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Paper-Less Announces MV2 MES Integration With Infor Fourth Shift ERP

Now Manufacturers Can Achieve Continuous Process Improvement And a Paperless Shop Floor

Milwaukee, WI – October 7, 2013 - Paper-Less today announced a new integration of their MV2 manufacturing execution system (MES) software with Infor Fourth Shift ERP, an enterprise resource planning software system specifically designed for growing manufacturers.

With Infor Fourth Shift ERP and Paper-Less MV2 advanced MES software, plant managers and other manufacturing personnel gain improved visibility throughout various phases of the production process including manufacturing scheduling, production and labor reporting, material tracking and quality testing.

“The integration with Fourth Shift and establishing Paper-Less as a Fourth Shift Solution Provider represents an expanded role with Infor as Paper-Less has been a longtime Infor XA Solution Provider,” explained Mike LeRoy, President of Paper-Less. “Integrating with Infor Fourth Shift is enabled since the Paper-Less MV2 solution is now deployed on a SQL database on the Microsoft platform as a web browser based application.”

As production floor problems or challenges occur, notifications will be immediately sent to plant managers, engineers or other designated personnel from human resources, accounting, IT or quality management.  In addition, archived production floor information may be analyzed for fine-tuning of production operations related to people, machines, material and processes.

“The real power of the Paper-Less and Fourth Shift solution lies in the fully integrated communication and collaboration made possible across the manufacturing enterprise,” explained Dick Schultz, General Manager for Fourth Shift.  “We get everyone working together with greater efficiency and accuracy than they had in the past with a labor-intensive, paper-based system. Forward-thinking manufacturing companies are now realizing that what transpires on the production floor should be a focus for continuous process improvement and enterprise-wide success.”

About Infor
Infor is fundamentally changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, and with an innovative user experience design that is simple, transparent, and elegant. Infor provides flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

About Paper-Less
Paper-Less is a technology leader and pioneer in manufacturing execution systems software and services, providing solutions and real-time insight for better management of complex manufacturing environments. Since 2000, Paper-Less has consistently helped manufacturing companies gain a competitive edge in an ever-evolving global market. Paper-Less solutions replace cumbersome paper-based processes, improving communication between the shop floor and the office, while optimizing efficiency and cost-savings. Paper-Less is a privately held company based in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.