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R.M. Lucas Selects BatchMaster ERP On-Demand to ‘Seal’ Its Commitment to Innovation & Quality

May 31, 2016
By Business Wire News


BatchMaster Software welcomes R.M. Lucas Company to the BatchMaster community. R.M. Lucas selected BatchMaster ERP with SAP Business OneOn-Demand to consolidate data company-wide, beginning with raw material purchases extending to manufacturing, sales, and financial reporting. R.M. Lucas is a long-standing, successful manufacturer of coatings and mastics with offices in Chicago and Alsip, IL, serving the professional building contractor. In order to sustain their success and plan for future growth, R.M. Lucas agreed that a complete ERP solution was a critical next step for the company.

“Our current software configuration consisted of several non-integrated programs with a tremendous reliance on Excel for managing formulas, inventory and various reports,” shared Brandon Applegate, Controller for R.M. Lucas Company. “We are looking forward to having full ERP throughout our organization and especially in production.” R.M. Lucas plans to use BatchMaster for better visibility into manufacturing so they can track the progress of batches and identify potential problems before they surface. “The ability to create Standard Operating Procedures in manufacturing will streamline several steps and provide better accountability,” added Applegate.

R.M. Lucas manufactures a full line of coatings, sealants and adhesives. With a history of over 100 years serving multiple industries, R.M. Lucas appreciates longevity. “We selected BatchMaster due to its history and reputation the solution has in our industry. We look forward to moving our team from relying on Excel to sharing information, data, procedures, and leveraging information throughout our organization,” summarized Applegate.

About R.M. Lucas Company

R.M. Lucas Company was founded in 1912 and has served several industries over the years with products for the railroad business, roofing business, and professional building contractor business. The company is now managed by a third generation and is continuing to expand in the professional grade coatings, adhesives and sealants market. The company is dedicated to developing new and innovative products to solve the challenges of evolving construction technology.

About BatchMaster Software

BatchMaster Software is a leading provider of ERP solutions that help formula-based manufacturers streamline their operations and scale production, while reducing costs and complying with changing customer demands and stringent regulatory mandates. For over 30 years, BatchMaster has served the Food, Beverage, Nutraceuticals, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Chemicals, and other industries. BatchMaster ERP is seamlessly embedded within SAP Business One providing a single comprehensive process manufacturing ERP solution available on premise and in the cloud.

About SAP

Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, with over 130 locations, SAP SE is the world leader in enterprise software and software-related services. SAP solutions for small and midsize businesses include SAP Business One, which provides the depth of information needed for complete visibility into business processes, driving operational excellence, efficiency, smart decision making, and growth.

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Christy Hudson
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