Abel for Component Manufacturers

Abel knows how critical cost control, flexibility and razor-sharp efficiency are for component manufacturers. For more than 20 years, we’ve helped manufacturers build a competitive edge in a rapidly changing industry demanding quality products at a low cost and high speed to market.

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Whether you’re manufacturing plastic caps for consumer goods or circuit boards for airlines, Abel for Component Manufacturing gives you the automation, visibility and scalability to streamline production, optimise your supply chain and seamlessly introduce new products – while improving your bottom line.

A System That’s Flexible And Easy To use

With Abel for Component Manufacturing, you’ll have all the information and insight you need to manage the costs and complex manufacturing processes in one integrated system: sales and quotes, procurement, inventory control, scheduling, production, financials, forecasting and delivery.

What’s more, our easy-to-use system gives you real-time visibility and traceability of critical information wherever you are – in the office, on the factory floor or on the road – so you can respond quickly and confidently to any production problem, quality issue or customer request.

The Right Solution For Your Business

We know every business is different. That’s why we take the time to understand what you do instead of promoting off-the-shelf solutions. We collaborate with our customers to create a cost-effective, purpose-built system designed for your particular needs.

We’re innovators too, so we’ve developed many specialized component manufacturing tools and quality features to simplify your business and cut costs – and give you a competitive edge. And because of our built in design flexibility, every customized option is seamlessly and inexpensively integrated into your Abel system.


“We could not have grown as we have without an ERP system like Abel.”

– Warwick Dawes, CFO of Mastip Technology


End-To-End Control Of Supply Chain

In today’s rapidly changing and regulated global marketplace, it’s essential for component manufacturers to maximize every supply chain opportunity and control costs. Our core tools and automation provide the lean and robust manufacturing processes you need to manage your margins and deliver the highest quality products to your customers on time.

Abel for Component Manufacturers ensures control, efficiency and real-time traceability of your entire manufacturing process, from prototypes and procurement to the packaged goods shipped to your customers.

  • Automated procurement to reduce waste, lead times and overheads by integrating purchasing, sales, stock, receipting, invoicing, dispatch and shipping

  • Flexibility to quickly integrate new designs into production and accelerate your time to market

  • Workflow automation to instantly convert sales quotes to orders and schedules production, ensuring quick response to customer orders, accurate delivery times, and precise control of inventory and costs

  • Bar-coded inventory system to transfer and track thousands of components through production cycles, reducing errors and stock write-off while improving overall production efficiency and quality control

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Abel’s Complete Solution

Abel for Component Manufacturers is a complete solution, integrating a range of business functions to efficiently manage all the complexities of component manufacturing into a single system:

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Inventory Management

  • Lean Production and Quality Control

  • Detailed Production Data

  • Demand Planning and Forecasting

  • Traceability

  • Enterprise Portal Integration

  • Field Service Management

  • Specialized Pricing Features

  • Foreign Currency Handling

  • Fully Integrated Financials

  • Imported data from “Design Systems”


Scalability And Agility To Grow With You

Whatever your business aspirations, Abel for Component Manufacturers is designed for you to get to the market quickly, grow without constraint, and adapt to changing market demands without the need of a new business system or costly redevelopments.

When you want to introduce a new product, Abel can easily match new design builds with existing inventory to identify the most cost-effective suppliers and processes. Smooth and safe integration of prototypes to the production line is handled through our Bill of Materials (BOM) and Designer BOM capability.

Whether it’s a unique request or for a million items, only minimal data entry is needed for a seamless transition into production with complete traceability.


“Abel gives us a forecasting advantage. It knows our future production and material requirements and it can predict our stock requirements and stock shortages, ensuring we can respond more quickly to customer orders.”

– Andrew Turner, Managing Director of Nautech Electronics


The Abel Advantage

By integrating all the information you need into one system, Abel for Component Manufacturers makes it easier for you to manage your costs, enhance customer relationships and grow your business.

With our flexible reporting tools and real-time access to precise sales, customer, production and financial data, Abel gives you the insight and confidence to measure performance and make the right business decisions at any time.

And our automated tools and traceability provide cost and quality controls over your entire supply chain – helping you turn your challenges into competitive advantages.


Partnering With Abel

As a global leader in business management software,
we take great pride in our customer service and support. We build long-term partnerships not only with our customers but also with industry specialists who help deliver a solution that is right for you and your future needs.

What our customers say:

  • Chris Bowman

    Chief Executive - Cosana

    "“Without a doubt, we know Abel has all the flexibility and functionality we need to grow and succeed, as well as the support and innovation we might need along the way. The rest is up to us.” "

  • Paul Brown

    co-founder - Deep Creek Brewing Company

    "“Working with Abel went as well as I could expect. We changed from three different software systems to one integrated system and it was working perfectly within a month.”"

  • Gavin Thwaites

    Chief Executive Officer - Dairy Technology Services

    "We couldn’t be happier with Abel,” he says. “Automating our processes has made us so much more efficient. We have fewer people working on manual tasks, we’ve cut costs and we now have the traceability and visibility we needed across our business. That’s making it easier for the whole organization to succeed."

  • NZ Drinks


    "For NZ Drinks, automation was a great decision, and Abel’s robustness and flexibility provides us with a great foundation for growth, if we wanted to quadruple our business tomorrow, we wouldn’t have to change anything."

  • Disc Brakes Australia


    "Once you configure Abel to suit your business processes, it just delivers. You get a system that can handle a very high level of complexity which would cost a lot more if you went anywhere else. I hate to think where we might have been today without Abel."

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