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As your small to medium-sized operation grows...

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ERP Software for the SME

Catalyst Manufacturing® is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for the small to medium-sized enterprise that gives your company the ability to:

  • Proactively address problems before they affect your bottom line with increased visibility of material and labor cost variances, late orders, material shortages, over-capacity resources, and other production issues.

  • Identify and respond to resource constraints that could otherwise limit throughput using Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Capacity Requirements Planning (CRP), and other material and capacity planning tools.

  • Track production status and perform how-made and where-used analysis through business transaction reporting of inventory and labor.

  • Maintain organizational data for all your customers, vendors, items, product route, bill-of-material, and work centers.

  • Interface to QuickBooks® Pro, Premier and Enterprise to allow you to keep using the financial and accounting package with which you are already familiar

Release History

Version 5.17

March 8, 2024

Changed kanban reorder signal from safety stock to reorder point value for item. Included shop order receipt option during shipment confirmation for MTO items. Added additional pass-through queries.

Version 5.16

July 14, 2023

Added reorder point order policy option to MRP items and automated calculation of average daily usage for items using the EOQ or reorder point order policy. Continued converting queries to pass-through for improved performance.

Version 5.15

July 14, 2022

Upgraded application to 64-bit to match QuickBooks Desktop 64-bit introduction. Implemented numerous performance improvements to SQL versions.

Version 5.14

July 12, 2021

Added pallet load weight and pallet weight functionality to vendor shipment and BOL.  Added ability to perform mass update of raw material average cost using standard cost.

Why Catalyst Manufacturing?
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  • The most full-featured ERP/MRP system for small manufacturers for the price


  • Information about your business at the fingertips of all company employees

  • Tools to align your business processes to inventory management best practice

  • Real-time production and inventory reporting to allow early detection and proactive responses to problems

  • Ability to customize the solution to fit the specific needs of your business

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