Access CEO Chris Bayne said, “We’re already strong in the manufacturing sector with over 800 customers; FactoryMaster adds the additional expertise of its people to our organisation and great software that fills a gap in our product portfolio. This gives us an increased specialism in precision engineering, aerospace and oil & gas.”
He added that by making the acquisition Access was able to offer customers and prospects an end-to-end manufacturing solution, whether they wanted a full ERP system, financials integrated with MRP, or manufacturing software.
FactoryMaster is designed for manufacturing companies to monitor and manage manufacturing activities.
Nuneaton based FactoryMaster’s customers include A & G Precision, Amfin, S L Engineering and M B Aerospace.
Graham Scott, MD of FactoryMaster, who joins Access as part of the deal, said, “Becoming part of Access is a huge step forward for us, if gives us the opportunity to share knowledge and expertise to offer some truly get solutions to UK manufacturers.”
FactoryMaster will integrate with Access’ financial solution Access Dimensions offering additional functionality including stock control and resource scheduling, as well as being sold as a standalone entry-level manufacturing offering.
Copyright Ken Hurst 2013