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Radius Solutions Announces Enhancements to PECAS Vision ERP/MIS for Packaging and Printing Companies

Press release from the issuing company

Chicago, IL - October 19, 2007 - Radius Solutions the leading integrated Enterprise Resource Planning/Management Information System provider for the printing and packaging industry, announced new and improved capabilities of its flagship ERP/MIS system, PECAS Vision.
PECAS Vision is a leading ERP/MIS system specifically designed to meet the unique requirements of packaging and printing organizations worldwide.  The system supports integrated processes in the areas of: sales and production estimating, order processing, scheduling, materials movement, shop floor data collection, customer relationship management and financials.  It supports immediate access to critical business information and integrated multi-site, multi-currency, multi-product, and multi-language capabilities.
To ensure that PECAS Vision remains the leading solution of its kind, the company made a commitment to expand its investment in development.  The product was recently re-architected based on the leading proven open architecture and in support of industry best practices and lean manufacturing principles.  Over the course of the past 24 months, significant market and customer driven enhancements have been made in the following areas:
Sales Order Processing - expanded sales order maintenance, exceptions management and dispatch enhancements.
Hub Order Processing - improved Master Estimate, checking, and processing features.
Multi-Plant - more robust user plant activity and color recognition capabilities.
WIP - increased capabilities and flexibility in work-in-progress tracking.
Production Scheduling - introduced Sequel Server version of Production Scheduling Assistant.
Outsource Management - enhanced programs for response to job changes.
Purchasing - improved free stock planning automated re-order capabilities.
Inventory - enhanced pallet splitting multi product container capabilities.
EDI - additional new format options.
Improved reporting and filtering - customer details, supplier details, work centers, tooling libraries and tooling maintenance.
Estimating - increased capabilities in pricing options, set-ups, standard pricing and costing areas.  New features added for Roll Labels such as comparative costing and calculations for die and print laydown.
Tooling Library - significant enhancements in areas such as user defined tool types, tool status codes and details, allocation of tools to jobs and tools movement between plants
Kitting - new features to facilitate the management of kitting and fulfillment orders.
Customer Relationship Management - expanded capabilities in prospecting, opportunities management, planning, quotations, sales, security and reporting.
Integration - additional data transfer capabilities between PECAS Vision and other applications.
"We are proud that PECAS Vision is so well received in an international market and have exciting plans to maintain our competitive advantage in the coming year", stated Paul Devonald, Product Director at Radius Solutions.
Over the past 18 months the company has refocused its efforts on its served markets, making significant improvements to its products and operations, resulting in increased growth.  It has acquired many new industry leading clients, and is expanding the deployment of its applications at a number of existing client locations.
"We are pleased at how our commitment to the packaging and printing industry is achieving results for our customers and our company," states David Taylor, President and CEO of Radius Solutions.  "Our customer and market driven approach ensures that PECAS Vision remains the leading ERP/MIS system for packaging and printing organizations worldwide", said Mr. Taylor.