Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Volk Packaging Corporation, a specialty packaging company, has chosen Epicor AVP for corrugated packaging manufacturing. Their goal is to increase the quality and visibility of information, and become more effective and efficient across all areas of their organization.
Volk Packaging Corporation is a third generation family-owned and operated company based in Biddeford, Maine. They design, manufacture and distribute high-quality corrugated and specialty packaging products. Since 1967, the company has grown to serve more than 1,000 customers throughout New England and Canada, and manufactured more than 28 million boxes in 2012. To serve their customers more efficiently, the key resource for Volk Packaging Corporation is access to real-time information.
"Our customers are our bread and butter, which is why understanding their needs and expectations is one of the most important services we provide," says Douglas Volk, CEO at Volk Packaging Corporation. "Epicor AVP delivers real-time insights to specific customer information necessary to fulfill orders and provide superior customer service. There is virtually no limit to the amount of information we can put into the system. Access to accurate and timely data also enables us to evaluate how effectively we're producing orders, which will help us reduce costs and make us more efficient."
Volk Packaging Corporation decided to upgrade their software to Epicor AVP to take advantage of the latest technology and a system that is designed specifically for corrugated packaging manufacturers. With Epicor AVP, Volk Packaging Corporation will benefit from a tailor-made system with deep functionality built to handle the unique requirements of their industry and specific manufacturing processes, in addition to a complete range of traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) functionality.
"We're pleased to provide Volk Packaging Corporation with a software solution designed for corrugated packaging manufacturers," says Malcolm Fox, vice president, product marketing at Epicor. "Epicor has strong expertise in the packaging manufacturing industry, and understands the software requirements of companies within these industries. Epicor AVP will provide Volk Packaging Corporation with accurate, real-time data to help improve productivity, reduce costs and enhance customer satisfaction."
Designed specifically for corrugated packaging manufacturers, Epicor AVP automates repetitive tasks and captures data automatically. Delivering robust costing, efficient pre-press management, CAD integration and direct connections to shop floor equipment, multiple what-if estimating scenarios, flexible inventory control and scheduling software that keeps jobs in sequence automatically, Epicor AVP enables corrugated packaging manufacturers to achieve unprecedented levels of control and efficiency across operations.