Abel for Precision Engineering

Abel understands the unique challenges of the precision engineering industry. For 20 years, we’ve helped machining and manufacturing companies become more agile, adaptive and competitive in a changing global market that demands fast delivery of quality products at a low cost.

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Whether you’re making bearings for baby buggies, a one-off medical machine or high-tech aerospace prototypes, Abel for Precision Engineering gives you the automation, flexibility and end-to-end visibility to optimize production and machinery, improve pricing and overall efficiency, and grow your bottom line.

A System That’s Flexible And Easy To Use

With Abel for Precision Engineering, you’ll have all the information and insight you need to precisely manage costs and complex business processes in one integrated system: sales and quotes, stock, scheduling, production, financials, machine usage 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 precision engineering tools (like a system link to bespoke design drawings) to help 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.

End-To-End Control Of Supply Chain

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

Abel for Precision Engineering ensures control, efficiency and real-time traceability of your entire machining and manufacturing processes, from ad-hoc prototyping and one-off machine builds to long production runs.

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

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

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

  • Integrated real-time sales, production, scheduling, costing and other financial data to capture full costs of materials, labor and machine use – and precisely analyze performance and profit

” I call Abel a genuine 21st century solution. Its ability to meet virtually every possible request is quite unique. ”

Geoff Carston, General Manager

GTech Bellmor

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Abel’s Complete Solution

Abel for Precision Engineering is a complete solution, integrating a range of business functions to efficiently manage all the complexities of precision machining and manufacturing into a single system:

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Inventory Management

  • 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 Precision Engineering is designed to get you to the market quickly, grow without constraint, and adapt to changing industry and customer demands without the need of a new business system or costly redevelopments.

When it’s time to create a new job or product, Abel can easily match new design builds with 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 one-off order or a request for a million items, only minimal data entry is needed for a seamless transition into production with complete traceability.


“Production used to get bottlenecked and that put a lot of pressure on our team. Now, we can estimate and monitor the progress of jobs more precisely. That makes it a lot easier to schedule new work and give our customers a more accurate delivery date.”

– Mark Wilson, Managing Director of Myriad Engineering


The Abel Advantage

By integrating all the information you need into one system, Abel for Precision Engineering makes it easier for you to manage your costs, enhance customer relationships and grow your business in a highly competitive marketplace.

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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