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Conveyor-System Builder Implements
Syspro ERP Software

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Pride Conveyance Systems (PCS), Hollister, CA, a manufacturer of custom container-handling systems for the can-manufacturing industry, has implemented new ERP software from Syspro, Costa Mesa, CA. Of PCS’s 75 employees working out of its 40,000-sq.-ft. plant, 15 make full-time use of the new ERP software, running on Windows 2000.
Management credits the software with helping to grow profits. Says operations manager Al Orosco: “Profitability is based on timely knowledge…the program’s Inventory and Work in Progress modules, in particular, give us up-to-date information on sales, labor and materials on a job-by-job basis so we can recognize our strengths and weaknesses in a timely manner. “
The Syspro Purchase Order Processing module “helped us to raise our order process efficiency and reduce the number of hands required to run the system,” Orosco adds.
Learn more about the ERP software at; PCS is online at

Proformance Mfg. Earns ISO Registration

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
ISO 9001: 2008 registration has been bestowed upon Proformance Manufacturing, Inc., Corona, CA. The firm manufactures custom metal components including deep-draw and progressive-die stampings and CNC machined parts, supplying the automotive, aerospace, electronics, medical and other industries;

Future Products Increases Tool-Making Capacity

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Two new Makino high-speed vertical machining centers have made their onto the shop floor of Future Products, Clawson, MI, to boost the firm’s capacity to manufacture precision die tooling and machined components. The machines, Makino S56 models, employ a 40-taper, 13,000-RPM spindle and are equipped with a 20-tool magazine and automatic tool changer. Future Products specified one of the models with a fourth-axis rotary table. More about Future Products at


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