Packaging ERP

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ERP Solutions Built for Packaging Manufacturing

The packaging manufacturing industry faces more pressure than ever before due to escalating costs of raw materials, increased focus on sustainability and recyclability, SKU proliferation, shorter product cycles, innovative designs and more. Best-in-class packaging manufacturers need their underlying business and operational systems to give them the flexibility to manage and adapt to all these changes and serve as critical contributors to their strategic initiatives. This is a shift from systems only supporting the traditional business to enabling the necessary rapid response to change.

In a world of accelerated changes and disruption caused by customers, competitors, vendors, regulations and changing trade conditions, packaging manufacturers need to constantly re-define processes, workflows, and complex supply chains to adapt to their new reality. ERP software and systems designed for packaging manufacturers help businesses streamline manual processes while meeting the increasing demand for smart and more efficient manufacturing, tracking and handling the intricacies of document control, customization, demand planning, global shipping and packaging requirements.


QAD Packaging Customers


Countries with QAD Packaging Customers

$122.2 Billion

Annual Revenue Generated by QAD Packaging Customers

flexible erp, flexible packaging

QAD Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging is replacing traditional rigid container packaging due to convenience, potential cost reduction and eco-friendliness. Manufacturers must adapt to changing customer packaging requirements while delivering the same core product.


DS Smith is building their Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprise

DS Smith is energized by the use of high quality data to help drive informed decision making, optimize their processes, and improve automation.

The Real Challenges of
Flexible Packaging Manufacturing

QAD Packaging ERP addresses the challenges faced by flexible packaging manufacturers, enabling cross-functional collaboration and helping them to build their Adaptive Manufacturing Enterprise.



Packaging ERP Resources



QAD Production Execution

Improve collaboration and gain the production insights needed to quickly meet customer requirements with comprehensive operational data capture.

Manage and Maintain Machines Across All Plants

Find out how a company-wide EAM implementation resulted in greater visibility and coordination of maintenance practices and costs for a flexible packaging manufacturer.

QAD Enterprise Asset Management

Better manage planned and unplanned equipment maintenance, MRO inventory, material procurement, and capital- and customer-funded projects.

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Since implementing QAD, business has grown over 25% in unit volume. However, our working capital has dropped by 20% thanks in large part to QAD. Through better analytics and management of processes, we've been able to understand the drivers behind growth.

Kevin Grogan, CEO, Flexible Packaging, DS Smith Plastics

Kevin Grogan, CEO, Flexible Packaging, DS Smith Plastics

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