout entire plastics processing organization. Preventative Maintenance module offers functionality that schedules and executes maintenance work orders for molds, production machines, and other equipment. Quote Manager module provides central repository for production quotes and allows user to create and maintain quotes for standard parts.



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Consona Corporation Unveils DTR Version 9.3 ERP Solution for Plastics Manufacturers



Upgrade Includes New and Enhanced Modules, More Than 170 Customer-Driven Enhancements

INDIANAPOLIS, May 14, 2009 - Consona Corporation, a worldwide leader in providing customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for companies of all sizes, today announced the limited release of DTR Version 9.3 (v9.3), an ERP solution designed specifically for the unique requirements of the plastics processing industry. In preparation for the release, v9.3 underwent an extensive period in beta testing, including operation in live production environments.

The latest version builds on the solution's capabilities with more than 170 customer-requested enhancements and two new modules-the Preventative Maintenance and Quote Manager:

o The Preventative Maintenance module offers functionality that maintains procedures and service plans, manages and purchases parts, and schedules and executes maintenance work orders for molds, production machines and other equipment.

o The Quote Manager module provides a central repository for production quotes to customers. Users will be able to create and maintain quotes for standard parts, as well as engineering and engineering change quotes. Pricing can be calculated or entered manually using BOMs or price tables with unlimited quantity breaks for each quoted part.

Frank O'Nell, vice president of product management, sees the new release as a successful collaboration between Consona's DTR customers and its product development team. "Our customers in the plastics processing industry work closely with our software day after day, and often have the best perspective on the product's functionality," said O'Nell. "Armed with their invaluable feedback, we are able to deliver a more comprehensive version of the DTR solution to our customers-one that can streamline their business processes and improve their bottom line."

DTR provides seamless management of business intelligence to ensure successful data sharing throughout an entire plastics processing organization. A complete ERP solution, DTR is configurable to match varying business profiles and processes with functionality in scheduling, inventory management, costing, MRP and data mining.

For additional information, please visit www.dtrsoftware.com

About Consona Corporation

Consona Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for companies of all sizes. Consona is dedicated to becoming a valued business partner by helping each and every customer continuously improve business processes over time. Toward this mission, Consona invests in the people, processes, technology and tools needed to provide its customers with a unique combination of customer care; product fit; a broad range of consulting, IT and business services; and industry expertise. Consona serves more than 4,500 customers worldwide and across a variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, financial services, health care, high tech, and local government. Battery Ventures and Thoma Bravo jointly own Consona. For further information, visit www.consona.com, e-mail info@consona.com, or call (888) 8 CONSONA.

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