Success Stories

Gripple and Exel - Two Decades of Success Together!

Sheffield-headquartered Gripple, a manufacturer of wire joining, tensioning and suspension products, first implemented Exel's EFACS ERP offering in the mid-1990s, partially upgrading and extending it in the mid-2000s. But by 2013, it was clear that the business had outgrown the capabilities of the system.

Reabrook utilises EFACS’ flexibility to fit its complex niche

In late 2009, Derbyshire-based Reabrook Ltd recognised that its legacy manufacturing planning system had reached the end of the road. The problem? Finding a replacement system that would offer the same business functionality.

Dale Power Solutions - EFACS E/8 enables 40% revenue growth in just 3 years

Founded in 1935, Dale Power Solutions is a leading provider of secure power solutions for situations requiring uninterrupted power. The company manufactures generators and UPS systems as well as providing maintenance services.

Safestyle - Eagle Field Service significantly increases engineer utilisation

Safestyle is a leading UK manufacturer, installer and servicer of windows and doors. Safestyle produce over 6,000 windows and doors each week. Moving to Eagle Field Service has resulted in a more efficient routing of engineer visits, and better optimisation of engineers’ time.

Bartoline’s close relationship with Exel meant upgrade was the obvious choice

Bartoline has been a user of EFACS E/8 since 2001, and during their time as a client of Exel, the two companies have forged an excellent relationship. So much so, that when Bartoline reviewed the business system and decided to improve it, the obvious choice was an upgrade to the lastest version of EFACS.

Advanex realise the benefits of a modern, fully integrated ERP solution

Part of Japan’s Advanex Group, Nottinghamshire based Advanex Europe manufactures springs, wireforms, pressings and coil inserts for markets such as the automotive, aerospace and medical device industries.

Mi3 Ltd makes a long-term investment with EFACS E/8

Mi3 Limited designs, develops and manufactures products such as medical tubing sets for the disposable medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Founded in 2006, the company employs over 70 people and is based in Blackburn.

James Fisher Nuclear Grows the Business with EFACS E/8

James Fisher Nuclear Limited provides specialist engineering and technical services. Based in Preston with offices in Cumbria, Flintshire, North Yorkshire and West Berkshire, the company employs 500 staff and has a turnover of over £60m.

Bailies Coffee select Eagle Field Service with an eye on growth

Bailies Coffee Company was founded in 1993 by Russell Bailie, who recognised the growing demand for quality, freshly roasted and traceable coffee amongst an increasingly knowledgeable consumer base in the UK and Ireland. The business was born out of Bailie’s own passion for quality hand roasted coffee.

EFACS E/8 helps MRT Castings to grow, adapt and diversify

Family owned and run since 1947, and situated on its Andover site since 1965, MRT Castings is a highly successful and rapidly growing foundry business.

A single, flexible, ERP solution for Mettis Aerospace

Mettis Aerospace provides precision-forged and machined components in titanium, aluminium and special steels for the aerospace industry. Based in Redditch, the company employs 510 people and has a turnover of £60 million. Customers include Airbus, Boeing and Rolls Royce.

Software upgrade brings new functionality to Naim Audio

Naim Audio designs and manufactures advanced music systems. In 2014 the company won the Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its network music players, all-in-one players, hard disk players/servers and digital to analogue converters. Naim employs 170 people.

HV Wooding - A productive relationship with Exel since 1994

HV Wooding has five key areas of work: Busbars, Presswork, Wire Erosion, CNC Machining and Sub-assembly. With an average split between 70% Make to Order (MTO) and 30% Make to Stock (MTS), the company produces approximately 1.2 million parts per month.

Gordon Ellis - EFACS E/8 upgrade helps create a more streamlined, better business

With its origins in the 1800s, Gordon Ellis & Co has evolved from working solely in the construction industry to now having three specialist businesses comprising home healthcare safety products, rotational moulding, and precision machining of wood and composites.

EFACS E/8 brings increased connectivity to Webro

Formed in 1981, Webro is a leading supplier of high quality cables and connectors to a wide range of sectors including broadband, satellite, TV, automotive, telecoms, security and renewables.

Triton Showers - Eagle Field Service brings increased agility & adaptability to a rapidly changing industry

The service industry has developed markedly over the last 10 years, and Triton Showers has been at the forefront of this development, introducing a sophisticated call-centre supported by the latest scheduling and despatching software, as well as a comprehensive financial package.

Nordson DAGE - EFACS E/8 a global solution

Nordson DAGE is a leading supplier of inspection systems for electronic components in the Semiconductor and PCBA markets, the company has a wholly owned distribution and support network of seven offices across Europe, Japan, China, Singapore, and the USA; with manufacturing/assembly in China, and the UK.

Vickers Laboratories Ltd - EFACS E/8 adapts to the world of hazardous chemicals

Established by the Vickers family in 1969, Vickers Laboratories based in Pudsey, West Yorkshire, is a successful manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of chemicals to the education, pharmaceutical, and contact lens markets.

Lactalis McLelland - Major Cheese Producer Chooses EFACS

Lactalis McLelland distributes not only the Seriously® and Galloway brands of cheddar but a range of premium branded speciality cheeses, dairy products, yoghurts, and deserts; including Président Brie, Emmental, Société, Lanquetot, Bridel, Salakis, ISTARA and Lou Pérac brands.

EFACS E/8 puts McKenna in touch with shop floor to provide top floor benefits

McKenna Group manufacture cobalt chrome medical implants, steel commercial castings and aluminium products for the medical, oil & gas, defence and aerospace sectors.

Linecross partners with Exel with a view to future growth

From humble origins in 1968, Linecross has grown to become a full service supplier of innovative, high quality engineered polymer solutions to international industries, including automotive, transportation, off-highway, leisure, and speciality markets.

Bennett Opie - Pickle and Preserve Manufacturer Benefits from Intelligent Workflow with EFACS

Bennett Opie is a leading manufacturer of quality pickles and preserves that are enjoyed by families in the UK and across the world.

Martin Aerospace - Consistent quality delivered on time with EFACS

Martin Aerospace is a global supplier of precision manufactured products to aerospace and other quality critical industries. The company based in Lanark, Scotland, has grown steadily from its genesis in 1993 and now boasts a 60 strong workforce.

Doncasters Achieves Instant Business Intelligence with EFACS E/8

Doncasters Blaenavon is part of the Doncasters Group, a leading international engineering group manufacturing precision components and assemblies.

Magellan Aerospace UK - EFACS delivering real business benefits

Magellan Aerospace (UK) Limited is a leading design to manufacture supplier of aerospace structural components and assemblies. A wholly owned subsidiary of Magellan Aerospace Corporation, the £70m turnover company is a tier one aerospace supplier.

Ondrives take advantage of wide functionality and flexibility offered by EFACS

Established in 1976, Ondrives are a family owned and run precision manufacturer of gearboxes and associated parts.

Ilmor Engineering - Formula One engine manufacturer selects EFACS

In 1984 Mario Illien, Paul Morgan and Roger Penske founded Ilmor, designing and manufacturing engines for both racing and production. Ilmor quickly became successful in Indy racing before progressing to Formula One, where they won world championships with McLaren in 1998 and 1999.

Coram Showers - Shower manufacturer improves delivery process with EFACS

Coram Showers is the UK's leading specialist in the design and manufacture of shower enclosures, showertrays and bathscreens. The company's range – available in a wide variety of types, sizes and styles of installations – are sold to leading builders' merchantss.

UAV Engines Ltd - Engine manufacturer quadruples product lines and doubles turnover with EFACS E/8

UAV Engines Limited is dedicated to the design, development and production of Wankel-type engines for the propulsion of small and medium sized Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs).

Gesipa benefits straight away from EFACS Touchscreen functionality

Gesipa Blind Riveting Systems is a leading manufacturer of cold formed, blind riveting solutions to a wide range of industries in the UK and throughout Europe.

Stainless Steel Fasteners - Improving connectivity and visibility with EFACS E/8

Stainless Steel Fasteners Ltd (SSF) is a worldwide market leader in the field of special fastener manufacturing. Using a blend of traditional manufacturing machinery and the latest CNC technology, they supply products and services to the oil, gas and associated industries.

Harlow Group - EFACS consistently delivers real world benefits

Harlow Group is one of the leading UK manufacturers of precision sheet metal components, products and electro-mechanical assemblies.

Mini Gears changes up a gear with EFACS 8.5

Long term EFACS customer Mini Gears has successfully upgraded to the latest version, EFACS E/8 to increase competitive advantage and capitalise on the Document Management, Workflow, and Shop Floor Data Capture capabilities.