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Exact MAX 5.5 Delivers Quantum Leap in Functionality and Usability

MRP Software Showcases New Customizable Look and Feel, and Significant Enhancements to Lot and Serial Traceability

Middleton, MA—March 13, 2012 – Exact, your trusted advisor and a leading provider of business solutions for small- to medium-sized (SMB) manufacturing and distribution companies, today announced the general availability of Exact MAX 5.5, which features a superior new look and feel and major enhancements to Lot and Serial Traceability, as well as the ability to maintain alternate processes for Bills of Materials and Routings.

As the MRP expert for manufacturers, Exact MAX lets users take control of sales, production inventory and customer service processes with a solution that offers additional capabilities as customer and business requirements change. With powerful and flexible cradle to grave traceability, MAX is particularly well suited at fulfilling the needs of manufacturers operating within regulated environments, including those in the electronics, medical device, aerospace and food-processing industries.

"Exact continues its commitment to provide QuickBooks and Great Plains users with industry-leading manufacturing solutions that are easy to use and cost effective to implement," said Mitch Alcon, President, Exact Americas. "MAX 5.5 provides advanced functionality that allows SMB’s to manage strict compliance and regulatory requirements as well as flexible manufacturing processes needed to be successful in today’s environment."

New, Customizable Look and Feel

In MAX 5.5, users can now customize both the look and the content of their MAX screens, making it easy to create, update and maintain personalized information. Users can:

  • Choose from and personalize a variety of colors and styles
  • Access moveable, drag and drop menus and toolbars
  • Set up user-preferred shortcuts
  • Create screen-specific notes at the user or administrator level
  • Add their own user designed fields to the system
  • Conduct web-based project management that is integrated with project accounting

Lot and Serial Enhancements

With MAX 5.5, users can now customize Lot and Serial Number implementation according to the level of flexibility and compliance needed in their businesses. For example, parts can be assigned to groups based on manufactured vs. purchased parts, specific commodity codes or individual parts. Group settings such as prefixes, ranges, quarantine and decimal places provide incredible flexibility to categorize your parts as per business needs. Unique lot numbers and unique serial numbers can be enforced across the MAX 5.5 system and the requirement of some defense contractors and others to allow serial numbers to be duplicated for the same part in different lots is also supported.

Alternate Process

MAX 5.5 allows users to maintain a library of alternate manufacturing processes including Bill of Materials (BOMs) and Routings, which makes it easy for users to pick the processes on order release or for simulation purposes. Alternates can be selected at the time of order entry, approval or release, for a particular MRP run, updating standard costs, cost simulation or building according to version.

To determine how well your business requirements align with Exact MAX MRP manufacturing software, take a two-minute Manufacturing Assessment.

Exact. And it all comes together.

Exact is your trusted advisor and a leading provider of business solutions for small- to medium-sized (SMB) manufacturing and distribution companies. Since 1984, Exact has been serving SMBs with information technology to launch and grow their businesses. As a global solution provider with more than 1,800 employees worldwide, Exact helps more than 100,000 local and international companies run their business every day. Exact is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands and has been listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam since June 1999. The company’s revenues in 2011 amounted to € 215.6 million.

For further information about Exact, visit www.exactamerica.com.

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