Compare Manufacturing Software Vendors

Vendor Consona ERP Plex Systems Sage Manufacturing
Manufacturing Software Comparison
Company Logo
Product Name
  • Made2Manage ERP
  • Intuitive ERP
  • Encompix
  • AXIS
  • Cimnet Systems
  • Configurable Solutions
  • Compiere ERP
  • Plex Online
  • Sage MAS 500 ERP
  • Sage MAS 90 and 200
  • Sage PFW ERP
  • Sage Pro ERP
Customer Focus Consona provides a family of solutions that meet the needs of manufacturers of all sizes and industry Developed for manufacturers, Plex Online provides an easy access system with functionality built to support the demands of high precision manufacturing industries such as aerospace and defense, medical device, food and beverage, and automotive processors Sage’s goal is to provide business management software applications and services to small and mid-sized businesses with the primary focus being on four customer-focused divisions: business management, healthcare, payment solutions, and industry and specialized solutions
Pricing $20K-300K $5K-100K/month $15K-250K
SaaS Availability No Yes Yes
  • Consona’s family of ERP products provide clear visibility across the entire enterprise to improve collaboration and to identify problems before they occur
  • Consona solutions offer the most coverage in the manufacturing industry by offering products that integrate customer service, supplier management, planning, accounting, engineering and e-commerce
  • Industry-specific ERP solutions designed for specific customers provide the exact requirements and capabilities needed to improve operating efficiency and reduce costs
  • Satisfying customers through customer-focus, commitment, and professionalism
  • Implemented in 1200+ medical, automotive, food and beverage, and aerospace manufacturing plants worldwide with over 30,000 daily-user logins
  • Plex Online enjoys an industry-leading 100% customer retention and 100% solution implementation success rate
  • Plex provides a secure SaaS manufacturing solution, which provides continuous and reliable Web-based services with industry-leading data recovery services
  • Included with the fast web-based delivery and quick learning curve of the manufacturing software is immediate training, which stimulates rapid adoption of the system that increases ROI and value of the solution
  • Sage has a long history of success, and has been the choice product for discrete and process manufacturers for over 25 years
  • The manufacturing solution is designed to oversee the various supply chain activities as well as resource scheduling, quality control, real-time reporting, and price and cost analysis
  • Provides several capabilities to account for the unique functionality needed for job shops and make-to-stock manufacturers. These added features include strong estimating for job shops, and assembly management tools and accurate forecasting for make-to-stock manufacturers
  • Sage fits the needs of all industries including job shops, make-to-stock manufacturers, chemical manufacturers, and electronic assemblers. The manufacturing solution is recognized for its ability to lower costs and streamline operations across small and mid-sized businesses
Manufacturing Functionality
  • Business Intelligence
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Engineering
  • Product Configuration
  • Estimation and Quoting
  • Inventory Management
  • Production Management
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Procurement
  • Supplier Management
  • Quality Management
  • Finance and Accounting Management
  • E-commerce
  • Human Resource Management
  • Payroll Management
  • Barcode Labeling
  • Engineering
  • Field Service
  • Labor/Time Tracking
  • Lean Tools
  • Machine Integration/SCADA
  • Maintenance
  • Production Scheduling
  • Quality Management
  • Shop Floor Control
  • SPC
  • Tooling
  • Traceability
  • Bill of Materials
  • Material Requirements Planning
  • Inventory Management
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Material Requirements Planning
  • Warehouse Automation
  • Warehouse Management
  • Sales Order Management
  • Purchasing Management
  • Sales Monitoring
  • RF Warehousing
  • Business Intelligence
  • Financial Management
  • Advanced Planning and Scheduling
  • Engineering Change Management
  • Product Configuration
  • Lite Manufacturing Kitting
  • Shop Floor Control
CRM Capability Out of the box CRM capability Includes Customer Overview and Opportunity Tracking Can Integrate with eSalesForce, Sales Logix Customer Service, Sales Logix Marketing, Sales Logix Sales, and Sales Logix Support