Aptean has announced its acquisition of WorkWise, a leading provider of ERP software solutions designed for discrete manufacturers and CRM software. This acquisition furthers Aptean’s presence within the manufacturing market, adding purpose-built software created to handle the complex needs of manufacturers that design and build highly engineered products. WorkWise’s customer base, which includes manufactures in industrial vehicles, agricultural equipment, food and beverage equipment, metals and plastics fabrication, and electronics, increases Aptean’s leadership presence and market share in those industries.
Aptean provides hyper-niche, industry-specific software solutions for medium and large enterprises. Built from the ground up for each of the industries they serve, Aptean ERP solutions are designed to align with unique business processes to get you up and running quickly. Aptean’s ERP solutions are fully integrated with all your systems, bringing value to every functional area from finance and customer service to inventory control and process management. Aptean’s ERP offerings include: Ross ERP, JustFood ERP, Apprise ERP, Made2Manage ERP, Encompix ERP, Intuitive ERP, EquipSoft ERP, Axis ERP, and Cimnet ERP.
In addition to serving the manufacturing industry, WorkWise also serves the banking, finance, and business services markets with its OnContact CRM solution. The software includes sales automation, marketing automation, customer service, contact center, mapping and mobile functionality to enhance the customer relationship experience. The unique method in which WorkWise integrates ERP, CRM and CAD for a complete engineered manufacturing solution helps ensure custom design and build aligns with specifications for a positive customer experience.
“WorkWise calls its philosophy ‘customer inspired’ because they put customers first, listen to their unique requirements and then use that feedback to create innovative business solutions. This customer-first mentality is a natural fit for Aptean and our enterprise management solutions that are designed to meet the specific needs of specialized industries such as discrete manufacturing. We are thrilled to welcome WorkWise into the Aptean family,” says TVN Reddy, CEO of Aptean.
“At WorkWise, our business-critical solutions enable our customers to grow by increasing productivity, decreasing costs, strengthening employee and customer relationships and improving business performance. I’m delighted with the opportunity to join Aptean with its proven leadership and ability to drive exceptional growth in the industries we jointly serve. Aptean’s scale provides greater opportunity for the future growth of the WorkWise ERP and CRM products, customers and employees,” says Wayne T. Wedell, CEO and President of WorkWise.
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