Modular Flooring Manufacturer SnapLock Industries Invests in IQMS ERP to Streamline Operations


With IQMS, SnapLock aims to gain efficiencies in scheduling, inventory management, and other operations in its ISO 9001:2008 quality-certified manufacturing facility



PASO ROBLES, CALIF. - IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, today announced that SnapLock Industries has selected IQMS€™ flagship product, EnterpriseIQ. For nearly four decades, SnapLock has manufactured some of the world's most innovative and premium brand modular flooring products. The company is implementing EnterpriseIQ to help modernize and streamline scheduling, inventory management, and other operations in its ISO 9001:2008 quality-certified manufacturing facility.



Headquartered in Utah, SnapLock is the parent company for leading global brands, such as RaceDeck® garage flooring, SnapSports® athletic surfaces, DuraGrid® matting, FastDeck® portable floors and SnapLock® dance floors. The business is recognized internationally for its highly diversified and innovative line of products, which are all built in the United States using SnapLock's proprietary manufacturing processes - including green manufacturing and 24-plus patented technologies.



SnapLock's modular products are manufactured using injection molding. With the recent expansion of its manufacturing facility and growing family of products, the company recognized the need to modernize the software it was using to support its injection molding operations. SnapLock first considered adding modules to its existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. However, the manufacturer realized that the limitations of this system, coupled with the current need for several workarounds, meant that adding modules would only increase the solution's complexity.



SnapLock then conducted an extensive evaluation of leading ERP solutions that led the company to EnterpriseIQ from IQMS. SnapLock now has begun implementing EnterpriseIQ, which incorporates complete ERP, manufacturing, MES, and supply chain management capabilities into a single, integrated solution.



"We looked at many different software solutions, and IQMS stood out as the best fit for our company," said Jamie Larson, assistant controller at SnapLock Industries. "We liked the fact that IQMS was created by an injection molder, and the demo we saw convinced us that IQMS understands the industry quite well. We are in the very early stages of implementation, and our hopes and expectations are very high for the potential we see in IQMS."



About SnapLock Industries

Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, SnapLock manufactures its products 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year in its 150,000 square foot ISO 9001:2008 quality-certified facility, and the entire product line is proudly made in the U.S.A. With unparalleled, hands-on experience in innovation, engineering, manufacturing and logistical expertise for modular flooring systems, SnapLock Industries is the undisputed industry champ. For more information, please visit www.snaplock.com



About IQMS

IQMS uniquely combines ERP and manufacturing execution system (MES) functionality to give manufacturers a comprehensive end-to-end suite for running the business, backed by the real-time performance and scalability that companies demand. Developed specifically for mid-market repetitive, discrete and batch process manufacturers, IQMS provides robust capabilities for addressing strict customer and regulatory certification and compliance. IQMS achieves this by delivering traditional ERP functionality for accounting, sales orders, material requirements, inventory and purchasing, plus extended native features for CRM, human resources, production scheduling, shop floor control, warehouse and quality modules. With offices across North America, Europe and Asia, IQMS serves manufacturers around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.iqms.com.


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