Document-Genetics-GlobeEpicor Acquired Solarsoft Business Systems

16th October 2012

Acquisition Extends Leadership Position in Key Vertical Markets and Expands Portfolio of Solutions and Capabilities for Cloud and Managed Services Delivery

Epicor has acquired privately held Solarsoft Business Systems from Marlin Equity Partners. Solarsoft is a specialist in midmarket enterprise resource planning (ERP) and management systems for manufacturing and distribution.

 The acquisition of Solarsoft extends Epicor’s position as a leading provider of complete end-to-end enterprise business solutions for discrete manufacturing and distribution and wholesale management solutions in key vertical industries including lumber and building materials, automotive, and print and packaging. Solarsoft’s best–in-class manufacturing execution systems (MES) and intelligence solutions provide extended capabilities to measure, monitor and optimise production and manufacturing operations through real-time data collection, analysis and performance tracking whether in a single facility or across a globally distributed enterprise. Solarsoft’s solutions and expertise in process manufacturing will allow Epicor to accelerate initiatives in the highly regulated food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Additionally, Solarsoft brings significant expertise and resources to support the delivery of both Solarsoft and Epicor cloud-based ERP, software as a service (SaaS), hosting, and managed services offerings.